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1/35 Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. D (3 in 1) - Superkit
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ITEM NO: DRA 6265
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195862655
SCALE: 1:35
ANNOUNCED ON: 2/3/2006
ARRIVED ON: 4/19/2006
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Barcode: 0 89195 86265 5
Packaging: 20 pieces per master carton
Box Size: 9.6"x15"x3.5"

1/35 Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. D (3 in 1)
- NEW Superkit based on REAL measurements!

Another great Superkit from Dragon! This kit is based on careful and extensive measurements of an actual surviving Panzer IV D at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

"This will indisputably be the most accurate 1/35 scale Ausf. D model ever."

Utilizing advanced technology and with the frequent employment of slide molds, this is one super kit that is absolutely outstanding in terms of accuracy and in terms of technical detail.

Don't take our word for it . . . build it and you will see.

Decisions...Decisions...Decisions...
Which one to build?
This kit can be assembled into one of these 3 different Pz.Kpfw. IV D versions:
1) Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.D Production Version
2) Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.D Add-On Armor Version
3) Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.D Tropical

Super Features

Turret & Cupola
- 5-directional slide-molded commander's cupola - which authentically recreates structural details
- Newly tooled Ausf.D turret
- Accurate weld pattern on turret
- The first kit ever to include the hollowed out undercut on the turret bottom
- Incorporates toothed turret ring on turret interior
- Turret turntable unit included
- Turntable w/ accurate floor pattern
- Commander's, loader's and gunner's seats included
- Vision port w/ open or closed option
- Cupola hatch can be assembled open or closed
- Commander's hatch w/ interior detail
- Clear parts for vision port windshield
- Direct sighting post can be make from supplied photo-etched parts
- Storage bin can be assembled open / closed
- Optional delicate lock attachment included
- Signal ports and ventilation hatch cover can be modeled open / closed
- Side hatches can be assembled open / closed w/ interior details
- Newly tooled hatch hinges allow hatches to realistically swing open
- Pistol port can be shown open / closed

Gun
- Slide-molded co-axial MG w/ hollow muzzle
- Full co-axial MG assembly
- Newly tooled front turret armor and mantlet
- Complete gun assembly w/ full detail
- Beautifully detailed Kwk37 L/24 gun
- Correct catcher for used ammo shells
- Detailed gun muzzle
- Accurate rifling inside gun barrel
- Mantlet guard can be removed and gun unloaded like real vehicle's
- Mantlet view port can be modeled open / closed

Upper Hull
- Correct diriver's vision port can be modeled open / closed
- The first kit ever to model the driver's interior periscope assembly in fine detail
- Driver's hatch and radio operator's hatch w/ interior detail and external rubber bump stops
- Accurately modeled hull top armor plating
- Hatches can be assembled open / closed
- Complete MG w/ workable MG ball-mount
- Brand new front pistol port
- Metal wire for spare wheel rack
- Both regular and DAK type engine deck hatches available
- Photo-etched grill under engine deck hatches
- Realistic double-layered air intake
- Newly tooled add-on hull armor plates for Ausf.D
- Air intake covers have option of injection or photo-etched parts
- Add-on side armor plates come as separate parts
- Newly tooled hull side with authentic details
- Detailed on-vehicle tools w/ clasps are injection molded
- Additional on-vehicle tools w/o clasps
- Extendable jack w/ separate parts
- Headlights with clear parts inside
- Towing cable heads have hollow ends courtesy of slide molds
- Mounting ladder can be made from photo-etched parts
- Track tools can be made from photo-etched parts
- Accurately designed transmission and steering brake access hatches can be modeled open / closed
- Fans and coupling modeled in several parts to provide interior detail
- Bolts and rivets are accurately represented
- New front spare track bracket

Lower Hull & Rear
- The world's first kit with duel hull with and without additional side armor
- Newly tooled lower hull formed from multiple parts for greater detail
- Hull bottom has full and correct details
- New armor for front hull
- Fuel filler hatch open / closed option
- Accurate fuel filler caps for both armored and unamored hulls
- Towing eye brackets in extreme detail w/ numerous separate parts
- Chain on towing eye brackets made from photo-etched parts
- Newly designed Ausf.D rear hull
- Cooling drain cap w/ photo-etched chain
- Newly designed smoke candle rack
- Exhaust pipe w/ fine detail
- Newly designed muffler
- Newly tooled cleaning rod for Ausf.D
- Separate front and rear fenders can be posed in a folded back position
- Injected fenders are made to the thinnest possible dimensions
- Side fenders w/ pattern detail on both top and bottom surface
- Taillight w/ photo-etched parts
- Hooks for tow rope made w/ preformed brass rod

Wheels & Tracks
- Realistic suspension w/ multiple component actually works like the real vehicle's
- Suspension armored covers come as separate parts
- Idler adjuster mountings have the most accurate details possible w/ gear inside
- Correctly detailed idler wheels w/ numerous separate parts
- Astoundingly delicate slide molded and photo-etched parts
- Road wheels exhibit extreme detail w/ separate rubber rims and hubs
- Accurately portrayed width on rubber rims of wheels
- Totally new sprocket wheels w/ breathtaking detail and multiple delicate parts / Optional bolts for added detail
- Newly tooled final drive housing w/ details on both sides
- Separate armored cover for final drive housing
- Convenience of "Magic Tracks"
- Both left and right tracks accruately modeled
- Accurately portrayed width on rubber rims of wheels
- The first kit ever to recreate road wheels that can accommodate the different shape of Ausf.D hubcaps
- Includes Ausf.E hubcaps and road wheels for mixed wheel option

Bonus items
- Bonus set of fenders w/no locating holes-to preserve fender details and provide more freedom for customization by modelers
- Newly tooled early-style jerry cans w/ photo-etched parts
- Metal wire for front and rear lamp electrical wiring
- Metal towing cable
- Brass ammo
- Bonus aluminum barel
- New Carftograf decals

About the Pz.Kpfw. IV D:
Well over 200 Panzer IV Ausf. D medium support tanks were produced between October 1939 and May 1941. These armored vehicles, armed with 7.5cm KwK37 L/24 guns, formed the backbone for early German military successes in France, the Balkans, North Africa and Russia.

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