T-55 Takom kit 2056 help please


I have this coming.

I want to build the 1991 Iraqi version does anyone understand which steps I should use in the instructions please?

Am I correct that the tracks are the same as a T-72?

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The 50 cal and turret mounted storage boxes would not be on the Desert Storm version.

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I am also fairly certain the mine plot attachments wouldn’t go on the Iraqi version I.e. the bolted on attachments on the lower and upper glacis

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The instruction steps w/a -1 after the initial number are for the Iraqi version, 36-1, 42-1, 43-1, etc.

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Thank you for the replies.
I wish Takom would make it clearer which steps make X version.

@HeavyArty Thanks
After seeing your reply how do you tell which option to use when there are alternatives?
Step 36-1 has two options as does 38-1 to name just a couple.

I may have been wrong about the mine rollers. On the T-54 kit I hat built the Iraqi version didn’t have them. I would recommend sourcing a set of Miniart T-55 instructions for a similar variant (Miniart has them on their website) and then go through both those and the takom ones and highlight options that are for the Iraqi one. Miniart seems to be pretty good about saying what parts go with which versions

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The one with the PE coverings on the spotlights is the Iraqi version.

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@HeavyArty Like this then?

Yes, best bet is to follow what you see in that photo.

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Thank you.

Thats a really nice photo!
Ken