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New Release: BTR-80

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Free Shipping Offer:

Buy the BTR-80 by October 15th and get free shipping on your entire order!*

*Within the USA free shipping mean delivery by the United States Postal Service using First Class Mail (packages up to 8 ounces) and Priority Mail (packages over 8 ounces). Select Countries: Free Economy Mail delivery (4-8 weeks) is also being offered to Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Luxemburg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

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Special Bundle Offer

Buy the BTR-80 and the UAZ-469 together, and get the limited edition Green Hydraulic Press for Free! And Free shipping on your entire order to most destinations! Quantities are limited!

About the BTR-80:

The BTR-80 is an 8×8 wheeled amphibious armored personnel carrier, designed in the USSR. It was first deployed during the Soviet war in Afghanistan. The BTR-80 variant brought a redesigned mantle, which allows the 14.5mm KPVT and coaxial 7.62mm PKT machine guns to be elevated to a maximum of 60 degrees. This was important because it allowed for better engagement in urban fighting and for low slow flying air targets. The BTR-80 can climb a slope with up to 60% gradient and climb a vertical step of 0.5 m.

Initially developed in 1984, over 5,000+ units have been produced to present day. The BTR-80 has seen action in numerous wars, including the Iraqi insurgency, first and second Chechen Wars, and the Turkish-Kurdish conflicts. Weighing in at 13.6 tonnes, the BTR-80 can hold 3 crew and 7 passengers and reach a total top speed of 80-90km/h, or about 49.7-55.9m/h, and a swim speed of 10km/h, or 6.2m/h. Dozens of countries have forms of the BTR-80 available on demand as part of military vehicles.

Additional information about this Brickmania custom Lego® kit:

The BTR-80 has the following features:

  • Includes one minifig
  • 1/35 scale to match other Brickmania models
  • Includes 478 genuine new-condition LEGO®, Brickmania and BrickArms elements
  • Advanced Skill Level (3-4 years’ experience with LEGO is recommended)
  • Features steerable movement with 6 opening hatches
  • Back of vehicle opens to allow minifigs to enter
  • 30mm turret included

All Brickmania model kits are made of new-condition LEGO bricks. This model comes disassembled and includes completed printed building instructions and comes packaged in a sealed box. This is a limited edition kit and production may be discontinued at any time.

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