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Dragon Sd.Kfz. 234/4
bill_c
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Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 08:25 AM UTC
Jacob Hederstierna-Johnsen reviews Dragon's Sd.Kfz. 234/4.



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thebear
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Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 09:18 AM UTC
Hi Jacob ...So I guess I'm better off with my old kit and the upgrade kit that was available way back when the first kit came out ..Seems all the new stuff was in the upgrade..
Thanks for the review ..I was wondering what they had done to make this a Premium kit ..You saved me some money..

Rick
PS... this is a great kit and if you don't have the first kit ..BUY IT!
panzerbob01
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Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 01:12 PM UTC
Nice and informative review, Jacob!

Sounds to me like the D has indeed maybe drifted away a bit by leaving those previously-included parts out of this "premium" edition! And I was just about to plunk down some money to get one of these... Saved by the review bell, I guess.

Looks like it is indeed a cool kit, and the art-work is quite Volstad-stellar, but it doesn't seem to actually take things much beyond the earlier edition. And, at least right now, these things do not come cheap. Seeing as I have a couple of those, with the turned metal barrels, etc.... and the update kit along-side... I'll "make do" and do a bit of fiddling to get those wheels turned. It can be done. And adding those brake lines (and some suspension travel-limiter straps, too) is not too difficult. More challenging will be to make those hull-side access hatches open... But I do have some plan for that!

Cheers!

Bob
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Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 01:21 PM UTC
I have done the old kit, and at the time it was perfect build, fitting, detailing, great extras.

Honestly I think it might be better to get the old kit, if you're planning on getting this version of the 234.


Hederstierna
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 09:10 PM UTC
Glad you licked it and found it usefull. Feedback like yours makes all the effort worth it.
Jacob
Hederstierna
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 09:12 PM UTC
Uhh! LIKED it, sorry
Jacob