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Amusing Hobby: Würzburg radar
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 07:59 PM GMT+7


Amusing Hobby has shared two painting profiles and a CAD drawing of their upcoming release, a Würzburg radar FuMG 39D

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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 09:13 PM GMT+7
Well, if it is in 1/35th scale I'll have one scratchbuild less for the future
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 12:47 AM GMT+7


1/35 scale



http://www.greenmats.club/topic/3976-amusing-135-flak40-and-fumg-39d-xxxxx/
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 01:30 AM GMT+7
Look at the 128mm anti-aircraft gun next to it. That looks really nice.
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 01:55 AM GMT+7
Nice, I also have a Wurzburg Riese (from Schatton) but that thing is also "Riesengross" Now we have the gun laying radars to accompany the AA batteries.
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 06:41 AM GMT+7
That 12.8cm Flak really catches my eye. My grandfather was a ball turret gunner on a B-17G from very late '44 until war's end. He told me all about "88's" but they were really afraid of the "105's" (10.5cm). He included that around major targets they had "something even bigger" but never specified. I've always assumed it to be this.
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 07:24 AM GMT+7
What; no transport trailer?????
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 08:44 AM GMT+7

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What; no transport trailer?????



Maybe in a later kit ....
Some want the trailer and some want only the gun for a diorama and don't want to spend $$ on the trailer parts.
That 4-axle trailer is a large kit in itself ...


/ Robin
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 11:54 AM GMT+7

Quoted Text


Quoted Text

What; no transport trailer?????



Maybe in a later kit ....
Some want the trailer and some want only the gun for a diorama and don't want to spend $$ on the trailer parts.
That 4-axle trailer is a large kit in itself ...


/ Robin



Pretty sure he meant a trailer for the radar.
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 02:04 PM GMT+7
Finally a really good radar set! The trailer looks cool too.
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 03:19 PM GMT+7
Shell would be correct though the heavy duty transport for the gun does look very interesting!
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 09:53 PM GMT+7

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Shell would be correct though the heavy duty transport for the gun does look very interesting!



Just by looking at the picture I get the impression that the trailers/axles for the FlaK 18 or 36/37 could work.
Just guessing though ...
ayovtshev
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Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017 - 01:47 AM GMT+7
The trailer is Sd.Ah.104.
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Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017 - 02:39 AM GMT+7

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The trailer is Sd.Ah.104.



Thanks!!
This reminded me about this kit:
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/948537-des-kit-35086-radar-fumg-39d-fumg-62-flak-w-rzburg-1941-45-with-sd-anh-104


The trailer is used in a few more of their kits
http://deskit.online.fr/02_pages/03_materiels_35/materiels_allemands_35/materiels_allemands_35.htm
or
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/172004-des-kit-35061-3-7-cm-flak-mounted-on-sdanh-04-trailer


including nr 35061 which is a conversion for Tamiyas FlaK 37.
The conversion consists of the trailer and a new lower part of the gun mount.

/ Robin
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 11:43 PM GMT+7
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 11:44 PM GMT+7
I hope some one does this version as well. well I can hope
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 11:48 PM GMT+7