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Sd.Kfz.184 Ferdinand (1/72)

There are some pictures of the Sd.Kfz.184 that have fascinated me for a long time and it was time to implement them.
I actually wanted to make an Elefant and not a , because that would have been correct for the idea.
However, the kit did not allow this, so things turned out differently.
However, I think this setting suits many of the heavy tanks that like to burrow into soft ground.

To the kit( 7515):
This was partly in rather poor quality.
All parts that are necessary for the Elefant were simply unusable.
Luckily the set also included all the parts for the Ferdinand, so I decided to build it.
On the other hand, the engine deck is wrong.
At the time I wanted a quick build and left it that way.
The assembly was not without problems.
Sometimes frustrating.
In my case not the best kit from Dragon.
I also used an aluminum barrel from Aber (72L-05) and cables from Eureka (ER-7209).

The miniatures are offered by CMK (72228) and Mantis (72002).

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6 responses

  1. Great Ferdinand my friend

  2. A great result, Simon!

  3. Thanks guys!
    Nice that you like it:)

  4. Excellent result, Simon @s-nagorsnik
    Great paintwork and weathering.

  5. Nice job, Simon, especially in 1/72. Looks like your first submission, welcome aboard. Hope to see more.

  6. Thx to John and Gary!
    @Gary: You are right, these are my first publications here.
    I will gradually update my albums.
    Therefore: sure, there will be more to come;)

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