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Bergepanther (Sd.Kfz. 179)
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England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: May 14, 2006
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Posted: Tuesday, December 03, 2013 - 11:16 AM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at the Bergepanther (Sd.Kfz. 179) released by Revell of Germany in 1/35th scale.

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Ohio, United States
Joined: September 14, 2010
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Posted: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 10:26 AM UTC
Hey Darren,
Did you get two upper hulls in your kit or am I just a lucky guy?
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain / Espaņa
Joined: July 04, 2013
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Posted: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 11:27 PM UTC
Hi Darren,
This is not one of the first batch of 12 because of a few reasons:
- The fan covers are wrong for an early ausf D Panther, they should be thicker
- They did not carry the welded brackets for the MG
- They did not carry the jib boom
- Cannot see if the rear towing hook is there, but it should be

So, apart from the fan covers (and maybe the towing hook), it should be quite easy to model an initial one using this kit as a base.

I may be missing some other details, but from top of my mind that's it...

hope this helps,