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Inside Corner Sandbags
Interlocking Sandbag Sections - Inside Corner
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by: Alan McNeilly [ ALANL ]


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Armorama

Introduction

Following on from a look at Model Cellar Productions MC35109 (link) and MC35106 (link), here is a look at a 3rd item from the sandbag range - an interlocking inside corner.

The Piece

The set comes packed in a sturdy box, with the piece protected by styrofoam bits. On the top of the box is a coloured picture of the contents and on the side the manufacturers details.

This is a simple set consisting of one interlocking inside corner. The section is cast in a cream coloured resin. Detail on the front and top of the bags looks good. The back is smooth to build into any trench type diorama that you may have in mind.

To accompany the pieces is a small paper set of instructions with hints and tips as to how to build the sections into your scene.

The piece is designed to provide an inside corner to match the other sandbag sections as shown in picture 5.

Conclusion

I know many will prefer to build their own sandbags but for those with less time than they would like for the hobby these offer a quick and easy way to construct one part wall of sandbags within a trench system.

The product is designed to interact with both the zig-zag, straight and outside sandbag sections also produced by Model Cellar. This section interlocks with these parts well.

A handy aftermarket product that could be used across many time periods. I would have liked to have seen a small end block for the section should you not wish to extend it.

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SUMMARY
Highs: Good quality and nicely detailed; a time saver for some/many.
Lows: I would have liked to have seen two small end sections included should you not wish to extend the item.
Verdict: Highly recommended.
Percentage Rating
85%
  Scale: 1:35
  Mfg. ID: MC35108
  Suggested Retail: $8.50
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  PUBLISHED: Apr 01, 2012
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 88.73%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 89.69%

About Alan McNeilly (AlanL)
FROM: ENGLAND - EAST ANGLIA, UNITED KINGDOM

Greying slightly, but young at heart. I've been teaching adults off and on for most of my life. Left the services in 85 and first started modelling in about 87 for a few years. Then I had a long spell when I didn't build anything (too busy) and really just got started again during the summer of ...

Copyright 2018 text by Alan McNeilly [ ALANL ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of Historicus Forma or Silver Star Enterprises. All rights reserved.



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