What do you think?
This will be available for sale for the continental US buyers: $7 for the launcher only; $5 for the missile only; $11 for both. Shipping extra (probably like $6 due to the light weight). PM me if interested.
It looks good, but I don’t know if it is the most accurate or not. The Javelin in this new kit looks good. Comes w/US and British CLUs, a couple missile tubes, a couple transport containers, and a metal Javelin round.
Gino I do think that there is only one transport container, but I will see when I get my kit next week. Would be cool if they release the W sprue separatly. AFV Club can make some extra bucks, now that ATGM´s are in the center of attention.
Here is the real (training) missile used by 1/4 Inf.
Thanks, Gino for bursting my bubble there. It’s the most accurate depiction of the weapon in “3D design” [in my opinion] so there’s the important qualifier.
At the same time, I am seeing some things on AFV Club’s kit that may be a bit off (at least on photo):
The shape seems off - could be the angle of the photo however:
However, extra missile tubes and a couple transport containers are a nice touch.
I’ll probably get the AFV Club kit to do some comparison and may design and improve some copies of those extras separately for sale. That’s after I can get enough funds by selling my existing resin prints.
I like this offering from Tori Factory, too. The tube shape looks a little bit off (and some minor detail inaccuracies) but has all these extra details (e.g. straps, handle, a few openings, separate lenses), which other models do not have. Plus, comes with 3 different sets. What a deal!
Someone is coming out with a T 72 with that cage on top of the turret. This missile would be great to mount about an inch above the cage on clear sprue. A micro second prior to detination. The “Oh sh_t” moment.
I highly agree with your comment to choose the most appropriate material for the application! Custom PE fret making is an entirely different skill and art, but the results here would really add to the end product. Perhaps a combined effort with a small market PE guy??
Reference VoyagerModel similar TOW missile offerings
Good suggestions. Not quite doable as a combined effort between some 3D printing modeler at home and some PE maker in his/her basement, but it certainly gives big names some opportunity to make resin/PE combo set of Javelin replica.
I hope Legend Productions, Voyager, Eduard, DEF are watching this. At the same time, the market may be too crowded now for this subject used in Ukraine.
On a related topic, I have recently acquired STL file for this Ukrainian soldier by making a donation. The proceeds from STL file sales go to support a good cause. Any takers? I am planning to sell this 3D printed figure at 8 USD (S&H separate) each in 1/35.