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Pascal's M-ATV (Panda 1/35)
Armorsmith
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Pennsylvania, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 06:09 PM UTC
I feel your pain. It's a beast of a kit to try to assemble. Been working on mine off and on for about a year now. Nothing fits and lots of cleanup. Good luck.
165thspc
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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 08:30 AM UTC
I know I am coming late to the party on this topic . . .

Questions:

Does anyone have more information on the M-ATV driveline? On the Panda offering some driveshafts are presence while others are missing. Example: The engine/transmission on the model is in no way connected to the transfer case. The 1/16th scale version of this kit is constructed in exactly the same way???

Also; why has Panda included rear steering gearboxes on this model when the rear suspension is fixed and does not steer.

I picked up this model last weekend at a hobby show for a very good price. Having now started construction I understand why it was on sale.
Hisham
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Al Qahirah, Egypt / لعربية
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Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 04:22 AM UTC
Hey, Sean.. if this is anything like their Cougar, which I started on a couple of months ago, then you have my sympathies But if you manage to have enough patience, you will end up with a good looking kit.

Hisham
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Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 03:51 AM UTC

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Thank you for posting these pics.

Could you possibly comment a little about how the kit goes together? Is the fit of the parts good? Are the instructions clear enough? Are the PE parts easy to work with and shape? I notice in the first pic that you used plastic rod in the suspension.. are the kit parts bad in that area?

Thanks again
Hisham



The Panda Model kit is the worth kit I have built since many years.
The notice is unclear and have many many errors.
No painting and decal plans
No parst fit correctly, all the reservation holes are to small.
This kit was in the 70's up to date but not today.

Othervise the PE is intersting and details like the chassis are well reproduced.

For motivated modeller only !!!



Having just started this kit I see exactly what you mean. I am even more impressed with your end result now. I shall attempt to persevere....
pascalbausset
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Moselle, France
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Posted: Thursday, April 04, 2013 - 09:23 PM UTC

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Great !

but not in french......


French mag didn't want my article
But not a problem for me
pilote14
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Pas-de-Calais, France
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Posted: Thursday, April 04, 2013 - 09:03 PM UTC
Great !

but not in french......
pascalbausset
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Moselle, France
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Posted: Thursday, April 04, 2013 - 08:40 PM UTC
Yes you are right :

35th-scale
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Posted: Thursday, April 04, 2013 - 07:29 PM UTC
And now featured in this months Scale Military Modeller International....
pascalbausset
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Moselle, France
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Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012 - 01:42 AM UTC

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Pics soon available :


Out 21 june
You can purchase it here :
http://www.guidelinepublications.co.uk/



Magazine now available.

pascalbausset
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Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 07:48 PM UTC
Pics soon available :


Out 21 june
You can purchase it here :
http://www.guidelinepublications.co.uk/
pascalbausset
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Moselle, France
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 10:28 PM UTC
Yes, but not now. Later.
kubisz
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 10:13 PM UTC
Ok, I'll ask directly Is there a chance to see a full gallery of this model?
pascalbausset
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 09:09 PM UTC

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Great model, but only one photo? And with watermark in the middle? Is it a joke?



Yes ?? No???

Just a joke seen 25000 times
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kubisz
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Wojewodztwo Slaskie, Poland
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 08:22 PM UTC
Great model, but only one photo? And with watermark in the middle? Is it a joke?
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Frenchy
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Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 04:56 AM UTC

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THX my friend !!!
Who are these guys ?



I got no idea I just wanted to illustrate the expression !

Frenchy
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Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 03:02 AM UTC

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My model is now finished :






Really nice Pascal, may we see more pics?

Ryan

www.legendusa.net
pascalbausset
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Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 11:35 PM UTC
THX my friend !!!
Who are these guys ?
Frenchy
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Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 11:02 PM UTC
Hats off to you !



Frenchy
pascalbausset
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Moselle, France
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Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 10:12 PM UTC
My model is now finished :



WilliamDeCicco
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 01:02 PM UTC
I got mine from panda an it looks like I got the right kit but need to get the resin wheels an some good reference materials to study an a tm manual if there out yet. Your kit is amazing hope mine comes out as good as yours.

Happy modeling
William DeCicco
pascalbausset
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Moselle, France
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Posted: Friday, February 10, 2012 - 10:00 PM UTC
I finally find on my HD good pics from the front CREW DUKE system antenna :

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TacticalSquirrel
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Posted: Friday, February 10, 2012 - 03:56 AM UTC
Yup, sorry, between the Army and my civilian job, acronyms roll off my tongue with great frequency.

I started a new thread on all things M-ATV with some pictures. I guess I never took pictures of trucks with the HESCO walls, but I saw plenty. They were more common farther away from big bases where we tended to be more busy and I took less pictures.

http://armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=188599&page=1#1577809