Tamiya 1/35 Nashorn
This kit was absolutely friggin beautiful. I highly, highly recommend it for anyone.
The Nashorn, formerly referred to as the Hornisse (Hornet), was a formidable tank destroyer with an open top Pz III/IV hull, a crew of 5, and the widely feared 8,8 cm Pak 43. Its known for being able to penetrate the toughest enemy tanks on the battle field frontally, as it is credited with destroying both an IS 2 and an M26 Pershing. The Nashorn was built to rival the Soviet tanks of the time, especially upon the introduction of the T-34. There are two complete surviving examples in the world, with a third work in progress that was nearly complete but burned in a garage fire, destroying many crucial engine and transmission parts.
But the kit itself was AMAZING. It basically snapped together. It came complete with a crew as well. You may notice that my example isnt entirely accurate, but I have an old stug I stole the tracks from so add additional armor to the front of my model. I might redo the track, I’m not sure, but for now I’m really pleased with it. Disclaimer, I built this several months ago, probably around Halloween, but I only just got around to finishing it. Thank you all for reading! Also my bonus mini projects over been attempting is 1/72 bottle cap soldiers.
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