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Revell 1/32 Wrecker Truck 85-7816

Clearing vehicles off the road is a difficult task, even under the best conditions. Military wreckers clear damaged military equipment and free stuck vehicles under fire and on poor roads. For the complex and difficult tasks it is tasked with, these 5-ton trucks have six-wheel drive and cranes capable of lifting up to 20,000 lbs (9000 kg). This kit features a removable hood with complete engine detail, five crew figures, a rotating crane and cargo box and decals with U.S. Army graphics.


Another year, another treat from Revell showing up. January brought us in the latest Revell subject from their Rewal Blueprint Models line available at your favorite hobby shop. The box features a beautiful and nostalgic art from those yesterday modelling years. This kit bears Revell’s SSP (Selected Subject Program) seal. The kit features the exclusive ”NO SHOW” Cementing design.

This is a Level 2 kit is great for the younger modeller, advanced or collectors alike. Unlike model kits from the armor genre, this kit is molded in what I call the ”Light Revell of Germany Gray instead of the usual Olive Drab. As with all the SSP kits from Revell, they are available for a limited time only and when they’re gone, they’re gone.

Kit Highlights

  • Overview
  • Skill level: 2
  • Scale: 1/32
  • Length: 12-1/8″
  • Width: 3-1/4″
  • Height: 3-1/2″
  • Parts: 156

My sincere thanks to Revell USA for the review copy.

George Collazo
George Collazo

George has been hosting review sites and blogging about toy collectibles, travel, digital photography and Nikon digital imaging since 1998. His first model kit build was a Testors 1/35 DODGE WC-54 in 1984.