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Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« on: December 17, 2015, 01:10:39 PM »
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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2015, 02:33:36 AM »
Trippel, the other German amphib, sold in civil versions and some were used by the SS.



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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2016, 05:52:29 AM »
RAAF captured Kübel, Nth Africa ... the flag on the door is not photoshop.
The vehicle is an early 1940/41 model - see the early external mount for the horn, idiot-arms on windscreen sides & wider, rounded rear mudguards.




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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2016, 07:54:46 AM »
some whacky ones ....

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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2016, 07:57:48 AM »
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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2016, 01:55:33 AM »
That last one is wicked!
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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2016, 01:57:18 AM »
A Kubelwagen or Schwimmwagen fitted out in a similar manner to a SAS Jeep would be interesting:

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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2016, 07:06:18 AM »
This recce Kübel with IR devices was captured in '45 - I think it was part of a Panther group that was equipped with IR.

A Kubelwagen or Schwimmwagen fitted out in a similar manner to a SAS Jeep would be interesting:

Guess you'd have to cut down or remove the doors anyway but unfortunately the Kübel is too weak & under-powered, which is why the Waffen used the bigger 4x4 Steyr & Horch for similar duties -- tho I haven't seen a heavily-armed SAS-style model done so far ....... maybe a Protz or Mercedes G4 might be a possibility too ;)

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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2016, 12:53:24 PM »
A Kubelwagen or Schwimmwagen fitted out in a similar manner to a SAS Jeep would be interesting:




But with German weapons, i.e. MG34/42 + MG81Z / MG131 etc. especially if its was a Herman Goering Division vehicle?

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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2017, 11:47:55 AM »
Stretched Schwimmwagen


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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2021, 09:36:17 AM »
What if an amphibious based on wheeled Sdkfz 251?



It is driven by 2 propellers.

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« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2021, 01:08:48 AM »
Interesting.
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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2021, 11:37:38 AM »
Hard top civilian Schwimmwagen


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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2021, 12:00:58 PM »
Great concept!  That needs to be built!  :smiley:
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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2021, 12:49:31 PM »
I had the same thought, Jeff. Old Tamiya Schwimmwagen and the Ryefield or Revell-Germany Type 82 (or CMK type 87).

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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2021, 03:20:51 PM »
Needs a Herbie paint scheme.  ;)
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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #16 on: November 20, 2021, 02:11:12 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2021, 09:56:31 AM »
I don't think the Takom kit is a good match for the Tamiya Schwimmwagen - it's wider:



Although this shows roughly what parts of the type 82 are needed:




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Re: Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen other Volkswagen and similar
« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2021, 02:37:00 PM »