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Question:German Kubelwagen in 1/72nd scale
Wolf-Leader
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 06:26 AM GMT+7
I would like to know who makes the best German Kubelwagen in 1/72nd scale?
I'm looking for the kit that has the best quality in terms of detail and accuracy.
Thank you.
tread_geek
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 06:54 AM GMT+7
Wolf-Leader,Jody,

If you are able to find one, the Kubelwagen that comes in the Dragon kit that is combined with a Tiger I appears to be one of the finest I've seen when compared to the offerings of other manufacturers(Airfix, Revell, Bandai, ESCI etc). I reviewed this kit(set) back in 2012 and you can find the review at Tiger and Kubelwagon.







BTW, I never finished the Kubel but rest assured that there are more parts to it than you see including a clear windscreen.

Cheers,
Jan
majjanelson
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 06:58 AM GMT+7
Jody,

You might want to read this article from "On The Way!" website, which discusses the Academy and Wespe Models:

A tale of three Kübelwagen

Additional comments are on this page:

Academy Kit List

Hasegawa also makes/made one:

Kubelwagen and BMW Motorcycle with Sidecar

S-Model makes two versions, a standard and a DAK version:

S-Model Kit List

DAK Kubelwagen Type 82

DAK Kubelwagen Type 82 Build Review

Italeri (ESCI?) also make/made one:

Kübelwagen Type 157

Dragon makes/made one with a Tiger I kit, #7434, but Jan Etal addresses it in his post above.

I hope all of this helps, but I am not familiar with the kits to tell you which is better.
Biggles2
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:44 AM GMT+7
This is the SModel Kubelwagen. It's nice, although could use some interior detailing. Best, it's available and comes two to a box.