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V2 Missile + Communication Set
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Tennessee, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 06:40 PM UTC
Cyber-Hobby have released another Value-Pack featuring the unstoppable V2 rocket with a communications center crew in 1/35. These value packs are a good deal with popular models combined together.

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Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 11:45 PM UTC
Glad DML decided to re-release this set. I think it's worth buying for the figures alone. Who doesn't want a scene with a solider using a bicycle to power radio equipment on their desk?
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Posted: Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 03:39 PM UTC
I have these kits in their orinal form, they are quite nice. The communications set is great, they supply an enigma machine too I believe. Unless they have changed the sprues you also get the extra limbs etc from the "Signal Troops" kit.
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Posted: Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 10:45 AM UTC
I tried building the original issue of this kit a couple of years ago. It's beautiful on the sprues. Once I started assembling it, however, I found that when you joined the halves of the missile together it created a depression along the seam where the halves were glued. It was nearly impossible to clean up the joint without destroying that nice rivet detail. Consequently, I shelved the model. I went back to it several times thinking my modeling skills had improved enough to tackle the problem and each times ended up shelving it again. I finally put it out with the trash about 6 months ago and built the 1/48 scale version by Pegasus. Not as detailed a kit as Dragon's but it makes a nice representation of the V2.

Just my two cents worth.

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