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ICM: Sd.Kfz. 251/6 Ausf A
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Posted: Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 03:09 AM UTC


Darren Baker takes a look at the third release of the Sd.Kfz. 251 Ausf A from ICM, this time it is the Sd.Kfz. 251/6 Ausf A WW2 German Armoured Command Vehicle in 1/35th scale.

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Posted: Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 03:19 PM UTC
Thanks for the comprehensive review Darren! I am interested in this kit and was pleased to see it hit the shelves, as compared to Dragon's promised release over a decade ago that never did.
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Posted: Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 08:48 PM UTC
Great review! I have a quick question because this has been a great interest of mine to build a 1/35 Ausf A for a long time. How is the interior? The A (and B) versions had a different setup from the rest of the series, and the previous ICM kit did not take them into account.
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Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018 - 09:06 AM UTC
Andras: I have looked through my books and online reference and have not been able to find a guaranteed image of the interior of the 251 A version. What I can say is that it appears to match the reference I have and so I believe it to be as correct as far I can see.
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Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:05 AM UTC
Awesome. Thank you. It's not as if I was a rivet counter (there is nothing wrong with that, but I'm way too lazy for that), but it is nice to have a different (and accurate...) interior for the X+1th Sd.Kfz251 I have... (Or will have, in this case.)

(In theory it should not be difficult to convert a C or D interior -benches, different place for the radio, simpler seats for the driver/radio operator-, but then again... I do lack the devotion -and skills- for a scratchbuilding project of this magnitude.)