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Mercedes-Benz Arocs + Ballast Box + Fassi Mammoet

Maker:  IMC Models
Model No:  410277
Scale:  1:50
Review Date:  December 2021

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Mercedes-Benz Arocs + Ballast Box + Fassi - Mammoet Video
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Mammoet branded box.
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Attractive Mammoet colour scheme.
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Decent steering angle.
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Textured walkways behind the cab.
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Very nice grille on the tower.
Tower has nice details.
Fassi at work..
Fassi holds a load.

This is a model of the Mammoet Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8x4 with a Ballast Box equipped with a Fassi Loader Crane.


The model comes in a high quality box enclosed by a Mammoet-branded sleeve with a photo of the real real truck.  Inside the box the model is held in high quality foam.

The review model had no missing parts or defects.

A uniquely numbered Mammoet certificate is also included, but there is no information about the real truck. 


The Arocs has a detailed 8x4 chassis. The transmission components are modelled and the tyres are different on the steering and driven axles. The wheels are very detailed and the hubs are highlighted in red. 

The cab has air horns and an aerial on the roof together with a nice light bar. The Arocs grille is impressive and it has a fixed Convoi Exceptionnel sign.  The many graphics are very sharp and there is a fleet number on the cab.  There is a realistic number plate .

Behind the cab there is a big equipment tower which looks great, and there are coiled lines. Diamond plated surfaces are in front of the fifth wheel.

At the rear the lights have lenses and the mud flaps have graphics. 

A driver is included as a separate part.  It is detailed with Mammoet printed on the back.

The ballast box has plastic inserts on top with the rest being metal.  The graphics are sharp.

On the rear of the ballast box is a small Fassi Loader Crane.  It is mainly metal with some nice details.  Lifting chains are included with the model.


The Arocs has very good steering movement. 

A separate fifth wheel is provided so the tractor can accommodate trailers with a larger kingpin.

The cab has opening doors.  These work well, and open to a good angle.

The driver can be inserted in the cab, but it is fiddly to do so.

The ballast box can be fitted, or left off.

The Fassi crane can be rotated and posed in a lifting position and it has a telescopic section too.  The outrigger beams can be removed and rotated to lower the pads.  However, the pistons have a limited extension and are well short of reaching the ground.


This is a high quality model with a high metal content. 

The paint finish and graphics are also high quality.  A consequence of the tolerance in the hinges of the opening doors is that graphics can sometimes appear misaligned.


It is a limited edition and is reasonable value.


This is another excellent Mercedes-Benz Arocs model and it looks great in the Mammoet colour scheme.


The model appeared in October 2021 and was made in a run of 500 models.
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Parts and Certificate.
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Detailed wheels.
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Detailed chassis.  
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Opening doors.
On the road.
Towing hitch at the rear.
Lifting chains are supplied.