Jennys' Tanks & Things
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set"

Go down

VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set" Empty VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set"

Post  Jenny Ryan on Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:42 am

Well this is the "Basic Set" for the Marder II which I will use in the xLbL group build.

I used the term Basic but it is anything but basic , just because I also have the seperate Fender set as well . The set contains four large frets of PE specifically for the Marder II plus a smaller fret with some catches , plus a heap of smaller goodies in various materials .
VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set" MarderIIetchfretA
Fret A carries a host of smaller fittings . A full new radio rack , a new floor , cartridge case bases ,tool clamps, fire extinguisher bracket , MG brackets , gas mask holders , workable headphone stowage box , workable flare case , spare wheel bracket , main gun detail parts , working hinges , exhaust guard & many other assorted bits .
VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set" MarderIIetchfretB
Fret B carries outer rims for the idler wheels , some panels for the ammo storage boxes but the majority of parts are a full replacement gun shield.
VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set" MarderIIetchfretC
Fret C is the rest of the three ammunition boxes , full replacement for the dragon kit parts with working hinges , of particular not is the fine weld marks etched into the brass & the texture of the internal face of the Right hand ammo box which is beautifully fine & makes you immediately want to have the centre box folded upwards ( the 7 round rack folded upwards to access the engine hatch ) just to show off the wonderful detail !
VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set" MarderIIetchfretD
Fret D is a full replacement to the superstructure , the additional cheek armour & the armoured guard in front of the gun mount
VOYAGER Marder II "Basic set" MarderIIetch2
The other bits includes a printed acetate sheet for the instrument panel , a PE fret of trunk brackets , two 5cm pieces of 1mm plastic rod , one 5cm piece of .5mm plastic rod (you need a whole heap of .5mm for the ammo boxes which you will need to get yourself) , a turned brass 75mm cartridge & a spent cartridge case (a set of 75mm ammunition is also available if needed ) , 3 beautiful turned brass cleaning rods , a resin cleaning rod head , a resin canvas covering for the muzzle brake , 12 tiny turned brass spacers for the gun shield & a 8cm piece of .3mm steel wire to make the workable hinge pins .

As you can see this is an awesome set , there is not a detail that is not improved , or more often than not replaced altogether ! I think if you want to make your Marder ultra special then this is the way to go . Highly recommended . Very Happy

Jenny flower
Jenny Ryan
Jenny Ryan
Supreme commander
Supreme commander

Posts : 6599
Join date : 2008-11-17
Location Location : NSW Australia

http://tanksandthings.niceboard.net

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum