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Cookie Sewell's Armory - Armor Kit Reviews for 2017

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Review: Miniart 1/35 T-54-2 Soviet Medium Tank with Interior

Kit Review: Miniart 1/35 Scale Kit No. 37004; T-54-2 Soviet Medium Tank - Interior Kit; 1,045 parts(938 in grey styrene, 84 etched brass, 23 clear styrene); retail price US$79.95
Advantages: very nicely done and extremely highly detailed kit of this developing Soviet postwar medium tank; excellent details on parts
Disadvantages: still no transmission or radiator/fan assemblies
Rating: Highly Recommended
Recommendation: for all Soviet Cold War and "54" fans
Date Reviewed: February 16, 2017
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Review: Miniart 1/35 T-54-1 Soviet Medium Tank with Interior

Kit Review: Miniart 1/35 Scale Kit No. 37003; T-54-1 Soviet Medium Tank - Interior Kit; 1,209 parts (1,102 in grey styrene, 84 etched brass, 23 clear styrene); retail price US$79.95
Advantages: Very nicely done and extremely highly detailed kit of this seminal Soviet postwar medium tank; excellent details on parts
Disadvantages: still no transmission or radiator/fan assemblies
Rating: Highly Recommended
Recommendation: for all Soviet Cold War and "54" fans
Date Reviewed: February 15, 2017
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Review: Panda Hobby 1/35 scale Bumerang IFV - 2-in-1 Kit

Kit Review: Panda Hobby 1/35 scale Kit No. PH35026; Bumerang IFV Object K-17 - 2-in-1 2015/1016 ((sic)); 401 parts (335 in tan styrene, 50 etched brass, 8 black vinyl, 7 clear styrene, 1 length of twisted brass wire)
Advantages: First kit of this vehicle in this scale; options for 2015 or 2016 parade versions
Disadvantages: no interior or interior details
Rating: Highly Recommended
Recommendation: for all modern Russian and wheeled armor fans
Date Reviewed: February 3, 2017
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