{"id":4039808188494,"title":"1\/35 Heuschrecke IVb \"Grasshopper\"","handle":"1-35-heuschrecke-ivb-grasshopper","description":"\u003cp\u003eDragon 6439 - Heuschrecke IVb \"Grasshopper\" 10.5cm le.F.H. 18\/6(Sf.) auf Geschüetzwagen III\/IV\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSpecial Features:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConverted 10.5cm leFH18 gun plus StuH 42 gun mount specially designed for Grasshopper are carefully reproduced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret has exquisite interior detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret realistically designed to allow movement – 360 traverse, gun elevation \u0026amp; depression or can be dismounted as a field gun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret mounting-pad can be installed on vehicle or emplaced on ground with turret\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWheels for turret mounting-pad have assembly option – mounted on pad or on rear of vehicle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLifting gantry for dismounting turret is a fully movable design\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFighting compartment interior represented in detail – ammo rack, gunpowder storage\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBattery in fighting compartment can be represented with door closed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIncludes Gen2 equipment for interior\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUpper hull rendered in fine detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBrand new extended chassis with precise dimensions\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLower hull is slide molded with authentic details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExhaust pipe delicately recreated\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLeft and right sprocket wheels are different to mimic this feature on real vehicle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSprocket wheels w\/multiple delicate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad wheels and suspension are finely detailed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e40cm Magic Tracks\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIdler wheels w\/detailed parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSecuring spikes for dismounted turret are slide molded\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBonus ammunition included\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNew Cartograf Decal\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbout the Heuschrecke Ivb \"Grasshopper\"\u003cbr\u003eHeuschrecke (translated as “Grasshopper”) might be a mouthful for some, but it’s certainly more concise than 10.5cm leFH18\/1 L\/28 auf Waffentra\"ger GW IVb! This lengthy nomenclature refers to a special self-propelled howitzer based on the chassis of the ubiquitous Panzer IV tank. It featured a 10.5cm gun mounted in a turret with 360^(o) traverse. However, this Grasshopper had a special ability up its sleeve. The vehicle had a lifting gantry installed on the superstructure rear that could remove the turret and emplace it on the ground. Alternatively the turret could be placed on a wheeled carriage and towed behind the vehicle. This then allowed the Grasshopper to act as an ammunition carrier. This was a novel idea but it didn’t really catch on for obvious reasons, with just three prototypes built in 1943.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbout this kit\u003cbr\u003eThough the Heuschrecke 10 remained an experimental vehicle built by Krupp, Dragon has broadened its appeal by releasing it as a mainstream 1\/35 scale kit. Whether with turret installed, or emplaced, or towed behind, this makes a visually attractive subject, and is one sure to raise any viewers’ curiosity. To create a vehicle this unique, a whole host of new parts were molded by Dragon – for instance, the turret, gun and chassis are brand new. As is necessary in an open-topped vehicle, the turret interior is fully fitted out, as is the fighting compartment in the hull. This model operates just like the original prototypes, with the lifting gantry being moveable and the turret able to be carried on the purpose-built carriage. The Grasshopper was based on the hull designed for the Hummel, so Dragon’s model accurately reflects the lengthened chassis. 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This lengthy nomenclature refers to a special self-propelled howitzer based on the chassis of the ubiquitous Panzer IV tank. It featured a 10.5cm gun mounted in a turret with 360^(o) traverse. However, this Grasshopper had a special ability up its sleeve. The vehicle had a lifting gantry installed on the superstructure rear that could remove the turret and emplace it on the ground. Alternatively the turret could be placed on a wheeled carriage and towed behind the vehicle. This then allowed the Grasshopper to act as an ammunition carrier. This was a novel idea but it didn’t really catch on for obvious reasons, with just three prototypes built in 1943.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbout this kit\u003cbr\u003eThough the Heuschrecke 10 remained an experimental vehicle built by Krupp, Dragon has broadened its appeal by releasing it as a mainstream 1\/35 scale kit. Whether with turret installed, or emplaced, or towed behind, this makes a visually attractive subject, and is one sure to raise any viewers’ curiosity. To create a vehicle this unique, a whole host of new parts were molded by Dragon – for instance, the turret, gun and chassis are brand new. As is necessary in an open-topped vehicle, the turret interior is fully fitted out, as is the fighting compartment in the hull. This model operates just like the original prototypes, with the lifting gantry being moveable and the turret able to be carried on the purpose-built carriage. The Grasshopper was based on the hull designed for the Hummel, so Dragon’s model accurately reflects the lengthened chassis. Grasshoppers have never been so versatile or interesting, and until now, they have been impossible for modelers to replicate in 1\/35 scale!\u003c\/p\u003e"}

