Kit Number 85502
By James Goddard
This is a huge kit and is expensive but you do get value for money as there are two kits in one box. It is a multimedia kit with lots of etched brass frets, springs, tubing, bits of metal, rope and wire. The build has lots of quite complex detail and for those who build dioramas or just want to have a go at a huge transporter then this is the kit for you.
Although retailing at around £110 here in the UK you can get it cheaper from china if you want to wait a couple of weeks and hope you can get it through customs without paying the VAT then it is worth a try. Search eBay for the best prices. This kit has well over 1000 parts in the box and the box is quite big. I had some thinking to do on how to get this home on the back of my motorbike and at certain parts of the journey it acted either as a sail one way or gave a slowing effect another!
On opening the box you are confronted with it being stuffed full of sprues and a smaller box. One side has the tractor unit and the other the trailer.
The green box contains transparencies and the multimedia and detail parts.
The first thing I looked at was in the bottom of the box and is the instruction book, double sided colour and decal placement reference and the decals