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Revell 1/72nd Challenger 1 MBT

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Afternoon Everyone :) 

I've always been a fan of Matchbox 76th scale AFV's, and when the Challenger MBT was released back in '88 I was first in the queue and I bought a couple. It was pretty basic, but it was a Modern British Tank and I loved it. 

Shoot forward about 10 years and wallah, walk into a shop and there is a Revell Challenger. Knowing the company's liking for reboxing the old matchbox stuff, I gleefully grabbed a couple and took them home. Well, the Matchbox Challenger it aren't :) In fact its way better than the Matchbox one. 

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It's actually sad that this kit, along with its twin, has sat in my stash since 1999! 

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I quite like the quality of the moulding, I'll be building this straight from the box without any AM stuff. I might try and redo the turret baskets, as they are solid cast items, but we'll see how it goes. Right, off to the spray booth for some undercoat :) 

 

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That does look very detailed for 1/72 – individual road wheels!

The only modern(ish) tank that I particularly like is the Scorpion. It's not just because, like myself, it's a product of Cov, I tend to prefer the smaller tanks/tankettes.

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