Personal Data Username: jagdpanther2 Joined: 2012-10-05 16:58:54 Projects No projects to display. The periscope – linked to the gun mount – was under an armored housing on the roof. After the war, the prototype was shipped to the United Kingdom for trials, but was later scrapped. Panzer III without side Armour Replica 222 223 or 221 armoured car This includes a donor vehicle which Pointing out each time that one showed up that it was a "false" Jagdpanther II. From there a project was born, which tried to create a tank hunter that would be extremely well-protected over an existing, readily available captured light tan… Existed only in blueprints. To accommodate the heavier-caliber gun, as on previous Jagdpanzer-style unturreted tank destroyers, the glacis plate and sloped hull sides of the Jagdpanther were extended up into an integral, turretless fixed casemate as part of the main hull to provide a roomy interior. This looks fine, the decals look sharply printed and in register, however, I would like to have some of the heavy tank destroyer emblems or common markings on this sheet if you wanted to keep one of your legs in reality. These sure do take the fun out of this kit during their construction phase. Playing next. Report. There are several parts of the kit, like the mantlet of the gun where there is cast surface texture, and the weld seams on the hull, that have had texture added to them. Later, significant numbers were concentrated in the West for the Ardennes Offensive. The vehicle was to be equipped with a 128 mm gun and the fighting compartment to be located in the rear. There is a lot of cleaning up to go into each track, and this my friends is the only real bummer of this kit. It was developed by the Ateliere Leonida. There is some flash and some extra material present in this kit for you to trip off. Today: Build guide Pt III: Painting & Weathering 1/35th scale Jagdpanther G1 Early Production W/ Schwerer Plattformwagen Type SSYS When last we visited this build, I had started to paint the rail car and primed the Jagdpanther, so it was ready for painting. The Jagdpanther is a tier 4 German tank destroyer. Tow hooks, a shovel, sledge hammer, wire cutters, pinch bars, an axe and a fire extinguisher for the engine are all here on this sprue in pretty good moulding quality. This kit is now available from Amusing Hobby's Distributors Worldwide. The road wheels are interchangeable. Official designation was 8.8 cm (3.46 in) Pak 43/3 auf Panzerjäger Panther, and it was based on the upgraded Panther Ausf.G. The slide mould technology is good, but in this case, I would like the end of the barrel to be thinner in scale. You DO have a track jig on sprue A – but the work that goes into each of these is just so time-consuming. Real-life order of battle [edit | edit source] Schwere Panzerjager Abteilung 654 brought eight Jagdpanthers to Normandy with their 2. Panthère de chasse) était un chasseur de chars basé sur le châssis du char Panther construit par lAllemagne au cours de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Eunice Ouida. Weitere Ideen zu panzer, panzerkampfwagen, wehrmacht. Jagdpanther. The last part of this sprue of note is the large 128mm gun. Kit comes with photo etch parts and metal cable, We have seen a few tanks with a real life limited production (or not at all produced in physical form) from Amusing Hobby and they have really filled a niche otherwise taken on by resin model makers – We have seen the VK series, the Loewe and Luchs in 35th scale that. Jagdpanther II жизнь после HD - … Thus, it was reliable mechanically and even more agile than the regular Panther, while being able to destroy any single Allied tank of the time. This saves the modeller some work and it is nice to see. The Befehlswagen Jagdpanther is just a Jagdpanther Command Vehicle, that's what it was like in real life and that's what it's like ingame. Although most modellers would do this anyway, there are several parts of the tank (spoked road wheels, gun travel lock barrel) that need attention before glueing it all together.  Planned production was between a hundred and two-hundred a month, but the disruption to German manufacturing made this goal unachievable.. G2", "Jagdpanther (8.8 cm Pak) (Sd.Kfz.173) Ausf. It was cancelled because the Jagdpanther … 2:45. The Jagdpanther had a good power-to-weight ratio and a powerful main gun, enabling crews to destroy any type of Allied tank. Stug III any mark. This unit was the only unit to use Jagdpanther in the Normandy theater. A heavy tank destroyer design based on the 8.8 cm Pak 43 gun and the Panther tank chassis was ordered in late 1942 as design SdKfz 173. I am glad that Amusing Hobby is back to making obscure beauties, let's just get these tracks sorted and we can all be best friends. The G2 version of the Jagdpanther had its tools removed from the side armor to the engine deck and the rear armor plate, which means a lot more work on this part than usual Panther builds. Please model makers - let's learn from our mistakes and make single links that can sag and let's use pins to join them. This is a good kit for intermediate as well as advanced modellers, who might add more tot he kit in surface detail and photo Etch. AlphaMikeFox 6,031 AlphaMikeFox 6,031 Zergling; Member; 6,031 3,853 posts; Gender: Male; 4216 Derelict Gamers =DG1= Report post; Posted December 29, 2014. , Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, "Jagdpanther (8.8 cm Pak) - Sd.Kfz.173 Ausf. The pro… With the Tank Destroyer Tactics doctrine, the Panzer Elite can call in their most powerful weapon: the Jagdpanther (Lit. Profiles. They first saw combat in the Battle of Kursk (Operation Citadel). WWII German StuG III replica in Action . These plates can be bent, omitted and destroyed to your heart's content and I think this is a great addition to the kit. Both Jagdpanthers are at Tier IV and they have the same armour values because they are essentially the same vehicle. The plastic in the box is in a light grey colour, and the moulding is fairly sharp, though not the sharpest ever it is fine for the detail needed here on this kit. Although THIS Jagdpanther II never left the drawing board, there was one Panther II prototype hull built. User Activity No activity to display. Browse more videos. Ok - this is often the chore or the happy surprise with modelling tanks – the Tracks. Jagdpanther.  