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Description and Item Number:
||35039 - 1/35th
scale American Tank Crewman 1944-45
||Three pieces in
from Ultracast's Website
sculpting and attention to detail; good facial features, convincing
uniform details and well defined hand.
||Finger broken in
Reviewed by Paul Fraser
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is another first-class effort from Ultracast.
This standing 1/35 scale American tanker figure wears overalls and a
leather crew helmet, clutches a wrench in his left hand, while his right
hand rests on his holster. His shirt sleeves are rolled up. The two arms
and head are cast separately -- everything else is one piece. The wrench
is cast as one with the left hand, meaning he grips it tightly.
Details are crisp, with no obvious pinholes or seams in the resin. I do
wish Ultracast would put some padding in their baggies. My crewman had a
finger broken off in transit.
Nowadays, modellers tend to automatically lop off the heads of their
plastic and resin figures, to replace them with Hornet heads. That's not
necessary here. Ultracast produce excellent heads with plenty of
Ultracast sensibly locates the head's pour plug on the bottom of the
neck, so any damage while removing the resin runner is minimal. Some
companies I could name persist in locating the pour plug on the top of the
head or helmet. The logic escapes me.
A colour image of the finished figure is included, offering a guideline
This figure may also be viewed on Ultracast's website at
Review Copyright © 2004 by Paul Fraser
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02 February, 2004
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