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AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« on: January 18, 2012, 09:15:10 PM »
Steve Bamford has provided a kit review with images for the AFV Club 1/35 scale Talon Tactical EOD Robot (product number AC35010) at ARC-Armor

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Neat little kit.  The real Talon can also be armed with small arms and support weapons.  So keep that in mind if you acquire this kit and wish to arm it. 
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2012, 03:45:32 AM »
Coming Soon From Hobby Fan 1/35 LARC-V (Lighter, Amphibious Resupply, Cargo, 5 ton)

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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2012, 04:27:34 AM »
Will they include the Tomb Raider figure in the white fur parka  :P
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2012, 04:33:06 AM »
This one?

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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2012, 04:35:19 AM »
giggity giggity giggity!

:)
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2012, 04:42:04 AM »
Hmmm....blue ?mark box here only on the iPad. 
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2012, 04:45:31 AM »
Hmmm....blue ?mark box here only on the iPad.

For which post?
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2012, 04:47:45 AM »
Reply #2. 
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2012, 04:50:36 AM »
Try now
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2012, 04:52:16 AM »
 :)
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2012, 09:07:50 AM »
Resin kit with a Japanese list of 30,000.  :-X  :icon_fsm:



Hobby Fan, BTW, are the parent of AFV Club, so perhaps we'll later see an injected styrene version.
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2012, 10:22:46 AM »
Nice !!  pity it will be a resin kit :(
Still, there are many different colour-schemes --- US Army, US Navy, Oz Army, Argentine etc from overall natural aluminium, silver, white, red, OD or Gulf-war desert-yellow to various brown cams plus a few with civil Police markings and even a couple with toothy smiles !!

Would make a great diorama as I saw in the 1970's at my local yacht club -- bunch of Army sailors training so us yachties had to beware of their movements.  One LARC coming ashore in the channel at low-tide & getting bogged in the klag of the well-known (to us) mudbank ..... second LARC coming to it's rescue also getting stuck !!  After 2 hours, one managed to free itself but the other had to wait over-night for a wrecker to come & drag it to the shore ;D  Good entertainment !

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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2012, 11:35:07 PM »
I'll be waiting on the 75mm pack howitzer to be released.

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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2012, 07:41:09 AM »
I'll be waiting on the 75mm pack howitzer to be released.

Me too.  Would like to confirm that it is not the same kit (sprues) that was released under a limited run kit with the Vision Models brand name a couple of years ago. 

Still waiting for the 40mm Bofors ammunition sets to be in stock so I can acquire a couple of those and we can only hope that AFV Club will do the same with the 75mm Pack Howitzer kit and provide sufficient ammunition types with the boxes and packing tubes to support that model. 
« Last Edit: November 26, 2012, 08:16:58 AM by Jeffry Fontaine »
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Re: AFV Club, Ding-Hao Models, and Hobby Fan
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2012, 11:54:17 AM »
Coming Soon From Hobby Fan – 1/35 LARC-V (Lighter, Amphibious Resupply, Cargo, 5 ton)



Now available at HobbySearch (1999.co.jp)

Hobby Fan 1:35th scale resin LARC-V Early production, Vietnam War
Kit number HF072,
Price $363.9 USD  (30,000 yen)


For that kind of price I would expect something a bit larger such as the LARC LX/BARC which has no problem carrying a LARC-V
« Last Edit: November 29, 2012, 11:58:13 AM by Jeffry Fontaine »
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