|KV-2 Russian Tank Leningrad Battle with MG-team|
|Kit # 72330||Preview
Edited by Rob Haelterman
I've been curious about these kits for a while. However, information is limited and it is difficult if not impossible to find reviews. So I took matters into my own hands and purchased one of the kits on E-Bay. I got lucky and I was able to snap one ufor $7.95 with free shipping. Not bad. But I did not want to pay too much for a kit that might be terrible. The kit arrived yesterday and I have compared the kit and the figures in the box to kits in my stash and I am ready to give a full review.
This is the box. It is small and has a nice picture (Although it is in German Colors and has the German modifications of a 754(r)). As you can see the kit is labeled "Leningrad Battle 1941 WW2" and it says it contains "2 pieces kit tank" and "11 figs and MG team/flag/posters".
Assembly of the kit takes two seconds!
Not so great. You could cut and grind all that resin out if you wanted it to look more realistic but it would take a lot of effort and the resin is very hard.
I compared the casting with the PST KV-2 kit and it was a fairly close match.
More about the troops. I think it is almost comical to include these troops with this vehicle. The troops have post war weapons! AK-47, RPG's? The siege of Leningrad would not have lasted three years if the Soviet infantry would have been so well armed!