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Panzergrenadiers Arnhem 1944
Henk
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007 - 09:58 AM UTC
A look at Dragons latest Premium Edition figure set, which gives a new lease of live to a versatile kit.



Panzergrenadiers Arnhem 1944

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Thanks!
jazza
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007 - 02:06 PM UTC
Excellent review mate!

The Panzerfaust shipping crate is certainly a nice touch. Im just holding out for the Modern figures if they ever come out!
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007 - 03:09 PM UTC
Its great to see Dragon giving all their old kits an overhaul (unlike some other companies!) while continuing to produce top of the range new kits.
The panzerfausts look excellent, they should just produce them and the transfers as a kit in themselves!
Disapointing about the woodgrain on the crate, but the 7.5cm round cases included in their Pak 40 kit had a similar problem - certainly something they need to look into. Perhaps if the crates were assembled from several peices we could have the detail on all surfaces?

James
Henk
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007 - 05:40 PM UTC

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Perhaps if the crates were assembled from several peices we could have the detail on all surfaces?



I was pondering that same question when I reviewed the Gen 2 set 'Hohenstaufen'.. If Dragon can mould 16 or 17 separate pieces just for a figure, and that's without equipment, they should be able to mould six separate sides for a crate.

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Henk
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007 - 08:02 PM UTC

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Perhaps if the crates were assembled from several peices we could have the detail on all surfaces?


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I was pondering that same question when I reviewed the Gen 2 set 'Hohenstaufen'.. If Dragon can mould 16 or 17 separate pieces just for a figure, and that's without equipment, they should be able to mould six separate sides for a crate.



Exactly.
It seems as if Dragon threw the crate in as a bit of an afterthought, and just havn't shown it the same level of attention they have other areas of their kits. A shame as it will make a nice accsesory to many a diorama.

Mr Dragon take note! Now you've shown us Gen 2 we want the same quality throughout your kits!
:-)

James