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Husky Mk III
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Posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 02:36 AM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at the new Husky Mk III Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (VMMD) from AFV Club in 1/35th scale.

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Petition2God
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Posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 06:12 AM UTC
It looks great. Thank you Darren for the review.
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Posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 06:14 AM UTC
Let's see how it stacks up against the Panda offering...!
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Posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 10:39 AM UTC

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Let's see how it stacks up against the Panda offering...!



If the Panda kit is anything like the Cougar/MATV then the AFV Club kit will be far superior.
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Posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 04:22 PM UTC
Definitely will be getting this one.

But decals must've been made by the Hobby Boss/Trumpeter guy.... TRAILER "COMMECTOR"
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Posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 04:44 PM UTC
That's great that they include all the cables. Good one, AFV!
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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 - 12:50 AM UTC
Looks really good, just wisch they could have included the visor ground penetrating radar also...
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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 - 12:52 AM UTC
Where can you buy this kit? As the one i ordered from hobby easy will not be released until late february and they use to get afv club kits fast...
brian638
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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 - 01:47 AM UTC
Cheers Darren, now this looks like another great kit. Great news for modellers everywhere but not wallets....
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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 - 01:49 AM UTC

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Where can you buy this kit? As the one i ordered from hobby easy will not be released until late february and they use to get afv club kits fast...



This model was sent to us by AFV Club direct, and I do not believe it is currently available.
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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 - 01:50 AM UTC

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Definitely will be getting this one.

But decals must've been made by the Hobby Boss/Trumpeter guy.... TRAILER "COMMECTOR"



Thank you for pointing that out Steve, I missed it, sorry.
Youngun
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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 - 09:32 AM UTC

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Where can you buy this kit? As the one i ordered from hobby easy will not be released until late february and they use to get afv club kits fast...



No one, including Ebay vendors have the kit available yet.
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Posted: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 03:25 PM UTC
Shame that the kit is missing the little bottle under the rear stairs that contains the red ink for the marking system and that spelling error, commector !
rogerjo1
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Posted: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 12:17 AM UTC
Yes it is, hope some aftermarket company will include that in a set they do...