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REVIEW
BFM's NEW USCG Cutter
Gunny
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: July 13, 2004
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Posted: Monday, August 18, 2008 - 12:20 AM UTC
Ahoy mates!

Join me in an EXCLUSIVE first look at Battlefleet Models latest USCG Cutter addition in full resin, in this MSW "First Look" style review!

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
~Gunny
peterf
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: November 23, 2007
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Posted: Monday, August 18, 2008 - 08:31 PM UTC
I built the ATF WW2 camo version of this kit, and I must say that it was one of the best and most satisfying builds I have yet completed. I believe that it went together very easily, and very well and what seemed like a simple ship certainly built up into a little gem!

To make it even better, follow Mike McCabe's build of the ATF which takes you step by step through the whole assembly - stress free modelling!

Peter F
skipper
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Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: February 28, 2002
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Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 - 01:48 AM UTC
Hi Mark and Peter

And there's Rob's salvage dio too!
Having the pleasure of seeing all three Navajo's in Telford last year, I must say that it is difficult to say which was best... they all were!
Good review Mark!

Good job Harry


Rui
Karybdis
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Maryland, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 - 05:06 AM UTC
Excellent review as always! This kit is definitely on my short list of must-haves.
#027
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Louisiana, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 - 06:13 AM UTC
I have the later version of this cutter and it is a beauty. Harry's work is first class.

Kenny
Harry_at_BFM
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 07:12 PM UTC
Thanks for the kind words, they are always appreciated!!
Hope you enjoy the kit as much as I enjoyed making the master.
I think Peter is correct, this is my best effort to-date.