This is the Trumpeter 00359 kit in 1/35 scale, of the ‘Russian Heavy Tank, KV-1 model 1942’.
Because warlike vehemence, the Kriov factory gave birth to casts the KV-1 of the quick-fried tower, nameding after the KV-1 model 1942 (heavy cast Turret), Turret in this kind of foundry contain better bullet-proof features, the armor thickness also comes to 95mm of, the main firecrackers also changed to pack better types ZIS-5s in function 76.2mm artillery.
This is the Trumpeter 00360 kit in 1/35 scale, of the ‘Russian Heavy Tank, KV-1 model 1942, Lightweight Cast Turret’.
The superior armor protection of the heavy cast turret on the KV-1 model 1942 tank has its cost! The weight of the tank now reaches 47 tones and this weight are consider heavy even for a modern tank standard!
The KV series utilize the same engine without major changes and the more and more added heavy weight drops the maximum speed from 35 Kilometers/hours to 28 kilometers/hour.
Off road performances are even worst and hard to operate. To solve the problem, a lightweight cast turret was born. One feature helps to identify turret of this type – A large cast ring around rear machine gun mount.
This is the Trumpeter 00358 kit in 1/35 scale, of the ‘Russian Heavy Tank, KV-1 model 1942 simplified turret’.
Because the additional armor in KV-1 type manufacturing craft is trivial and produce the efficiency lowly, therefore a kind of new KV-1 appeared again, this kind of is called M KV-1 1942 the characteristics of types consist in the armor that enhance completely with then increase production efficiency for the simplification of the purpose designs.
The bodywork armor was again 75 millimeters of to increase 90 millimeters of, dry by heat the most thick place in armor of the tower attains 120 millimeters.
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