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REVIEW
Cyber-Hobby USMC M1A1 Abrams
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Posted: Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 12:16 PM UTC
Keith Middleton provides a review of the USMC M1A1 Abrams (Heavy Armor), one of the latest in Cyber-Hobby's Orange Box Super Value line.

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Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 04:59 AM UTC
Good review, Keith.

I'm somewhat surprised that Dragon or CyberHobby have not released an updates Jarhead Abrams. There are enough differences from their M1A1 kits that you need conversion materials, so I for one would buy a USMC variant that builds well OOB.
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Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 05:26 AM UTC
The only real negative to this kit that I can see are the tracks, as despite being Magi Tracks they have been attacked due to the end connectors being connected to the track pad. A better inclusion would have been the tracks from the M1A2 SEP kit. Thank you for the review Keith.