So yesterday when I went by the P.O. to get the mail I found the yellow tag meaning they had a parcel for me. Lo and behold, it was from Hobby Easy (they had sent it Thursday last week), the size of the shipping box was surprising - until I got it home. The kit box is huge, and there’s not a lot of space left in the box. After taking a quick look through the contents and examining the instructions I noticed several very nice things: first, paint colors are called out in the individual steps (Gunze colors, but they have a listing AKI Real Color, and Tamiya on the paint and marking insert); second is that the instruction booklet is nicely laid out and seems clear; and finally, the parts look to be nicely done, no huge seams or flash that I saw. Tires are the shiny black vinyl. They also include one of their weapons sprues from the recently released Modern Weapons Set, the only gripe (a nice set by the way) is that the triggers on the small arms are all molded SOLID , Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over? Still, I’m psyched to get to spreading glue on these bad boys. Any interest in pics of the what you get?
I’d love to see some photos. These kits have a very high coolness factor and are on my “to buy” list.
I too have it on my “buy list” but I’m waiting for another kit to arrive in stock before my overseas order ships.
I do have the 1/35 Magic Factory weapons sets and they’re excellent.
Mine is on a slow boat from China so I’m looking forward to seeing yours go together. And their weapons are indeed nice.
As promised/requested, this is what you get in the box. There are multiples of each sprue, except for the sprue for the trailer and the anti-drone variant.
I have Received my kit from HOBBY easy and I have the dog set on its way. They look great. Good to see something different and interesting for a change.
I just got mine and it looks to be a great kit for the price.
One gets TWO of the weapon spues (sprue Y) so there are plenty of weapons to stock both MRZRs.
In building mine I’ve run into a few minor issues, most of which were my own fault. However, there were a couple omitted/mislabeled parts in the instructions - if you want to display the tailgate open, you should use the parts from the C Sprue and not F4 and F5 as shown in the instructions. F4 and 5 are for the closed tailgate; also, the latches for the open tailgate are listed as G32 and G33, they too are on the C sprue the part numbers are C32 and 33. When attaching the subassemblies don’t jump around in the steps I had a b***h of a time getting the passenger compartment sides on until I realized I had screwed up and mislocated the tub under the cargo deck when it should actually butt against it (operator headspace and timing on this. Test fit and take your time they build up nicely. The trailer took a couple hours start to finish.
Mine are on my workbench now. Very detailed and a lot of TINY parts. Twice I dropped a piece on the floor to vanish and twice I found them while looking for OTHER parts. Probably out at the edge of my pitiful modeling skills but seem to be going together well so far.
The rails on the anti-drone variant’s generator mount Part D 18 are extremely delicate both of mine broke while removing them from the sprue. Fortunately the damage is insivible once they’re mounted. The tires have a very loose, almost sloppy fit on the wheels, although for some reason the tires on the trailer were a nice snug fit (they’re different in tread, you can’t confuse them). You should be fine with the build, the parts might be tiny but they fit well.