QuanGuan is a newcomer to this blog and as the first set we look at one of the most built vehicles by the Soviets in World War II, the SU-76. How does it perform qualitatively?
|Building Time ca.:||3 Hours|
While the beginning still consists of plates, you quickly notice the difference to the structure of a COBI model. The entire interior of QuanGuan models is hollow and thus offers space for a little interior. Still, you don’t have to do without stability. Even if the stone quality doesn’t come close to COBI, nothing falls apart and you don’t have to be careful where you can touch the model. After we’ve built the hull, side covers are built separately.
The construction techniques do not differ significantly from other manufacturers and here, too, the direction of construction is reversed. This is the only way to build beveled armor for the pulpit. Since we have an interior space, the hull is not simply tiled. Instead, we build covers that can be opened later to get inside. Numerous printed tiles and decorative elements are also used at this point. We take an ax and a shovel from the tools, weapons and accessories included and put them on the front armor.
The tracks are identical to those of COBI. Despite their small size, they run great and even on smooth surfaces. Instead of a small nameplate, a card is supplied that also includes a stand. The idea is really nice and it looks pretty good on the shelf next to the model.
I have to admit that I expected a poorer quality. COBI is still a bit better, but everything fits perfectly and, above all, has a very high clamping force. Constructions that only attach to a knob also stop there. This is definitely not my last QuanGuan model.