1/35 Heuschrecke IVb "Grasshopper"

Product Description

Dragon 6439 - Heuschrecke IVb "Grasshopper" 10.5cm le.F.H. 18/6(Sf.) auf Geschüetzwagen III/IV

Special Features:

  • Converted 10.5cm leFH18 gun plus StuH 42 gun mount specially designed for Grasshopper are carefully reproduced
  • Turret has exquisite interior detail
  • Turret realistically designed to allow movement – 360 traverse, gun elevation & depression or can be dismounted as a field gun
  • Turret mounting-pad can be installed on vehicle or emplaced on ground with turret
  • Wheels for turret mounting-pad have assembly option – mounted on pad or on rear of vehicle
  • Lifting gantry for dismounting turret is a fully movable design
  • Fighting compartment interior represented in detail – ammo rack, gunpowder storage
  • Battery in fighting compartment can be represented with door closed
  • Includes Gen2 equipment for interior
  • Upper hull rendered in fine detail
  • Brand new extended chassis with precise dimensions
  • Lower hull is slide molded with authentic details
  • Exhaust pipe delicately recreated
  • Left and right sprocket wheels are different to mimic this feature on real vehicle
  • Sprocket wheels w/multiple delicate parts
  • Road wheels and suspension are finely detailed
  • 40cm Magic Tracks
  • Idler wheels w/detailed parts
  • Securing spikes for dismounted turret are slide molded
  • Bonus ammunition included
  • New Cartograf Decal

About the Heuschrecke Ivb "Grasshopper"
Heuschrecke (translated as “Grasshopper”) might be a mouthful for some, but it’s certainly more concise than 10.5cm leFH18/1 L/28 auf Waffentra"ger GW IVb! This lengthy nomenclature refers to a special self-propelled howitzer based on the chassis of the ubiquitous Panzer IV tank. It featured a 10.5cm gun mounted in a turret with 360^(o) traverse. However, this Grasshopper had a special ability up its sleeve. The vehicle had a lifting gantry installed on the superstructure rear that could remove the turret and emplace it on the ground. Alternatively the turret could be placed on a wheeled carriage and towed behind the vehicle. This then allowed the Grasshopper to act as an ammunition carrier. This was a novel idea but it didn’t really catch on for obvious reasons, with just three prototypes built in 1943.

About this kit
Though the Heuschrecke 10 remained an experimental vehicle built by Krupp, Dragon has broadened its appeal by releasing it as a mainstream 1/35 scale kit. Whether with turret installed, or emplaced, or towed behind, this makes a visually attractive subject, and is one sure to raise any viewers’ curiosity. To create a vehicle this unique, a whole host of new parts were molded by Dragon – for instance, the turret, gun and chassis are brand new. As is necessary in an open-topped vehicle, the turret interior is fully fitted out, as is the fighting compartment in the hull. This model operates just like the original prototypes, with the lifting gantry being moveable and the turret able to be carried on the purpose-built carriage. The Grasshopper was based on the hull designed for the Hummel, so Dragon’s model accurately reflects the lengthened chassis. Grasshoppers have never been so versatile or interesting, and until now, they have been impossible for modelers to replicate in 1/35 scale!

Sku: DR06439
Vendor: Dragon
HK$388.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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