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Hobby Boss T-34/85 Model 1944
Teacher
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England - North West, United Kingdom
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 05:09 AM UTC
Here''s a first look at one of those extraordinary kits from new manufacturer Hobby Boss. You''ll be impressed!

Hobby Boss T-34/85 Model 1944



If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
jlmurc
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 05:26 AM UTC
Thanks Vinnie,

Looks fabulous, I hope these get to the wild wet East coast.

John
Clanky44
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 07:24 AM UTC
Purchased mine today, and I'm thoroughly impressed with the quality of the contents. It's hard to imagine that all those parts actually fit into that hull.

For those of you that have held off on the 48th line of models due to the simplicity and/or the lack of detail, the time is now....

Frank
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Budapest, Hungary
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 10:02 PM UTC
Does anyone know when and where these kits can be bought in the US?
Hisham
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Al Qahirah, Egypt / لعربية
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 10:23 PM UTC
I got mine from Hong Kong for $11 plus about $4 shipping to Egypt. Great deal.

I just wish their Shermans were as good as the T34's.
afv_rob
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 10:27 PM UTC
John-I picked my kit up in Norwich so they have made it to the easy coast (very wild today!!)

This kit is the most fantastic kit ive ever seen, its such a pleasure to build and looks fantastic, im building mine as a KO'ed tank and will have some pics up very soon.
spongya
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MODELGEEK
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 10:40 PM UTC

Quoted Text

I got mine from Hong Kong for $11 plus about $4 shipping to Egypt. Great deal.

I just wish their Shermans were as good as the T34's.



do you have a dealer?
Hisham
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Al Qahirah, Egypt / لعربية
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2006 - 11:17 PM UTC
I got it from luckymodel.com. Sometimes shipping is even less to the States.


http://www.luckymodel.com/scale.aspx?item_no=HB-84806

You can save on shipping by combining 2 or 3 small items so when you split the total shipping by the number of items it ends up being less than getting only that one item. I just play around and add different combinations to the cart until I get the best deal. Especially since they have free shipping on some items. Just shop around.
Darson
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 07:04 PM UTC
Guys I got mine (T-34/85 Flattened Turret) from Hobbyeasy in Hong Kong.

http://www.hobbyeasy.com

I just did a quick check for all you guys from the US and the cost of the kit is $USD 10.71 + $USD 9.82 shipping to the States.

I've dealt with the Hobbyeasy guys many times and they are a pleasure to do business with.

cropduster
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California, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 07:17 PM UTC
There are quite a few of these T-34kit (as well as their sherman kits) on Ebay. I won the T-34/85 Model '44 Flattened turret about 5 days ago and I already recieved it from England. The kit is impressive, and with a complete interior? and in quarter scale? So awesome, I can't wait to dive into this kit!!!!!!!
spongya
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Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 02:50 AM UTC

Quoted Text

There are quite a few of these T-34kit (as well as their sherman kits) on Ebay. I won the T-34/85 Model '44 Flattened turret about 5 days ago and I already recieved it from England. The kit is impressive, and with a complete interior? and in quarter scale? So awesome, I can't wait to dive into this kit!!!!!!!



All T-34s come with interior? (This is so, freaking awsome... I love vehicles with interiors, the only problem is that the resin set consts 3X as much as the kit. But this? Man, I hope they make a habit out of it.)

About Luckymodels: They don't seem to combine shipping. If you order 3 kits, it's three times 5 bucks. And the LHS didn't even hear about this kit.
Drader
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Wales, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, August 28, 2006 - 03:46 PM UTC
The T-34s had trickled down to London from Norfolk by Saturday, so I just had to get the Mod 43. Umm... WOW!!! and Hobby Boss remembered to put in new sidewalls for the fighting compartment reflecting the smaller turret ring of the 76mm gun versions.

David
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, August 28, 2006 - 05:06 PM UTC
I think all these good reports might tempt me to try the smaller scale Cant wait to see a painted one
Red4
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California, United States
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Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007 - 02:47 AM UTC
Bought mine today from my LHS. After seeing some of the prices being posted here, I think I got hosed at $29.95 +tax! They are nice looking kits though. I have way too many other builds ahead of this one to start, but I'm damn sure tempted! "Q"

Yeah, I just went to Hobby Easy...........I defineltly got hosed..
Lakota
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New Mexico, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 03:58 PM UTC
Howdy Y'all:

Has anyone figured out the other markings on the decals sheet?

I was thinking of building this as a North Vietnam or North Korea tank for the "Beasts of the East" contest. Any ideas are appreciated.

Y'all have a nice day!
Don "Lakota"