Road to Victory WWII British Leader Set

Published: July 31st, 2012     
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Reviewed by: Tom Moon - IPMS# 43192
Scale: 1/35
Company: Riich Models
Price: $14.00
Product / Stock #: 35023

The set had very minimal flash and no ejection pin marks. The few mold lines that exist were easily removed with a sharp blade. There are decals and painting instructions. The decals were a pleasant surprise. Now all the small details like shoulder patches and campaign ribbons are better shown.

The figures went together okay, but the Horricks figure has the hands and arms molded in one piece and that created a gap in the shoulder attachment that required some additional effort to close up. Colors are called out in Hobby Color, Mr. Hobby, Humbrol, and Tamiya paints.

Conclusion - Riich Models is a new company and is off to a decent start in 1/35 scale figures. The figures depict a section of a period photo taken of them. The action is very minimal, however. Since there is nothing else showing in the picture, I would add a British tank or some other vehicle to make a nice little diorama. The kit is well done and appears better than my figure painting makes it look.

Thanks to Riich Models for the review sample and IPMS/USA for the review space.

  • Box bottom
    Box bottom
  • Sprue
  • Decals
  • Figures front
    Figures front
  • Figures back
    Figures back
  • Closeup - Winnie and Monty
    Closeup - Winnie and Monty

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