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Discussion in 'First Impressions Kit Reviews' started by josve, Jun 11, 2007.

  1. josve

    josve Active Member

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    Another nice kit from GPM!

    Publisher: GPM
    Scale: 1:25
    Size: 280 x 140 x 130 mm
    Parts: 3010
    Sheets: 18
    Format: 210 x 297 mm
    GMI: 3

    The kit
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    Lets start with some parts :)
    There is a sheet of thick paper with zimmerit structure that looks really good!!
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    On other parts there also are zimmerit structure in 3D that also gives a realistic look.
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    Parts from the inside
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    And some more parts
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    Tracks
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    Instructions.
    There are a lot of instructions.5 pages of 3d drawings.
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    Lasertracks are available.
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    The kit gives a very good impression!
    The colors are very very good!
    3d print are also very good.
    With over 3000 parts, this is not a build you do in a week :)
  2. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    Wow! Looks like a winner. Defintely not in a week, but if I know you it will be 10 days ;) thats only 300 parts per day :p
    Chris

    *edit* what is GMI?
  3. GyverX

    GyverX Member

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    Looks like fun, But could you pronounce the name ;)
  4. dansls1

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    How many parts does it get 'down to' if you use the laser tracks?
  5. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    EASY! pzzzzzzzzzzkipfew #4! :D
  6. josve

    josve Active Member

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    The name is Panzer 4 :)

    Or Panzerkampfwagen 4
    P z K pfw 4

    If I use the lasertracks I guess the parts count will be about the same or more...
    This might be a build for the next year or two :)
  7. milenio3

    milenio3 Active Member

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    Another enjoyable thread, I bet.

    Go for it, Johnny!!!
  8. charliec

    charliec Active Member

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    or rather:

    Sd. Kfz. 161/2 - Ausf. H

    or Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfw IVH)

    I think the zimmerit (embossed) parts for GPM's Jagdpanther are much better than the Panzer IVH - I think I'd build the IVH with the standard parts - the artwork is really good and pretty convincing as a zimmerit finish.

    Regards,

    Charlie
  9. josve

    josve Active Member

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    I don't have the Jagdpanther, so I can't compare the zimmerit texture.
    But when I'm going to build the IV-H I'm sure I will use the zimmerit sheet :)
  10. Amazyah

    Amazyah Senior Member

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    Thanks for the review of this kit, Johnny.
    This definitely looks like another, "must have", for the collection!
    It is a beautiful tank without the zimmerit. That is an added bonus!8)

    Russell