I need a new copy. 1/35 German Panzer Mk. M35A2 2 1/2 Ton Cargo Truck (AFV Club, 1:35, no.35004) U.S. M-18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer (AFV Club, 1:35, no.35015) Nebelkraftwagen Sd.Kfz.11/4 (AFV Club, 1:35, no.35051) IDF Shot Kal 1973 (AFV Club, 1:35, no.35124) T34/76 Model 1942/43 Factory Nr.183 (AFV Club, 1:35, no.35144) Tamiya PzKpfw II ausf F - Eastern Carolina Plastic Modelers this would be brown(?) 2- Should I paint before, after or during the build? Post by coladito1 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:04 pm I am currently doing research for the Paint Scheme of this kit, I was thinking of making this thread on ISM with Help and suggestions about the painting and decaling on This particular kit. There are several photos of Panzer II F in Italy with Sturmpanzer Abt. Overall, this is highly recommended and, because the Panzer II was such a small tank, display space shouldn’t be a problem – this is not much larger than a 1/72 Tiger, for example. My question is: Should I apply the decals now, then do the rest or wait to do the decals dead last? Tamiya 1/35 Panzer Kampfwagon II Ausf. Tamiya. I think I'm going to build the G version. Instructions and paint scheme need updating but it is still easy to make and builds up into a pleasing model. Though it can be a pain to brush on such large areas. 4th Panzer Division, 35th Panzer Regiment, Russia, Autumn 1943 (dark yellow, early version) 24th Panzer Division, 24th Panzer Regiment, Northern Italy, Autumn 1943 (dark yellow, normal version) conclusion Tamiya kits have a reputation for ease of build. But those Pz Colours books are very handy, and ye, my ain't in very good condition either, i think most of the pages have come lose. The inverted "Y" with the two hash marks is the correct division markings, along with the Berlin Bear for 3rd Panzer Division for a portion of their time in Russia. Be the first to write a review. Assembly Guide. I thought they were being sold by Squadron within the past 10 years. Our community is FREE to join. The big shift in debate seems to be in photos now being able to be manipulated via computer programs by anyone with a computer and the skill and software to do so  in order to now show the contrast that was not possible before. Tamiya model kit in scale 1:35, 35299 is a rebox released in 2009 | Contents, Previews, Reviews, History + Marketplace | Panzerkampfwagen II | EAN: 4950344352999 Lots of units had shields for the insignia. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . I have just finished staining the base, but due to Lockdown restrictions in New Zealand, I can get any varnish to finish it off. See seller's payment instructions, I recently acquired on old Tamiya model of the Panzer … German Hanomag Sd.Kfz.251/1 (Tamiya #120) Advertisement revell tamiya trumpeter dragon 1/72 sherman tank 1/48 instructions truck 1/35 tiger academy german italeri ford hasegawa 1/24 panzer jeep Green Star. 2- Should I paint before, after or during the build? I think you're right about memories and the fading of time. This is their insignia: 4th panzer also used bears. There are not any paint color callouts in the instructions for this kit as is usual. I need help with my first build. As far as your second question, people have different approachs. I still have to paint all the tools, wheels, etc. Ok, I finished the construction phase of the build. I would probably check some reference pictures and decide where and when I want the vehicle to be depicted. Description . I have only built a small number of armor kits but generally I assemble everything including the hand tools then paint the entire kit with the base color. Your email has been successfully added to the list. 2 that stick in my mind are the info on the 251/3 and the debate over the correct paint schemes of German armour during the 1940 campaign. It is nice to learn when new documentation is uncovered, but photo interpretation still remains part art as much as science, even with all the new voodoo magic computer capabilities. If at all? Ah well... No worries, you can't really blame the Panzer Colors books, they were made in the late 70's early 80's? I have no doubt that 20 years from now, new material will come to light. Anyone have an idea of what color the inside/underside of the turret hatch should be painted? The 'net has to be a such a great asset to anyone wanting publish reference material that I couldn't imagine having to do without it. Regarding weathering, I'd like to use the hairspray method for chipping. When those books were written, only those with access to archived original photos and negatives could access that material and say with any authority what was so. I do not know when the Tamiya Panzer Kampfwagen II Ausf.F/G kit was released, but I suspect it has been out for a long time - it looks straight out of the 1970's.. I build as much of the vehcile that the main camo colour as i can, usually leaving off tools, wheels tracks and so on. Finally finished this one. A couple of questions: 1- What paint colors should I use? Splurge and go for the Tamiya German Grey rattle can. Tamiya's Ausf. 4th Panzer Division came from the Wurzburg area. German light tank Mk.II. My question is in regards to the colour scheme. Thank you very much, I thought the camo for the "3rd" would of been for the eastern front rather then Afrika. I have the very same kit here (the one with the german desert soldiers added?) To participate you must either login or register for an account. Tamiya 1/35 Panzer II Ausf F (35009) Tamiya 1/35 Panzer II Ausf F (35009) stmterrace. Kit no. Also, the decal instructions are in Japanese. 