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Tamiya 7.5Cm Pak 40/L46
keenan
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2009 - 04:21 PM UTC



Shaun Keenan gives us an in box review of Tamiya's "7.5Cm Anti-Tank Gun Pak 40/L46."


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BigfootV
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2009 - 05:08 PM UTC
Oh yes, Another one of the oldies, but goodies.
Good little kit. Exactly what the Doctor ordered on sick or rainy days....

Thx for the review Shaun. I'll have to dig mine out now.
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2009 - 02:39 AM UTC
Thank you for the review, Shaun. I really appreciate when older kits like this get some attention.


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Oh yes, Another one of the oldies, but goodies.
Good little kit. Exactly what the Doctor ordered on sick or rainy days....



I very much agree with Brian and have fond memories of building this kit as a kid. I just finished building the DML PaK 40 Premium and in comparison, the Tamiya kit holds up surprisingly well, especially considering the age gap. If you have both in your collection, you can steal the leftovers from the DML kit to spruce up the Tamiya kit (gun shield, wheels, tires, barrel, muzzle break, and some minor stuff).

I sense another towed gun build in my near future.

-Doug
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2009 - 04:16 AM UTC
Fond memories? This was the first kit I built when I got back in the hobby (and, no, I wasn't in prison all those years, LOL).
keenan
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2009 - 04:23 AM UTC
Thanks for the comments guys. This will be at least my third one.
Shaun
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Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 05:49 PM UTC
Hi there.

I just finished this kit yesterday, but I had 1 or 2 problems.

Anyone out there that can help???
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Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 08:30 PM UTC

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Fond memories? This was the first kit I built when I got back in the hobby (and, no, I wasn't in prison all those years, LOL).



Me too As the review says it's a good starter kit. I also used the gun to spruce up an Italeri marder. I would definite replace the crew if I were buying it again though.
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I just finished this kit yesterday, but I had 1 or 2 problems.

Anyone out there that can help???


Dean tell us what problems I'm sure someone here can help
DeanKoupe
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Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 10:27 PM UTC
In the last step, when we place the completed cannon piece onto the wheelbase, there is no way that it slots into the hole and is able to swivle. I had to cut off a piece of the ridged half circle piece that hangs from the bottom of the cannon, and it still is not a nice fit!!!
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Posted: Sunday, November 07, 2010 - 05:57 PM UTC
Anyone???
exer
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Posted: Monday, November 08, 2010 - 04:21 AM UTC

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Anyone???



Sorry Dean but it's been so long since I built it I don't remember the breakdown of parts but I don't remember there being any fit problems with my one.Can you show us a picture of what you mean?
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Posted: Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 11:39 PM UTC
I remember building this kit about 21 years ago. I is a nice kit. Very easy assembly. I mated it with a German tank, of which one I'm not sure. And, made a nice little vignette out of it.