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T-34 Model 1941 Sormovo additional armour conversions

CMK, 1/48 scale

Previewed by Jay Laverty

 

 

Catalogue Number and Description: CMK T-34 Model 1941 Sormovo additional armour conversions
Kit #ís 8015 and 8016
Contents and Media: Cream coloured resin; turned aluminium barrel; decals
Scale: 1/48
Price: Price TBA -  available online from CMK's website
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Good quality casting; simple installation on Tamiya kit parts; includes decals and barrel
Disadvantages: Hatches cast shut
Recommendation: Recommended



 

FirstLook

New from CMK are two sets of additional armour representing vehicles produced at Factory No.112, the Red Sormovo Works (in Gorki) designed to be used as conversions for the Tamiya T-34 model 1941. Superbly cast in cream coloured resin the level of detail is excellent, with the set also including a turned aluminium barrel and some decals, making it a complete package and great value for money.

 

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The only drawback to both sets is the fact that the turrets have the commanders hatches moulded shut, which eliminates the possibility of the addition of a commander figure, limiting the diorama options somewhat. However, should you wish to only use the additional armour found on the hull, this is an option, as there were vehicles used without the turret armour.

Considering that these are very simple to use conversion and require the minimal amount of kit alteration possible, and have everything needed in the set to complete the conversion, these are a pair of great additions to the 48th scale scene.

Recommended.

Available from: http://www.cmkkits.com/en

Thanks to Frank Berger and CMK for the samples

Text and Images by Jay Laverty
Page Created 28 March, 2007
Page Last Updated 27 March, 2007