During the last stages of the war, limited German production resulted in small production numbers, shortage of spare parts, and shortened crew training periods of younger operators. G engine deck, a larger gun mantlet bolted externally (reducing production time? Jagdpanther. Production started in January 1944; in February, Hitler specified the simpler Jagdpanther name instead of its original "8.8 cm Pak 43/3 auf Fahrgestell Panther". A commander of a tank troop, preparing to go into combat, all vehicles up and running, combat will be between 4 King Tigers v 4 IS2 He should opt for King Tigers. Share this post. The rear hatch is here also (part 50) and the bolts are hexagons like real bolt heads which is nice. TheSteel road wheels, the caps of the axles and the torsion bars are all here on these four sprues. German designers planned to build the Jagdpanther II (Hunting Panther), armed with 128mm gun and based on Panther II chassis that was in design stages, but its design never reached it past the drawing board. It entered service in 1944 during the later stages of the war on the Eastern and Western Fronts. There are fifteen steps to the construction, often a few things to a step, but nothing too complex. the colour schemes could be anyone's flavour, and that is a massive appeal of this kit - you can make it into whatever you like without armchair enthusiasts tapping you on the shoulder. Not a real drama. Skills No skills entered. Two German museums, the Deutsches Panzermuseum at Munster and the Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung (WTS) at Koblenz, each have a running Jagdpanther. The full-size model by Daimler-Benz was demonstrated in October 1943 before Hitler. Tow hooks are seen here with the hollowed out ends (made with the help of slide moulds) and you can see the twists of metal on the cable in the cast metal look clasps. SturmgeschÃ¼tz III Sd.Kfz 142 assault gun / tank destroyer ( WWII Re-enactment ) Shayneosborne . Later, the hull was taken to Patton Armor Museum in Fort Knox, where it was restored and at that time displayed with a Panther A/G turret. See travel reviews, photos, videos, trips, and more contributed by @Jagdpanther on TripAdvisor. During the last stages of the war, … Since it was impossible to mount the 12.8 on the Jagdpanther in its current layout, Krupp redesigned the Jagdpanther with a new crew compartment which was to be very cramped. Newell Huey. 173, was a tank destroyer built by Germany during World War II based on the chassis of the Panther tank. Followers 0 The Jagdpanzer V Jagdpanther, or Jagdpanther Tank, is a unique heavy tank-destroyer fielded by the Panzer Elite Tank Destroyer Tactics company in Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts. Note the Notek headlight socket and electrical wire moulded into the fender, nice. The Weald Foundation in the UK restored one Jagdpanther to running condition, and has a second ready to start restoration in 2019.. The colours of the vehicle are displayed on a separate double sided colour paper set of four profiles. This vehicle was born after the Romanian encounters with the Russian T-34 in Ukraine, which radically changed their opinion on armor and especially the possibilities of sloped armour. Comparing: Ferdinand vs. Jagdpanther II Developed on the basis of the Porsche Tiger, with a total of 90 vehicles produced in April and May 1943. Jagdpanther. There is a LOT to like about this kit. The Jagdpanther II was conceived in November of 1944 by Krupp to up-arm the Jagdpanther with an 12.8 cm PaK 80. These two sprues have the front and rear drive and return wheels as well as the final drive assembly. The Panzerjäger V Panther, also known as “Jagdpanther”, was the main derivative of the Panther. It was armed with the long-barreled 8.8 cm Pak 43/3 L/71 gun, similar to the main gun of the Tiger II "King Tiger". The Jagdpanther combined the 8.8 cm Pak 43 cannon, similar to the main gun of the Tiger II, and the armor and suspension of the Panther chassis. The Jagdpanther had been preceded by two attempts at mounting a 8.8 cm gun as a self-propelled anti-tank weapon; Ferdinand using the ninety-one leftover Porsche-built VK4501(P) chassis from the Tiger tank competition it had lost to Henschel in 1942, and the Nashorn using a Panzer III/IV chassis. A heavy tank destroyer design based on the 8.8 cm Pak 43 gun and the Panther tank chassis was ordered in late 1942. Edited December 29, 2014 by RocketTurtle. Weld seams are visible here on the armoured slabs as they join together. It can be done, you will win our admiration and probably some more sales the day you do it! The Jagdpanther II is based on the Panther II's chassis, and while it's an improvement to the Jagdpanther, the hull itself doesn't take much punishment either. Mg 34 Military Armor Tiger Tank Tank Destroyer Model Tanks Ww2 Tanks World Of Tanks Battle Tank Military Equipment. Edit: Real life performance, because apparently posting in the historical board isn't sufficient. This is the largest sprue in the box, and on it, there are a lot of parts from all around the tank, the rear hull wall, the large gun, the mudguards, panther style stowage boxes, pioneer tools, rear engine hatches (no engine is supplied) and other smaller parts. They have nice hexagon nuts as per the other nuts and bolts on the kit, and in construction, these are a pretty easy job to clean up ( a seam line on each) and put together. Kompanie arriving in June 29. The small sheet of decals is made up of a simple set of red and black numbers and german black and white crosses. ), and a two piece KwK 43/4 L/71 gun. The Jagdpanther was preceded by two attempts at mounting an 8.8 cm gun as a self-propelled anti-tank weapon; Ferdinand using the ninety-one leftover Porsche-built VK 45.01 (P) chassis from the Tiger tank competition it lost to Henschel in 1942, and the Nashorn using a Panzer III/IV chassis. The gunner had a rangefinder and a periscope telescopic sight. 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