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Tiger 1 Tunisian Initial
Pz.Kpfw.VI Ausf.E Tiger I
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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SUMMARY
Jim gives us a look at what's inside the box of this recent release from Dragon Models, the Tiger I Tunisian Initial.
  Scale: 1:35
  Mfg. ID: 6608
  Suggested Retail: $55
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  PUBLISHED: May 27, 2016
  NATIONALITY: Germany
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 86.19%

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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

A very nice Dragon Tiger,So diffrent then the European Tigers with its Trop Color Scheme.I'm looking forward to using this in Big Cats IV.Only downside for me is the DS tracks which I am swapping out with Spade-Ace.
MAY 27, 2016 - 08:50 AM
What makes you think that European Tigers didn't use the Tropical colour scheme?
MAY 27, 2016 - 06:51 PM
Not to be a smart a55 or anything. But how can anyone know that this Tiger isn't Grey, brown, or dark yellow? Gaz
MAY 27, 2016 - 08:29 PM
We can't know for sure, but we do know that it was manufactured before "dark yellow" was introduced; that it wasn't dark enough to be Dunkelgrau when it was new and clean; and that it went to s.Pz.Abt.505 whose own combat diary speaks of new Tigers arriving in "tropical" scheme. David
MAY 27, 2016 - 10:14 PM
Thank you for answering my curiousity, David. Gaz
MAY 27, 2016 - 10:21 PM
But, what exactly was the 'tropical' scheme, was the base colour a brownish colour? A greenish/gray colour? I'm always a little confused by this ref to a tropical scheme tbh.
MAY 28, 2016 - 08:15 AM
But, what exactly was the 'tropical' scheme, was the base colour a brownish colour? A greenish/gray colour? I'm always a little confused by this ref to a tropical scheme tbh. [/quote] Tropen is RAL 8000 and RAL 7008 see refrence LINK
MAY 28, 2016 - 08:41 AM
this new dragon tiger 1 other example of the armored formations of the "afrika-korps".
MAY 28, 2016 - 11:01 PM
The Tigers belonged to Von Arnim's 5th Panzer Army. They were not part of Rommel's Afrikakorps. David
MAY 29, 2016 - 02:36 AM
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