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1:35 MH-6M (MELB)
Merlin
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Posted: Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 08:46 PM UTC
Gino P. Quintiliani reviews Black Ops Models' resin MH-6M (MELB) conversion for Dragon''s AH-6J kit.

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desertstormer
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Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013 - 04:18 PM UTC
Thanks for the review, looks like a sweet kit alright!
Just the one question - when is it released??!!
Cheers.
Maki
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Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2013 - 01:03 AM UTC
Super interesting conversion... I remember seeing it come to life here on Armorama. It is great hearing the cast is good and the pieces fit to the donor kit well. Thanks for the review Gino!

I'm also interested in availability and the price of the set.

Mario
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Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 01:07 AM UTC
Looks like a nice conversion. Now I just gotta find that Darn DML Donor Kit...
AJLaFleche
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Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 01:36 AM UTC
The converted MH has a 6 blade rotor, the Dragon kits have 4 or 5 blades (depending on variant). Does that mean two donor kits are required or does the conversion include the extra blades?
HeavyArty
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Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 11:20 PM UTC
The conversion is intended for the Dragon AH-6J Little Bird kit. It comes with an extra (6th) rotor blade on the sprues. It is the only kit with the 6th blade included.
Trisaw
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 05:59 AM UTC
Nice review! Thanks, Gino.