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HUSSAR58
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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 08:02 AM UTC

Have just bought the 1/35 Tamiya Staghound, want to replace the kit wheels with resin replacements. Found 2 makers of aftermarket replacements - Panzer Art and Royal Model. Anybody ever used these if so are they would you recommend them.

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Shermaniac
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Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 08:57 AM UTC
The Tamiya Staghound is the Italeri one re-boxed with some extra figures.

There is not much wrong with the kit wheels but I have the Royal Models set 558 normally around 12 each which I got cheap (half-price) as the trader was selling them off - so I got 2 sets. They are finely cast with separate front and rear hubs and have a pouring lug in the usual place.

I can't comment on the PanzerArt set as I've never seen them.
retiredyank
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Posted: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 01:07 PM UTC
I have used some Panzer Art pieces and, judging by these, they will be top notch. I have had no experience with Royal Model.
HUSSAR58
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Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 04:25 AM UTC
Thanks for that, have gone with the Panzer Art set. They are difficult to find here in the UK, but got a set coming from Australia of all places. Cheap shipping costs just over AUS$3.00.

Although I live in the UK, am concentrating on Canadian vehicles in WW2,so just found some decals sheets from a company I never heard of - Whiskey Jack Decals.