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M1A1 Abrams MBT with Mine Plow....

...or as we call it "Mine Plough"

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Gary Radford18/02/2012 17:41:36
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Hi Gents.

I was having a sort around in my loft the other day when I came across this M1A1 Abrams, to be truthful with you gents I had forgot I had it. As I was looking for something different to build I decided to give it a go.

The Abrams comes moulded on six sprues in the now usual tan plastic that Tamiya use, and has some very fine detail.

Sprue A, you get 2 of these in the kit....

Sprue B....

Sprue C....

Sprue D....

Sprue E....

Edited By Gary Radford on 18/02/2012 17:46:17

Andy Claesens18/02/2012 17:46:39
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Looking forward to this then Garythumbs up

Settled in the front row.smiley

Andybeer

Craig Hiscock18/02/2012 17:48:31
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Told you something would grab your attention didn't i smile p

Looking forward to it mate.

Craig

Gary Radford18/02/2012 17:52:07
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Also in the box is the lower hull....

And the rubber band tracks which are quite nice....

There is also a small poly bag containing such things as the mesh for the bins, a nut and bolt for the barrel and of course the poly caps to hold the wheels in place.

Add to this the decal sheet and thats about your lot.

Gary Radford18/02/2012 17:53:44
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Andy, Criag, good to see you gents, you are more than welcome.thumbs up

Gaz.

Robin Buckland18/02/2012 17:54:16
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Hi Gaz,

Best of luck with this one, made all the more interesting with that mine plow thumbs up

I'll look forward to watching this one teeth 2

Robin

Gary Radford18/02/2012 17:57:24
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Almost forgot, one last thing you get is a 12 page instruction sheet as you can see below....

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Gary Radford18/02/2012 17:59:40
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Con't.

Gary Radford18/02/2012 18:01:32
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Hi Robin,

Thank you very much, lets hope it gets a little further than the last one I startedembarrassed

Gaz.

Gary Radford18/02/2012 18:06:36
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On this particular kit the construction starts with the mine plow (plough). The first parts to be assembled are the two travel locks....

The two together....

As we come to expect from Tamiya there were no issues at all with the assembly.

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