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1/35 Military Miniature Series no.374
German Tank Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.F
Item No: 35374


Length: 168mm. Image shows painted and assembled kit.

The Last of the Short-Barreled Pz.Kpfw.IVs
In service throughout WWII, the Pz.Kpfw.IV was a durable servant to the German Army; its Ausf.F was the last variant to utilize a short-barreled gun: the L/24 7.5cm KwK37, and was also equipped with wider tracks to cope with the increasing thicknesses of armor. 470 Ausf.F Pz.Kpfw.IVs were manufactured between May 1941 and February 1942, mainly seeing action on the Eastern Front and in North Africa and taking on enemy armor such as the Soviet KV tanks and the British Matilda.

About the Model
This is a 1/35 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 168mm, width: 82mm. The sturdy form with angular hull lines and short-barreled gun is captured in style. Ausf.F features such as weld lines on the additional armor, and wider tracks are faithfully depicted. Comes with optional parts depicting engine deck hatch with louver as seen on desertified tanks. Assembly type tracks feature realistic depictions of center guide sections, and have one-piece straight sections. A jig helps recreate upper run 'sag.' Comes with a commander figure for installation in the cupola, plus gunner and loader for a total of three figures. Two marking options are included, to recreate Eastern Front vehicles.

Packaging


This image shows the 5th Panzer Division marking option. The engine deck hatch has its louver depicted.


Three figures in realistic pose will add further realism to your model. A choice of commander heads is included.


Ausf.F-specific features are captured with accuracy, with further detail added by accessories such as spare tracks.

Left: Take a closer look at the realistic depiction of the suspension, with accurate recreation of track sag.

Right: The rear panel has detail such as exhaust pipes and smoke discharger rack. String recreates tow cables.

Left: Realistic track depictions are assembly type, with single piece straight sections easing the build.

Right: Use the jig to ensure that the upper runs of your tracks are endowed with authentic 'sag.'



Tamiya Color paints for painting the 1/35 German Tank Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.F

Tamiya Color Spray Paint Tamiya Color Spray Paint
TS-4 German grey ---

Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint
LP-3 Flat black LP-4 Flat white LP-5 Semi gloss black
LP-11 Silver LP-27 German gray LP-54 Dark iron
LP-55 Dark yellow 2 LP-56 Dark green 2 LP-57 Red brown 2
LP-61 Metallic gray LP-65 Rubber black LP-66 Flat flesh
LP-73 Khaki LP-74 Flat earth LP-76 Yellow-brown (DAK 1941)

Tamiya Color Tamiya Color Tamiya Color
X-5 Green X-7 Red X-10 Gun metal
X-18 Semi gloss black XF-1 Flat black XF-2 Flat white
XF-15 Flat flesh XF-49 Khaki XF-52 Flat earth
XF-56 Metallic grey XF-61 Dark green XF-63 German grey
XF-64 Red brown XF-65 Field grey XF-84 Dark iron
XF-85 Rubber black XF-92 Yellow-brown (DAK 1941) ---

Useful tools in the construction of your model
Item 74112 Fine Pin Vise D-R (0.1-3.2mm)
Item 74132 Fine Pivot Drill Bit 0.8mm (Shank Dia. 1.5mm)

Make the details stand out!
Item 87131 Panel Line Accent Color (Black)
Item 87132 Panel Line Accent Color (Brown)
Item 87140 Panel Line Accent Color (Dark Brown)
Item 87199 Panel Line Accent Color (Dark Gray)
Item 87201 Figure Accent Color (Pink-Brown)

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

Present your model as it deserves to be displayed
Item 73005 Display Case D

Information is current as of November 5, 2020. Specifications are subject to change without notice.