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Dragon's Panzer IV F2(G)
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Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 09:34 AM UTC
Jan Etal reviews Dragon's Panzer IV F2(G) in 1/72nd scale.



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Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 10:08 AM UTC
Looks like a good thorough review Jan, very helpful to people like me who are not experts on particular types of armor. I'd be very comfortable picking up one of these kits now rather than waiting eons for Tristar or Tasca to release one.
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Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010 - 03:58 AM UTC
I am glad that you found the review helpful, Jeremy. I am myself hardly an expert but I feel that a bit of background to a vehicle helps put things in perspective. One thing that I forgot to mention in the review was the potential for someone to use it as a base for some super interior detailing. There are already quite a few internal details provided but any others would probably have to be scratch built as there aren't any interior detail kits available in 1/72.

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010 - 04:41 AM UTC

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Looks like a good thorough review Jan, very helpful to people like me who are not experts on particular types of armor. I'd be very comfortable picking up one of these kits now rather than waiting eons for Tristar or Tasca to release one.



To my knowledge Tristar and Tasca have never released or intend to release a 1/72 scale range of kits of any description so your comments seem somewhat strange.
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Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 03:45 AM UTC
Excellent and detailed review, Jan. It pretty much answers all my questions about what to expect. I don't like the idea that you have to build the entire top part before fitting it onto the bottom. That's just the thing where I'd probably mess up. I have to say, for a beginner these Dragon Braille kits are quite intimidating.

Regards,
AJ
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Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 06:29 AM UTC
Thanks for the comments, AJ. Yes, these Dragon kits can be quite a challenge, especially for a beginner. Like everything else, you don't know what you can achieve until you try.

Cheers,
Jan