Hobby Boss – 82918 – German Land-Wasser-Schlepper (LWS) amphibious tractor Early production

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German Land-Wasser-Schlepper (LWS) amphibious tractor Early production

Development of the Land-wasser-schlepper (Land-Water-Tractor) started in 1936, but the first 7 vehicles were completed in July of 1940. An additional 14 were produced by March of 1941. It was designed by Rheinmetall-Borsig as an amphibious vehicle for use by engineers but it lacked storage and loading/unloading access. To overcome this problem, special 10 and 20 ton amphibious trailers were made. It carried 3 to 5 men crew and 20 passengers. Another problem was that it was unarmored and could not operate effectively in the combat area. LWS saw service in RussiaandNorth Africa.

Model Dimension Length:120 mm Width:44 mm
Total Plastic Parts 20+
Total Sprues 3 sprues , upper hull , lower hull and track
Chromeplate Parts n/a
Resin Parts n/a
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts n/a
Film Accessory n/a
Released Date 2016-07
More Features The kit consists of over 20 parts , includes 3 clear parts

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