9 new kits from Dragon

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9 new kits from Dragon

Joined: April 18th, 2005, 8:42 pm

May 19th, 2017, 6:15 pm #1

https://www.dragonusaonline.com/Search.aspx

These kits are numbered in the 75XX range which started around the release of the Churchill series. (if that means anything)
They do not seem to be re-releases.
Fire away!
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Joined: August 27th, 2010, 9:48 pm

May 19th, 2017, 6:20 pm #2

They have to Pz IV Hs listed but one has a Stug B photo....and even then, none of the Hs have zimmerit, and Dragon has shown they can do zimmerit...so what gives.

The F1 could have potential but I fear it will be a rejig of the Fujimi Ausf D they are currently offering...not the great F version they did many moons ago.

All in all, I think that these kits will be simplified versions of their previous offerings, intended to fuel the production line of their ready-made and painted kits. I would love to be proved wrong and that Dragon would go back to making actual model kits....we shall see...
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Joined: April 18th, 2005, 8:42 pm

May 19th, 2017, 6:44 pm #3

I would tend to agree this is to make the pre-builts easier for production, as they have announced quite a line-up there, too.
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Joined: April 5th, 2004, 3:57 am

May 19th, 2017, 7:30 pm #4

They have to Pz IV Hs listed but one has a Stug B photo....and even then, none of the Hs have zimmerit, and Dragon has shown they can do zimmerit...so what gives.

The F1 could have potential but I fear it will be a rejig of the Fujimi Ausf D they are currently offering...not the great F version they did many moons ago.

All in all, I think that these kits will be simplified versions of their previous offerings, intended to fuel the production line of their ready-made and painted kits. I would love to be proved wrong and that Dragon would go back to making actual model kits....we shall see...
looks like they are a new set of kits like the Stug III F & Pz IV D.
with the wheels & rubber tracks all in one.
The second one listed as a Pz IV H is just the same title accidentally carried over.
but meant to say Stug III C/D I'm guessing as the pic is different to the Stug III B listing.
The Correct Pz IV H listing better have Zimmerit as the pic is showing a 12SS, 6th co. Pz IV H
which all had zimmerit, IF they have Zimmerit I would be interested, other wise there would be no point.
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/73 ... 895e29.jpg
Cheer Elliott

PS looks like they fixed the Stug III C/D calling it a Pz IV H error since
& added a Pz IV F to the range.

The !/35 scale kit of the Pz IV H has zimmerit & uses the same Box Artwork
http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op= ... nt&id=9084

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Last edited by Elliott Winthrop on May 20th, 2017, 1:41 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Joined: August 27th, 2010, 9:48 pm

May 19th, 2017, 9:04 pm #5

No zim in Dragon's artwork.....

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Joined: March 10th, 2004, 5:37 pm

May 19th, 2017, 11:27 pm #6

https://www.dragonusaonline.com/Search.aspx

These kits are numbered in the 75XX range which started around the release of the Churchill series. (if that means anything)
They do not seem to be re-releases.
Fire away!
Hopefully those Stugs are nice as they will make a good addition. Could the F-1 be a tropical version?
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Joined: April 5th, 2004, 3:57 am

May 20th, 2017, 1:29 am #7

No zim in Dragon's artwork.....
Even say so on the 1/35 box that also uses the same artwork
you can see the horizontal lines on the turret armour doors behind the 635
(Because even the turret armour had Zimmerit with 12th SS).



Thats why I'm still hoping

Cheers Elliott
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Joined: July 5th, 2005, 7:24 pm

May 20th, 2017, 7:35 am #8

https://www.dragonusaonline.com/Search.aspx

These kits are numbered in the 75XX range which started around the release of the Churchill series. (if that means anything)
They do not seem to be re-releases.
Fire away!
Check the pic of Dragon armour Pz4G
many parts from Girls and Panzer PzIVD and H sprocket
the same with Stug 3F. Seems that trumpis Stugs are still the best.
http://www.dragonusaonline.com/multipic ... d=DRR60700
Regards from Vienna
Robert
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Joined: September 23rd, 2014, 8:45 pm

May 20th, 2017, 9:33 am #9

Some refer to Trumpeter wrt scale issues, but as the hulls seem nicely detailed , and accurate and provide the running gear with it, could they be placed on Revell chassis or the stug converted back to earlier version?
enjoy modelling,
Peter
Regards,
Peter van Kempen.

Si vis pacem, Para bellum.
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Joined: February 23rd, 2012, 1:59 pm

May 20th, 2017, 5:11 pm #10

Even say so on the 1/35 box that also uses the same artwork
you can see the horizontal lines on the turret armour doors behind the 635
(Because even the turret armour had Zimmerit with 12th SS).



Thats why I'm still hoping

Cheers Elliott
In which case, buy a dragon Panther with PzIV turret... Build the panther and have some spare parts for a better IV turret... well, the side skirts at least..!
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