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Plus Model Morris Commercial CS8
California, United States
Joined: October 21, 2007
KitMaker: 3,684 posts
AeroScale: 4 posts
Posted: Saturday, August 29, 2009 - 08:19 PM UTC
Charles Reading takes a look at the Morris Commercial CS8 Early Version, a resin kit by Plus Model in 1/35.

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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: August 12, 2005
KitMaker: 14,499 posts
AeroScale: 42 posts
Posted: Saturday, August 29, 2009 - 11:45 PM UTC
Hi Charles,

Thanks for the review. I take my hat off to Plus Models for doing this vehicle, but coming in at over $100.00 it's a kit I won't be buying but is one that cries out to be done in 1/35 plastic.

Only observation is that they have supplied the No 4 Rifle which although available didn't come into service until about 1943 I think. SMLE would have been more appropriate.

At the cost you would think they could have included the brass wire necessary to complete the build!

Great looking kit but too expansive for most modellers.


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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: October 14, 2004
KitMaker: 4,551 posts
AeroScale: 2,221 posts
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 03:35 AM UTC
This is a gorgeous looking kit, but as Alan has stated, "it's a kit I won't be buying", unless I win the lottery. I shall keep looking at it though .
Nice review Charles, will you be building this anytime soon?