1:16 Trumpeter MRAP MaxxPro Model Kit

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Well, after pcsguy88 decided to bite the bullet and get the 1:16 M-ATV MRAP kit for his JoyToy army, I figured I'd try the bigger brother, the MaxxPro.



Yes.. yes.. it's too big, but these things are huge anyway, so hopefully it doesn't look to comically oversized with the JoyToy & Joe figures. The M-ATV seemed to look pretty believable in pictures, so here's hoping.

Here's a cool video on assembling the beast.


It's not supposed to arrive for like 2 weeks, and then we'll be right in the middle of moving, but hopefully I can tackle the project in June. It'll be a nice distraction from everything else. Will post pics/updates as it happens!
 

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pretty sure I have seen this one assembled with figures...it works great. I just have not had the funds to drop on it....
 

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Maybe? The rusty tracks look legit, but photoshop and all that... who knows? If that MRAP size is legit, those things would be serious RPG magnets.
 

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Queen of the battlefield baby! Outside the urban environment, there’s nothing more dominant.

MRAPs happened because of IEDs. Outside of that, they are pretty much a sore thumb.
 
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Queen of the battlefield baby! Outside the urban environment, there’s nothing more dominant.

MRAPs happened because of IEDs. Outside of that, they are pretty much a sore thumb.
I was reading that they were looking to make the MaxxPro into a mobile command & control vehicle with a generator and communications stuff. That seems like a plausible use for them in other theaters. Seems like they're just too big to be easily (and cheaply) moved around.
 

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They could definitely work as C&C if they have enough interior space. I’d think a Buffalo would have more capacity for people and equipment though.
 

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M and C toys has everything. They fixed their website so it’s not shady anymore where previously they had to get back to you with a quote. It’s good now. They said it is coming out sometime this year in 2020. I’m very interested because it is the first company (toy wise) that is actually producing a military MRAP that’s not a model kit. I’m sure you’ll have to customize it because lack of detail but If the size is right you gona save way more cash then on a model kit. Might be worth the effort, there is a video floating around YouTube at china toy fair where they show the box for about 3 seconds. It looks pretty huge and legit
 

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M and C toys has everything. They fixed their website so it’s not shady anymore where previously they had to get back to you with a quote. It’s good now. They said it is coming out sometime this year in 2020. I’m very interested because it is the first company (toy wise) that is actually producing a military MRAP that’s not a model kit. I’m sure you’ll have to customize it because lack of detail but If the size is right you gona save way more cash then on a model kit. Might be worth the effort, there is a video floating around YouTube at china toy fair where they show the box for about 3 seconds. It looks pretty huge and legit
Yeah I looked at their website.. crazy how the prices have raised. It's like $65 shipped for their tank, and $40 something for the APC.

The prices don't seem bad compared to eBay or whatever but seems way above what they used to be priced at Big Lots/etc. I wonder what the MRAP cost will be.
 

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Yeah I looked at their website.. crazy how the prices have raised. It's like $65 shipped for their tank, and $40 something for the APC.

The prices don't seem bad compared to eBay or whatever but seems way above what they used to be priced at Big Lots/etc. I wonder what the MRAP cost will be.
your right brother. Those were the days where a 20 dollar bill would take you far at big lots. Not so anymore. The shipping kind of sucks to but not at least assholes can’t charge 500 bucks for a su-27 on evil bay for a budget toy lol. I’m guessing it will be 40-50 bucks plus another 20 to 25 shipping unless they release it under click n play on amazon. If they do that they there won’t be shipping at all. I’ve always had a soft spot for PTE, even though they don’t have a crazy amount of details like old BBI , they are great for customs and size wise for 1/18 figures. Except their planes of course which are more on par with sky striker size but that’s understandable for a toy line
 

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Welp, CANADA canceled my order.. EH.

Looks like I'll be waiting a bit before I can get this kit. Found a place in the states that *MAY* still sell this, but going to look into some other moneysinks first...