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Dragon Sd.Kfz.7 8T Late Production
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Indiana, United States
Joined: October 16, 2002
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Posted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 - 11:41 AM UTC

Shaun Keenan reviews Dragon''s new Smart Kit of the "Sd.Kfz.7 8T."

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Connecticut, United States
Joined: December 15, 2006
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Posted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 - 11:54 AM UTC
I agree that this a very nice kit. I have one in my latest purchases. And I can't wait to get my teeth into it.
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Joined: February 07, 2009
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Posted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 - 12:11 PM UTC
Good review, thanks for that. I read the initial review of it on PMMS which wasn't encouraging but I see that has now been ammended so with this review it confirms this as the right choice to get for a tractor for the Dragon SFH18.
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Maryland, United States
Joined: April 18, 2006
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Posted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 - 03:16 PM UTC
Good review, Shaun! I have this beast in the stash waiting its turn. As I'm working on its towing buddy (the sFH18) this one is obviously next in line.

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New Jersey, United States
Joined: January 09, 2008
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Posted: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 - 03:58 AM UTC
Good review, Shaun!

My one quibble would be the claim the Sd.Kfz.7 pulled all German artillery. The Seven pulled mostly the 88 and the sFH 18 from all I have read and seen in photos. The 17-cm K 18, for example, weighed over 50K pounds when limbered, far beyond the 8 tons towing capacity of the Seven.