The drive sprockets have excellent details on both sides of the sprockets including complicated rib and hub details and bolt heads. The four duel return rollers have nice hub details with separate mountings.
Rubber rimmed wheels have a very interesting design with inner/outer wheel having excellent bolt head detail and a small weld seam. The tracks are provided in continuous length vinyl that has quite good details on both sides. The drivers hatch has separate inner periscopes with two brass etched parts for added detail as well as the locking latch. Twin head light clusters with new style bush guards that are moulded extremely thin.
The separate side fenders with detail on the underside as well as rib detail on the top. New style forward storage boxes made up of multiple separate parts with nicely defined side latches for excellent detail definition. Full length skirts with engraved panel lines between the three skirt segments. Turret shell have a very nice cast effect on the surface and very crisp details included casting numbers on the left turret wall.L7 105mm metal gun barrel allowing elevation. The distinctive Centurion turret bins are in multiple parts each for good definition. Added to the back of the turret is a new IDF style large luggage rack made up of multiple thin sections. Fine mesh is provided for the rack. The Commanders cupola is entirely clear plastic with the inner periscopes included with a separate upper race and main sights. The separate hatch has nice details inside and out with grab handle. The two part Loaders hatch also has excellent details inside and out. 30 machine gun on the Commanders cupola is an excellent rendition with well defined cooling jacket holes and receiver detail.
Add jerry can, tow cable, on vehicle tools and more accessories. Airbrushed and painted with dry brushing to show wear and fading, dry brushing to show wear and fading, wash with panels and rivets finishing, paint chips off and scratches looking, with worn and bare metal realistic simulating, flow and streaks rust with muffler burned corrosion effects, also smear and mud with dust on dirt and add more on real live heavy weathering.
The IDF received their first Mk. II Centurions (Sho`t) in 1959 followed by later Mk.
5 types which still retained the 20Pdr main gun with both Type A and Type B barrels (with fume extractor). They also retained the original Centurion Meteor engine with minor modifications for additional IDF equipment. Updates were made to fit the L7 105mm gun followed by more extensive modifications to incorporate the US Continental AVDS-1790 diesel engine as fitted to the M60 Patten tank series with the rear hull being extended and the engine deck changed to the same style as fitted to the M60. The item "Award Winner Built AFV Club 1/35 IDF Sho't Kal 1973 Centurion Mk. 5/1 +PE +Resin" is in sale since Friday, January 18, 2013.
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.