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ARMORED DINOSAUR - SNAP TOGETHER - 1:13 SCALE
Kit # 744
Designed by - ???
Sculpted by Bill Lemon
Box Art - ???
Instruction Illustration - ???

Aurora model kit armored dinosaur
22 parts. Molded in orangish brown.
From the 74 release.

armored dino
This should give you an idea of the size.
armored dino and allosaurus modelsRevell armored dinosaur model
my finished kit
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The head and tail pivot up and down. Legs swivel, and you can spin the end of the tail..
Being a later release, these are a little rarer. So original versions are in big demand.
Mainly because it comes with both base pieces. (reissues only have 1 base half)
Ones with a nice box get very high prices.
Even reissues get good results as it is also a nice kit to own and build. Well designed with very good fit, and fairly well hidden seams.
Reissues go by the name of Ankylosaurus. Most recent Revell issue called it Tank'

To veiw a parts list for this model, click on the link. It is in .txt format. You are more than welcome to copy this list.

PARTS LIST

Armored dinosaur model base

NAMEPLATE TEXT

ANKYLOSAURUS
85 MILLION YEARS AGO
CRETACEOUS PERIOD
NORTH AMERICA

Armored dinosaur model nameplate


Armored dinosaur model base

Here is a side-by-side.
The one on the right is an original Aurora.
The one on the left is the Revell-Germany

Armored dinosaur model base
armored dinosaur model box
armored dinosaur model box
Aurora Box
  armored dinosaur model box
Aurora model kit armored dinosaur
     
Monogram 80 Armored dinosaur model box
Monogram #6045
  Monogram 79 Armored dinosaur model box
     
Revell 93 Armored dinosaur model box
Revell #6337
  Revell 93 Armored dinosaur model box
     
Revell-Germany 93 Armored dinosaur model box
Revell-Germany #6477
  Revell-Germany Armored dinosaur model box
     
Revell 07 Armored dinosaur model box
Revell 2007 - #6510
  Revell armored dinosaur model
     
Revell Germany
Revell 2015 - #6477
  Revell sailback model
 

 

 

 

 
Aurora version comes with 2 part base. Reissue comes with only one part (including the newest 2007 issue). The Revell-Germany 93 version does come with the clear green parts for the Sailback reptile though. Not sure why, but they are there.
This was a very nice kit to build. The way the body goes together eliminates having to fill a lot of seams.
Nice sized kit. Not real big like the mammoth, but not small either. Gives pleny of area to really get into painting and detailing the model.
         
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