1- What paint colors should I use? were listed. I apply a bit of set to where the decal is going and then some more on top once the decal is on. Can anyone recommend paint brand/products, weathering products that they like or would be best for this kit? Overall this an OK (not great) kit. BTW: errats sheets for the books are online and available too. Photos attached... As you can see, I decided to do the F variant. Thank you for signing up! "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." Not sure what paint brand you use, but tamiya German Grey is a close match, it what they recomend for their kits. I know what you mean, there has been quite a bit of information come out recently that has changed what we thought was correct especially when it come to German armour. It was formed in the Berlin area and the original division insignia was an "E" laying with the long arm across the top to represent the Brandenburg Gate. The information I have is that crossed swords emblem was ONLY used by Panzer regiment 35 of 4th Pz.Div and commemorates the award of the swords to the Knight's Cross of the divisional commander Gen lt von Saucken. One would think that the closer to an event the information was gathered, the more accurate it would be, as memories fade of over time. Whereas the Panzer I and II were light tanks that spearheaded the high-speed assaults during the early Blitzkrieg, the Panzer III series was envisioned as the tank fighter. As to color callouts, Tamiya usually has them for their paint line, and in the front end of the instruction pages. Despite being hopelessly obsolete, generally worn out and largely converted to SPGs, panzerjäger or stripped of their turrets for fortification use and the chassis used as drivers training or munitions vehicles, a fair number of Panzer II soldiered on into the late war. Sol is only really for decals on very irregular areas. Speaking of decals, I've heard of using decal setting stuff, applying gloss coats before, etc. Our community is FREE to join. If you take a look at this website here for just a sec: http://www.oocities.org/firefly1002000/markings.html. I based it off the image at the bottom. Just realized the photos are tiny. Details about Tamiya 35009 1/35 Scale Model Kit German Panzer kampfwagen Pzkpfw II Ausf.F/G. According to all reference materials I have, that is incorrect. The Red Bear of 6th Panzer Regiment was seen on some 4th Panzer Dvision vehicles when Tauchpanzers (diving tanks) were attached from a cadre of 6th PR personnel and their vehicles during training for operation Sea Lion in Summer 1940. Will someone come along in 20 years with new evidence that says somthing different. Therefore, the German Ordnance Department issued a request for a new training tank that could be used for combat. Can't be of much more help other than that. ITEM 56030 Russian Heavy Tank KV-2 Gigant Full-Option Kit: ITEM 56032 M51 "Super Sherman" Full-Option Kit: ITEM 56035 Russian Heavy Tank JS-2 Model 1944 Full-Option Kit: ITEM 56037 Japan Ground Self Defense Force Type 10 Tank Full-Option Kit: ITEM 56039 Tamiya RC & Radio Control Cars - Manuals and Instructions for … IIRC, there's a representation of the head pad on the inner surface of the hatch. I ended up doing a F variant. I'm assuming it would only work with acrylics? 3rd panzer army or division ? I didn't think about the turret thing. The standing grizzly is for 4th panzer division and you'll have to add 1 more vertical slash which should be no problem. F/G Model Kit 1:35 | Hobbycraft 201 6. No association with Berlin. Here is the instructions, there might be some mistakes but from a quick search I came up with this and added the english unit above the tanks. Kpfw. So its still improrant to cross check any info you get. But this all seems to be based on evidence that has come to light, or maybe others did not check. F/G Manufacturer: SKU: scale: by TAMIYA 35009 1:35 % $15.00 Quantity Quantity Add to cart In the morning of September 1, 1939, the German forces consisting of the 3rd, 4th, 8th, 10th and the 14th Armies invaded Poland all heading for Warsaw, its capital. F/G (MM109) In-Box Review and History (There isn't really any instructions regarding camo patterns or Paint colors.). dont need to insert pic, just copy and paste. Qty. 217 in 3-tone schemes, just as an