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Bronco GAZ 69 (M) 4x4 Utility Truck
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Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 07:33 AM UTC
Jim Rae takes a first look at a co-operative project between Bronco and SKP Model, the Soviet GAZ 69 (M) 4x4 Utility Truck. A subject which on the surface seems unusual, but in reality within the Eastern-Bloc, was as commonplace as the Land Rover in the West.

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Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 07:54 AM UTC
Thanks for the review James

I've already had this kit since December
I've waited for it for ages, and I agree with you, is a very good kit indeed

I hope Bronco made also a Gaz 69-A version soon

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Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 09:03 AM UTC
Any evidence of it being used as the basis for a "Tehnical" in Africa or the Middle east?
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Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 09:48 AM UTC
Pat... I don't have any pics.. but I do remember seeing some - not that many - being used by the PLO forces (Not the Lebanese para-military groups) in the south of Lebanon. They were mainly used for transport, but I remember seeing a couple used with Dushka's in the back... which is how I plan to build mine. This was between 1975 (When the civil war started) and 1982 (when I left Lebanon).

But like I said.. no pics, just my memory.

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Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 10:07 AM UTC

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Any evidence of it being used as the basis for a "Tehnical" in Africa or the Middle east?





Unfortunately the pic has an uncertain origin, but must likely is a Syrian "anti tank gaz 69" knocked out and captured by Israeli army.

Israely army used to capture many of them during arab israely wars



(Pic taken during Yom Kippur War in 1973)

Regarding African technical cars based on gaz 69, I've been collecting references since Dicember and I have never seen any of them
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Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 10:24 AM UTC
So it's possible. PLO with Duschka sounds good.