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M1296 Dragoon APC
ColinEdm
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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 05:28 PM UTC
Jason Yu shares some pictures of his build of Panda Models M1296 Dragoon APC in 1/35.



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Namabiiru
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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:23 AM UTC
I'd say it came out more than just "quite good"

Looks awesome!

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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 06:22 AM UTC
Agree, very nice work. The stryker looks strange with this turret, I'm not yet accustomed to.
GulfWarrior
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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 07:13 AM UTC
I concur!


bprice1974
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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:14 AM UTC
Really nice work. I like the way you did not over weather this model something that I think I do to much of on my projects. This is something I want to try more of thanks for showing this, it gives me a good baseline for weathering of my next model. Now if I could get my skills to your level of master.
joepanzer
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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 01:17 PM UTC
Very nice. I especially like the weathering of the tires
M4A1Sherman
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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 04:35 PM UTC

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Jason Yu shares some pictures of his build of Panda Models M1296 Dragoon APC in 1/35.



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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!



VERY NICE, Jason! I'm going to have to hunt one of these up to add to the rest of my Strykers...
Epi
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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 06:47 PM UTC
I will be doing the build review when I receive the kit from Jim and Darren.

Otherwise, Jason, you did an awesome job.
Hercules1983
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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 04:25 PM UTC
Thanks Pete! Big fan!

Looking forward to your review!
Cyclone
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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 05:48 PM UTC
Very nice job, cool modern stuff.
Trisaw
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 05:07 AM UTC
Very impressive, Jason!

Amazing that Panda created a model of the M1296 in a short amount of time.
HermannB
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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019 - 02:17 PM UTC
To be honest, I am not convinced with this kit. The dislike mis-sing studs for Slat armor on turrat and the missins add-on armor on the rear ramp. I also wonder if they replicated the driver Enhancement Kit in all its complexity or just the front mounting? The position of the main gun is wrong, it should be 45°. Another poor kit from Panda, I rather put my money into the AFV Club release.
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Posted: Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 11:34 PM UTC
Does it come with the double V hull or the usual old hull?