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werwulf Inactive Member25 Aug 2012 1:26 p.m. PST

Hey all,
I'm interested in getting this book and wanted to know if anyone has it?

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If so what afv's are covered and what's your general thoughts of the book?

Dye4minis Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2012 1:53 p.m. PST

While I have not yet bought a copy, I have seen lots of George Bradfords work in the old AFV-G2 magazine. Absolutely excellent! I only have had one chance to buy that book (at a Barnes & Nobel) but didn't have the cash at the time. Well worth the investment if you need accuate scale drawings.

shaun from s and s models Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2012 2:07 p.m. PST

if you want to scratchbuild modern vehicles it is great, if you do not want to build any it may be a bit boring for you.

justBill25 Aug 2012 2:21 p.m. PST

My Dad has a bunch of books in this series. They are nice 3 way drawings with scales depicted so you could use them for scratchbuilding.

Personal logo CraigH Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2012 2:51 p.m. PST

I have the Allied WW2 book and it is quite good. Minimal text but many line drawings of tanks in front, rear top and side views with scale (generally 1/72) shown.

irishserb Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2012 6:48 p.m. PST

It covers a mix of vehicles each from each decade, starting with the post WWII 1940s and going through the 1990s. Many primary types from NATO and the WARPAc are covered along with a smattering of interesting types from other nations, and a few prototypes. It doesn't include every Soviet or NATO MBT, or APC, but a lot of them. Some interesting types like the Rooikat, Mamba, Type 87 RCV, IKV91, T34/122, XM808, AMX-50, etc are covered.

A great book for the scratch-builder/converter. Not much to read as it is all drawings, no real text.

werwulf Inactive Member25 Aug 2012 7:49 p.m. PST

Thanks all. To those who have it,do you happen to know if it has plans for T-72,80,90 and Israeli Magach 6 with reactive armor?
Thanks.

dwight shrute26 Aug 2012 3:52 a.m. PST

if you google him George Bradford still sells his plans individually . I am Pretty sure he didn't do those Russian tanks .

irishserb Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2012 5:03 a.m. PST

It has the T-72,Magach 6B, but not the T-80 or T-90.

werwulf Inactive Member26 Aug 2012 10:17 a.m. PST

Great! Thanks again.

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