It's time for a new review for my 15mm sci-i army. Today I will be talking about Antenocitis' T-Pea Hunchback APC.
The model comes in a plastic blister pack. They are like the Spartan Games' blister packs; that is they open from the back and are not permanently sealed.
The T-Pea Hunchback kit also comes with alternate turrets to choose from. You can opt for the dual short range missiles or AA missile pods + chain Guns. This is a very nice option from Antenocitis.
There is one problem with this model and it is the way the kit is put together. The T-Pea comes in more than 9 parts (depending on the turret choice), which is rather high compared to other models in the same category. Unfortunately , my critique does not stop there. Most of the components are the wheels. There are six altogether and they connect from the end of the wheel-shaft into a shallow slot in the centre of the wheel.
The design allows for a pretty weak build. I think the team at Antenocitis did not really think this through properly. The fineness of the shafts makes it
difficult to correct, fix or replace. One suggestion I heard was to glue the model onto a base to give it extra support.
If anyone knows how to get a stronger construction build for this model, please let me know by leaving a comment below.
Clear Horizon miiatures. The T-Pea can take an eight man-sized squad, but it would be a tight fit.
If you ask me whether or not you should buy this model, I admit I have mixed feelings. I think that there are models just as good looking as the T-Pea, but with less construction hassles.
Therefore, if you are not ready to invest some time, then I would look for something different. The good news is you will not have to look far, because Antenocitis have another APC which is a winner in my book. It is the Kabardin, and it will be the subject of my next review.
Once again, I come to the end of another post, and all I have left to say is farewell and good health from your fellow modeller and wargamer.