Tuesday, 29 January 2019

What a Tanker! Italeri Fast Assembly T34/76

Armourfast (front) Italeri (back)

Armourfast (left) Italeri (right)

Front and Back View

I managed to squeeze in some model building last night and now have two Italeri 'Fast Assembly' T34/76 1941 tanks undercoated and ready for painting. These were really easy to assemble although the track units were a pain to remove from the sprue and to clean up due to the very heavy duty injection stubs. They compare well next to the Armourfast T34/76 1943 version, even if they are slightly shorter, and have a lot more detail already moulded onto the hull including tools and tow ropes for example. I haven't attached the turret or hull to the tracks yet, as it makes them easier to paint, but the overall impression is pretty positive. I'm hoping to get the KV's built later today, so that I can paint the whole lot up in one go before the game this time next week.

2 comments:

  1. You're making great (& fast!) progress here Jim! BTW, saw that Element Games have a 1/72 T34/85 kit (3 takns I think) on 25% off:
    https://elementgames.co.uk/clearance-sale/russian-t34-7685-tank-172

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