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Combat Crushers: Kit & Toy?
Combat Crushers (series): After Shock Panzer, Quake Sherman, Shade Patton
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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SUMMARY
Highs: Low cost and fun to build.
Lows: 8+ Age recommendation seems a bit on the high end.
Verdict: Always nice to see a product that might get youngsters into modeling.
  Scale: 1:48
  Mfg. ID: 1754/1756/1759
  Suggested Retail: $10
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  PUBLISHED: Aug 07, 2013
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 82.35%

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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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Always good to see, as a finishing option, the rarely-found NASCAR camouflage pattern employed by the Germans in late war. Seriously though,if this gets some kids interested in learning about history and developing modeling skills instead of sitting at a keyboard all day, it's a good thing. -Don
AUG 07, 2013 - 01:31 PM
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AUG 07, 2013 - 01:39 PM
^[oops edit] Looks like I found my entry for the racing campaign.
AUG 07, 2013 - 01:40 PM
Jim, Do you know if these are available in the UK? I have 6 year old twin boys who want to start building models like their dad and these look like a good starting place that won't put them off having to wait for glue/paint to dry. Cheers David
AUG 07, 2013 - 02:50 PM
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