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Trumpeter 1/35 scale Panzerlok BR 57 armored locomotive

Trumpeter’s BR 57 is a large and imposing model with good detail where it can be seen and enough track bed to make a good display.

By John Plzak
Published: September 8, 2010
FSM-WB1110_03
Another in Trumpeter’s line of unusual and interesting kits is its 1/35 scale BR 57 armored locomotive, the first time this vehicle has been made in injection-molded plastic in this scale. The overall quality of the light gray molding is very good, with only a few ejection-pin and sink marks in spots where they would show. The large instruction booklet features clear, large diagrams but no detail-painting instructions. A color sheet shows five views of a single camouflage scheme. No photoetched metal, decals, or figures are included in the kit.
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