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84815 1/48 Russian KV Big Turret Tank
84815 1/48 Russian KV Big Turret Tank


 
Retail Price: $26.99
Scale: 1/48
Brand: Hobbyboss

Stock Status: In Stock
Product Code: 84815
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Description
 
The KV heavy tank was designed and used as heavy break-through tank. To a tank of this task, the shortcomings of its L-11 main gun, which is not good at dealing with enemies' bunkers and fortifications, could be fatal! So a heavy tank carrying a much bigger gun to better do the job was created along side the 76.2 mm gun tanks. The first of this type uses a new big high turret of 7 sides that mounting the 152mm M-10 howitzer. This version, which had many detail differences to the later standard type was usually dubbed KV "Big Turret" or KV-2 Model 1939. As such a big turret on the usual KV hull proved to be very un-maneuverable it soon earned a funny nickname of "Mobile washroom"!

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