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German Battleship Scharnhorst

1943

Dragon - No. 1040 - 1:350

Boxart Scharnhorst 1040 Dragon

Facts

Brand:Dragon
Title:German Battleship Scharnhorst 1943
Number:1040
Scale:1:350
Released:2010 | Initial release - new tool
Type:Full kit

Box contents

Markings

Scharnhorst

DR Military Wehrmacht Kriegsmarine (German Navy 1935-1945)

Product timeline

Brand
Dragon
2010
2015
2019
1:350 Scharnhorst (Dragon 1040)
New tool
1:350 Scharnhorst (Dragon 1036)
New parts
1:350 Scharnhorst (Dragon 1062)
New parts

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USD 150.41  US In stock

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159.95  DE Out of stock
USD 183.74
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507.99  PL Out of stock
USD 136.22


Alternative SKUs for Dragon 1040: DML1040

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Gallery

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Projects

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Ideas
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ghe101
I believe Dragon has to do some soul searching with regard to making models buildable. I just got their model of the 1/350 German Battleship Scharnhorst, and welcome to PE hell. I mean, 7 parts for one 20 mm gun, unless I didn't count the number right on the plans--which are way too small. And when it comes to the 37mm mounts, they're 14 pieces each! Multiply that by 8. There comes a point wherein our hobby can get "unfun," and this model is fairly close to that category. I like how the main and secondary armament is done, and there are other elements of outstanding quality in terms of surface detail and fit. But this is an over-engineered model by any standard, at least in terms of the time and energy that will be required to build it to any acceptable standard. One thing is for sure, few after-market addendums will be needed. But despite all the PE, no weather deck or upper deck railings, so be prepared to buy these if you want them. To say this kit is a challenge would not be an adequate description. It is something one does for months on end, knowing full well that some bits will forever be mauled or lost. My Revell 1/350 Bizmarck kit is infinitely more enjoyable. I am sure the Dragon model will build into a fine rendition of the Scharnhorst, but I would not buy it again. Hell, I might not live long enough to build it! Perhaps a more buildable version of this ship in a large scale will come along. This is certainly not it! Smarten up, Dragon. Several hundred pieces per model in not necessarily a good thing.
9. September 2017 at 01:42:23 Share
Mark Partis completed this item
11. August 2015 at 13:46:34 Share
Mary Lawton I would love to get some photo of this completed kit, I'm saving up to get this though the dam 1:200 Nelson from trumpeter is only working out to be 40 dollars more.
14. August 2015 at 05:08:39
Mark Partis Hi Mary. You could use the Photos of mine if you wish to. I would love a 200 Nelson also but have nowhere to display it.
14. August 2015 at 11:35:54
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Aghis Barberopoulos
Holger, have you completed this model ?
21. September 2011 at 19:04:32 Share
Holger Kranich I made this one, but not from dragon, that was a mistake from me...
22. September 2011 at 07:01:57
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Holger Kranich wants this item
15. September 2011 at 19:41:41 Share
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Aghis Barberopoulos Mein Gott, Holger, you have such a possession ? Have a look in your mailbox please!
15. September 2011 at 20:40:59
Holger Kranich Wait a minute...
15. September 2011 at 20:41:57
Holger Kranich Yes this is the item, i mean! When you have finished the photos, just send it back to me.
15. September 2011 at 20:46:03
Holger Kranich But it would be very nice to see it with your model!
15. September 2011 at 20:46:41
Holger Kranich Now i´m gonna go to bed, have a nice dream of battleships or 152`s ! kallenichta! :)
15. September 2011 at 20:50:05
Aghis Barberopoulos I would suggest to hold on to it, because the model will take a long time to build! This is very kind of you for one more time! You never told me you know a sailor from the Scharnhorst!!! And you drink coffee with him ! I will have to come over to Wangerooge soon !!! This is too exciting :)
15. September 2011 at 20:50:39
Holger Kranich Wangerooge is just a little part of germany, you will find items or veterans everywhere you go or ask for it! WWII is very present, here, in archaeology-sense!!! But i would be happy to say hello to you, personally! :) You are welcome, any time!
15. September 2011 at 20:56:38
Aghis Barberopoulos Surely I have never met Kriegsmarine sailors anywhere else ! That is reason enough! Or flak gunners!!! :)
15. September 2011 at 21:03:16
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