Wednesday, 20 August 2008

75mm IG18 & Bedford QLR

The 75mm leichtes Infanteriegeschütz 18 is a lovely little model from Pegasus, I was a bit worried at first with the small size of the parts, but they all fitted well and turned out a good model, in this case the early version with the spoked wheels. The crew were not as easy as they were in soft plastic and it wasn't easy to work out which arms went with which body as the codes on the sprue were too faint.

At another extreme was the IBG Bedford QLR, it was a very detailed kit (over-detailed), but the instruction sheet was useless and it was far from clear where parts went and unlike most kits no locating pins/lugs to ensure correct location. Now completed it looks fine, but I'm not going to get another kit from this maker unless desperate. As a radio truck I'll either use it with my HQ or as a part of a multi-battery artillery regiment (Rapid Fire allows multiple batteries to fire at the same target if the unit has a radio truck)

The Teutonic knights are now underway.

Will

1 comment:

Steve-the-Wargamer said...

Complex model but that radio truck looks nice.. the gun is very effective as well, nice models!