example; https://www.militaryimages.net/media/a-panzer-ii-of-the-216th-assault-tank-battalion.109192/. It's a Tamiya Panzer II F/G. IV Ausf. Yes I jave the one that comes with the desert infantry. - 26th Panzer Division, Cisterna di Latina, near Anzio, Italy, 1944 - 29th Panzer Grenadier Division, near Anzio, Italy, 1944 The instructions are typical Tamiya, well laid out and should provide information for a great build. II Ausf.F/G. More items to explore. I think I'm going to build the G version. Add to cart. Hey squirmy I use tinypic as my hosting site. While some of the identification is off, they are still have some great shots and are worth picking up. This is going to sound kinda stupid; but are you sure it's not just the decal number on the sheet? This service was obviously in a greatly reduced capacity, generally relegated to anti-partisan duties or observation vehicles, (some converted into Pz.Beob.wg.II). Then I hand-paint the tools and other small details. The Red Berlin Bear was specific to Panzer Regiment 6 of 3rd Panzer Division. I have all three of the Paner Colors books. Tamiya paint color call-outs are provided for the figures and for some parts throughout the assembly instructions. German Hanomag Sd.Kfz.251/1 (Tamiya #120) Advertisement sherman trumpeter 1/48 ford academy 1/35 german tamiya revell jeep truck panzer 1/32 tiger dragon instructions 1/72 italeri hasegawa tank As for the build, I have built the older Tamiya Wespe kit, and the kit does go together very well. F box is emblazoned with box art typical to Tamiya kits with a left front side view of the vehicle with 3 crew perched in their open hatches. Bruce Culver said that the original plates no longer exist so they can't be re-printed. Please don't take it that I am bashing the authors or thier work. It wasn't until the invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 that the German High … Tamiya Panzer Kampfwagen Ii Ausf. It's a Tamiya Panzer II F/G. Its likley the numbers are supposed to represent the company. By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. Any other tips related to building this kit is appreciated. Thank you for doing the research I couldnt find them in english. The Panzer IV series was developed in the early 1930s as the next step in the evolution of German armor. This is an injection-plastic military vehicle model kit. There are two different bears, you are correct about 3rd panzer and them having bears. Coming soon..Tamiya 1/10 M08 VW Type II Pickup Body w/ Kingtech K30 3kg Turbine V.RARE EARLY TAMIYA GERMAN JAGDPANZER KANONE 1/48 MOTORIZED # MS107 COMPLETE For Tamiya Globe Liner Tractor 1/14 RC Truck LESU Metal Protective Net Grille Despite its age, Tamiya have proved themselves to be one of the best manufacturers of plastic kits to date. when I first looked at it I just went by the division markings, the upside down y with two slashes is 3rd panzer division but after some more looking around their bear insignia was different and inside a shield. The Panzer IV was developed as a highly armored support tank armed with the 75mm L/24 gun that could fire high explosive, armor piercing or smoke rounds. Usually a paint scheme or several on the very back end of the insstructions. View our. As for the tools, i paint mine off the vehicle and add them after filters and washes and before dusting and pigments. R/C manuals for major Tamiya chassis are available for download. In the Concord book 4th Panzer Division on the Eastern Front 41-43, you can find several 4th div panzers with the walking bear in different colors. The only Pz Div i can think of with a bear is the 3rd. That is very true when you mention computers. Tamiya 1:35 - WWII German Soldiers Special Collection No.2 - Plastic Figure Model Set # 89781. This is a special packaging of thirteen of Tamiya's popular figure sets. Yayy! Kit no. Post Jun 26, 2009 #1 2009-06-26T19:27. I think it was panzer regiment 35. the inverted Y with 2 hash marks is correct for 3rd panzer  but if he wants to use the red bear as he asked info on, then he would have to add another hash mark to make it 4th panzer. “Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”. Deutsche Afrikakorps - WWII North Africa, Five (5) figures. I painted it Grey and decided to use Testors Enamel "Panzer Grey." The old Panzer Colors books while good a source of great pics had some 4th panzer misidentified as 3rd panzer. Well, at long last, I've completed this build. In line with my kits and thinking about a future diorama with the participation of the armies of D.A.K and R.A.F the latter with the kit jeep comando S.A.S I already started in another post, I started with the second and important element that will be part of this scene, a panzer II (Panzer Kampfwagen II Ausf. But otehrs will build the whole thing including all the smaler bits and paint them on the kit. In the end, MAN was chosen in 1934 to produce the Panzer II, a compact 4.8m long, 2.2m wide design with a three man crew. by Tamiya . The copies I have are dated 1976 (vol 1), 1984 (vol 2) and 1978 (vol 3). The