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1:35 Pz.Kpfw. VI Ausf. E Tiger I Initial Production s.Pz.Abt. 502 Leningrad Region 1942/3 - DRAGON

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This legendary Tiger I kit is now reproduced under the famous Smart Kit label. The new kit features a Tiger I Initial Production tank of s.Pz.Abt.502. This heavy tank battalion is distinguished by the fact that it was the first to deploy the new Tiger I tank in combat. Formed in August 1942, s.Pz.Abt.502 arrived at the Leningrad front and was soon using its Tiger tanks in battle.

THE KIT:

  • Newly tooled Pz.Kpfw.VI Ausf.E with authentic detail
  • New tooled Pz.III stowage bin
  • Newly tooled hull bottom with correct drains and hatches for Initial Tigers
  • Newly tooled DS tracks with open guide horns; three lengths included to model either standard or 'mirrored' tracks
  • New s.Pz.Abt.502 markings
  • New layout of on-vehicle tools on upper hull
  • Track toolbox is newly designed
  • Unique side stowage bins and reversed pistol port for s.Pz.Abt.502 Tactical No."100"
  • Photo-etched strap on the Gen2 helmet for hanging on the turret handle
  • Accurate welded joint at turret chin
  • Hull hatches with interior detail and optional periscope hoods
  • Photo-etched mesh screen on top of the engine deck
  • One-piece molded cupola with vision slits
  • Clear direct-vision blocks
  • Hatch with interior details
  • Screw holes in gun sleeve
  • Mantlets wit limits stops and optional rain guard for s.Pz.Abt.502 Tactical No."100"
  • Lucky horseshoe for s.Pz.Abt.502 Tactical No."100"
  • Interior hull components: fuel tanks, radiators, fans
  • Extreme attention to detail correctly replicates the curved cross-section design of the air cooling grills
  • Accurate detail of exhaust extension for Tiger I initial Tactical Nos."3", "100" and "123"
  • Retooled rear panel with full Initial Tiger tool stowage
  • Improved detail on muffler sealing valves
  • Loader's hatch with interior details
  • Barrel recoils as in real firing
  • Driver's vision port can be built open/closed
  • Spare links for 'mirrored' tracks
  • Accurately sized spare track holders
  • Detailed full MG with mounting frame ammunition bag and telescope
  • Optional dust cover
  • Omitting the front wheel exposes a highly detailed hub
  • Accurately detailed slide molded muzzle brake