Panther Ausf. D model and Q&A

JandersUF has created another tank model that looks like it had a “good” time ­čÖé
As you treat your selves with this piece, feel free to ask questions about it, tank modeling in general etc. and JandersUF will answer these questions in next tank model post (Sunday)!
Meanwhile check his IMGUR & IG

Panther Ausf. D, 1/35 Scale

1/35 scale plastic model by Tamiya of a German Panther Ausf. D, as seen at the Battle of Kursk 1943. This was the first operational deployment of the Panther, a powerful medium tank (other nations may have considered it a heavy). It had a long 75mm cannon which could deal with just about every Allied tank at range. It had thick, sloped frontal armor. It had a complex suspension, which did give solid mobility. However it was plagued by significant teething problems at Kursk, with multitudes of tanks breaking down without even getting into combat.

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