Sturmpanzer IV Brummbar
TopDrawings #112 published by Kagero
Cost: Approximately $21
Author: Krzysztof Mucha
Softcover with 24 pages and a color front and back cover. There are four color plates and twenty pages of line drawings. It also comes with a Brummbar poster and a separate sheet with 1/72 and 1/48 scale line drawings.
The text is in English and Polish.
There is an opening introduction about the Brummbar, 15 cm Sturmpanzer 43 (L/12)IV (Sd.Kfz. 166) providing some short details about the history of it, the gun, and the engine. The next few pages show line drawings about the 15 cm Sturmpanzer 43 (L/12)IV (Sd.Kfz. 166) on the Panzer IV Ausf E hull. The next section shows the 15 cm Sturmpanzer 43 (L/12)IV (Sd.Kfz. 166) on the Ausf H hull. And a third section showing the line drawings of the Brummbar on the Ausf H or J hull. Next there are 4 color plates of various versions of the Brummbar. The rest of the line drawings show details of the Brummbar such as the upper hull, rear, various modifications, wheels, side skirts and a few more details.
If you are into detailing a Brummbar and seeing what the modifications looked like, this is for you. All the drawings in the book are 1/35 scale. The separate sheet has 1/72 and 1/48 scale line drawings.
1/35 Scale Line Drawing
1/72 Scale Line Drawing
1/48 Scale Line Drawing
Upper Hull Line Drawing
Wheels Line Drawing
I built my Brummbar about a year ago, and if I build another I will certainly use this book. This book is definitely a handy reference for those modelers who like to modify their vehicles for better accuracy.
Highly Recommended for Beginner to Advanced builders.
Thanks goes out to Kangero for this review book.
Reviewed by Frank Froment (Nordland AMPS)
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