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  Building The Eduard Hetzer!
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 02:56 AM UTC
Here is a full build of the new Hetzer (Early) from Eduard.

Vinnie

Link to Item

If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
sniper
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 03:17 AM UTC
Wow! I was just feeling a bit bummed because I sold two of my DML Hetzer kits recently as it's always been an AFV I really like.

But now there is this great looking Eduard kit!

It's nice to know as the DML are getting hard to find and if I ever find the time or have the desire to build 1/35 again, this kit will be high on my list.

And I really like the way you finished the interior.

Steve
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 03:36 AM UTC
Hello vinnie,well you builds just get better

i do like this one,i was looking at your pics for some time thinking how the hell does he do it (lol).
i have to say its one of your best,how long did it take from start to finish?

big pat on the back mate,and thanks for shearing.

cheers karl
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 04:36 AM UTC
Great Article there,

I esp enjoy those that show how you paint and finish a model like you did on this one as it helps all of us improve our skills.

Keep up the good work.



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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 07:25 AM UTC
Excellent build review, Vinnie ! Looks like a great kit to build. The Hetzer is one of my favorite AFV's and having a new-tool kit like this is awesome

Perfect timing too. I have had these on pre-order for some time now, and as of this coming Friday, I will have them in stock. In addtition to the Eduard Early Hetzer, I will have the new Late Hetzer kits in as well.

The world of 1/35th armor kits continues to enlighten us all

Cheers !!

Alpen
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 09:38 AM UTC
Great work Vinnie, great interior...you've given me great reference material.... thanks..............

Frank
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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 10:42 AM UTC
Nice to see the your Hetzer finished Vinnie , great job as allways. Nice touch with the barbed wire on the rear hull.

It looks a great kit but it does seem wierd not including the PE for the schurzen ( maybe to keep the cost down on what is an allready pricey kit ) who knows

The instructions are a little vauge as you say , but then again anyone whos built a DML kit will be familiar with that

Ian
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Posted: Friday, December 30, 2005 - 02:52 AM UTC
Vinnie, these build stories are always great, you can learn so much from them. Keep 'em coming!

Thanks
Dave

PS: 600th post! At this rate, I'll be at 1000 by about, well, July.
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Posted: Friday, December 30, 2005 - 05:19 PM UTC
Finally got around to reading this Vinnie.....
Very nice article.....
GrahamRoss
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Posted: Friday, May 08, 2009 - 06:57 AM UTC
Hi Vinnie;

Is there any photos of the engine for the Hetzer that show proper wiring and placement of the wires themselves


Graham Ross
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Posted: Friday, May 08, 2009 - 10:35 AM UTC
Terrific! Blows away mine.
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Posted: Friday, May 08, 2009 - 10:49 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Hi Vinnie;

Is there any photos of the engine for the Hetzer that show proper wiring and placement of the wires themselves


Graham Ross



Graham im affraid Vinnie is no longer with the site so you will have to sorce the photos somewhere else Im affraid.