bear with the White shield was for all other vehicles in 3rd Panzer Division. That's the only interior surface that is exposed on the model. However, I can't figure out how the hell to attach photos to this post! was on the eastern front as well so the camo scheme should be the same. Ok, I think I have a plan on how i'm going to paint this tank and detail, etc. $9.84 USD $12.30 USD. Related Posts. I'm don't know what color the the 115 marking is but I would think it should be either white or red being eastern front. Be sure to paint the turret seperately from the hull so you can reach the downward-facing areas on the front and also not accidently stick the turret to the hull. It's the first i've done since childhood, basically. I'd love for you to take a look and let me know what you think. I agree, they are great references for the moderately interested modelers. Are you referring to the characters like on the website? You just need to experiment and find which is best for you. Help and Tips for the painting of Tamiya's Panzer II F/G. An old Panzer but a joy to build. This is an old tamiya kit dating back to 1972. Any way you could scan it (or take a really close picture of it) and post it here? Tamiya 1/35 series "German Pz. What is interseting there is in the "correction" on the monotone gray vs brown and gray camo, the information is there in Panzer Colors I with the memorandum numbers and dates. That kit actually can't be a G. The suspension was different. Any advice on that? Pick up the 3 panzer colors books when you can (despite their flaws). Its the interpretation of some photos that leads to stuff like here My Volume I is so often used that the binding is falling apart. Then again I usually lose my patience at this stage and bin the kit :)Best RegardsJohan. 1:16 RC Panzer Leopard 2A6 Full Option - RC Tanks - RC Models - … Crisp clean mouldings that fit together well. Not sure what decal setting soloutions you are thinking of getting, i use micro set and sol. Supposedly the colors were based on company the 1st had a white, the 2nd red, 3rd yellow, and the 4th a blue bear. There's a set of all three on eBay for $15 + shipping right now. Yeah it has asian writing then 3 under the bear. Apply your gloss coat and then the decals before weathering. I think I have all the colors needed for that. F". “Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”. and i recall not seeing any asian texts or letters on the decalsheet... just unit markings, numbers and some insignia. F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town! stmterrace. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. If you can manipulate photos to show the colours, then in theory you can manipulate them to show what you want. Once you upload your pics to the website you can copy and paste the img coding that says it’s for forums. Another thing: when it's all done, should I spray it with some type of sealer or something? - Sir Winston Churchill, Mu apologies i meant on the instructions for painting, theres a picture of the bear and some asian text but theres a number 3. I guess I need to go and remark some of my older Panzer builds now...  One would think that the closer to an event the information was gathered, the more accurate it would be, as memories fade of over time. Re: Tamiya Panzer II Ausf A/B/C 1:35 Post by SteveAFV » Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:58 pm I'd be interested to see how this one goes as I'd like to do a pz II, er, too. So as my second build, and first tank, I decided to go with the Tamiya panzer 2. Tamiya model kit in scale 1:35, 35009 | Contents, Previews, Reviews, History + Marketplace | Panzerkampfwagen II | EAN: 4950344987610 F/G), un kit de Tamiya a scale 1:35, a mold of the old that has easy mounting and perfect for new trials for the price, size and quality of the plastic, Add to wishlist. That's not asian, those are unit markings. By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. Panzer colors 2 is almost 30 years old and new info and pictures had been discovered in the meantime. View our. Sorry... Panzer interiors where painted a ivory color. 201 6. Any other tips related to building this kit is appreciated. 35009 By Ray Mehlberger MSRP: 11,95 Euro ($12.73 U.S.) at several overseas sites 2 options for colours for that kit, Pz Grey or the desert scheme. Tamiya 1/35 Panzerkampfwagen II Ausf. (There isn't really any instructions regarding camo patterns or Paint colors.) But for someone who requires a more accurate and detailed model of the Panzer II, the Ausf A/B/C is just the thing. I got the tamiya panzer II F/G and the decals are in a asian language, what unit was the red bear supposed to ... any asian texts or letters on the decalsheet... just unit markings, numbers and some insignia. (Or, I guess I should say, "Panzer Grey."). Also what unit is the shield, under the shield theres a number 18 and under the red bear theres a 3? Bear in mind I don't have an airbrush yet, so it'll have to be spray paints or