Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer

Discussion in 'Kit Announcements' started by kampfflieger, Dec 11, 2006.

  1. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    Little dangerous coffin:)

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  2. paper warrior

    paper warrior Member

    Where can I get your models? Do you have a website?
  3. Alcides

    Alcides Member


    I'm an airplane guy with this little beauties you are getting my attention ;)

    Roman, just curious. Are you designing with some CAD software?

    Paper warrior

    The work of Roman is available on:


  4. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

  5. charliec

    charliec Active Member

    I've got ask - why was the Hetzer (aka SdKfz 138/2) a "little dangerous coffin"?


  6. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    "Grobik" (little coffin) was a soviet nickname of Hetzer. It looks like orthodox traditional coffins:)
  7. charliec

    charliec Active Member

    Thanks for the explanation. The Red army seems to have a black sense of humour about AFVs - I remember reading the T-60 light tank was called "a grave for 2 brothers".


  8. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    Originally " Brother grave for 2". "Brother grave" is a soviet invention - many bodies in one grave. Less work:(
  9. Alcides

    Alcides Member

    4 days !!! and not news !!! :cry:

    Roman this models is going to be available from www.hobbyfactory.com?
  10. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

    Goes with the German's nick name for the Sherman 'Ronson' like the lighter that always lit up on the first hit everytime.

    kampfflieger has quite a few great table top pieces for 1.72 scaled gaming.
  11. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    I've send model to Hobbyfactory yesterday. Please be quite:)

    More Panzerwaffe coming soon!
  12. the Hobby Factory

    the Hobby Factory New Member

    I think he meant to say "Please be patient", but the wait is over. The model is now available at the Hobby Factory.
  13. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    Sorry. My English is not perfect:(
  14. Alcides

    Alcides Member

    Roman, Sorry if I sound harsh. I was just asking. It was exaggerating trying to by funny.

    I'm learning english too.

  15. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    Do not worry:)
  16. Bowdenja

    Bowdenja Active Member

    Shoot both you guys got me beat.............. native born and sometimes folks have a hard time understanding me!

    Roman another great job...........but more planes..... please!:grin:

    I seem to remember the Americans having such graphic names for the WWI planes the allies loaned them to fight with........... "flying coffins" comes to mind.

    And for the Japanese "Betty" in WWII as the "lighter" because of it propensity to go up in flames easily.

  17. nebeltex

    nebeltex Member

    it is true that some AFVs from ww2 had a habit of "lighting up" like a ronson. due to expedient manufacturing, some shermans equiped with aircraft engines (and no "wet" ammo storage) were unfortunately known as "tommy cookers". the description of such events are horrific. it is because of such things that inter-war vehicles were deisel. modern "halon" systems allow turbine power of multiple fuels. nice job with the hetzer design. cheers, c.b.

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