Wehrmacht '46
88mm Pak 43 L/71 Schmalturm
for conversion

This turret is for converting existing 1:144 Takara or Dragon Panther tanks into Panther IIs.

This model is UNPAINTED. Turret pivot is 3mm in diameter. An "O"-ring is provided to enlarge the diameter to 5mm if necessary. The pivot is specially made longer so that it can be cut if required. The model can fit both Takara or Dragon Panthers, and should also work with other versions from other suppliers.

Schmalturm (Narrow or small turret) - was initially designed for the Panther F and Panther II, armed with a 88mm Kwk 43 L71. During the development the turret proved to have excellent armour protection. The turret featured a armour protected rangefinder with stabilized view. There were also references that a semi-automatic loading system was goiing to be incoporated.
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The following photos shows the painted turret on a Takara Pather chassis.
(Takara Panther chassis NOT included)

Not "N" scale or 1:160.

The model is fabricated with state of the art "3D Printing" technology. Highly detailed. Product of Hong Kong.