Eduard M10 Duckbill Interior photo-etched
brass for the Academy kit in 1/35th-scale, 35661
by Frank De Sisto
Eduard M10 Duckbill Interior photo-etched brass for the Academy kit
in 1/35th-scale, 35661. Price: $22.95 USD.
Contains two frets of etched brass, a film and a paper instrument panel
insert and four pages of instructions.
Academy has now released nearly every gun-toting version on the M10-based
chassis, including an Achilles, an M10 early, an M36, and the kit this
set is designed to compliment, the so-called M10 “Duckbill”.
Eduard has chosen to divide the sets for this kit into separate offerings
for the interior and the exterior.
This set, like all the others for these kits, offers completely new,
finely detailed tread plate for the vehicle’s floor as well as new
driver’s foot pedals, seat details and bits and pieces for various
storage boxes. There are also brackets, straps and mounts for the fire
extinguisher, radio rack and ammo racks and instrument panel with choice
of paper or film dials. There are also new sleeves and rotating plates
for the hull hatch periscopes. The external radiator screens are also
The turret gets new ready round racks as well as all sorts of small stowage
boxes and brackets. There is also a fire extinguisher rack and a small
rack to hold the gas decontamination device seen on US vehicles.
This is all rather complete and will dress this kit up quite nicely.
Eduard products are available at retail and mail order shops and directly
from the manufacturer at: www.eduard.cz.
Visit their web site for images of reviewed items.