Wednesday, 9 May 2018

What a Tanker! Mark IV's


I needed some Mark IV's for the German tank forces to use against my nearly finished Soviets. The Level 3 1944-45 career entry point tanks in What a Tanker! include the ubiquitous Mark IV G-H, so I really thought I should get hold of some to go alongside the Panthers and Tigers that are already in the post. The only real option here, if you want a quick build kit, is the Plastic Soldier Company set of three as the Armourfast and Italeri options don't include the Schutzen side skirts.


After a hunt around for the best offer, I found a second hand, unused kit on eBay so I can now bulk out the bottom end of the German tank forces, giving me a clear path for promotion up the ladder. These will be painted up when I do the other tanks in a batch, with a similar winter camouflage theme to the Russian AFV's. I'll also do a couple of one off vehicles at the same time, as I really want a Jagdpanther and at least one Stug IV!

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