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Unboxing Takom's Object 279
staff_Jim
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New Hampshire, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 03:22 PM UTC
Jim gives us his impressions of this new kit, plus a little history and detailed photos of the parts.

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Jacques
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Minnesota, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 05:18 PM UTC
Nice catch on the hull pieces...yup, side pieces not front piece.
warreni
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South Australia, Australia
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Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 09:49 AM UTC
'Cause it is cheaper to give you two sprues rather than two moulds...
CMOT
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ARMORAMA
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England - South West, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 12:32 PM UTC
I prefer the what if in service versions as I feel the raised drive and idler wheels really improve the look of the model.
ninjrk
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Alabama, United States
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Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 12:44 PM UTC
I cannot wait 'til mine makes it here.
Karybdis
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Posted: Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 03:41 AM UTC
Even happier I waited for this version. BTW, it's pronounced "Tah-kohm". =)
urumomo
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Friday, January 10, 2014 - 05:56 AM UTC
Beautiful , crisp molding -- seemingly from the photos . --I have the Amusing Hobby take on this ( un-opened ) . Very interesting ,, Thanks, Jim !