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Tiger I Ausf. E
Tiger I Pz.Kpfw.VI Ausf. E Sd.Kfz. 181 Early 1943 North African/Tunisia - Initial Production
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


Originally published on:
Armorama

SUMMARY
Highs: Excellent level of weld and other intricate details.
Lows: Tracks may be too time costly for some. May be difficult to find right now.
Verdict: Overall this looks like a solid production quality kit from a first time kit producer.
  Scale: 1:35
  Mfg. ID: RM-5001
  Suggested Retail: $55
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  PUBLISHED: Aug 28, 2015
  NATIONALITY: Germany
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 87.67%

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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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what's the exchange rate when you checked this ?
AUG 31, 2015 - 11:50 AM
what's the exchange rate when you checked this ?[/quote] Tim quoted the price for the Rye kit, It's listed at 6120 JPY. I don't know about the 38 GBP. I checked conversion rates for the whole month of August and none of the exchange rates jibe with that price, in real money or pounds. I did get mine from the Czech Republic for $53.28, including shipping.
AUG 31, 2015 - 01:12 PM
Then I owe him an apology , I thought he was mentioning the dragon kit . My apologies extended sir !
AUG 31, 2015 - 03:02 PM
Out of Korea , exactly the same sum . Shipping included .
AUG 31, 2015 - 03:04 PM
The close ups of teh tiny parts are amazing, what lens and lights do you use?
JAN 06, 2016 - 08:23 AM
[/quote] 96 bucks and some change at the hobby shop ! With sales tax that's over a hundred bucks .[/quote] Ask your hobby shop to order it from us. The standard version RM 35001 is $54.95 and the upgraded version with custom made ABER metal gun barrel is $72.90. RM 35003 Russian Front with interior is $83.95 and the upgraded version is $101.90. All are in stock. Best Regards, Ken Lawrence Pacific Coast Models, Inc. LINK info@pacmodels.com
JAN 06, 2016 - 11:40 AM
$57.99 and free shipping from Amazon: LINK
JAN 06, 2016 - 12:19 PM
In Canadian dollars it becomes $125 - $130. Totally unrealistic! [/quote] Hobby Center in Ottawa has the full interior Eastern Front version for $99.98 CDN http://the-hobby-centre.myshopify.com/collections/plastic-models/products/rm-5003-rye-field-models-1-35-tiger-1-e-early-with-full-interior And the early version with no interior for $74.98 CDN http://the-hobby-centre.myshopify.com/collections/plastic-models/products/rm-5001-rye-field-models-1-35-tiger-1-e So for once, with the conversion, we seem to have the better price here in Canada.
JAN 06, 2016 - 12:29 PM
Yeah, I've seen it (the first release) recently (yesterday, as a matter of fact) at a local LHS (Hobby Junction - Montreal) for around $75 CDN.
JAN 07, 2016 - 04:25 AM
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