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1/48 Military Miniature Series No.91

German 38cm Assault Mortar Sturmtiger
Item No: 32591
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Length: 133mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

Kicking Up a Sturm
This rather rare WWII German AFV featured a fearsome 38cm rocket launcher mounted upon the proven Tiger I chassis, and was developed for use against heavily fortified enemy positions, against which it would fire 1.5m long, 350kg rocket-powered projectiles. In terms of survivability, too, the Sturmtiger's fighting compartment was well-equipped, with 15cm of frontal armor and 8cm on the sides. All told, a mere 18 examples were produced, between August and December 1944; they were deployed in occupied Poland, and even on German home soil as the conflict ground to its conclusion.

About the Model
★This is a 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit recreating the Sturmtiger. Length: 133mm, width: 78mm. ★The powerful form of the vehicle is accurately captured using an intuitive parts breakdown. ★Rifling detail has been molded into the barrel of the stubby main gun. ★Fighting compartment armor plate parts breakdown was based upon the weld lines of the actual vehicle. ★Main gun offers traverse, elevation and depression. ★Assembly-type tracks feature 1-piece straight sections. ★Comes with a full body figure depicting a soldier standing outside the vehicle. ★Weights are included for installation in the hull, giving a realistically heavy feel.
*Please note that the model used in pictures on this page has separately sold Item 12672 Zimmerit Sticker Sheet applied.

Packaging


★The menacing form with chunky fighting compartment and stubby 38cm mortar is artfully captured.

★The 38cm mortar features internal rifling details, and has optional separate parts depicting counterweight.

★Also depicted is the fighting compartment-mounted crane for loading the massive 38cm projectiles.


★Realistic assembly type depictions of the wide tracks utilize one-piece straight sections.

★Make this kit into a mini-diorama using the included figure depicting a soldier on his feet.

★Also going on sale separately is Item 12672, recreating Zimmerit anti magnetic mine surfaces.


★Tamiya Color paints for finishing the 1/48 German 38cm Assault Mortar Sturmtiger

Tamiya Color Spray Colors
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Acrylic Colors
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Enamel Colors
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Red brown TS-1 (85001) XF-64 (81764) XF-64 (80364)
Dark green TS-2 (85002) XF-61 (81761) XF-61 (80361)
Dark yellow TS-3 (85003) XF-60 (81760) XF-60 (80360)

Tamiya Color Acrylic Colors
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Enamel Colors
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Tamiya Color Acrylic Colors
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Enamel Colors
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X-10 Gun metal 81510 80010 XF-1 Flat black 81701 80301
X-11 Chrome silver 81511 80011 XF-15 Flat flesh 81715 80315
X-18 Semi gloss black 81518 80018 XF-56 Metallic grey 81756 80356
--- --- --- XF-84 Dark iron 81784 80384

Make the details stand out!
Items 87131, 87132, 87133 & 87140: Panel Line Accent Color (Black), (Brown), (Gray), (Dark Brown)

Add realistic weathering effects to your model
Tamiya Weathering Master & Stick

Display your model as it deserves to be shown
Item 73004 Display Case C

★ Zimmerit Coating Sheet for 1/48 Scale Sturmtiger
Detail-Up Parts Series No.72
Item 12672

★Also going on sale is this set, which is designed just for the 1/48 Sturmtiger! ★Zimmerit anti magnetic mine coating is recreated with a realistic 3D finish. Just cut out the stickers and apply to the model. ★One set contains stickers to kit out 2 models.
Click on this link to go to the Item 12672 product information page.

Information is correct as of June 8, 2017. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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