The Tamiya King Tiger Prod. Turret (35164) is a 1/35 scale model kit that accurately replicates the iconic German heavy tank from World War II. This kit specifically focuses on the production turret variant of the King Tiger, known for its formidable firepower, heavy armor, and imposing presence on the battlefield.
The King Tiger, officially designated as the Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B, was one of the most powerful tanks used by the German army during the war. Its production turret featured enhanced armor protection and simplified manufacturing methods compared to earlier versions. This kit faithfully reproduces the details and characteristics of the King Tiger Prod. Turret, allowing modelers to recreate a historically accurate representation of this legendary tank.
The kit includes highly detailed plastic parts that accurately depict the King Tiger's turret, gun mantlet, and associated components. The precise molding captures the intricate surface textures, weld seams, and bolt details, adding to the realism of the model. The kit also features movable hatches, allowing for different display options and access to the interior.
Assembly of the kit is straightforward, thanks to Tamiya's engineering and clear instructions. The parts fit together precisely, ensuring a satisfying building experience. The kit provides options for building different variants of the King Tiger Prod. Turret, including versions with and without Zimmerit anti-magnetic mine coating. Modelers can chOOse their preferred configuration and customize the tank accordingly.
Painting and weathering techniques can further enhance the realism of the model. The kit provides marking options for several historical units, allowing modelers to depict specific vehicles from various periods and battlefronts. Applying accurate camouflage patterns, weathering effects, and decals will bring the model to life and showcase the tank's battle-worn appearance.
Overall, the Tamiya King Tiger Prod. Turret kit offers a rewarding modeling experience for enthusiasts of World War II armor. It provides an opportunity to build an accurate and highly detailed representation of this iconic German tank. Whether displayed on its own or incorporated into a diorama, the model will stand out as a centerpiece, showcasing the power and historical significance of the King Tiger on the battlefield.
Shipping and Delivery
Access Models offers efficient delivery services within the UK and overseas, aiming to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receipt, contingent on payment confirmation. Standard UK deliveries are conducted via Royal Mail, typically arriving within 2-3 days, though customers are advised to allow up to 5 days. For expedited deliveries, the express service ensures next-day delivery for orders placed before 1pm, with specific provisions for orders placed over the weekend or on bank holidays.
Shipping charges vary based on the order value and destination. UK standard shipping costs range from £4.99 to £7.99, with additional surcharges for heavy items and non-mainland UK destinations, including specific regions like Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Guernsey, and Jersey. We do not ship to PO Boxes and BFPO addresses.
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