IDF Merkava III Main Battle Tank. Award winner built and painted with real life heavy weathering finish. IDF Sina Grey color scheme with accurate decals and unit markings. Top building quality with outstanding details throughout whole model and very high standard accuracy on every individual part.Add brass photo-etched parts and clear parts. Tracks with road wheel detail. Rotating turret and gun elevation with many turret equipment device details. Add on vehicle tools and more add on details. Moulding quality is excellent with detail is extremely sharp.
The upper hull with a lot of the detail integrated. The turret with with great details. The barrel is a multi-part and looks very good. Detailed remote and crewed weapons with commanders and loaders MGs are also nicely replicated. The lower hull with suspension arms, return rollers, spring details.The rear hull storage racks are fair detail wise Boat hull ventral armor plate covers motorization holes in lower hull. The rear panel has the access clamshell doors as separate parts and can be displayed open or closed. The detail on the tracks is very good. Side skirts with great details. Add towing cable, antenna, tools and many accessories.
Buffing and polishing to remove mold seam. Base color with primer and putty for better surface detail. Airbrushed and painted with multicolor.
Add clear paint for good finishing on decal applying. Washing to enhance the surface detail increase the appearance of depth including panels, doors, hatches, rivets, bolt head and more. Dry brushing to emphasis and highlighting texture with edge for good wear, tear and fading. Multi-color filters for blend color effects.Add non glossy paint for better finishing. Great detail paint job on rust and paint chips off with scratches, worn and bare metal realistic simulating, flow rust and rain streaks effects, grease with staining appearing, engine smoking and muffler burned representing. Also smear and dirt with dust and real mud and more on real life weathering. Final protective layer for long term collection.
In the spring of 1989 the first Merkava Mk. III was handed over to the Commander of the 188th brigade of the IDF (Israel Defence Force) in an official ceremony on the Golan Heights. This tank is the product of the continuous development of the two previous types. As armament it carries a 120 mm cannon, there are 3 MGs mounted on the turret and inside the turret is a permanently installed 60 mm mortar.
The item "Award winner Built Academy 1/35 IDF Merkava III Main Battle Tank" is in sale since Wednesday, October 21, 2015. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Military\Armor".The seller is "dreamworkshobby" and is located in Scarborough, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.