|Three of this sprue are included. You get three different types of road wheels.|
|Duckbills are molded onto the T48 tracks.|
Some close ups of the major E2 parts:
|The extra glacis and side plates are add on panels.|
|The differential housing cover has been thickened compared to those on the M4A3(76)/M4A3E8 kits.|
|The profile of the thickened mantlet looks pretty good.|
Overall, 493 olive drab colored plastic parts, 16 clear plastic parts, 14 PE parts and 24 poly caps are included. Three different types of road wheels and three main gun tubes are included. Lots of other extras such as periscopes, applique armor plates, British style fire extinguishers and other goodies are also included.
I'm very happy that a modern, injection moulded kit of the Jumbo has finally been released. It'll be interesting to see what Tasca has up their sleeve for the next round of Shermans.
My next post will feature new additions to the reference library.