Merit International has announced that they are now accepting Pre-orders for the upcoming release of the 1:18th scale SBD-3 “Dauntless”. Most sites have a MSRP of $165, but seem to be selling them at $149.95 each.
According to Merit, production for the SBD-3 will begin on February 1st, with a delivery date sometime in April hopefully. This 1942 “Battle of Coral Sea” version is going to be limited to 1000 pieces.
You can place a pre-order for your SBD-3 today at MilitaryToyShop.com for $149.95
Join the discussion about the new 1:18 SBD-3 on our Forums here!
Update! Merit has released a new image of the SBD-3, showing the flaps! Hopefully the final product loooks as good as this!
Thanks to our forum member Beeavision for the update!
All pictures are courtesy of Merit Intl.’s website: http://www.merit-intl.com/