German U-Boat Type VIIC/41 Atlantic Version

This is the 1/144 Scale Deutsches U-Boot German Submarine Type VII C/41 "Atlantic Version" Plastic Model Kit from Revell Germany. Suitable for Ages 10 & Up.

Revell-Germany German U-Boat Type VIIC/41 Atlantic Version Plastic Model Military Ship 1/144 Scale #05100
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 Revell of Germany # rvl05100
$23.59
 
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Specifications :
  • Scale: 1/144
  • Skill level: 4
  • Length: 18.38" (467mm)
  • Parts: 107
  • Revell-Germany Product Number: 05100
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"Mainstay of the Uboat fleet"
bsmitnet31@gmail.com
Great kit with excellent detail for scale. Quality in mold and fit and shows very well.

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Features

  • Deck version with "large winter garden".
  • Detailed reproduction of the deck planking.
  • Swiveling snorkel mast.
  • "Atlantic" bow and modified upper middle hull section.
  • Detailed 20mm flakzwillings.
  • Highly detailed 37mm automatic flak gun.
  • Reproduction of the 4 pressure boxes on the upper deck.
  • Super detailed reproduction of the hull, with rivets an welding seams.
  • Flood slits imitation.
  • Detailed conning tower.
  • Detailed rudder and propellers.
  • Periscope to be installed in various positions including u and down.
  • Boathooks.
  • Display stand.
  • Waterslide decals.
  • Illustrated instructions.

Specs

  • Scale: 1/144
  • Skill level: 4
  • Length: 18.38" (467mm)
  • Parts: 107
  • Revell-Germany Product Number: 05100

Includes

One plastic model


Requirements & Suggestions

  • Assembly
  • CA Glue (HLC107) (HLC106) (PAAPT02) (HLC121)
  • Sprue Cutter (XUR410A) (TES8940) (EXL55594)
  • Modeling Knife (EXL16001) (XACX3627) (EXL16018)
  • Paint (Matte Gray, Matte Granite Gray, Matte Dust Gray, Metallic Brass, Metallic Silver, Metallic Steel, Matte Anthracite Gray, Silky-Matte Fiery Red, Matte Grayish Blue, Matte Light Gray, Silky-Matte Leaf Green, Silky-Matte Black, Matte White, Matte Yellow)
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Reviews

  
 
"Lots of detail and large enough to display nicely."
Charles (Westfield, NY)
Excellent model. Lots of detail and large enough to easily work with the small parts. Definitely for advanced modelers. It makes a great display model, sitting next to a Type IXB Uboat I made several years ago in the same scale. If you do your research, you can get quite an interesting story card to go along with one of the four specific subs you can build in the kit.

 
"German Uboat Type VII/41 Atlantic Version..Permission To Come Aboard...."
bluecrab505
In 2018, a 105 year old man died. Now, living 5 years beyond the century mark is unique in of itself, but this man had an interesting life without question. Reinhard Hardegan was his name, and he was especially noted for being the last surviving Uboat Captain who was directly responsible for terrorizing the Atlantic off the coast of North Carolina and its Outer Banks shoreline early in WW2. After I became aware of Reinhard and his U-boat service in the 3rd U-boat Flotilla in the Reichsmarine and Kriegsmarine, I became interested in building my first model of a U-boat, of any submarine for that matter. So, I turned to Hobbylinc in search of what was available to build. During WW2 , Germany built 1162 U-boats. Sadly, decades later, only 4 are known to survive with some fifty of them still listed as missing in the depths of the oceans. I decided to go with the Revell Type VII C/41 Atlantic Uboat and was pleasantly surprised the entire build-up. This is one fine submarine kit with many parts. I have always avoided building submarines because the hull halves really hide so much of the model..interior detailing, ect. This build was such a good surprise with the many parts involving the superstructure on the deck and the rudder and propeller assembly.Be careful when separating the parts, since many of them are very small, and also, be careful if you get glue on your fingers when handling small parts. I had a bit of a challenge with the deck railings since the mounting holes are not that deep. Try using super glue on them and you will be fine. As for separating the parts, I used a side clipper on them to dislodge them from the sprue trees. There are four versions of the U-boat to build, and all are great choices and historical in nature. After using Tamiya white primer, I then applied dull matt grey for the hull and a lighter grey for the upper deck and superstructure. I went as realistic as I could, all the while guessing as to how much weathering do to cold saltwater of the Atlantic Theater.I then applied a very light dusting of Model Master Stainless Steel Metalizer to give the hull a heavy , metallic feel to it. Then, I applied real rust from a wheelbarrow sitting in my back yard, and this turned out so realistic looking. Give this trick a try! A popular question regarding German U-boats: How do you hide something that is the length of a city block weighing 3 times the Statue Of Liberty? Well, its an interesting question to ponder since , as I mentioned earlier in the review, fifty U-boats are still out there, resting in the deep ,dark depths of the ocean. Where are they? I recommend the movie Das Boot, a very amazing German made film about a U-boat crew, and also the book Operation Drumbeat to further inspire you. Good luck on your U-boat! Steve Zuger

 
"Extremely Nice"
marlimann
Now this is an excellent choice for doing a U-Boot. It has wonderful detail, has a very nice length to it, and when you figure it has well over 100 parts for a submarine, you know that when you are done you'll have a very presentable model for display. Best U-Boot model I have ever build. You will not be disappointed.

Markings

  • One decal sheet with markings for 2 versions
  • 1) 1. U-Flottille, Brest, 1944
  • 2) 13. U-Flottille, Narvik, 1945
  • 3) 5. U-Flottille, Kiel, 1943
  • 4) 31. U-Flottille, Hamburg, 1944

Comments

  • Choking hazard - Small parts..
  • Not suitable for children under 3..

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