This kit is to replace the 10.5cm Gun and Cradle of Tamiya Wespe kit.
One piece cast Cradle with full details and thin wall.
Adjusting rod inside Cradle is faithfully reproduced.
Cradle front, cradle trunnion mount plate, recoil return scale... etc are all highly detailed.
Breech block is also cast in one piece with full details inside out.
Muzzle brake has a seamless casting with 2 separate locking ring.
This 22 parts resin kit include the cradle (one piece cast), Breech block (one piece cast), Gun, Muzzle brake, Equilibrator...etc Photo Captions:
1 . Overall view showing the gun on the Tamiya hull (note: Only the grey area is the resin parts)
2. An overall left and right side view, (note: Saddle are Tamiya parts)
3. One piece cast cradle
4. Cradle left side view with details added.
5. Various details of the cradle showing: (from left to right, up to bottom)
Cradle front detail, Recuperator rear end detail, Cradle position adjusting rod inside, Cradle rear end showing the travel lock mount, Recoil return scale with the correct curved shape at rear (separate part)
6. One piece cast Breech block with both inside and outside details.
7. Various close-up details of the breech block.
8. A highly detail equilibrator and its mount with the missing pointer.
9. Close up details of the finished breech block
10. Close up details of the front with the Front recuperator and travel lock mount.
11. Muzzle brake with seamless casting with 2 locking ring.