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Atak Canvas Cover for AFV CLub 251 D

by: Robert Beebe [ RBEEBE99 ]


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The Kit

Atak has come to the rescue for anyone wanting to put a canvas cover on their 251 D. The kit is designed specifically for the AFV Club 251D, but they also offer a set for the DML kit. The box contains two covers one half that is folded back to the second rib, the other is a full cover the width of the fighting compartment.
The qualtiy of the casting is excellent on both, extremely thin and blemish free. Mine has a few small bubbles on the underside of the covers, but they will not be visible once glued in place. the half cover has 6 gates that will need to be removed, but are in an easy to access area and should not cause a problem. The full cover appears to have a casting block all the way around it, but on closer inspection is only attached in a few areas and their only by a hair.
Dry fitting them on my 251 showed a good all around fit with the proper overhang. The only thing to add will be the tie down straps.
Conclusion

Overall a great addition with the only somewhat negative point being the price, which might put some people off, however the only other alternative is to scratch build your own, and I for one am to lazy to do that
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Thanks to Jadar Hobby for the always excellent service.
SUMMARY
Atak brings us great castings and good fit at a decent price.
Percentage Rating
90%
  Scale: 1:35
  Mfg. ID: 35 A01
  Suggested Retail: $19.20 US
  Related Link: Jadar Hobby Shop
  PUBLISHED: May 19, 2005
  NATIONALITY: Germany
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 91.67%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 80.00%

About Robert Beebe (rbeebe99)
FROM: TEXAS, UNITED STATES

I have been modeling for about three days now, thanks to Armorama I know everything I need to know.

Copyright 2020 text by Robert Beebe [ RBEEBE99 ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of AeroScale. All rights reserved.


   

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