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Mig Productions M1114
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England - South West, United Kingdom
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Posted: Saturday, September 08, 2007 - 01:56 PM UTC
Jeff Edgar [ USARMY2534 ] reviews a resin update kit for the M114 by Mig Productions. Thanks Jeff.

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Colorado, United States
Member Since: January 20, 2005
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Posted: Saturday, September 08, 2007 - 02:33 PM UTC
Nice review. It seems like a good basis for a few vehicles. I'm still bewildered by the different armor arrays, so I'm guessing different gun shields are available as well. They appear a little different in these:

My biggest concern is the A/C louvers, which face forward on the side, and rearward on top. The top one curves around the hatch a bit as well. Not sure by the photo if the cast piece captured the look:
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Newfoundland, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, September 08, 2007 - 11:51 PM UTC
Good review. I already bought this kit from Blast and found the same issues with the old M1114 upgrade compared to the newer one, great to see that Mig has evolved. Brave of them too to choose an obscure variant. Now if someone will tackle the massive doors and handles of current M1114's or even better the M1152's we'd be up to date.
Thanks Jeff and thanks Mig.
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Indiana, United States
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Posted: Sunday, September 09, 2007 - 07:06 AM UTC
Thanks Henk for putting up with all the technical problems and seeing it through to the end. You are truely a hero of Armorama

Yep, the intake louvers are facing forward. I went home and checked it out this morning. They are small, but its noticable that they face forward. However those are the same gun shields just with a slightly different paint scheme.

It was nice for Mig to make an obscure variant, but because its easy to make into a US variant, it really isn't that much of a risk to make. I too truly hope to see an M1151/52 sometime soon from a manufacturer.

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Florida, United States
Member Since: December 01, 2003
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Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 01:37 PM UTC
This is a great review and it helped me decide to purchase the kit.

Happy Modeling