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Russian NBC Late (built)
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England - West Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: July 24, 2004
KitMaker: 318 posts
Armorama: 263 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2015 - 11:49 PM UTC
Ian Barraclough shares his experience of building the Trumpeter BRDM-2 Russian NBC Late.

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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: November 19, 2008
KitMaker: 2,249 posts
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Posted: Monday, December 28, 2015 - 02:32 PM UTC
Ian, this kit sounded something of a challenge to build. Maybe that wasn't helped by having to fit in with a reasonable time frame for a build review as I can imagine this being the kind of model you could spend months over building. With all that complexity, the underside looks very nice. Great idea with the screws in the tyres, and love that photo with all the clamps.
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England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: January 03, 2015
KitMaker: 282 posts
Armorama: 255 posts
Posted: Monday, December 28, 2015 - 06:10 PM UTC
Yes, could've really gone to town on this one, but after the problems of the chassis and body fitting I decided to just get on with it. I actually quite enjoyed painting it - photo feature to follow...
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Arizona, United States
Joined: February 25, 2007
KitMaker: 1,066 posts
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Posted: Monday, December 28, 2015 - 09:27 PM UTC
I really hate that, when all four wheels don't touch the ground! Trumpeter seems to have changed some things needlessly, and I wonder why.
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Akershus, Norway
Joined: July 20, 2010
KitMaker: 1,709 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 05:30 AM UTC
so, is it possible to build an ordinary BRDM from NBC kit?