Item# 32601

British Tank Challenger 2

1/48 Desertised

MSRP: $33.00
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This model kit recreates the British Main Battle Tank Challenger 2 in compact 1/48 scale. The Challenger 2 featured an engine based on that of the Challenger 1 ... Learn more

British Tank Challenger 2

  1. Description

    This model kit recreates the British Main Battle Tank Challenger 2 in compact 1/48 scale. The Challenger 2 featured an engine based on that of the Challenger 1 (Britain’s main battle tank during the Gulf War), double-pin, double-block tracks and newly designed turret. Its deployment started in 1994, and about 120 Challenger 2s were in service as the main tank of the 7th Armored Brigade in Iraq War in 2003.

    • 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 243mm, width: 84mm.
    • The new mold authentically captures the form of Challenger 2 with canvas skirts on side hull, square muffler cover and Combat Identification Panels.
    • Moving main gun features realistic elevation.
    • Weld lines and side skirt ripples are faithfully depicted.
    • Features plastic chassis.
    • Assembly type tracks have one-piece straight sections.
    • Metal chassis weight gives the model a realistic heavy feel.
    • One commander torso figure at the cupola hatch is included.
    • Comes with one marking option to depict a vehicle which took part in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

    Parts Description
  2. Specifications

    • Construction Type Assembly Kit
    • Decals Included
    • Required To Complete Cement, Paint and Finishing Supplies
    • Scale 1/48
  3. Paints Needed

    The colors below are the paints called out in the assembly manual of the model kit. All spray can paints (AS, TS and PS) are available in 100ml.

    1. Ts-46 Light Sand
      Ts-46 Light Sand Item# 85046 100Ml Spray Can
      MSRP: $7.00
    2. Lacquer Lp-30 Light Sand
      Lacquer Lp-30 Light Sand Item# 82130 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    3. Acrylic Mini X-1 Black
      Acrylic Mini X-1 Black Item# 81501 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    4. Acrylic Mini X-10 Gun Metal
      Acrylic Mini X-10 Gun Metal Item# 81510 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    5. Acrylic Mini X-11Chrome Silver
      Acrylic Mini X-11Chrome Silver Item# 81511 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    6. Acrylic Mini X-6 Orange
      Acrylic Mini X-6 Orange Item# 81506 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    7. Acrylic Mini X-7 Red
      Acrylic Mini X-7 Red Item# 81507 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    8. Acrylic Mini Xf-2 Flat White
      Acrylic Mini Xf-2 Flat White Item# 81702 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    9. Acrylic Mini Xf-15 Flat Flesh
      Acrylic Mini Xf-15 Flat Flesh Item# 81715 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    10. Acrylic Mini Xf-52 Flat Earth
      Acrylic Mini Xf-52 Flat Earth Item# 81752 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    11. Acrylic Mini Xf-56Metallicgray
      Acrylic Mini Xf-56Metallicgray Item# 81756 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    12. Acrylic Mini Xf-57 Buff
      Acrylic Mini Xf-57 Buff Item# 81757 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    13. Acrylic Mini Xf-62 Olive Drab
      Acrylic Mini Xf-62 Olive Drab Item# 81762 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    14. Acrylic Mini Xf-67 Nato Green
      Acrylic Mini Xf-67 Nato Green Item# 81767 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    15. Acrylic Mini Xf-69 Nato Black
      Acrylic Mini Xf-69 Nato Black Item# 81769 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    16. Acrylic Mini Xf-84 Dark Iron
      Acrylic Mini Xf-84 Dark Iron Item# 81784 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    17. Acrylic Mini Xf-85 Rubber Blk
      Acrylic Mini Xf-85 Rubber Blk Item# 81785 10Ml Bottle Rubber Black
      MSRP: $2.50
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