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Suitable figures for USMC LAV-25 A2?
HermannB
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Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 02:35 AM UTC
Are there any figures out that will fit to a current LAV-25 A2?
No matter if they are plastic or resin?
HeavyArty
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Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 02:54 AM UTC
Pretty much and modern tank/afv crew in modern uniforms and CVC helmets will work.

Some ideas...


18Bravo
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Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 03:07 AM UTC
Legend Productions has three very nice resin AFV figures. I've built the driver figure and it's quite well done. The other two, while nice, languish on the "to do" list.
bramah4
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Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 03:10 AM UTC
Although the MiniArt figures have great detail and dynamics they are, to my eyes, way over scale and would dwarf your LAV25. I think no figure would fit into any of the hatches.
Masterbox figures, on the other hand, appear to be more on scale and are superbly detailed sculptures as well.
I believe Dragon missed a couple of sets years ago as wells Tamiya. There are tonnes of resin figures available.
marcb
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Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 06:36 AM UTC
Warriors did a set for OIF. Not sure if that would be appropriate for the A2 version.


They also do a scout crew.
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/warriors-35594-lav-25-crew-oif-part-2--932228
white4doc
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Posted: Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 02:09 AM UTC
The Warriors crew and scout sets would be appropriate until the new body armor and FROG gear hit the system. The -25A2's were in theater on my second tour in 06, and we had the vests uniforms in the Warriors sets. The Miniart figures would cover the later period better, but you'll need the blast shields around the VC and gunner's hatches.
marcb
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Posted: Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 12:39 PM UTC
IIRC, Eduard and Voyager make separate blast shields.