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Tristar's New Sd.Kfz.222
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Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 05:23 PM UTC
Jim previews the new Tristar Sd.Kfz.222 Leichter Panzerspahwagen (2cm). This kit has just been released and should be available in stores soon.

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Thanks!
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Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 06:29 PM UTC
A great preview. What I'm still wondering about is how paintable the tires are. Any comment on that?
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Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 07:14 PM UTC
I'm not too worried about the rubber tires taking paint, as I'm sure resin replacements will show up.
but I'm more concerned about the front plate that seens to have a nice set of sink marks.

from the looks of the photo.
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Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 07:58 PM UTC
Not sure about the tires. They are a typical black rubber material so...

Nice catch on that Dave. There is indeed sink mark on that surface. I'm sure it could be filled and sanded easily as it doesn't run to the very edge where the weld detail is.

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Posted: Friday, November 20, 2009 - 02:42 AM UTC
Right on que,amongst Tankograds next batch of new releases is a book on the "4-Rad-Panzerspähwagen Sd.Kfz. 221, 222, 223, 260, 261", which should be a nice reference.

Thanks for the review Jim. This is one to go straight to the top of the Christmas list.

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Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 10:50 AM UTC
Definitely one of the "cool" German vehicles. Some of their stuff is so recognizable by shape....

Nice review, Jim.