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Jeffshiu's Miniatures 120mm Panzer IV DAK crew and rider.

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by pinkfloyd, Sep 14, 2021.

  1. pinkfloyd A Fixture

    Hi All, my latest release German Pzkpfw IV rider, designed base on Tamiya PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf.G (EARLY PRODUCTION) box art, tank kit 1/16 Trumpeter German Pzkpfw IV Ausf.F2. Thanks for looking! Jeff 8_.jpg 13_.jpg 11_.jpg 12_.jpg 14_.jpg 15_.jpg 9_.jpg 7_.jpg 6_.jpg 3_.jpg 5_.jpg 4_.jpg 2_.jpg 16_.jpg
    Manfred, China Dave, Trep and 14 others like this.
  2. Sgt. Red Active Member

    I want these figures!!!!!!
  3. FlaBtl (Sfl) 606 Active Member

    Nice when my wallet will alow it I will order them!
  4. Tom W. Well-Known Member

    John Rosengrant´s ever lasting masterpiece with the Pz.Kw.III turret and the DAK-crew springs in my mind............(y)
    Noel Walker likes this.
  5. Noel Walker Active Member

    Nice stuff Jeff
  6. Tannvargur New Member

    Is it possible to wish for something??
    Then I would like to see a WIP from you Jeff, doing one of your German soldiers (or anyone), would be immensely appreciated. ;)
    Your ability to produce these interesting figures are astonishing.
  7. Chris Oldfield A Fixture

    The commander figure would probably be good for Das Werk’s forthcoming 1/16 StuG III Ausf.G as well……..
    Another beautifully-executed crew, Jeff!
    newtonk likes this.
  8. newtonk Active Member

    Further to what Chris posted, what, if anything, limits these guys to DAK? Another winning release!
    Chris Oldfield likes this.
  9. Henk Well-Known Member

    There is nothing really to stop you using these as Wehrmacht Panzer troops, I think the main "DAK" angle is the Tamiya boxart, that these are based on. The PzrKpfw IV Ausf G as depicted on the box, is really an Ausf F2, as noted by the single baffle bulb muzzle brake. The Ausf F2 was a quick fix to upgun the short barreled F1, which was seriously outgunned in the Desert, and off course Russia. The F2 was Designated Ausf G when the double baffled muzzle brake (and other changes) was introduced. shirts of the crew are generic service shirts, and the commander's jacket I can't really work out from the pictures.
  10. JasonB A Fixture

    Yeah, crew would probably work just as well for Russia, got pretty hot on the steppes during the summer.
  11. newtonk Active Member

    Cheers gents, that is what I suspected.
  12. captfue Active Member

  13. Nap A Fixture

    As usual great releases and very natural poses ,particularly like the way the clothing is done , folds and creases ...as on active service

    Thanks for sharing

  14. DavidByrden New Member

    Something's wrong here.
    The headphones are on the appropriate crewmen, that's good. Some figure sets put them on the wrong people.
    But... I see only headphones. Where are the microphones?

    ( Here you can read about panzer headsets : https://byrden.com/panzers/EN/Headsets.html )

  15. Zastrow.cuirassier A Fixture

    Another great set ! Will buy it !
  16. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Matching tank...:


    Zastrow.cuirassier likes this.
  17. Trep Active Member

    another great figure set, awesome work
  18. Henk Well-Known Member

    Just to add to my earlier post, after a closer look on a bigger screen.
    The commander is also wearing a shirt, not a jacket. I saw the Officers issue belt, and concluded that he was thus wearing a jacket.
    The commander and driver are wearing the early M38 Field Cap, which remained popular with panzer crews, because it didn't have a peak, which was awkward in the cramped convines of a tank. The only issue is that the Soutache is to big. The gunner and loader are wearing the M41 DAK field cap, as noted by the two air holes at the side of the crown, and the lack of one or two buttons to the front. To make them into regular issue for Western or Eastern Front troops, the holes need to be removed, and one or two buttons added just above the peak. The peak also looks a bit to big for a regular issue Field Cap, but that is hard to judge from the photos.
    Nap likes this.
  19. JasonB A Fixture

    Card model...:unsure:
    I think I would go with the Trumpeter F2 for Afrika Korps, you can get conversion parts to do the F1 as well, if you want the short barrel version.
  20. DavidByrden New Member

    Seriously: will there be microphones in the set?


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