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PostPosted: 13 Feb 2017, 06:24 
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I was given a Tamiya 1/35 FLAK 20mm "vierling" to build. I looked at the box and thinking is is Tamiya it will be a few hours worth of work and it will be easy (acourding to the reviews it is)

Having not built this subject matter I was stompted at step 1 already! The instructions I found to be rather unclear whan I tried to fit a part to the model...no matter how I rotated it, it simply did not fit. After amputating about 30% of it I got it in, but this for Tamiya!?
There is also a fair amount of cleanup to be done to the parts, flash and non clear mouldings.

I have to however say it is noce to move out of one's comfirt zone now and then trying something new :)

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PostPosted: 13 Feb 2017, 09:27 
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Hey Theuns,

Looks like you're making a good start :smt023

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PostPosted: 26 Feb 2017, 07:46 
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I am calling this done.

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Lyk goed! :smt023


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PostPosted: 26 Feb 2017, 12:16 
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Thanx G


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Interesting fact number 76598315:
The 20 round box magazines of each of the four 20mm guns had to be changed every six seconds during sustained firing.


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PostPosted: 26 Feb 2017, 13:04 
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That must be why the "loaders" have their own seat on the rotaty platform.
They must have had a squad of guys just loadinhg mags!


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PostPosted: 26 Feb 2017, 18:23 
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Hey Theuns,

Turned out very well - Did you drill out the barrels or do they come like that in the kit?

If you're looking for another one to do, the Tamiya 1/35 Pak 40 is also a nice kit.

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PostPosted: 26 Feb 2017, 18:34 
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I drilled out the barrels.


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