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Sandbag Filler Set
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by: Kevin Brant [ SGTRAM ]


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Armorama

Introduction

Sometimes you need just that one or two extra sandbags to fill in an extra spot on your AFV or diorama, well Value Gear has come to the rescue with a new set of sandbags that could just fit that spot.

Contents

25 pieces of resin cast sandbags

Review

Value Gear continues to add new useful and generic items to their catalogue, and this latest release of sandbag filler is a handy set to have when needed. As it has come to be known with Value Gear products, the resin casting is very well done, in my example I found no bubbles in the resin and only some minor flash around the bottom of the parts.

The sandbags are cast individually or into a small set of two to four sandbags. Each set is unique in shape and with some differences in the sandbags used. The individual and groups of sandbags are cast for a flat surface, but a little creative carving and sanding should be able to get the piece to sit almost anywhere.

This sandbag filler set from Value Gear is a great accessory for armored vehicles or dioramas. The set could be used in conjunction with the sandbag armor sets from Value Gear to augment some extra armor, or just place on armored vehicle for some extra protection. Using my current build and a couple previous builds, I was easily able to place the sandbags right from the bag for some convincing extra protection a crew might have added with just a couple available sandbags.

Conclusion

Overall this is another great accessory from Value Gear, it is very well cast and a versatile set. Whether used on an AFV or just a diorama, this filler sandbag set will be a useful set to have on hand. I highly recommend this set.
SUMMARY
Highs: Very useful set, excellent castings.
Lows: None that I could find.
Verdict: Highly recommended.
Percentage Rating
95%
  Scale: 1:35
  Mfg. ID: DP007
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  PUBLISHED: Aug 04, 2014
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 88.35%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 92.52%

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About Kevin Brant (SgtRam)
FROM: ONTARIO, CANADA

I am an IT Consultant and father, with a passion for plastic models. I mostly prefer 1/35 Armor and 1/48 Aircraft. My main interests are anything Canadian, as well as WW2 German and British Armor and Aircraft. I have been building models since I was a young kid, got away from it for awhile, but r...

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Steve's stuff is some of the best value-for-money in the hobby.
AUG 04, 2014 - 11:39 AM
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