Royal Model

1/35 Sd. Kfz. 231 (6 rad) Armored Car detail set

Product # 253

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Apr 25 2013


This detail set from Royal Model is available directly from Hobby Link Japan.

Royal Model of Italy is a premier maker of excellent resin and photo-etched metal detail sets, conversion sets, diorama accessories, and figures.


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This is a set of cast resin and photo-etched metal detail parts for the Historic Kit Sd.Kfz.231 (6 Rad) kit focuses on the exterior of the model in all the critical areas.  This set has hatches that can be posed open or closed, a screen for the radiator as well as louvers for infront of the radiator.  You also get layers photo etch pieces for the armour on the front of the turret in the  mantlet area and resin replacement gun barrels.  Plus a host of other finely detailed parts both in photo etch and resin.  Check out the instruction sheet to see everything that is includes.

The 2 pages of instruction sheets include well laid out line drawings showing the use of all these detail parts.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.    They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.

This detail set is available directly from Hobby Link Japan.

Hobby Link Japan is your hobby shop based in Japan for all your scale model hobby needs.  They are famous for a massive selection of products and fast reliable service.

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Steve Bamford


Photos and text by Steve Bamford