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Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:34 PM UTC
New upcoming kit from Meng, a Chinese Medium Battle Tank ZTZ96B
The ZTZ-96 is a Chinese Second Generation MBT whichentered service with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in 1997.

Meng's new kit allows to build the 2016 and 2017 versions, plus the export variant VT2.

The model features working suspension, movable crew hatches and comes with photo etch parts.
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Masks or decals for the digicam would be nice.
JUL 11, 2017 - 01:18 PM
Reverse masking is the way to go and the voyager Masker Easycutting Jig 2 is the tool. I used this for the digi cam on my ZTZ-99A. Time consuming? Yes. Worth it? Yes. One link to the item: LINK
JUL 11, 2017 - 02:46 PM
Hi Guys; FYI there is another AM/PE set for making the Digital camo; its A two (2) set fret and has the cut forms already in the PE. One set is for the larger pattern, and the second is for the smaller pattern. I think they are made in China, and I have not seen them lately on ebay. CHEERS; MIKE.
JUL 12, 2017 - 09:31 AM
Mike, I think you are referring to the Voyager PE paint mask? LINK Product code TEZ053 USD3.99 at Lucky Model. PLA AFV digital camouflage masking stencil
JUL 12, 2017 - 10:58 AM
Hi Guys; Tony;) Yea--I have seen the Voyager set; But there is another set that I mentioned, I can't remember who made them. If I can find them again, I will post the Info; !! CHEERS; MIKE.
JUL 12, 2017 - 04:56 PM
Masking tape, steel rule, sharp knife, clean cutting mat, tweezers. Tank may not be as big, but the camo required for this kit is not that different to this one. There are also at least some photos of what appears to be this tank, I believe, in another camo scheme:
JUL 12, 2017 - 06:09 PM
Hi Guys; I have also found the set made by DN Models, so this makes Three set's that can be used for the Digi; camo; There are so many Color schemes for the camo; it makes the color choice very Interesting ! CHEERS; MIKE.
JUL 12, 2017 - 06:20 PM
Mike, I should correctly say the Voyager product is a PE stencil which can be used multiple times. The DN Models (from Bulgaria) is a one time use mask. I found it on ebay. DN Models item #827-032 designed for the ZTZ-99 tanks
JUL 12, 2017 - 08:10 PM
I went to one of those scrap-booking stores and found small rectangular stickers that make painting digital pretty easy. Paint the base, stick some in the pattern you want, spray the next color, and so on. Just be sure to stick them to your finger a couple times to reduce the tack
JUL 12, 2017 - 08:57 PM
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