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Dragon: IDF Magach 3 w/ ERA
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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 06:13 PM UTC


Sebastian Schoof shares with us a review of the IDF Magach 3 with ERA from Dragon Models in 1/35th scale.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 08:56 PM UTC
I have this kit half built- I'm scared to read the review
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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 09:09 PM UTC
It's a video review and I couldn't determine why he wrote that it doesn't include IDF decals as he shows them in the video.

Sean
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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 09:22 PM UTC

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It's a video review and I couldn't determine why he wrote that it doesn't include IDF decals as he shows them in the video.

Sean



I was wondering it too- I can't watch the video at work, though. It DEFINITELY comes with a sheet of IDF-looking markings. Maybe he meant they are fictional or for a regular Magach 3 or something?
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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:38 PM UTC
Sorry gents! I mistakenly put in that there are no IDF markings. They are there.
I had just done a back to back review of the Magach and the Takom Tiran 4 and that one didn't have the IDF decals.

Again sorry for the mix up
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 12:03 AM UTC

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Sorry gents! I mistakenly put in that there are no IDF markings. They are there.
I had just done a back to back review of the Magach and the Takom Tiran 4 and that one didn't have the IDF decals.

Again sorry for the mix up


No problem. Thanks for the review!
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 03:38 AM UTC
Thanks for the review, I'll probably be picking this one up. I have the Legend conversion, but I need a base kit anyway, so why not start with this one. I'll use whichever parts seem to be better as I go.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 05:54 AM UTC
so would this be Sanai grey 73 or 82?
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 12:34 PM UTC

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so would this be Sanai grey 73 or 82?



I guess '82 would be more appropriate as the ERA blocks were developed in the late '70s.

BTW...'50th Anniversary the Six Day War'? That's like putting 'Great Patriotic War Series' on a T-54 box...
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 07:34 PM UTC

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so would this be Sanai grey 73 or 82?



I guess '82 would be more appropriate as the ERA blocks were developed in the late '70s.

BTW...'50th Anniversary the Six Day War'? That's like putting 'Great Patriotic War Series' on a T-54 box...


I think Dragon was confused- the caption on the decal placement guide for both options says "1967"
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 09:11 PM UTC
What does that say about the overall accuracy of the model...?
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 09:25 PM UTC
Yeah, Dragon has really went downhill with accuracy
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Posted: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 10:59 PM UTC
Thanks for the review
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Posted: Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 02:07 PM UTC
big problem, the commander hatch is mold in single pieces
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Posted: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 12:24 PM UTC
Dragon simple refuse to listen !