login   |    register
For discussions on tanks, artillery, jeeps, etc.
Ace Model: AMX-13/75
Staff MemberEditor-in-Chief
Visit this Community
England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: May 14, 2006
KitMaker: 10,909 posts
Armorama: 8,552 posts
Posted: Monday, March 09, 2020 - 09:33 AM UTC

Andras Donaszi shares his review and build of the Ace model offering of the AMX-13/75 light tank in 1/72nd scale.

Read the Review

If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Visit this Community
Manitoba, Canada
Joined: January 03, 2016
KitMaker: 3,408 posts
Armorama: 3,397 posts
Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:20 PM UTC
Surprising detail on such a small kit of an interesting post-war light tank. I've always found AMX's fascinating with their unique turret swivel system.
Visit this Community
England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: November 19, 2008
KitMaker: 2,211 posts
Armorama: 1,971 posts
Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 07:21 AM UTC
Comprehensive review Andras, thanks!
See what you mean about the canvas. With the three kind of parallel lines running around the length of it, it looks a bit like something designed for Alien by HRGeiger.
Also, it seems strange to me that hard link and length track isn't the norm, you'd think for one thing it would be cheaper to produce.
Staff MemberAssociate Editor
Visit this Community
Budapest, Hungary
Joined: February 01, 2005
KitMaker: 2,322 posts
Armorama: 1,669 posts
Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 08:00 AM UTC
Thank you I wrote the review as I built the model, and the canvas does look presentable after weathering, so it is not such a big issue. The tracks, however, really should be plastic. Link and length is an amazing concept