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M1135 NBCRV
Mario_HR
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Croatia Hrvatska
Joined: June 28, 2006
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Posted: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 - 01:02 AM UTC
Jim Carswell reviews and builds Trumpeter''s 1:35 M1135 NBCRV kit with some tips to make it more accurate.

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didgeboy
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Joined: September 21, 2010
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Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 12:50 PM UTC
Well done Jim, thank you. I have this one in the line up and your details and notes are going to come in handily. Cheers.
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Joined: October 21, 2007
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Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 02:06 PM UTC
Yes, excellent review Jim...I printed out your SBS and have it in the kit box already. Seeing it built up has me wanting to start this one asap
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Joined: January 20, 2005
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Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 02:44 PM UTC
Very nice review indeed. Trumpeter does seem to have problems gettin gsome of the details right. I might point out that my Stryker CD does cover this variant, and with well over 1000 images, it is still the best deal around.
junglejim
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Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 04:23 AM UTC
Finished model HERE .

Jim
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Joined: February 06, 2011
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 02:15 PM UTC
Jim, great review. Picked this out as soon as it came out as I was in the Chemical Corps from 93 to 01.

Re your comment in the review: Curiously it does not contain any other extras that are in some other newer Trumpeter Stryker kits like ration and drink boxes.

Operating in an NBC environment, nothing would be stowed outside the vehicle that could not be decontaminated or would lead to exposure to the NBC specialists. Everything would be inside the vehicle, buttoned-up tight.