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Profi Modeller Ammo Boxes -NOT US AMMO
amoz02t
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Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 01:02 PM UTC
I just got the Profi Modeller PROF-35011 1/35 Modern US Ammo Boxes (24pcs) in the mail. BEWARE as these are neither US or modern ammo boxes.

The bag includes...
- Bad resin copies of British 25pdr ammo and charge boxes from Bronco Models Kit No. AB3512
- Bad resin copies of Panzer Art C216 British Ammo Boxes (40mm Bofors AA Gun)
- Wood boxes Ö shall I go on?

Let the buyer beware. I am dissatisfied by this Profi Modeller Ammo Boxes offering and wish I'd known more before buying this.

Anyone else tried their stuff?
RLlockie
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Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018 - 08:30 PM UTC
Regrettably there are plenty of instances of model ammo boxes being mislabelled so best to check pictures of the contents against period images before buying. Verlinden did a set of British WW2 boxes years ago and while they were nicely done, I donít think any of them was correctly described while at least one was post-war.

Itís not necessary to know the correct designations or even purpose but if youíve never seen a metal 105mm box in a WW2 photo, thereís at least a possibility that it wasnít used then.