Monday, May 26, 2008 - 04:11 AM UTC
Even more images of Trumpeter's Stryker RV in 1/35th scale
Previously covered in a report on the releases for later in this year, this is an update on the previous images of:

395 - M1127 Stryker Reconnaissance Vehicle (RV)

The details we were provided with are as follows:

The differences between this kit and the M1126 variant are the newly tooled 141parts on 6 sprues to reproduce the features for M1127, including 50cal. & M2407.62mm machine guns, smoke launcher & four infantry figures. Kit consists of 440 parts on 15 sprues.

Converted one-piece multi-slide molded lower hull, underside detailed suspension, central drive train with differentials and drive shafts, rear panel with separate ramp and crew entry doors, inside/outside latch handles, large jerry can racks, rubber tires and newly 2-directional slide molded upper hull. Also includes three sheets of photo-etch parts for the machine gun & jerry can mounts. Markings for US Army.

Once again, my thanks to Vince for continuing to make these available to the Network!
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oh well thier goes more money i dont have
MAY 26, 2008 - 05:49 AM
Interesting version of the Stryker. It seems like some of lacking details on the first Trumpeter stryker have been fixed on this one - at least on the weapons station which looks different on the RV. I still have not decided which Stryker to go for. Thanks for the update
JUN 22, 2008 - 07:51 PM
Must resist must resist. oh who am i kiding
JUN 23, 2008 - 07:25 AM
I just recieved mine and Trumpeter is getting the most part of my kit budget. What other company gives you more of a bang for your buck? Besides slat armor and glue,it has everything. Stowage,tie down straps,masking for windshield,beverage and ration boxes,3 figures and what I love about Trumpeter is the option between using PE or molded parts. They are fast becoming or actually are the best for modern kit builders.
SEP 24, 2008 - 10:21 AM
My only concern about the Stryker is the statement I saw elsewhere that ALL of them have slat armor if they were in Iraq or Afghanistan. The slat armor PE upgrades are - Ouch - up to $125!!!!
SEP 24, 2008 - 10:58 AM
Oops. Should stick to Wehrmacht vehicles where I'm not so far out of my element. But that doesn't change the part about slat armor for anything deployed into combat, correct? Man, $125+, that's a whole quarter's worth of kit- and supply-buying.
SEP 25, 2008 - 03:40 AM
Yes, all Strykers deployed ti combat (i.e. Iraq) have the slat armor installed. You can build one in a training environment in Germany or stateside without slat though.
SEP 25, 2008 - 03:50 AM

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