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DML Sd.Kfz.7/1 FLAK Quad
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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 02:04 PM UTC
Bill Cross provides an In-Box review of the Sd.Kfz.7/1 FLAK Quad, a new release by Dragon in 1/35.

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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2009 - 12:54 AM UTC
Nice review.

Despite the small details missing this kit must be said to be truly state of the art. However, I also think a price tag of 60 USD is quite a lot for this type of kit. Just my 2 cents, I will probably end up buying this one anyway, when the price falls in 6 to 12 months.

Thanks for the review, Bill
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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2009 - 03:54 AM UTC
Nice review, Bill!

The kit looks to be nice overall. I recently received the Dragon 7/2 so not so sure I'll get this one (yet anyway). I'm still waiting to see the prime mover, however.

Rob
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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2009 - 04:40 AM UTC
Thanks, Jesper. Dragon kits are expensive, though you get great quality for your money. It will be interesting to see if the proliferation of these variants will have a price-lowering effect. I will have a build log for this started soon.

Rob, I don't know when Dragon's Prime Mover will actually show up in stores. I suspect soon, as all the mold work looks to be done. I assume they will want to spread out their new releases a bit. I would like to build one of the 7/2s as well.
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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2009 - 10:32 AM UTC
I'd be interested to see the Dragon Prime Mover too as I have the Trumpeter one. On a side note I was looking at the Trumpeter new releases on PMMS yesterday and it has the cargo version as August/Septemeber, along with the Flakveirling on the armoured body and the 43 on the unarmoured body so would be interesting to see if Dragon tries to beat that schedule.

Nice review Bill, I have to admit that when these were first reviewed side by side on PMMS I decided I was going to go for the Dragon one but the opportunity to get both the Trumpeter 7/1 AND the 7/2 for the same price as the Dragon 7/1 means I'm now the owner of both the Trumpeter ones. I'm still interested in getting the Dragon 7/2 though, mainly to see for myself just how much difference there really is.
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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2009 - 11:50 AM UTC
Thanks, Dean. I hope to have a build log up and running soon. I need to apply some Schurzen to my Panther D and the attaching brackets are THREE pieces of PE, so I just keep finding reasons not to finish that build, LOL!