UM Marder III in 1/72 Scale

Here is UM’s Marder III.  I was a bit apprehensive going into this build, we have all seen kits which look nice on the sprue but don’t fit worth a darn.  This is not one of those.  While the instructions were a bit vague, everything cleaned up easily and fit well.  There was a gap at the front where the upper hull pieces came together but this was easily filled with a strip of Evergreen.  PE was included in the kit.  One error is that the exhaust runs exposed outside the hull on the starboard side on the real vehicle, UM has it exiting at the rear.  Easily fixed with a piece of solder. A nice kit, I was pleasantly surprised by how well it went together.  In fact I have picked up a few more UM offerings and look forward to giving them a try as well.