After the relatively slow start with the all-resin generator I was ready for something made of a more familiar material. Next up for this diorama will be the Italeri kit no. 368 of the "Opel Blitz Einheitskoffer Field Radio Truck". Upon opening the box I found all the parts (and instructions) grouped together in one plastic bag. This, sadly, included the clear parts. Luckily they didn't seem to have suffered. Nevertheless I immediately packed the clear parts away in a seperate plastic bag. The kit contains 168 brown polystyrene parts (of which 4 parts aren't used in this version) spread over 3 sprues and 13 clear parts. A first inspection of the parts shows good detail and some very delicate and small parts. A closer inspection reveals some minor flash, which won't be too hard to deal with. Some parts also show some mould offset, but untill now nothing too dramatic. The plastic used by Italeri seems quite soft compared to what I'm used to (Tamiya a
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