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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 12:08 AM UTC
While previously reviewed on Armorama, Kevin Brant builds the Legend Productions Canadian M113 Conversion set and shares his thoughts.

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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 12:24 AM UTC
Nice looking build Kevin.

Any reason why you didn't extended the camouflage to the top portions of the hull?
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 12:43 AM UTC

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Nice looking build Kevin.

Any reason why you didn't extended the camouflage to the top portions of the hull?



Jason,

The reference images I saw did not have the camouflage on the roof. Which I thought was incorrect, but that is what a I saw, so thought it must be right.

Kevin
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 12:46 AM UTC
Looks good. As a side note, with the exception of the Canadian-specific pieces (ice cleats, NATO tail lights and turn signals, front wire cutters, license plate, etc.) this set could be used on any M113 to bring it up to a better level of detail. It is a really nice set.
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 12:50 AM UTC

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Looks good. As a side note, with the exception of the Canadian-specific pieces (ice cleats, NATO tail lights and turn signals, front wire cutters, license plate, etc.) this set could be used on any M113 to bring it up to a better level of detail. It is a really nice set.



Very true, it is a nice detail set, and that is how I felt while doing the build.

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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 01:08 AM UTC

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Nice looking build Kevin.

Any reason why you didn't extended the camouflage to the top portions of the hull?



Jason,

The reference images I saw did not have the camouflage on the roof. Which I thought was incorrect, but that is what a I saw, so thought it must be right.

Kevin



This Armoured Acorn PDF colour plate will help you out if you want to paint it again.

http://media.wix.com/ugd/279ff1_1b547dfce8064fa293e0e9e33e2af65c.pdf
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 01:10 AM UTC

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Looks good. As a side note, with the exception of the Canadian-specific pieces (ice cleats, NATO tail lights and turn signals, front wire cutters, license plate, etc.) this set could be used on any M113 to bring it up to a better level of detail. It is a really nice set.



Correct...that's why Legend Productions just released a follow-up generic M113 APC Detail Set...

http://www-legend.co.kr/portfolio/lf1325-m113detailing-set/
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 01:40 AM UTC
These show no camouflage on the roof.




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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 02:47 AM UTC
The first three pics are a static display....not an operational vehicle. Typically paint and marking are seldom accurate.

the bottom pic is a M113A2 TOW Carrier in service....it for sure would have the camouflage pattern on the top hull.
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 03:23 AM UTC

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Looks good. As a side note, with the exception of the Canadian-specific pieces (ice cleats, NATO tail lights and turn signals, front wire cutters, license plate, etc.) this set could be used on any M113 to bring it up to a better level of detail. It is a really nice set.



Correct...that's why Legend Productions just released a follow-up generic M113 APC Detail Set...

http://www-legend.co.kr/portfolio/lf1325-m113detailing-set/



Very nice. I hadn't seen that set yet. Good move by Lagend.
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 05:19 AM UTC

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Very nice. I hadn't seen that set yet. Good move by Lagend.



I think it was only released today!