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sdkfz 8 12t half tracks

Posted: 02 Jul 2020, 12:49
by Fire-at-Will
Two versions of the same vehicle entering France in 1940 then leaving in 1944. It is a very cheap 4D model of an sdkfz 7 that I bought from Hong Kong/China, which took months to arrive because of the lockdown. It is over scale as 1/72 but matches the 12t sdkfz 8 in 1/76. There are no decals, stowage or crew provided with the model, so I raided by bits box to provide them. The two models only cost £7 including postage.

Entering France
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Leaving in 1944
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Not sure what they will tow yet, but most likely are a 100mm schwere Kanone 18 for early war and a 88mm Pak 43 for late war.

Re: sdkfz 8 12t half tracks

Posted: 02 Jul 2020, 17:06
by Richard B.
Excellent, I`ve been looking at these on Ebay :D

Re: sdkfz 8 12t half tracks

Posted: 02 Jul 2020, 18:35
by sandsmodels
will a great model
it is infact an sdkfz 8 not a 7, you can tell by the wheels
we are working on the armoured cab version with the 88 mm gun on it as used in france & poland.

Re: sdkfz 8 12t half tracks

Posted: 02 Jul 2020, 20:07
by CarlL
Good find and good finish, Fire-At-Will.
CarlL

Re: sdkfz 8 12t half tracks

Posted: 02 Jul 2020, 20:13
by Fire-at-Will
sandsmodels wrote: 02 Jul 2020, 18:35 will a great model
it is in fact an sdkfz 8 not a 7, you can tell by the wheels
we are working on the armoured cab version with the 88 mm gun on it as used in france & poland.
makes sense as the scaling was completely out for 1/72. Very tempted by the idea of an armoured cab version if I could pick it up so cheaply again.