{"id":4073309470798,"title":"1\/35 leFH18\/40\/2 (sf) auf G.W. Pz.Kpfw.III\/IV","handle":"1-35-lefh18-40-2-sf-auf-g-w-pz-kpfw-iii-iv","description":"\u003ch3\u003eDragon 6710 - 1\/35 leFH18\/40\/2 (sf) auf G.W. Pz.Kpfw.III\/IV\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNewly tooled leFH18\/40\/2 features full detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNewly tooled gun platform authentically produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNewly produced turret made by slide mold\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDelicate upper hull and fully detailed on hull bottom\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOne-piece slide-molded lower hull w\/exquisite detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret contains intricate interior details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAmmunition assembled in ammo racks\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eArmored shield mounted on turret\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eStowage locker included in turret\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDelicated gun sight reproduced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRealistic gun has full detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSlide-molded hollow gun barrel w\/finely detailed muzzle brake\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun can be separately assembled in either travel or combat version\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun trail stowed on hull rear\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun wheels included\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIntricate engine deck w\/ventilation grill\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBrake-cooling inlets produced for frontal plate\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMagic Tracks reproduced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGermany designed a number of different self-propelled howitzers during WWII, but not all of them reached production. One of the more interesting types was the le.FH.18\/40\/2 auf.Pz.III\/IV Sfl. With a name as convoluted as this, unsurprisingly it isn’t widely known! However, Dragon is giving this weapon carrier an enormous popularity boost by being the first manufacturer to create a 1\/35 scale plastic kit of the weapon system! Basically the 25-ton vehicle mounted a 10.5cm le.FH.18\/40\/2 infantry gun in a fighting compartment, although it also carried gun trails and wheels on the rear of the hull so that the howitzer could be removed and used as a towed howitzer too.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlkett \/ Rheinmetall-Borsig completed a prototype in March 1944 in direct competition to Krupp’s Heuschrecke 10. It was eventually decided that it would be based on a Geschutzwagen IV (Hummel) chassis, and it was designed to carry 80 ammo rounds and operate with a five-man crew. Production was scheduled to commence in February 1945 but no vehicles ever eventuated.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis was a unique design, and Dragon has given it very special treatment. The only parts in common with current kits are the road wheels, Magic Tracks and some OVM items – all other parts are brand new! Dragon is most certainly in the vanguard by being the first company to offer the le.FH.18\/40\/2 auf.Pz.III\/IV Sfl. as a plastic kit. The le.FH.18 howitzer installed in the open-topped fighting compartment is a brand new creation. If they wish, modelers have the choice of assembling this infantry gun as a towed howitzer with its wheels and trails attached. The fighting compartment is full of detail – the gun mount, ammo storage racks and stowage bins are all there. The lower hull is made as one piece by slide mold. 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Pz.Kpfw.III\/IV\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNewly tooled leFH18\/40\/2 features full detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNewly tooled gun platform authentically produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNewly produced turret made by slide mold\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDelicate upper hull and fully detailed on hull bottom\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOne-piece slide-molded lower hull w\/exquisite detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret contains intricate interior details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAmmunition assembled in ammo racks\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eArmored shield mounted on turret\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eStowage locker included in turret\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDelicated gun sight reproduced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRealistic gun has full detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSlide-molded hollow gun barrel w\/finely detailed muzzle brake\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun can be separately assembled in either travel or combat version\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun trail stowed on hull rear\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun wheels included\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIntricate engine deck w\/ventilation grill\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBrake-cooling inlets produced for frontal plate\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMagic Tracks reproduced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGermany designed a number of different self-propelled howitzers during WWII, but not all of them reached production. One of the more interesting types was the le.FH.18\/40\/2 auf.Pz.III\/IV Sfl. With a name as convoluted as this, unsurprisingly it isn’t widely known! However, Dragon is giving this weapon carrier an enormous popularity boost by being the first manufacturer to create a 1\/35 scale plastic kit of the weapon system! Basically the 25-ton vehicle mounted a 10.5cm le.FH.18\/40\/2 infantry gun in a fighting compartment, although it also carried gun trails and wheels on the rear of the hull so that the howitzer could be removed and used as a towed howitzer too.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlkett \/ Rheinmetall-Borsig completed a prototype in March 1944 in direct competition to Krupp’s Heuschrecke 10. It was eventually decided that it would be based on a Geschutzwagen IV (Hummel) chassis, and it was designed to carry 80 ammo rounds and operate with a five-man crew. Production was scheduled to commence in February 1945 but no vehicles ever eventuated.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis was a unique design, and Dragon has given it very special treatment. The only parts in common with current kits are the road wheels, Magic Tracks and some OVM items – all other parts are brand new! Dragon is most certainly in the vanguard by being the first company to offer the le.FH.18\/40\/2 auf.Pz.III\/IV Sfl. as a plastic kit. The le.FH.18 howitzer installed in the open-topped fighting compartment is a brand new creation. If they wish, modelers have the choice of assembling this infantry gun as a towed howitzer with its wheels and trails attached. The fighting compartment is full of detail – the gun mount, ammo storage racks and stowage bins are all there. The lower hull is made as one piece by slide mold. This is a stunning Smart Kit of a novel vehicle, and its appearance and unusual function are bound to draw admiration and invite curious questions from viewers!\u003c\/p\u003e"}

