The kit includes all parts to build a scale model in 1/16 scale. The parts for the hull and the turret are milled from polystyrene. The suspension and the gear are based on Tamiya parts. The wheels and the sprocket are made from aluminium, the tracks are made of a sturdy plastic.
The wholes for the 0.6 mm rivets in the hull are already milled. The kit includes 6 plates of photo etched parts und several nickel and resin castings.
For building a full option modell, yuo will need a remote control, a battery, a controller and the drives for the turred, gun elevation and gun recoil. The model is also prepared for lighting.
The kit is easy to build for a advanced modeler and is including round about 3000 parts.
Pictures from the prototype can be found on http://www.panther-tanks.de/M551/M551.html
Delivery time approximately 4-8 weeks