ON THE SHELF MILITARY KITS

SOVIET WORKHORSE

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T-60 Late Series

By: MiniArt

Item no: 35232 Price: £37.99

Web: www.miniart-models.com

MiniArt has cornered the market for World War Two Soviet light tanks, and its T-60s are perfect examples.

Boasting 38 styrene runners and a photo-etched brass fret, this is a comprehensive kit featuring individual-link tracks, a full engine, transmission, batteries, ammunition load, equipment and interior fittings…even small items, such as the starter crank shaft crossing the driver’s control levers, are replicated faithfully. This boxing depicts the late-production variant, as produced by the Gorky/GAZ plant, with rivetted hull/turret armour plates, pressed or cast road wheels, asbestos-wrapped exhaust pipe and extended mantlet shield. There are four overall 4BO Russian Green schemes, with varying degrees of whitewash on two options:

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