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Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.H
German Tank Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.H Late Production
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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Armorama

SUMMARY
Highs: Typical high production quality of Tamiya kits.
Lows: Not a whole lot new here except side skirts and torso figure.
Verdict: For 1/48 scale builders this will be a welcome addition.
  Scale: 1:48
  Mfg. ID: 32584
  Suggested Retail: $25 USD
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  PUBLISHED: Mar 31, 2015
  NATIONALITY: Germany
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 82.61%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

Copyright 2017 text by Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of TankRat's. All rights reserved.


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Comments

It is interesting to see Tamiya take a DML approach and release a kit with a mix of sprues along with new parts. If they follow this through it could be good news for armour fans.
MAR 31, 2015 - 09:07 AM
Wish ot was 1/35 scale , the kits seems to be getting smaller and smaller .
MAR 31, 2015 - 09:10 AM
Love it!... More 1/48 scale kits manufacturers. I'd love to see Tamiya do a 1/48 Elefant. Thanks for the review
MAR 31, 2015 - 09:27 AM
Great to see this up close Jim. Been waiting for this a long time (can't wait to get one) as the previous J is getting very difficult to find. The plastic hull tub is probably the most welcome feature but also there's been rumours about some older OOP kits being re-released so hopefully a little of the doom and gloom in the 48th community can be lifted a little ..... Brent
MAR 31, 2015 - 09:55 AM
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