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Zil 131
CMOT
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Posted: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 01:02 AM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at the Zil-131 recently released by Revell of Germany in 1/35th scale. If you are interested in Russian and Soviet recent vehicles this is worthy of taking a closer look at.

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Cantstopbuyingkits
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Posted: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 03:32 PM UTC
According to Military Modelling magazine the kit has accuracy issues in that some of the parts are under or over-sized, is this true?
mokush
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Posted: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 07:57 PM UTC
Reboxed ICM kit.
CMOT
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Posted: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 08:40 PM UTC
I did not measure the parts, because I know that some require spot on size accuracy but most are happy with reasonable accuracy. In this case it quacks like a duck, looks like a duck and walks like a duck and so chances are its a duck, in other words close enough as to make very little difference to most. The various elemsnts that make up the model look correct and visually match reference. I suspect that if you picked up any model it would not match all measurement data and so close will keep most people happy.
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Posted: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 10:26 PM UTC

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Reboxed ICM kit.



That's kind of what he just said in the introduction....