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DML's LCM(3) Landing Craft + M4A1
Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: July 13, 2004
KitMaker: 6,705 posts
AeroScale: 50 posts
Posted: Monday, July 21, 2008 - 03:21 AM UTC
MSW Senior News Writer Kenny Loup gives us his findings on DML's 1/72 scale, LCM(3) Landing Craft + M4A1 w/Deep Wading kit in this "inbox" style review!

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Victoria, Australia
Joined: May 07, 2003
KitMaker: 4,002 posts
AeroScale: 10 posts
Posted: Monday, July 21, 2008 - 10:42 PM UTC
Gday Mark
I steered myself on in to this review solely because I read the word Sherman!

That said, I am pleasantly surprised with this kit. There looks to be something for everyone, and I'm sure that more Normandy landing diorama scenes will be realised, especially in 1/72...
The base is a grand idea too! The figures look great, and it harks back to old Airfix D-Day sets from days of yore (albeit this kit may be of better quality )
The Sherman has the large hatch hull in combination with the 75mm turret, which was only realised when in some DD configurations for the landings... A nice touch!
New Jersey, United States
Joined: October 18, 2007
KitMaker: 1,698 posts
AeroScale: 96 posts
Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 11:38 AM UTC
Reminds me of the old matchbox "dios in a box". Still a good idea!
England - North East, United Kingdom
Joined: October 22, 2007
KitMaker: 971 posts
AeroScale: 11 posts
Posted: Saturday, July 26, 2008 - 01:19 AM UTC
Would be nice if Dragon could do one of these in 1/35 did the italeri one a couple of years ago but with dragon adding PE and some of there excellent Gen two figures I,am sure they would be on to a winner.