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Austro Daimler ADGZ
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 12:14 AM UTC
Check out the review from Robert Blokker of the somewhat rare and unusual release from AMG model that brings the forefather of the German Heavy Armored car to the market the Austro Daimler ADGZ Armored Car in 1/35 scale.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 02:00 AM UTC
Ola Mario

Thanks for publishing my review. Great job
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 02:32 AM UTC
Thanks for review, Robert. Very useful.

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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 07:56 AM UTC
Btw, who is doing the gun? I searched but couldn't find any replacement.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 09:38 AM UTC
Ola Roman

I thought both RB Model and Aber had a similar gun in their assortment. But upon checking I saw it was KwK30 and not KwK35. Plus the length differs from L45 to L50. Still its the closest you are going to get with what is commercially available.
I' m planning to buy either of those and built it. It will definately come closer then the plastic offering.
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2013 - 11:19 AM UTC
ok, maybe I am wrong but the kit is missing all hinges - doors, hatches, everything....
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2013 - 11:36 AM UTC
Nope the hinges are there but you have to attach them separately. They are delivered as strips that you have to cut to size yourself. They are on the sprues that also have the driveshafts. You could have known this as I mentioned in the review that the kit also has the bulky hinges as on the real vehicle.
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2013 - 11:52 AM UTC
yes, I found them too now... otherwise I started the build and the parts fit is not as what I am used to. Reminds me of Alby.
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2013 - 11:59 AM UTC
No yet started but I'm looking forward to it.

Thanks for the mention on the built. I personally look forward to it. Even if some parts might be a bit on the large side or soft on detail. I have seen much much worse. Then again. I like to built old Schmidt Vacu Forms every now and then. Believe me... it puts "Ill fit" in a totally new perspective. Even the worst Eastern Block kit will look like DML's latest offering after that.
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Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2013 - 05:21 AM UTC
Dark coloured parts smell bad when Tamiya glue applied on them.
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Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2013 - 05:31 AM UTC
Thanks for pointing that out. Will keep the window open when I start on this kit
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Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 03:37 AM UTC
I have some WIP pictures in my blog.

http://roman-bizarre.blogspot.no/2013/02/adgz-getting-there.html
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Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 03:49 AM UTC
That builts up in quite a decent model I think. Looking forward to start on mine.

You sanded off the hatches that you replaced with PE?
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Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 03:54 AM UTC
no, I glued on top.
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Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 03:57 AM UTC
Ok good to know. I was already preparing myself to sand them off. Will keep that in mind.
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 03:41 AM UTC
have more progress on my model

check here or in my blog.

http://www.network54.com/Forum/110741/message/1361998846/ADGZ%2C+time+for+weathering.
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 03:59 AM UTC
That looks pretty sweet Roman

There is no doubt you can make something nice out of this.
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Posted: Friday, April 05, 2013 - 08:22 AM UTC
Finished model

http://www.network54.com/Forum/110741/message/1365193007/1-35+ADGZ%2C+finished.
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Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013 - 07:34 AM UTC
http://www.jadarhobby.pl/armo-35807-dzialko-solothurn-s18100-do-tks-135-p-33194.html

Barrel for main gun!