DER MASS:STAB Modellfahrzeug-Magazin 5/Oktober 2011
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IntroductionDER MASS:STAB - Herpa's Cars & Truck Model Magazine
is Herpa’s ambassador to the modeling world: an ideal magazine for all hobbyists. You will find lots of interesting information about Herpa and our new releases in this magazine designed for experienced collectors, model builders, and car enthusiasts. Diorama fans will discover intriguing articles as well. Entertaining and exciting stories about the original cars and trucks, and other interesting topics dealing with 1/87 scale models make this magazine a great treat for all Herpa fans
Six times a year Herpa publishes their flagship magazine DER MASS:STAB Modellfahrzeug-Magazin
. Issue 5/Oktober 2011 is now available. It is packed with cool and amazingly detailed models and stories. You can subscribe to DER MASS:STAB, or buy it from selected news stands in German railway stations, or from hobby shops around the world.
TITELSTORY / COVER STORY
Ziegler 78 Brandschutz Für Nurnbergs Airport (Fire Protection for Nurnberg Airport )
, a MAN-SX-Chassis of Type SX 43 1000/X36 8X8, powered with a V12-cylinder MAN diesel of 735 kW/1,000 PS. This truck mounts a special Ziegler firefighting superstructure. An articulated arm with a piercing spike allows fire-suppression into the airframe, and an infrared camera allows crew to work in fire.
Herpa has released this model in the livery of the Nurnberg airport.
NEUHEITEN / NEWS
An amazing collection of new models are showcased in their news section displaying innovations we will be seeing in the future. Ambulances, fire trucks, Borgward 1950s station wagons, M-B SLS sports cars, police cars, and lots of big trucks: MB, MANN, Scania, DAF, to name a few.
REPORTAGE / REPORTING
• Wechselspiele (Interplays)
. Four pages featuring four elaborate rolling murals on semitrucks.
• Unternehmensgruppe Kahl: Seit Vielen Jahrzehnten Innovativ (Kahl Group: Innovative Since Many Decades)
, Karl Schwerlast heavy transport is profiled. You can even read an interview with Dipl.-Ok. Andreas Kahl
• Neue Pferde Für monument (New Horses For monuments)
, an amazingly decorated Scania truck of Spediteur Jurgen Schmid, ‘Monument.’
UMBAU / CONVERSIONS
• Kloiber Transporte
, Herpa MAN TGS and intermodal containers
• Mit Neuem Anhang
, modeling bring in the hay bales with the Duetz tractor and trailers. Different wagon loads are demonstrated.
• Fünf Achsen Für Schwere Lasten (For Five Axes Of Heavy Loads)
, kitbashing and detailing the varied fleet of der Spedition Karl Schwerlast with M-B Actros and MAN TGX trucks.
• Der Schwere, Gelände Gängige Einheits-PKW 4X4
(All Terrain Car): Wehrmacht Horch heavy cars of World War Two. Several pages of the Herpa-Minitank Horch in several variants.
• Der Polo Furs Gelände
: VW Polo and M-B X1
Die Ofenwaldsperre im Maßstab 1:220
, a stunning detailed diorama of a concrete dam.
NEU VON HERPA
• Herpa released their model of the mighty MAN TGS 8X4 dump truck
• Neues Von Der IAA: four new display models on bases.
(You may view reviews of several of the above mentioned models reviewed HERE
, a section on book reviews, upcoming events and DER MASS:STAB articles of the next issue, and Herpa Club news:
and For sale
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