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Academy Korea & Academy Europe

Review of Academy models in scale 1/72

Both companies have released the same kits, but sometimes there are differences in box layout, variants and decals.
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Catalogue history

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Kit 12401 - P-51 Mustang "North Africa" - (contains a Jeep variant)

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Kit 1310 - WWII ground vehicle set 1 - with accessoires

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Model built by Mick Hill

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Models built by Dirk Schenk

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For Simon Barnes' review of kit 1310 - WWII ground vehicle set 1, visit:

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For Stephen Brezinski's comparison between the Hasegawa and the Academy Kettenrad, visit:

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For a finished Kettenrad kit 1310 built by MiniAfv/Ozgur Aydin - WWII ground vehicle set 1, visit:

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Kit 13401 - WWII ground vehicle Set 3 - Opel fuel truck plus Schwimmwagen

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Model built by Mark Deliduka

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Model built by Dirk Schenk

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For Rob Haelterman's review of kit 13401 WWII ground vehicle set 3 - Opel fuel truck plus Schwimmwagen, visit:

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For Rob Haelterman's review of kit 13401 WWII ground vehicle set 3 - Schwimmwagen, visit:

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For Jingmin Chou/heavyarmoredcar.blog pictures of finished model kit 13401 - WWII ground vehicle set 3 - Schwimmwagen, visit:

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For MiniAfv/Zafer Yakar's review of kit 13401 - WWII ground vehicle set 3 - Opel fuel truck plus Schwimmwagen, visit:

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Kit 13402 - WWII ground vehicle set 2 - GMC truck plus accessoiris - (Academy Korea)

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Model built by Mark Deliduka

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For Simon Barnes' review of kit 13402 - WWII ground vehicle set 2, visit:

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For James Woody's review of kit 13402 - GMC truck plus accessoires, visit:

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For Volker Helms' "First look" at kit 13402 - GMC truck, visit:

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Kit 13402 (72002) - GMC U.S. navy cargo truck - (Academy Europe)

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Model built by Jeff Hamblen - 1/72

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Model built by Alexander Matevski

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For Jingmin Chou/heavyarmoredcar.blog pictures of finished model kit 13402 - GMC CCKW353, visit:

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Kit 72003 - command car set - limited edition - (Academy Europe)

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Kit 13403 - WWII ground vehicle set 4 - Dodge ambulance plus tractor

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Model built by Mark Deliduka

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Model built by Zhenmin Han

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For Christopher Benjamin's review of kit 13403 - WWII ground vehicle set 4, visit:

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For Phil Peterson's review of kit 13403 - Dodge ambulance plus tractor, visit:

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For Volker Helms' "First Look" at kit 13403 - Dodge ambulance plus tractor, visit:

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Kit 13404 - WWII ground vehicle set 5 - Opel Blitz truck with early and late model cabine. Box contains 1 kit with both types of cabine.

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Model built by Mark Deliduka

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Model built by Lo Baars

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Model built by Andrei Makarov

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For Volker Helms' "First Look" at kit 13404 - Opel Blitz truck with early and late model cabine, visit:

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Kit 13408 - WWII ground vehicle set 6 - US halftrack M3 plus amphibious vehicle and motorbike

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Model built by Al Magnus

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Model built by Paul Tian

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Model built by Mick Hill

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For Simon Barnes' review of kit 13408 - WWII ground vehicle set 6, visit:

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For Howie Belkin's review of kit 13408 - US Halftrack M3 plus amphibious vehicle and motorbike, visit:

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For Volker Helms' "First Look" at kit 13408 - US Halftrack M3 plus amphibious vehicle and motorbike, visit:

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For Jingmin Chou/heavyarmoredcar.blog pictures of finished model kit 13408 - WWII ground vehicle set 6 - amphibious Ford GPA, visit:

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For MiniAfv/Erhan Atalay's review of kit 13408 - WWII ground vehicle set 6 - amphibious Ford GPA, visit:

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Kit 13409 - ground vehicle set 8 - U.S. M26 Dragon tractor - semi trailer unit

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Model built by Mark Deliduka

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Model built by Mick Hill

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For Andrew Birkbeck review of kit 13409 - U.S. M26 Dragon tractor - semi trailer unit, visit:

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For Klaus Lehmann's and Volker Helms' "First Look" of kit 13409 - U.S. M26 Dragon tractor - semi trailer unit, visit:

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Kit 13410 - ground vehicle set 8 - U.S. M35 2.5ton cargo truck 'Eagy Beaver'

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Model built by Zhenmin Han

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Model built by Christian Drojecki - as gun truck

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For Wil Alcott's review of kit 13410 U.S. M35 2.5ton cargo truck 'Eagy Beaver', visit:

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For Chris Mobley' review of kit 13410 - U.S. M35 2.5ton cargo truck 'Eagy Beaver', visit:

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For Klaus Lehmann's - Matthias Muth' "First Look" at kit 13410 - U.S. M35 2.5ton cargo truck 'Eagy Beaver', visit:

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Kit 13411 and 13413 - Stryker M1126 - (13413 with additional resin accessoires, limited edition)

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Model built by Mark Deliduka

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For Grant DeRue's review of kit 13411 - Stryker M1126, visit:

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For Al Magnus' review of kit 13411 - Stryker M1126, visit:

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For Volker Helms' "First Look" at kit 13411 - Stryker M1126, visit:

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For MiniAfv/Burak Ozdil's review of kit 13411 - Stryker M1126, visit:

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Kit 13412 - Oskosh M977 8x8 heavy extended mobility tactical truck.

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Model built by Zhenmin Han

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Model built by Mark Deliduka

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For Phil Peterson's review of kit 13412 - Oskosh M977 8x8 HEMTT, visit:

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For Volker Helms' "First Look" at kit 13412 - Oskosh M977 8x8 HEMTT, visit:

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For MiniAfv/Burak Ozdil' review of kit 13412 - Oskosh M977 8x8 HEMTT, visit:

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Kit 1341? - M.A.N. 8x8 cargo truck - (2010: model cancelled)

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2 in 1 series

Kit 12538 - Illusin 2M & Panther Ausf. D

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Kit 12539 - Ju 87 G2 & JS-2

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