Airfix 1/76 Kubelwagen — Volkswagen Kurierwagen

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This should be a lightning build (certainly by my standards).Then there are few smaller kits one tackle (although I did once a 1/76 Kettenkrad -you probably put that ON the coin might use for size comparisons

Writing this with more than half here goes :

The Kubelwagen was in use on all fronts .Based on the VW chassis. but with a body by a Berlin based. AMERICAN-owned ,over 50,000 were with another 15,000 of its sister. the Schwimmwagen made .A 15,000 VW based vehicles built at the mile long factory ( despite repeated by wartime bombing ) between and 1949 under Allied before ownership was returned to the .The air-cooled engine highly tolerant of hot and cold and less vulnerable to bullets due to the of a radiator. For starting under conditions, a specially volatile fuel was required, contained in a auxiliary fuel tank.

It was very cheap and light be lifted without a jack by two men ) yet capable in the field (where lifetime was down to three by war’s end #33;)US soldiers reportedly swap two jeeps for a #33;

Spent 2-3 hours getting the body shell ‘right’ .

a tiny kit#33;

Lots of marks to be dealt with up inside mudguards .Needed to use and accelerator to fill them took a while to sand

Characteristic body ‘lines’ not captured by Airfix considering age of .

I ‘scribed’ the equivalent ‘lines’ the vehicle .Worked better on than left side the airbrushed coat of dunkelgelb can be

Theres a really thick for an MG34 (which already into my SdKfz222 armoured car for the Models May competition anyway I greatly thinned down and (the hole) .I may end up replacing with wire anyway.

up .MUCH bigger than -that rough finish to mudguard is invisible on actual


And green coat is airbrushed on blu tack ‘worm’ masks. Not too with that especially on hand side.May try ‘tidy it with fine painted of Rotbraun .Although I believe two and three colour schemes in use at the time in Kursk I think the two scheme is more common .

behind.

Not happy with on this side.

Interesting

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