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Posted: Monday, June 03, 2013 - 10:02 AM UTC
Darren Baker Takes a look at a much awaited release from Bronco Models, the Versuchsflakwagon 8.8cm Flak 41 auf Sonderfahrgestell (Pz.Sfl.IVc) in 1/35th scale.

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Thanks!
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Posted: Monday, June 03, 2013 - 10:05 AM UTC
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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 12:32 AM UTC
Those tracks look just like ModelKasten..wonder if they made them? Darren, your review is great..Ive been holding off so far on opening one, but now I may just have to.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 01:44 AM UTC
Wow, what a beauty! May have to pick up one at some point.

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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 01:44 AM UTC
The track assembly should be welcomed by many!



http://www.dragonmodelsusa.com/dmlusa/prodd.asp?pid=BOM35062



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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 04:41 AM UTC
Hi All

Mine arrived last week and even though i've been feeling poorly couldn't wait to get started.






To this point of construction the fit as been GREAT. Mold seams have been very light and easy to clean up too.

Cheers to Bronco once again
Tony lee
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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 05:34 AM UTC
Almost ordered this when it was on pre-sale. Ended up buying their Flak 41 kit instead.

Does the track pin spacing on the sprues match the link spacing? Would make the assembly that much easier.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 07:08 AM UTC

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Almost ordered this when it was on pre-sale. Ended up buying their Flak 41 kit instead.

Does the track pin spacing on the sprues match the link spacing? Would make the assembly that much easier.



Yes you are correct in that belief.
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Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2013 - 09:06 PM UTC
Thanks for the article Darren. Very cool vehicle, even though my main interest is more and more early war.

@ Tony. Have you tried to assemble any of the tracks yet? Wondering how they go together and how workable they are. This is a very interesting development. I wish more companies would look into this ... having workable tracks in the kits.
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Posted: Friday, June 07, 2013 - 01:06 AM UTC
Hi Ya Frank

I did one other Bronco track set and that was on their SU-152









If your sprue nippers cut real close a couple of passes with a sanding stick takes care of the nibs.
If you don't go crazy with the glue they are very workable.

I have no complaints with Bronco workables
Tony lee

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Posted: Friday, June 07, 2013 - 03:35 AM UTC
R.E.arance

The pin spacing on the sprues doesn't match the link spacing.
I'm building the tracks now and it's cut the sprues for single pins and install in every other link,let set and then go back and pin the ones you skipped.

Slow going i'm afraid.
Tony lee
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Posted: Friday, June 07, 2013 - 03:48 AM UTC

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I have no complaints with Bronco workables


Thanks very much Tony for taking the time to reply. Appreciate it very much.
I have been considering buying this kit, and with these tracks, I can reduce the price by not having to buy tracks, and this makes it way more affordable. New kits such as this in Sweden are selling for a riduclous price.
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Posted: Friday, June 07, 2013 - 04:41 AM UTC
You're Welcome,anytime Frank

Tony lee
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Posted: Saturday, June 08, 2013 - 03:27 AM UTC
I was really not looking forward to these tracks. With the pics Tony posted, they don't seem too bad. I am going to give them a shot and see. Thanks Tony for the pics. Don M.
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Posted: Saturday, June 08, 2013 - 05:42 AM UTC
I don't know if you saw my post Don but the Grille 10 pins do not line up like the SU-152 so you'll need to cut them off the sprue as single units.

It's slower but the end results are the same.


Cheers
Tony lee