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Armor and AFVs of the IDF army from 1947-today.
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AFV Club or Meng, Magach 6B Gal
knewton
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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 09:16 PM UTC
Will be interesting to see these two kits, once released, side by side. Both manufacturers put out good kits, so I’m guessing any differences will be minor and may come down to price. Happy days

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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 09:44 PM UTC
Thanks for the link, Kylie. The inclusion of the instructor’s seat is a nice touch.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 11:08 PM UTC

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.... The inclusion of the instructor’s seat is a nice touch.



another piece of resin in the stash becomes obsolete .....

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Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 04:42 AM UTC

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.... The inclusion of the instructor’s seat is a nice touch.



another piece of resin in the stash becomes obsolete .....





If yours is the one from AEF Designs consider yourself lucky.
knewton
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Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 07:32 AM UTC
And, to accompany this, Def Models are to do a Nag Mash II conversion. Similar to the Blast offering, I guess.

I expect the AFV Club will have the higher parts count, but detail and accuracy between them will be the same.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 08:08 AM UTC

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.... The inclusion of the instructor’s seat is a nice touch.



another piece of resin in the stash becomes obsolete .....





If yours is the one from AEF Designs consider yourself lucky.



Ha!
mine is by Legend ...
I'll just try to make variations, with/without mine-rollers or something.
/ Robin
rfbaer
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Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 12:00 PM UTC
The link (for me) only goes to the AFVC notice. Am I to understand Meng has also announced a 6B-Gal? Given the choice, I would go Meng, most likely a better build. I have the Meng Gal-Batash in line, and I'm actually looking forward to it, going a little blind building AFV Club's M60A1 now.
And of course I recently finished a build of a 6B-Gal, a kit-bash using the Legends instructor's chair and Nochri adapter. It figures....

Edit: Never mind, I just Googled it. I would be much more inclined to build the Meng kit.
jvazquez
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Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 03:24 AM UTC
Probably going to with AFV Clubs. As good as Meng kits are, there plastic tends to be clunky and harder to work with, while AFV is usually more crisp and softer. We'll see the final results soon enough
stephane
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Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 05:39 AM UTC
personnaly i prefers the individuals tracks links that are in the Meng kits.
I don't like the rubber one part track.