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Belaz 75180 Mining Dump Truck

Maker:  Not declared
Model No:  75180-19
Scale:  1:50
Review Date:  June 2020

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Packaging   (max 10) 9
Detail   (max 30) 24
Features   (max 20) 17
Quality   (max 25) 20
Price   (max 15) 10
Overall   (max 100) 80%


Belaz 75180 and 75180 Mining Dump Truck Video  [Youku video]
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Belaz branded tin.
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Very good steering angle.
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Tough chassis.
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Dump body has a plastic plate on part of the surface.
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Metal handrails.
On site.
Being loaded.

The Belaz 75180 Dump Truck has an unladen weight of 140 tonnes and can carry a payload of 180 tonnes.

Belaz is a long established company based in Belarus. 

The model maker is not stated but is believed to be the Yu Lee Corporation.


The model comes in the substantial packaging.  There is an outer shipping carton which contains a tin which is protected by big expanded polystyrene spacers.  The tin is high quality and includes pictures and details about the real machine.

The review model had no missing parts or defects.


The chassis is suitably heavy duty and the rear axle cover and engine and other components are modelled in plastic with an excellent colour match. Side plates are mounted on each side of the engine.  The wheels are plastic with decent detail and the tyres have a deep tread pattern.  Soft mud flaps hang down.

At the front the large grille is a plastic moulding which is not perforated.  The lights have plastic lenses and there is a nicely embossed Belaz name above the radiator.  Wheel chock frames are modelled on each side.  The access stair up to the cab deck is metal with textured steps.

The cab deck has a plain surface with cabinets and equipment.   One set of cabinets has silver highlighting of the handles and it looks good.  The metal cab has two seats in the interior.  The handrails are metal and nicely thin and the mirrors are modelled well with silvered surfaces. At the front on each side there are tiny etched grilles.

At the back the rear axle looks impressive including two large suspension dampers.

The dump body is solidly made.  There is nice ribbing at the front and inside a plastic plate is used.  The graphics on the side are smart.  At the back there are small lights and rock deflectors hang down between the wheel pairs.   The lift rams are two stage with the middle section being grey plastic rather than silvered.


The wheels roll easily and it is nice that each of the rear tyres rolls separately. 

The steering is very good with a decent range.  The rear axle has working suspension which is effective.

The dump body raises to a reasonable angle, and the rams are stiff enough to hold most poses.


This is a good quality heavy model and where plastic is used it has an excellent colour match.

The paint is very good and the graphics are sharp.


It is fair value for a nicely presented large model.


This is a good quality model of a Belaz mining truck.  Although it is similar to the Belaz 75710, it is good that there are a number of differences rather than just different paint and graphics.  It is packaged very well and has a pleasing appearance with good functionality.


The model first appeared towards the end of 2019.

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Sharp colour scheme.
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Nice structure detail underneath the dump body.
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Grille is plastic and stairs are metal.
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Cab deck.
Profile view.
Decent tipping angle.
At work with a Belaz 75170.