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Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 07:20 PM UTC
Tamiya is set to re-issue its 1/16 scale Type 82 Kubelwagen kits this month.
  • German Kubelwagen Type 82 - Africa Corps (36202)
  • Kubelwagen Type 82 - European Campaign (36205)
Common to both kits are doors and engine room covers that may be built either open or closed. The engine room shows mechanical equipment including air cleaner, 4-cylinder horizontally-opposed air cooled engine, and repair tools. Tires are of semi-pneumatic rubber, and the front wheels are steerable. Further, it includes accessories such as jerry cans and a driver figure.

Kit 36202 features an Africa-version instrument panel, seats, detailed 4-wheel independent suspension system, as well as an additional figure depicting Field Marshall Erwin Rommel.
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Esci/revell is 1/9. Tamiya 1/16 scale is not the same kit.
NOV 03, 2017 - 09:56 AM
I have a 1/18 Schwimmwagen made by 21st Century Toys years ago that I got for my daughter's Barbie dolls to tool around in. Not as realistic as an actual kit would be, but it looks the part.
NOV 03, 2017 - 10:22 AM
hmmm...
NOV 03, 2017 - 04:48 PM
The image of Barbie wheeling around in a Swimmwagen is rather humorous. Yours must have been an interesting househld
NOV 04, 2017 - 04:47 AM
Barbie parked to go skateboarding, but you get the idea...
NOV 04, 2017 - 07:34 AM
Been saying it for years but Tamiya need to bring out a 1/16 Kettenkrad!!!
NOV 04, 2017 - 10:46 AM
What about a 1/16 Jeep?
NOV 04, 2017 - 02:58 PM
Kettenkrad, or R75 would be nice in 1/16.
NOV 22, 2017 - 01:03 AM
I would settle for a Daimler Dingo in 1/16...
NOV 22, 2017 - 01:08 AM
We broke our quick reply box. Working on it. Until fixed go to topic to reply.
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