Posts : 273
Join date : 2013-05-16
Age : 66
Location : Brighton, Victoria
|Subject: Oshkosh M1070 Tractor / M1000 Trailer Fri May 31 2013, 14:08|| |
This vehicle first stared to appear in 1993, the M1070 Tractor is produced by Oshkosh Trucks and the M1000 Trailer is produced by Systems and Electronics Inc, the HETS transports 70 tons, primerily the M1 Abrams, a couple of little known features are the, front and rear axles of the the M1070 are steerable, the M1000 trailer has automatically steerable axles and a low leveling hydraulic suspension and can be air lifted, by either the C-5 Gallaxy or the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. This subject of the U.S Army Heavy Transporter is basicly two kits in the one box, the M1070 tractor complete with photo etched materials and the M1000 trailer complete with photo etched materials, the kit includes rubber tyres for both the M1070 Tractor and M1000 Trailer, the kit has in excess of 1,500 parts. Note:-
I have had this kit for some time and as yet have not started to assemble any part of it.Just under 400 pieces of plastic, 36 pieces of photo etched parts and 6 pieces of rubber so far, as this is the total length of the model at just over 63cm's.
The rear load ramps are spring loaded and not added as yet.
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