Takom Releases CAD Work and Artwork for Latest Kits
Takom has released the CAD work and artwork for their latest kits, giving us a sneak peek at what to expect from the company in the coming months. The new kits include a wide variety of subjects, from armor and aircraft to ships and figures.
One of the most anticipated kits is the 1/35 scale King Tiger “Porsche Turret”. This kit will feature a number of new features, including a detailed interior and a Photo-etch.
Another exciting kit is the 1/72 scale IJN Aircraft Carrier AKAGI Island & Flight Deck – Pearl Harbour Attack 1941.
In addition to these new kits, Takom is also re-releasing a number of their popular kits in new scales. For example, the company is releasing a 1/35 scale version of their popular Hetzers – Early, Mid & Late “Jagdpanzer 38 (t)” tank kit and 1/35 scale M29C Weasel.
Takom’s new kits are expected to be released in the coming months. Be sure to check with your local hobby shop for more information.
Takom’s pristine artwork exposes greater than the CADs in their actual releases…
Equipment Negative: 2168
Motive force integrated
Two marking alternatives integrated on this package
Price: TBA from Hobbylink Japan
This is identical Weasel package, however with portions added for the flotation units worn in rainy and swampy gardens particularly. A motive force determine is integrated right here
Cloudless portions are supplied for the windscreen and the ones miniature photo-etch portions for the smaller and thinner portions, plus the radiator warmth barricade/ barricade. Hyperlink and area tracks are supplied within the package.
King Tiger “Porsche Turret” w/105mm KwK 46L/68 “2 in 1”
Equipment Negative #2178
Hyperlink & Field tracks integrated
Cloudless portions integrated
3 marking alternatives within the field
CAD symbol we noticed the day gone by display us the 2 other barrel lengths supplied. It seems that this used to be a proposed design handiest, with the 2 section ammunition being the actual barrier, in lieu than the gun dimension. It used to be by no means tailored or made whatsoever.
We expect it could be higher described because the preliminary turret – however this kind has the ones two barrel choices, additionally the number of the infra-red equipment on supremacy of the turret or the AA MG choice.
Picture-etch grilles and portions are integrated, in addition to cloudless portions for the periscopes. week the tracks are the hyperlink and area sort.
Each plastic & steel barrel weapons are integrated within the package in addition to the turret supremacy choices we mentioned previous.
IJN Airplane Provider AKAGI Island & Flying Deck – Pearl Harbour Assault 1941.
Equipment Negative #5023
Picture-etch & plastic package
One marking supplied
Prevailing at this time sure? The Akagi’s flying deck and tower are reproduced right here in 72nd scale to check a few of Takom’s alternative Battleship weapons. We expect its a shrewd selection as that you must supply kits to populate the deck with out breaking the depot or getting a pristine area to bind it in.
The package makes use of photo-etch to recreate one of the crucial mesh at the island’s apparatus. You’ll see the extra intricate portions in gold in those CAD illustrations.
The scale of the package is definitely illustrated right here…
The mattresses for ballistic coverage are integrated right here as a pat you’ll be able to practice or now not – the selection is yours, if you wish to display the Akagi ahead of the while of Pearl Harbour
Each side of the package to turn the 360 trait
Hetzers – Early, Mid & Past due
Equipment Negative’s 2170X, 2171X & 2172X
Hyperlink & Field tracks integrated
Hatches will also be posed detectable or closed
4 markings integrated in every package.