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Modelcollect: E-75 with interio
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Posted: Friday, March 02, 2018 - 06:30 PM UTC


Andras Donaszi builds and reviews the E-75 Heavy Tank with interior in 1/72nd scale from Model Collect.

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Posted: Friday, March 02, 2018 - 11:27 PM UTC
1/72 with interior!? Fine fidelity of detail. Man, I may be selling of my 1/35. Being able to display armor and aircraft in the same scale without needing square yards of space is a dream come true. Nice looking figures.
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Posted: Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 02:55 AM UTC
Model Collect is another excellent company, second only to Flyhawk, but they do have a much larger inventory, and their better stuff is modern armor - mostly Soviet/Russian. Masterbox is also very good, but they don't release much 1/72 armour.
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Posted: Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 03:19 AM UTC
I was startled to read that it was a 1/72 with an interior; nicely detailed at that. Unfortunately I don't think that my eyes are up to that much tweezer work...
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Posted: Monday, March 05, 2018 - 04:42 PM UTC

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Model Collect is another excellent company, second only to Flyhawk, but they do have a much larger inventory, and their better stuff is modern armor - mostly Soviet/Russian. Masterbox is also very good, but they don't release much 1/72 armour.


i thought of you biggles when i saw this, cause you like 1/72. "Biggles gonna love this ! lol
It looks so cool for 1/72.
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Posted: Monday, March 05, 2018 - 08:18 PM UTC

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Model Collect is another excellent company, second only to Flyhawk, but they do have a much larger inventory, and their better stuff is modern armor - mostly Soviet/Russian. Masterbox is also very good, but they don't release much 1/72 armour.


i thought of you biggles when i saw this, cause you like 1/72. "Biggles gonna love this ! lol
It looks so cool for 1/72.


I already have this kit - E75 with 105mm gun version, but no interior. Not a bad kit...easy to assemble, and, unlike new Dragon kits, some PE. Tracks are a bit sketchy, though.
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Posted: Tuesday, March 06, 2018 - 03:13 AM UTC

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Model Collect is another excellent company, second only to Flyhawk, but they do have a much larger inventory, and their better stuff is modern armor - mostly Soviet/Russian. Masterbox is also very good, but they don't release much 1/72 armour.




I think they are more on the level of Revell/DML models instead. Flyhawk is a category of their own
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Posted: Tuesday, March 06, 2018 - 05:00 AM UTC
Agreed! Flyhawk is so far ahead, they're untouchable. But I think Model Collect will surpass Dragon because of included turned brass barrels, hatches that can be modeled open or closed, and lots of PE. Dragon kits of 10 yrs ago are still top notch, if you can find them, but their recent releases are mainly simplified but well-detailed and expensive war-game tanks (and no more opening hatches!). Certainly, Model Collect is much better than Revell! Even Trumpeter is usually better than Revell.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 07:41 PM UTC
If you read my review on the E-75 the lack of operable hatches is one of my main issues. Modelcollect -at least the what-if German stuff- is a bit rough on the edges. The T-80 was nice to build.


I admit, though I do not have any newer DML stuff.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 08:12 PM UTC
Nice review Andras, you are positively prolific! Also nice to see you are making good use of your macro photography skills.
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Posted: Thursday, March 08, 2018 - 07:17 PM UTC

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Nice review Andras, you are positively prolific! Also nice to see you are making good use of your macro photography skills.



Thank you... now I'm blushing.