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Indiana, United States
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Posted: Monday, August 17, 2009 - 01:49 AM UTC

Jason Bobrowich reviews Perfect Scale Modellbau''s multimedia "M1A2 TUSK II Conversion" kit in 1/35th scale.

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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, August 17, 2009 - 04:05 AM UTC
Great review Jason, very detailed! It seems the best way to get an accurate M1A2 TUSK II is use this kit with the legends conversion.

Its odd as well that PSM included two types of commander 360 shield, as I understood the TUSK II is only fitted to M1A2's, and one of the shields included in this kit can only be used on the A1. That shield would be better included in the original TUSK release. Its a shame I went through a let of head ache to scratch build the commanders shield and now I see it produced in resin......
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Monday, August 17, 2009 - 03:41 PM UTC
Thanks Rob,

I have heard from Gerold at Perfect Scale Modellbau and he has stated that for the next production batch of the conversion that the issue with the side skirts will be corrected.

If modellers can hold off and wait then the corrected Perfect Scale Modellbau M1A2 TUSK II conversion should be better.
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Armed Forces Europe, United States
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Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 11:06 PM UTC
Im with Rob, great review!
Did those minor corrections myself, no big deal fixing the skirts, same thing with the TUSK 1 upgrade.
Since I build quite some resin kits, I still am impressed of the crisp and flawless quality of the kit parts. Amazing how resin production can be so precise nowadays, that goes for every PSM kit I have laid my hands on so far.