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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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SUMMARY
Highs: Great addition for naval aircraft builders looking to do a diorama on a carrier catapult.
Lows: Some platic production issues like ejector pin marks on the underside of the deflector panels.
Verdict: Overall this looks to be a good kit with minor flaws and major potential.
Percentage Rating
90%
  Scale: 1:72
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  PUBLISHED: Feb 07, 2013
  NATIONALITY: United States
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 79.70%

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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...

Copyright 2017 text by Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of TankRat's. All rights reserved.


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Comments

This looks like great stuff. If the pit of my Phantom wasn't finished already (without pilots...), adding pilots and this very nice piece of deck was definitely an option. Jelger
FEB 08, 2013 - 07:16 AM
Those little "drainage" ports are tie downs for securing aircraft and equipment on deck when needed.
FEB 09, 2013 - 07:50 AM
I'll definitely be getting one or two of these! Looks much better than the printed card deck produced by Verlinden.
FEB 17, 2013 - 03:08 PM
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