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Pz.Kpfw.II Ausf. A
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Posted: Sunday, February 09, 2014 - 01:05 PM UTC
Todd Michalak gives us a review of Dragon Modelsí Pz.Kpfw.II Ausf.A w/Interior Kit No. 6687

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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 03:13 AM UTC
Glad to see no "unknown unit" in the paint schemes. Good review, Todd.
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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 06:01 AM UTC
Did Dragon fix the tracks to fit the 26 tooth sprocket? Nice looking kit.

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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 06:22 AM UTC
Thanks Bill!! Nice to see the "unknown" missingmaking way for an additional configuration!

Hi Roy, the sprockets do have the correct 26 tooth layout and the tracks should fit without an issue. The kit is pretty decent! There are a ton of SMALL interior parts to deal with and of course the tracks I mentioned but with patience everything works out!
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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 06:47 AM UTC

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Thanks Bill!! Nice to see the "unknown" missingmaking way for an additional configuration!

Hi Roy, the sprockets do have the correct 26 tooth layout and the tracks should fit without an issue. The kit is pretty decent! There are a ton of SMALL interior parts to deal with and of course the tracks I mentioned but with patience everything works out!



O.K., I ask because Dragon fixed the sprocket for their Bison II kit but didn't fix the tracks which were designed to fit the earlier inaccurate 25 tooth sprockets they had in their Panzer II Ausf F and Marder II kit. The result was the tracks didn't fit on the Bison II kit. I see in your review that the sprocket has the 26 teeth but I cant tell if the tracks have been fixed to fit or not. Thanks for the reply.

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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 08:10 AM UTC
Hi Roy,

If I look back to the past Ausf. B review from Bill Plunk, the "B" consisted of the sproket repair with the correct links. The links in this kit certainly appears to be the right Pz. II tracks (there was only the two unmarked bags of track links)knowing that DML had largly based this kit on the "B" I would think this to be a corrected issue.
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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 05:27 PM UTC

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Hi Roy,

If I look back to the past Ausf. B review from Bill Plunk, the "B" consisted of the sproket repair with the correct links. The links in this kit certainly appears to be the right Pz. II tracks (there was only the two unmarked bags of track links)knowing that DML had largly based this kit on the "B" I would think this to be a corrected issue.



Great. I forgot about the B kit. It's good to hear they fixed that issue.

Roy
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:49 AM UTC
I know this topic is a little old but I was wondering if there was a way to make this kit into the ausf.b or ausf.c version given that it is a mishap mash of several kits? Are there any visual differences between them? I have done my research but struggled given that only 75 a's were ever made.
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