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RoG: German U-Boat Type IX-C Early
CMOT
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Posted: Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 01:10 AM UTC


Bill Cross reviews Revell of Germany''s U-Boat Type IX C (U67/U154) Submarine.

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TimReynaga
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 02:18 AM UTC
Bill,
Thanks for the review. I've been a fan of the Type IX ever since I built my first ship model, the old 1960s Aurora 1/200-ish scale "Wolfpack U-Boat"!

It looks like Revell has, all these years later, released what is (at least for the present) the definitive Type IX kit. I definitely have to add this one to my queue...!
bill_c
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 09:48 AM UTC
Thanks, Tim, I am knee-deep in building it already. I have both Eduard PE sets, but need some AM scopes and barrels from Schatton-modelbau and have to scratch a pressure hull once I finish opening up the drain holes, but it's a nice kit for the money.