O8 makes a model of a Soviet ACRV-2
that was developed from the MT-LB. The NATO reporting name was/is Big Fred. Conversions to O8 models are fairly difficult, as I've said in previous posts, not only because of the small size of the models, but also because the alloy used is so dense and very brittle. There are models of both the ACRV-2 and the MT-LB, but only the first has the necessary turret to mount a radar bar on. So, without further ado:
On to my East German platoon stand. Here it is assembled and primed, but not yet painted or flocked:
Here's my Big Fred stand, with a UAZ-469 just to make it look more attractive:
That's it for this weekend. More on Christmas!