Author Topic: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - SdKfz 7/1 Prototype 170724  (Read 2944 times)

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Re: HOLD this space (again)... Finally! 170330
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2017, 05:40:08 PM »
Superb addition to the range.

Any idea when this is likely to be scheduled into the production?

Definatly up for one of these as a tow for my flak88 and another as a quad flakwaggon.

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Tim

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Re: HOLD this space (again)... Finally! 170330
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2017, 07:10:35 PM »
Any idea when this is likely to be scheduled into the production?

This is just the very preliminary drawing. Still need to take time to double check on historical accuracy, then touch up on details, then work on the moulding angles... will take a long while!

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Re: HOLD this space (again)... Finally! 170330
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2017, 08:50:25 PM »
Will look forward to your updates, but i suspect Q1 or Q2 2018.
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Tim

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Re: HOLD this space (again)... Finally! 170330
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2017, 09:24:25 PM »
That looks promising  :) Its the kind of kit that needs the cargo compartment doors as seperate pieces .

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Re: HOLD this space (again)... Finally! 170330
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2017, 10:22:34 PM »
Told you it'd be the SdKfz 7...

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Re: HOLD this space (again)... Finally! 170330
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2017, 10:54:47 PM »
Never any doubt Pinky  :)

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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - Updated 170617
« Reply #21 on: June 17, 2017, 02:48:11 PM »
We have not update this project for a while.  Reason was we had to redo most of the 3d drawings
due to a design flaw related to an incorrect blueprint.  After two months of rework, we now have
a rather accurate representation of the prime mover!







Enjoy!
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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - Updated 170617
« Reply #22 on: June 17, 2017, 02:58:59 PM »
That looks good, the stowage bins being a particularly neat feature.

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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - Updated 170617
« Reply #23 on: June 17, 2017, 04:19:56 PM »
That looks great.  Would you be able to include an Afrika Korps driver as well as a 'standard' one?

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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - Updated 170617
« Reply #24 on: June 17, 2017, 10:28:12 PM »
Awesome ! Just what I need for my Dirty Dozen diorama

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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - SdKfz 7/1 170707
« Reply #25 on: July 07, 2017, 05:45:51 PM »
We had been working on and off on the SdKfz 7 and the Flakvierling 38 for a few months now,
it's time to merge them into a new variant - the SdKfz 7/1, enjoy!!







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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - SdKfz 7/1 170707
« Reply #26 on: July 07, 2017, 05:54:16 PM »
Nice.

Will there be lots of ammo cannisters?

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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - SdKfz 7/1 170707
« Reply #27 on: July 07, 2017, 10:31:39 PM »
That looks damned fine.
Certainly looks like i will be getting 3 of the sdkfz7s now as i need a couple of tows plus a flak wagon.
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Tim

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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - SdKfz 7/1 170707
« Reply #28 on: July 10, 2017, 06:14:45 AM »
This looks excellent.  It would look great with a crew in winter gear, like the Tamiya version.  And perhaps optional parts for the armoured cab?

I repeat my earlier concern about the fragility of the barrels.

[edited to fix dumb typoes]
« Last Edit: July 12, 2017, 01:57:44 PM by Pinky »

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Re: SdKfz 7 Prime Mover 8t - SdKfz 7/1 170707
« Reply #29 on: July 10, 2017, 10:02:07 AM »
This looks excellent.  It would look great with a crew in winter gear, like the Tamiay version.  And perhaps optional parts for the armoured cab?

There will be no armoured cab variant from us as it requires major changes to the standard SdKfz 7 as well as an extra mould to the product.  Furthermore, it will not be too difficult to kitbash our standard version to an armoured one by a seasoned modeller.


I repeat my earlier concern about the facility of the barrels.

There will be two sets of barrels similar to what we did for the M2 Brownings MG.  At least this is what we have planned...