Rubicon Models

SdKfz 251/1 Ausf C 280031 1/56

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The Rubicon Models 1/56 scale SdKfz 251/1 Ausf C Plastic Model Kit provides a detailed representation of this iconic German half-track used extensively during World War II. Here's an overview of the product:

Historical Background:

SdKfz 251 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug 251): Commonly known as "Hanomag," the SdKfz 251 was a versatile German half-track designed by Hanomag to transport infantry directly into combat zones. It became the most widely produced German half-track of the war, with over 15,252 units produced across various models and variants.

Model Ausf C: Introduced in mid-1942, the Ausf C featured a simplified hexagonal-shaped forward armored plate for the engine and was part of the second generation of SdKfz 251 models. It retained the distinctive rear doors that bulged outwards, characteristic of earlier variants.

Model Kit Overview:

Scale and Components: This kit is in 1/56 (28mm) scale and includes parts spread across multiple sprues for detailed assembly.

Build Options: Builders can choose from several configurations:

Machine Gun Options: Includes choices between MG34 or MG42 machine guns.
Rear Access Door: Can be assembled with the rear access door in an open or closed position.
Canvas Top: Offers the option to build the model with a half-open or fully closed canvas top (tarp), allowing for customization based on preference or historical accuracy.
Interior Detailing: While simplified for assembly, the kit includes enough interior detail to enhance realism, including a chassis interior and a driver figure.

Product Highlights:

Historical Accuracy: Designed to accurately represent the SdKfz 251 Ausf C, capturing its distinctive features and characteristics from mid-war production.

Versatility: Suitable for miniature wargaming, dioramas, or historical displays, providing flexibility in modeling and display options.

Detailing and Assembly: Features a balance of intricate details and user-friendly assembly, catering to both hobbyists and collectors.

Scale Compatibility: Ideal for use alongside other 1/56 scale miniatures and terrain in gaming scenarios or historical recreations.

This Rubicon Models kit offers enthusiasts the opportunity to recreate an essential piece of German military equipment from World War II, showcasing the SdKfz 251/1 Ausf C in various configurations suitable for different modeling preferences or historical scenarios.

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Returns accepted up to 30 days after date of purchase.

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