something like that. 1/35 Tamiya Panzer Kampfwagen II Ausf. Check the reference for how the rest of the stowage bins look compared to your kit since you can not omit the main bin that is molded on to the track guard..Personally I follow Bish's example and try to get the main hull as complete as possible including base paintwork and and then I go for the tools and small parts before weathering. Panzer II Ausf.F/G. 35009 By Ray Mehlberger MSRP: 11,95 Euro ($12.73 U.S.) at several overseas sites This was a great model - I was some what unhappy however as certain decals and also certain parts of the instructions were blanked out or removed from the kit. Gmorrison is right it would be grey unless it was before 39 I didn't see you was only asking about the hatches sorry about that. Do you have a preffered paint range as it difficult to suggest colours without knowing what paint you are useing. Except for non-commercial or personal use, the information, images and movies may not be used, duplicated or modified, even partially, without written authorization from Tamiya Inc. 4th panzer div. Berlin has the bear as the city symbol, and this was later adopted by the 3rd Panzer Division. F/G. Hey guys. Great advice, thanks! Started it as a Afrika Korps scheme along with the extra figures but made a hash of the weathering so out came the panzer grey spray and there we have it. I'm going to paint it Grey. I do have to say the instructions are very sparse on the placement and a complete lack of camouflage advice apart from the boxart. These survivors could have been, in theory, repainted in standard late war 3-tone scheme or simply left in whatever original scheme they had. To participate you must either login or register for an account. One of the co-authors himself has posted corrections at http://starbacks.ca/Baja/1654/errors.html. Much of what I've read says that Tamiya is top notch, and I wanted an easier (and cheaper) tank before I attempt the more iconic ones. Construction of … The 8.9 ton tank featured a the Panzer III could be introduced. Panzer II Wikipedia. I got the tamiya panzer II F/G and the decals are in a asian language, what unit was the red bear supposed to represent? My question is this: Will the hairspray method work with enamel paints? But then i have to wounder. Please post pictures when you’re done so we can all see your work! The finishing guide suggests only a plain panzer gray scheme vs. the ordered 2/3 Dunkelgrau and 1/3 Dunkelbraun scheme and provides markings for 2 vehicles with the 35th Panzer Regiment, 4th Panzer Division and for 1 vehicle with the 33rd Panzer Battalion, 4th Light Division. Tamiya Panzer Kampfwagen IV Model Set (Scale 135. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. The Panzer II is as simple of a kit as I have ever seen, has a very low parts count and would be ideal as a first plastic kit. ★The information, images and movies contained on this web site are the exclusive property of Tamiya Inc. So I'm not sure what decal arrangement to use for a grey paint scheme. In it's own way, the old Panzer II Ausf F/G by Tamiya is still a good model, and an excellent choice for a beginner. Expert panzer modelers probably have more in depth research literature, but I find these things to be the first item I turn to when I get the "panzer bug" (suffering from it now). Where did you get the information of the bear being used with 4th Panzer Division? Ya got me there Eg, as I was basing my information primarily off of the older Panzer Colors II book. Thoughts? Later in the war, the 4th Panzer Division symbol, along with crossed swords, was used on a Regimental Shield for 6th Panzer Regiment and was seen with the unshielded Bear (no longer red) on 3rd Panzer Division Mk IVs in Russia, 1943/44. I'm going to guess that is why he asked the questions he asked. Yeah, that doesn't help. leather with the exterior colour around it. was one of the Jentz's Panzer Truppen, Vol 2, page 276, still show 386, 2cm-armed Panzer II on inventory for October, 1944, the last month these stats. And i think that raises a concern, at least for me. Here is me Tamiya's Panzer 38T that I am calling down for the moment. Manufacturer: Tamiya . If so I think that the only difference that Tamiya make in the instruction for this release (from 1971) is that their G has the turret bin attached where their F should omitt this and have a vision slit instead.So your decission is turret bin or not rather then F or G. I am not sure if anyone of the Pz II experts can hammer out the deveolpment history. Great pics in those. A word of advice, this is by no means a "G" model Panzer II, but it is a reasonably accurate "F." Only a few of the parts required significant sculpting to erase mold lines, and the only real work will be modifying the exhaust shield to reflect the actual vehicle. Tamiya paint color call-outs are provided for the figures and for some parts throughout the assembly instructions. It may also be an insignia of a panzer regiment and not a division.