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Civilian and Military bags
Modern military & civilian backpacks
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by: Seb Viale [ SEB43 ]


Originally published on:
Armorama

Introduction

Pro Art Models released the conversion kit for the SF LMTV. In order to give extra life to this truck, gears were necessary. This kit was just released after the SF LMTV conversion; it contains 20 bags of 10 different models. It is not subject related and you can easily use such bags in different vehicle as well for different nationalities. Those bags are really generic and will find a place in most of modern vehicles.

Content of the kit

20 bags in yellow resins in 10 different models. In my review sample, the bags were free of air bubbles and it was not possible to see any seam lines.
For better picture rendition, washes have been applied prior to photo session, Special thanks to Pierrick Bouheden aka Superfrelon for the washes and the pictures.

Review

These bags are a mix of military issues bags and civilian’s one. You have in this kit:
  • 3 different types of duffle bags
  • 3 types of 3-days assault bag or rucksack similar to Arc’teryx
  • 2 types of equipment bags
  • 1 sling-bag
  • 1 Civilian duffel bag similar to The North Face Base


The duffle bags are nicely sculpted with all details like the name pockets and the straps. The grooves are a bit too deep to be realistic. The 3 different sizes are not the same giving you more freedom to mix them in your vehicle.

Other bags especially rucksack (from Arc’teryx) are nicely detailed and most of zippers are highly represented. PALS webbing is great and dimensionally accurate.
Civilian bags are a good addition especially when it comes to decorating a SF vehicle. Those bags can be used directly laying on floor.
If you want to depict hanging bags please check my review of Item 35046 from PAM.

Conclusion

This is an excellent addition for modern modelers that would like to add some extra dimension to their vehicle build. The look of such bags is unique and not a copy from other sources or manufacturers. Highly recommended.
SUMMARY
Highs: Unique Design. Great level of details.
Lows: None I can think of.
Verdict: Higly recommeded.
Percentage Rating
95%
  Scale: 1:35
  Mfg. ID: PAU-35045
  Suggested Retail: €18.00
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  PUBLISHED: Sep 06, 2013
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 87.06%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 88.52%

About Seb Viale (seb43)
FROM: PARIS, FRANCE

Back to Europe, I am living in Paris since december 2011 with my Wife. We have a nice 6 years old daughter, and a 3 years Baby boy. I am doing AFV modern era. I started when I was a teenager , back to business after 10 years of break due to Sport (Baseball, yes european plays baseball) and Unive...

Copyright ©2019 text by Seb Viale [ SEB43 ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of AeroScale. All rights reserved.



   

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