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1/72 Russian T-34/76 Mod.1943
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EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195872777
SCALE: 1:72
ANNOUNCED ON: 3/22/2007
ARRIVED ON: 5/12/2007
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Barcode: 0 89195 87277 7
Box Size: 6.4"x10.2"x1.9"
Packaging: 48 pieces per master carton
Category: WWII Russian Military Vehicle

1/72 Russian T-34/76 Mod.1943

On this plastic kit from Dragon, the new Mod. 1943 cupola is carefully reproduced, while the roof of this welded turret is also a brand new molding.

Main Features:
- Newly tooled top plate for welded turret NEW TOOLING
- New cupola with fine details NEW
- Hatches can be assembled in open/closed position
- Upper hull with precise engine deck details
- Correct mantlet is accurately rendered
- One-piece DS track links
- One-piece road wheel, idler and sprocket wheel for easy assembly
- Cartograf decal offers variety of markings

About the T-34 kit:
One problem with early T-34 tanks was the inadequate protection given to commanders in their turrets. They had to open their large, unwieldy hatches and look over or around them in order to gain situational awareness. Obviously, this exposed them to a great deal of peril on the battlefield. The T-34/76 Mod. 1943 tank provided the commander with a cupola for the first time, offering the commander all-round vision from within the safety of his turret.