academy 1/35 warrior Iraq 2003

col68

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Hi guys this will be next kit. It looks like a nice straight forward build the only real problem is with some of the vision blocks. For some reason academy have decided to machine their moulds so that every port has ejection marks on the glass part.
On the plus side they have included loads of stowage items. There are even two reasonable sa80s.
 

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That looks a very nice model and something a little bit different.

Shame about the vision blocks but sure you will overcome that slight issue.

Hope you get some enjoyment building this one.
 

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Apart from the vision blocks Colin it is a nice kit mate. Built the same one way back and enjoyed it.

Have fun, John
 

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Here's a few pictures of the warrior. Not very impressesed with it there's ejection marks all over the vision blocks. Nearly every large part is warped and I have used more filler on this than I have used on my last 10 builds and the instructions are useless.
 

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Got the turret built last night no issues what so ever. It amazes me how a kit can be so bad in places and brilliant in others.
I added some mounting brackets for the cable reels and drilled the antenna mounts out and added antennas from brass rod.
 

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