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PostPosted: 27 Dec 2017, 17:26 
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I have been bitten by the dark side of the modeling force - small armor :lol:
After my enjoyment of the Trumpeter 1/72 Sherman I got a little Dragon 1/72 Bradley IFV.
the reviews are good and the detail out the box is outstanding.
They even supply a sprue of vinal "kit bags" that get strapped to the outside.

This one will be of the 2003 Irak deployment.

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T. van Vuuren wrote:
I have been bitten by the dark side of the modeling force - small armor :lol:


>>>>http://www.nooooooooooooooo.com/<<<<


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MARS wrote:
T. van Vuuren wrote:
I have been bitten by the dark side of the modeling force - small armor :lol:


>>>>http://www.nooooooooooooooo.com/<<<<


:lol: :lol:
Here is a pic of the detail on this little , and I mean little kit
ImageDragon 1/72 M2A2 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
I have already assembled the wheels and drive sprockets, next will be assembly of the loads of seperate armor plates on the turret and hull.

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As Master Yoda would so eloquently state : the dark side one must go to not....


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To strong was the force, to many hassles had I with the spitfire italeri.....gatvol got I ,, somthing new to try and got hooked got I...hmm

I strted assembly of the turret, man there are loads of parts that are attatched to it in form of sensors, armor plates the missle launcher ect.
With the way this kit is detailed I wonder why they do not mold most of the armor plates on in the first place. maybe so one can do an earlier model Bradley...

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I have lost count of how manu little bits go onto this IFV, best is to try tick them off the plans as you go allong but still confusing at times.
Check out the detail...
Imagedrago n 1/72 Bradley IFV by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
Imagedragon 1/72 Bradley IFV by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
ImageDragon 1/72 Bradley IFV by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

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Theuns, Air force forum, Air force. Tsek with your tanks....... [-X [-X Good work as usual.


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Wellm the AF needs somthing to shoot at :lol:

Basic colors are on, glossed up and I repainted the damn wheels 3 times #-o
For some reason the vinal used for the tracks do not take paint well, they have been sticky for 2 days now, even in the sun. I have been warned about this but should be OK in a week or so.
Imagedragon 1/72 Bradley by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
Imagedragon 1/72 Bradley by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

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My regular camera went bust so these are cell pix, the color is not good, its a little darker and more yellow.
Iraq 2003 deployment.

Very nice kit, good detail, my own mix of paint color and pastels for the dust.
ImageDragon 1/72 A2M2 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
ImageDragon A2M2 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
ImageGragon 1/72 A2M2 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
ImageDragon 1/72 A2M2 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

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