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Building the Dragon 25pdr w/ Trailer

Introduction
Not long ago if you wanted to build a 25pdr gun you had no real alternative to Tamiya’s venerable offering, but along came Bronco, followed by DML, and suddenly three model companies were willing to take your money. Here we take a look at DML’s 25pdr, supplied with a six man crew plus the No. 27 trailer. As it is provided only with a barrel with no muzzle brake, its potential use is limited to WWII campaigns in North Africa, the Middle East or India.

Build review
On first opening the box I was very surprised at how few parts there are: only four sprues make up the gun and trailer, plus one for the figures, so it is comparable to the old Tamiya kit in terms of parts numbers.

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About Darren Baker (CMOT)
FROM: ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST, UNITED KINGDOM

I have been building model kits since the early 70’s starting with Airfix kits of mostly aircraft, then progressing to the point I am at now building predominantly armour kits from all countries and time periods. Living in the middle of Salisbury plain since the 70’s, I have had lots of opportunitie...