Sunday, February 18

Preview: A new heavy hauler from I love Kit in March...

I Love Kit's latest model is the 1/35th scale LVSR MKR16 Tractor. We look at the art, sprue shots, colours, marking choices & even built test shots in our preview...

Preview: A new heavy hauler from I love Kit in March...

LVSR MKR16 Tractor
by I Love Kit
Model no #63549
1/35th scale
Price: $90 USD from Hobbylink Japan
After many years of faithful service, the LVS was replaced in 2009 by the LVSR, Logistics Vehicle System Replacement. This new model sports a 10-wheel-drive system and features Oshkosh's proven TAK-4 fully independent suspension. Also new for the LVSR are an improved weapons turret powered by an electric motor, and integrated vehicle armor with the ability to add more. 

Markings included in this kit
Decals included in this kit
Masks are provided for the transparent parts of the kit
With a 22.5-ton on-road and 16.5-ton off-road payload capacity and power from a 600hp Caterpillar C15 diesel engine, the LVSR has the capacity and power to carry whatever the mission requires. It can haul flat tracks, ISO shipping containers, bridging equipment, boats, fuel containers, and much more. For the ultimate in versatility, the LVSR is available in three variations: the MKR15 Wrecker, MKR16 Tractor, and MKR18 Cargo.

The parts of the kit...
Model Length: 301.3mm / Width: 107.4mm  
Total Parts 450+
Total of 16 sprues and tires
 - multi-directional slide moulded cab
-The main tires are hollow rubber with very good tread pattern
- Full drive train assembly complete with engine transmission, differential housing & suspension units.
-Photo-etched parts included
Here you seethe test kit built up by the I love Kit staff

You can find out more about I Love Kit models on their Website