Dragon Sd. Kfz, 186 Jagdtiger in 1/72 Scale

Germany had a policy of also designing a tank destroyer version of their new tank projects.  These vehicles lacked a rotating turret, but generally featured improved armor and a heavier gun while also being less expensive to produce.  Even the mighty King Tiger design was adapted as the Jagdtiger, featuring a 128 mm main gun and frontal armor 250 mm (10 inches) thick.

Dragon’s Jagdtiger kit is easy to assemble and features their famous DS track, which reacts well to standard model glues and paints.  The complex interleaved suspension is fully duplicated, and much of the construction time is spent building this up.  The Jagdtiger was a huge vehicle, and this is one big model.

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