1/35 leFH18/40/2 (sf) auf G.W. Pz.Kpfw.III/IV

Product Description

Dragon 6710 - 1/35 leFH18/40/2 (sf) auf G.W. Pz.Kpfw.III/IV

Features:

  • Newly tooled leFH18/40/2 features full detail
  • Newly tooled gun platform authentically produced
  • Newly produced turret made by slide mold
  • Delicate upper hull and fully detailed on hull bottom
  • One-piece slide-molded lower hull w/exquisite detail
  • Turret contains intricate interior details
  • Ammunition assembled in ammo racks
  • Armored shield mounted on turret
  • Stowage locker included in turret
  • Delicated gun sight reproduced
  • Realistic gun has full detail
  • Slide-molded hollow gun barrel w/finely detailed muzzle brake
  • Gun can be separately assembled in either travel or combat version
  • Gun trail stowed on hull rear
  • Gun wheels included
  • Intricate engine deck w/ventilation grill
  • Brake-cooling inlets produced for frontal plate
  • Magic Tracks reproduced

Germany designed a number of different self-propelled howitzers during WWII, but not all of them reached production. One of the more interesting types was the le.FH.18/40/2 auf.Pz.III/IV Sfl. With a name as convoluted as this, unsurprisingly it isn’t widely known! However, Dragon is giving this weapon carrier an enormous popularity boost by being the first manufacturer to create a 1/35 scale plastic kit of the weapon system! Basically the 25-ton vehicle mounted a 10.5cm le.FH.18/40/2 infantry gun in a fighting compartment, although it also carried gun trails and wheels on the rear of the hull so that the howitzer could be removed and used as a towed howitzer too.

Alkett / Rheinmetall-Borsig completed a prototype in March 1944 in direct competition to Krupp’s Heuschrecke 10. It was eventually decided that it would be based on a Geschutzwagen IV (Hummel) chassis, and it was designed to carry 80 ammo rounds and operate with a five-man crew. Production was scheduled to commence in February 1945 but no vehicles ever eventuated.

This was a unique design, and Dragon has given it very special treatment. The only parts in common with current kits are the road wheels, Magic Tracks and some OVM items – all other parts are brand new! Dragon is most certainly in the vanguard by being the first company to offer the le.FH.18/40/2 auf.Pz.III/IV Sfl. as a plastic kit. The le.FH.18 howitzer installed in the open-topped fighting compartment is a brand new creation. If they wish, modelers have the choice of assembling this infantry gun as a towed howitzer with its wheels and trails attached. The fighting compartment is full of detail – the gun mount, ammo storage racks and stowage bins are all there. The lower hull is made as one piece by slide mold. This is a stunning Smart Kit of a novel vehicle, and its appearance and unusual function are bound to draw admiration and invite curious questions from viewers!

Sku: DR06710
Vendor: Dragon
HK$388.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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