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Takom: King Tiger B and Interior
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 11:17 AM UTC


Mark Nicodemus takes a look at the the Takom Panzer VIB King Tiger B and Interior and shares his observations.

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Blackstoat
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Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 09:37 AM UTC
Shells moulded with the racks is a shocker. Getting a decent paint job on the shells is all but impossible
basco
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Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 10:09 PM UTC
A common mistake to call it Porsche turret. It is seen many times.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 06:06 AM UTC
Not sure what that means...anyways, a tremendous kit in spite of the occasional niggle. I'm looking forward to clearing enough room on my work bench to start this one soon!
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Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 09:33 AM UTC
Any idea what colors the shells should be? I have seen some down brass and others looking a steel shade. If Iím going to mask it all off, I want it right the first time and I havenít found any other sources.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 11:19 AM UTC
Might possibly have been a mixture, as from what I understand metals like brass were getting in short supply and they were having to use other metals for the shells.

Like you I have not heard a definitive answer, and I imagine like many things German there won't be one.