Jagdpanzer E-100's equally impressive -5 gun depression (For a gun this size, and a rear superstructure placement...
In an attempt to add some features to makeup for the loss of the turret I built the little machine gun on top with the ability to rotate, this is why there are flat plates on the roof
Being based on my new E-100 chassis the Jagdpanzer E-100's sideskirts can be removed... Sort of looks like a Tiger II and a Ferdinand had a kid huh...
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In May 9, 1944, at the meeting of representatives of the companies Krupp and Porsche, Krupp was asked to submit proposals for a super-heavy tank destroyer, mounting either of the 15 cm or 17 cm guns. The first proposal were made that a variant was to be built on Porsche's Maus, with either of the 15 or 17 cm guns mounted on a fixed superstructure. With further discussion, it was said that a variant on the Maus would not be possible due to its height and weight, which would be impossible to transport by rail. The second proposal was made on Adler's E-100. The E-100 proved to be better than the Maus. Porsche, defending its project, the Maus, proposed that anti-aircraft guns would just be mounted on both tanks, but such an assembly would be terribly difficult. Therefore, Porsche decided to offer Krupp the development of a super-heavy tank destroyer on the E-100. Before development could even start, Adolf Hitler ordered that the development on super-heavy tanks were to be discontinued.
No historical records exist of the Jagdpanzer E 100's design specifications, or of any plans to arm it with a 17 cm Pak gun. Development ceased before any armament was proposed for the tank.
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- Elevating (+18)/Depressing (-5) Gun
- Rotating machine gun
- Bogie Roadwheel mounts for higher ground clearance and ease of repair
- Sturdy enough for some play
- Removable skirts
- The superstructure roof in the pictures angles upwards very slowly till about halfway back... I have recreated this by making the rear half of the superstructure an extra plate in height. You just cannot tell at a glance because all the roof details in the forward half are also a plate in height so they "Ate" my perspective...
- The rear superstructure face also angles very steeply into the tank, but at this scale it looked better to just have a flat rear face than try to recreate that angle. Doing so also ruined the integrity of the model...
- I initially was not going to add the tracks to the sides but when I finished I realized the a giant grey blob isn't exactly photogenic, So I added them, I personally think they add to the model but if you don't think so you can simply delete the track links (But keep the mounts because they are a part of the tank).
- With the Elevation/Depression at -5/+18 and the in game values being -6/+17, that's pretty close considering I had no idea what the values were and were just "eyeballing" it as I went...
- No side-to-side gun traverse, crap traverse in large scale translates to none in small scale.