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BA-64B Armoured Car


Maquette, 1/35 scale

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number: Kit No. MQ-3513
Scale: 1/35
Contents and Media: parts in grey plastic
Price: USD$9.96 from Squadron.com
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Interesting subject; good detail; good quality moulding; simple construction
Disadvantages: Some flash to clean up; no interior.
Recommendation: Recommended


Reviewed by Steve Palffy

Maquette's 1/35 scale BA-64B Armoured Car is available online from Squadron.com




The BA-64 armoured car was produced in the Soviet Union from the Spring of 1943 until 1946, making it suitable for any settings from mid-war until well into the Cold War era.

Maquette's 1/35 scale BA-64B armoured car kit is just the way I like it - a nice simple model!

The kit is well moulded in grey plastic on three sprues that rattle around the box.


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Detail on the tyres is particularly good , but the machine gun is a bit half-hearted. The rest of the detail is fairly good. The sprues do exhibit some light flash but this should not take too long to clean up.

In fact, I estimate that the whole kit should not take more than a few hours to finish straight from the box.

Markings are supplied for two vehicles.

I look forward to building Maquette's 1/35 scale BA-64B. The only addition I will need is a Russian Commander to plug the turret hatch opening as there is no interior provided.

At less than USD$10.00, this kit will certainly not break the bank!


Thanks to Squadron.com for the review sample.

Review Text Copyright 2004 by Steve Palffy
Page Created 01 December, 2004
Last updated 01 December, 2004

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