GERMAN VsKfz 617 MINENRAUMER

Vskfz 617 is a German mysterious weapon which used in World War II and has an unknown story. The strong and gigantic wheels are used for the detonation of mines to obtain a cleared access path for German infantry and AFVs. The vehicle has a turret of Panzer I tank which is equipped with mg-34 machine guns ensuring the close defense of the machine. It is said that VsKfz 617 had been through the battle of Kursk. According to the result of soviet texts, the vehicle is not a good minesweeper.

 

KIT INFO

Highly percussive VsKfz 617 minesweeper kit in scale 1/35, its length, width and altitude are 188mm, 91.5mm and 81.5mm respectively. The shoes which have the metal blocks inside are included in the box. The three wheels can be moved and turned freely. Separate molding links reproduce the appearance of real vehicle precisely so as to make the wheel-making easier.

 

HOW TO BUILD

After its first build guidance video for pickup, Meng here releases its second build guidance video for 1/35 VsKfz 617 Minenräumer model kit, No.SS-001! The video is filmed and produced by Warfare in Scale TV Program under authorization of Meng Model by using latest digital cinema tech. We are also so glad to have the excellent modeler Carlos Corsta join us in this video to share you his experience on building Meng Model’s VsKfz 617 Minenräumerfantastically. Carlos Costa will share you his technique from construction to painting and weathering on this 1/35 VsKfz 617 Minenräumer model kit. You surely will enjoy and learn from the whole process. Wish this build guidance will give you help in and add fun to your modeling.We hereby also want to thank Warfare in Scale TV Program film team including Mr. Carlos Corsta for their hard work and cooperation.


  • Big bizarre body gives a strong momentum of oppression. Weld lines, rivets etc. are realized precisely.

  • Rear wheel can rotate as real vehicle with fine metal chain included. All hatches are designed separately.

  • The wheel shoes are designed according to the construction of real ones. They are movable and look real!

  • The delicate turret is reproduced precisely with accurate appearance and excellently detailed bolts. A stereoscopic turret done!

  • Elaborately designed wheels and tracks are separately molded. Track shoes with metal blocks look with a strong feeling of weight.