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From: Bjorn Wallentinus <m8038-at-abc.se>
Subject: Re: King Tiger Road Wheels [TANKS]
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2006 20:21:11 +0100 (MET)
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

On Mon, 2 Jan 2006, Steve Edwards wrote:

>  ltmeszaros wrote:
> > Does anyone have the measurements for the road wheels for a King
> > Tiger? I bought the paper model (1/25) and scaled everything to 1/6th,
> > but the wheels look small. Just need to make sure before I start
> > cutting this week.
> According to http://www.wargamer.com/Hosted/Panzer/ktiger.htm the Tiger
> II had the same road wheels as a late model Panther.
> According to original design drawing in panzer tracts no.5-1, Panther
> road wheels were 850mm outside diameter, which coincides nicely with a
> picture of the Jagdpanther I took at Aberdeen (attached).
>     - Steve "YMMV" Edwards
> img_0225.jpg

Actually i think the "late model panther" on that page refers to the few steel
wheel panthers manufactured, those used the same wheels as Tiger I & II, ie 800
mm. See this discussion for more info:

Regards Björn
Stockholm, Sweden
http://www.laban.nu -> "Panzer IV - Project"