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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 12:48 PM UTC
Modelcollect already announced the Flakzwilling 4, which will be available this month, and now comes the perfect complement: A section of a Flaktower
The kit is 1/4 corner of a G-Tower, from Hamburg. Even at 1/72 it is really big: Hamburg FlakTurm was a Generation 1 tower, which means almost 1x1 meter at this scale. In fact, the section is 50x50x27cm

According to the box, using four of these models you will get a full tower.

Together with a few Flakvierling, it will make an impressive diorama.
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I'd like to see someone market even sections of these towers in 1/35 so that I'd have somewhere to emplace my Takom twin 128 FLAK guns!
JUN 15, 2017 - 04:42 AM
See the post above yours.
JUN 15, 2017 - 06:22 AM
I thought for a moment that Takom might have intro'd one in 1/72...so we both would like one in 1/35th! I'd really like to model the Zoo tower in Berlin. I know, different version, but hey that's what making different kits is all about.
JUN 15, 2017 - 03:16 PM
Are you prepared to add an extension on to your house for that? The best I can manage is a small section I can mock up to be just a portion of the deck, but even that is so small it just looks like it's sitting on a slab of concrete and nothing else. Those towers were HHHUUUGGEEE!!! The Flakturm IV mentioned by Hans would be over 6 feet on a side and about 3.5 feet tall at 1/35!
JUN 15, 2017 - 04:30 PM
Some informations about the different Flakturmarten from Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flak_tower#Flakturm_IV_-_Heiligengeistfeld.2C_Hamburg
JUN 15, 2017 - 05:05 PM
Actually already visited that page when I was looking to see what kind of base I could put the Takom kit on rather than the one supplied in the box.
JUN 15, 2017 - 07:17 PM
Somebody scratched a 1/4 Flakturm, i think 1/35th... and go...
JUN 15, 2017 - 07:50 PM
A model railroader's trick for adding depth - build half a tower against a mirror to give the illusion of a complete structure. Of course, it only works at predetermined angles. Smoke and mirrors!
JUN 16, 2017 - 03:00 AM
Amusing Hobby is releasing a 12.8 cm flak 40 single gun with a Fu-MG 39D radar in 1/35. At this rate we may soon be able to build the entire german air defense network.
MAR 22, 2018 - 03:54 PM
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