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Modelling the Abrams Vol.1
Modelling the Abrams Vol.1 by Pere Pla and Nacho Inigo Ros
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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SUMMARY
Highs: Excellent high quality images and text.
Lows: May be limited in quantities.
Verdict: This looks like a great book for any Abrams aficionado. Well recommended.
  Scale: N/A
  Mfg. ID: 772340185006
  Suggested Retail: 9,00
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  PUBLISHED: Mar 03, 2015
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 95.00%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

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I have really enjoyed my copy, great publication
MAR 04, 2015 - 11:38 AM
looks really good,and going by the fact it's vol 1 can we expect more Abrams books in the future? the examples chosen for this volume are great but as with most modelling reference I'm sure somebody's favourites have been missed! (I especially liked Jim's ghostly visage reflected in the glossy cover )
MAR 04, 2015 - 12:27 PM
Hey Jim, thanks for the review! Yes friends, more Abrams are coming: XM1, M1A1HC, TUSK, etc. Models reviews, profiles, drawings, and more info in Vol.2 (due to the end of the year).
MAR 04, 2015 - 08:48 PM
Just got mine yesterday and it's gorgeous! Looking forward to Vol. 2.
MAR 06, 2015 - 03:04 AM
Thank you Jim. Now I want a copy. Really appreciate you turning through some pages for us. Nice review!
MAR 08, 2015 - 11:28 AM
I should see my copy early next week. Can wait for Volume 2- will buy that one as soon as it comes out!
MAR 28, 2015 - 06:27 PM
I ordered six for the store I manage a couple of weeks ago and we have one left on the rack. A really good and in depth book, worth the money, and of course our AMPS and IPMS club members received a 10% discount off the retail price. Keith.
MAR 29, 2015 - 01:14 AM
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