SS RSO Crew in Smocks
Sitting SS Grenadier





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Catalogue Number,  Description and Price: WA35442 Sitting SS Grenadier
WA35443 RSO Crew in Smocks
Scale: 1/35
Contents and Media: WA35442 - One figure made up of 8 parts in cream resin
WA35442 - Two figures made up of 10 parts in cream resin
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Crisp detail; useful poses; locating pins for easy alignment; minimal cleanup.
Recommendation: Recommended


Reviewed by Brett Green

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These two releases are related, as they can both be used on the Italeri RSO kits - the Crew in the cab and the seated Grenadier on the flatbed.

All three figures are perfectly cast in pale yellow resin. The casting block connectors are quite thin. A few minutes with a knife and a sanding stick will take care of removal and cleanup. It is nice to see that these figures have a number of locating pins and blocks to ensure correct alignment of parts.

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Detail is crisply rendered on all the figures, and the drape of the loose smocks is very well done.

The poses will be helpful for a diorama. The SS Officer in the passenger seat of the RSO is leaning out of the window while the NCO concentrates on the driving. In the back, the Grenadier sits with one leg outstretched and leaning against the drop side of the cab.

These two releases will be high-quality additions to a vignette or diorama using Italeri's 1/35 scale RSO.


Thanks to Warriors for the review sample

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Text and Images Copyright 2002 by Brett Green
Page Created 02 July, 2002
Last updated 22 July, 2003

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