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Cracking the Box: M-ATV MRAP
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 09:33 AM UTC
We take a quick look at what is in the box of this new release (and first) by Panda Hobby.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
Hisham
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 09:42 AM UTC
When I try to play the video it says "This video is private"... although I've watched other "Cracking the box's" you did before.

Hisham
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 09:48 AM UTC
Sorry folks. Video is now public.

Thanks for the alert Hisham!

Jim
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 03:20 PM UTC
Ok Jim, interesting take on showing off new kits "out of the box"...but...there's always a but, right...? Couple things, try not to move the sprues around so much, gets queasy on the eyes. Suggest you make notes of the parts trees and use them as you go through kit to smooth out the verbal presentation. Use different colour backgrouinds for tight shots, yellow seems a tad too harsh and not enough contrast to show small detail.

Try some different lighting angles to help show off the details of the parts better. And lastly, but humbly, try not to wander off in your speaking and getting away from the mic, it was hard to decipher parts in the Panda M-ATV video.

All in all great stuff, just maybe needs a tweak or 2 here and there IMVHO...!

Regards,
Laurie Taite
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 05:29 PM UTC
Overall, I enjoyed the video and think you have a great concept.

I have two things I didnt like.....
1. The camera angle. I would like the video much more if it was shot 'over the shoulder' so to speak. I understand your making due with what's at hand and that is ok.
2. As mentioned previously, there was too much sprue movement and they were moved too fast.

Great job overall. I would love to see the concept continued and refined.

Thanks for your hard work and continued expansion of the references offered here.
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Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 06:47 AM UTC
Thanks for the feedback guys. I do appreciate it. I think I was a bit punch-drunk on that 4th run-through. I will definitely try to integrate some of the tips you suggested.

Cheers,
Jim
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Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 01:07 PM UTC
Its too bad you dont get more feedback from site members.