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Patriot SAM System
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England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: May 14, 2006
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Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 05:49 AM GMT+7
Pete Becerra shares with us some images of his M901 Launching Station & AN/MPQ-53 Radar set of the MIM-104 Patriot SAM System (PAC-2) and HEMTT M983 Tractor in 1/35th scale,

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Florida, United States
Joined: May 16, 2002
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Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 06:22 AM GMT+7
These came out great Pete. Very nice. I like the lightly weathered look. The Trumpeter launcher and truck are definitely better than the Dragon ones All the cabling looks great too. I don't feel like putting all that work into my launcher though.
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Manitoba, Canada
Joined: January 03, 2016
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Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 04:11 PM GMT+7
I completely agree on the weathering. Never was a fan of the artistic interpretation of rust, etc that some espouse. Very nicely done!
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Texas, United States
Joined: June 07, 2006
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:38 PM GMT+7
I thought I saw this at ModelFiesta, Pete. I guess I did. Excellent work and I am glad you painted it like it would really look. We just recently got one for display at the Air Defense Artillery Museum where I did a federal internship when I was at the Fort Sill WTU. I hate seeing models that are all chipped up and dirty when those of us Vets know that we'd catch all kinds of hell from our chain of command for our equipment not being squared away.
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
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Posted: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 01:26 AM GMT+7
Great build, it looks great. Love the desert tan tube to break up the camo a little.

Thanks for sharing