Gorby 17,213 Posted March 13 Report Share Posted March 13 1/72 Flyhawk Renault FT-17 Tank – Cast Turret This is one of my all time fave tanks and apparently this is the best kit of it in 1/72. When I bought the kit (2022) there wasn't a British distributor for Flyhawk kits. I normally prefer to buy from British shops but that wasn't an option so I went to the bay of many things, and bought direct from China. Right, I suppose you want to know the history and stuff...the Renault tank was a light tank that was among the most revolutionary and influential desig….you've got access to the internet so look it up. I want to get some modelling done today. Anyway, the bits… bear in mind that in 1/72 it will a tiny biddy little thing, so Flyhawk give you two full kits in the box. Sprue A (X2): Lovely detail, there is even the gun detail inside the turret! I can't see any flash on the parts at all. Some of the other bits aren't on a sprue and the rest are on three micro sprues (B, C & J). Don't forget this lot is only half what you get in he box. The tracks are done in quite a novel way. There is a small PE sheet for each model and a single decal sheet. The four pages of instructions are nice a clear. I like the paint guide as it's got Tamiya (acrylic) as well as Mr.Hobby. And no less than six colouring in schemes to choose from. Which scheme? Which scheme?....I like, eeerrrm, all of them. Conclusion: Looks Goooooood. If you're interested, this is the build report: 5 Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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