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Fred Cartwright25 Oct 2018 4:40 a.m. PST

Any suggestions for a good mid production Tiger I kit? This is the version with rubber road wheels, but the later low profile cupola. Looks like both Revell and Dragon only have early and late versions. So to get the mid version you need to combine 2 kits. Looking for kits so customisation is possible, like leaving off the first outer road wheels, which was a common mod on the Eastern front.

King Monkey25 Oct 2018 5:24 a.m. PST

Dragon do or did a Mid production Tiger with zimmerit


And Trumpeter too.


Fred Cartwright25 Oct 2018 5:39 a.m. PST

Dragon do or did a Mid production Tiger with zimmerit

They used to, but is it still in production? If it is the distribution is not good, as all I have found is one kit on EBay in the US and a few prebuilt ones. At all my normal go to kit suppliers it is out of stock.

And Trumpeter too.

Seen mixed reviews of the Trumpeter kit. Anyone built one?

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP27 Oct 2018 12:10 p.m. PST

I have a few trumpeter kits, though not any WW2. They look incredibly accurate and detailed and are very simple to put together!

Andy ONeill27 Oct 2018 3:34 p.m. PST

Revell see ms pretty good for the price to me.
Why did you reject it?

deephorse27 Oct 2018 3:46 p.m. PST

Two Dragon and plenty of Trumpeter on eBay UK at the moment.

Fred Cartwright27 Oct 2018 10:51 p.m. PST

Revell see ms pretty good for the price to me.

They don't do a mid production Tiger with the rubber tyred road wheels, but the low profile cupola, only an early and late. If you want a mid production you have to buy both kits and use parts from each. That makes them not so cheap.

custosarmorum Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2018 6:24 p.m. PST

I recently read that PSC is coming out with a Tiger I with zimmerit… not sure when it will come out or if the model will fit your needs as mid-production.

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