Komatsu G40 Bulldozer Built Up
The Komatsu G40, which had the distinction of being Japan's first ever domestically-produced bulldozer, now joins Tamiya's 1/48 Military Miniature Collection. It was developed as a means to speed up airfield construction, which had been done by hand up until that time. Based on other existing farm tractor designs, it was equipped with a 50hp gasoline engine as well as a hydraulic dozer blade. Approximately 150 were built from 1943 to the end of the war and they were sent to engineering units in the northern and southern fronts. It also influenced the design of postwar Japanese construction machinery.
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Scale : 1/48
Construction type : Finished Model
Photo-etch parts : Not included
Decals : Included
Special feature 1 : Length: 75mm.
Special feature 2 : A light weathering has been applied to enhance the realistic appearance of the model.
Special feature 3 : Spin-cast parts are included to provide the tractor with a greater sense of volume.
Special feature 4 : A special historical document about the Komatsu is included.
Special feature 5 : 1 driver figure included.
- Tamiya Product Number: 26550
1/48 Scale KOMATSU G40 BULLDOZER Built Up plastic model