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Unboxing the New Tamiya SU-76M

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About the Author

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...


Comments

Judging by the instructions, you are supposed to use the jig to glue the track links together so they sag correctly on the upper rollers. The flatmoulded length is for the bottom run.
FEB 16, 2016 - 10:45 AM
whos kit did Tamiya rebox this time?
FEB 19, 2016 - 11:43 PM
Read up.....New Tool
FEB 20, 2016 - 12:17 AM
Can't stop, the long section of track is the bottom part and the top section that goes on the jig is individual track links. That did the same on there ISU-152 kit. And it worked pretty well there. Though no match to Fraultracks.
FEB 20, 2016 - 07:41 PM
I already ordered this one last weeeeeeek. I will upload the complete model photos ASAP. Haha.
FEB 29, 2016 - 06:00 PM
Tamiya recently announced the release date for this kit: April 2, 2015. Regular price is at 3,800JPY without tax. However, some online stores have it listed as a late March release. Expect deliveries to begin on the last week of this month.
MAR 02, 2016 - 10:13 PM
Finally a good kit of this vehicle.
MAR 06, 2016 - 12:54 AM
The SU-76 has already been well served with the Miniart kit released back in 2008, bit Tamiya's kit seems to be more advanced.
MAR 06, 2016 - 07:44 AM
lol am i the only one who can see putin's face on one of those figures? this one : LINK
MAR 11, 2016 - 11:16 AM
You're not, it was mentioned on the first page
MAR 11, 2016 - 11:31 AM
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