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1/35 105mm Howitzer M2A1 &Carriage M2A2 w/USMC Gun Crew

Manufactured by: Dragon Models

SKU: DR 6531
Price: AU$34.95

US$23.35;  €21.24
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    - Newly tooled gun shield rendered w/delicate detail on both sides
    - New slide-molded gun trails have bolt support-bracket details
    - 105mm Howitzer M2A1 plus USMC figures included
    - Trail spades are finely detailed
    - Cleaning rods supplied
    - Either combat or travel modes can be selected for assembly
    - Includes toolbox on gun shield
    - Fully detailed fun cradle mount w/bolt and support-brace details
    - Slide-molded spring rendered in great detail
    - Shield supports connected to gun have delicate detail
    - Gun can elevate to different angles
    - Slide-molded gun comes w/great detail
    - Gun recoils like the real one
    - Recoil system made by slide mold
    - Aluminum gun barrel w/finely reproduced rifling
    - Detailed ammunition included as bonus
    - Accurately reproduced 105mm Howitzer M2A1 w/complete breech
    - Slide-molded gun breech
    - Intricately reproduced gun elevation system
    - Gun cradle w/hand wheels finely reproduced
    - Realistic tire tread detail
    - Nuts sharply represented on wheels
    - Wheel brake is finely reproduced
    - Finely detailed gun sight

    Produced from 1941 onwards, the M2A1 105mm Howitzer was the workhorse of US Army and USMC artillery units in WWII. With more than 8500 M2/M2A1 howitzers produced, the type saw extensive combat in the European and Pacific theaters. Indeed, one in every five shells fired by the US Army in WWII was from a 105mm Howitzer. The gun had an 11.27km range. In the Pacific the 2260kg weapon was widely operated by the USMC, quickly gaining a reputation for its accuracy and potency. The M2A1 was an improved version of this field gun that had a modified breech, while the new M2A2 split-trail carriage had a larger gun shield, and an enclosed screw traverse system. This howitzer was typically operated by a crew of eight men, and it was usually towed by a 6x6 2.5-ton truck.

    • Manufactured by: Dragon Models
    • SKU: DR 6531
    • Package Weight: 510g
    • 0 Units in Stock

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