COBI StuG IV (2576)

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The COBI STUG IV (2576) Set features 954  highly detailed brick parts and easy to read detailed instructions.  The COBI STUG IV Tank Set parts all work with the LEGO and is primarily designed for building by adults.

The COBI STUG IV Tank Destroyer doesn’t include figures and all the markings are pad printed so stickers are not necessary. The COBI Sturmgeschutz IV Tank Set features a camouflage pattern using different color bricks.

Both children and adults will get hours of enjoyment from this COBI Stug III AUSF.D-DAK Set set.  Whether you are buying to display or play, Cobi Brick sets will not disappoint.  Ships quickly from Billings, MT USA with tracking number.

 

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COBI STUG IV (2576)

The COBI STUG IV (2576) Set features 954 highly detailed brick parts and easy to read detailed instructions.  The COBI STUG IV Tank Set parts all work with the LEGO and is primarily designed for building and display by adults.

The COBI Bricks STUG IV Tank Destroyer includes TBD figures and all the markings are pad printed so stickers are not necessary. The COBI STURMGESCHUTZ IV Tank Set features a camouflage pattern using different color bricks.

The COBI COBI STUG IV “STURMGESCHUTZ” features a detailed engine compartment as well as detailed crew compartment.

The COBI (2576) is a 1:28th scale set and size, number of parts and ETA will be updated once we find out more.

Both collectors and brick enthusiasts will get hours of enjoyment from this COBI Stug IV set.  Whether you are buying to display or play, Cobi Brick sets will not disappoint.  Ships quickly from Billings, MT USA with tracking number.

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German STUG IV (Sturmgesch√ľtz IV) History:

The Sturmgesch√ľtz IV (STUG IV) was a variant of the Panzer IV utilized by Germany in the latter part of World War II. Its purpose was to serve as a tank destroyer and was similar to the successful StuB III variant of the Panzer III. These StuB models were employed exclusively as tank destroyers in German formations and tactical planning during the final two years of the war, providing supplementary capability to the diminishing tank force available to the German army on both the Eastern and Western fronts.

STUG IV Development

The Sturmgesch√ľtz IV was created by Krupp as an assault gun. To build it, they utilized the Panzerkampfwagen IV chassis and a slightly modified Sturmgesch√ľtz III superstructure, as they did not manufacture Panzerkampfwagen IIIs.

In February 1943, Krupp proposed a Sturmgesch√ľtz on the Panzer IV chassis. The initial drawing used an outdated Sturmgesch√ľtz Ausf. F superstructure. It had a sloped front and weighed 28.26 tons. However, Krupp abandoned theproposal because it was too heavy. As a result, plans for the StuG IV were halted.

After the Battle of Kursk, Hitler saw reports of the StuG III performing better than the Panzer IV in certain roles. He decidedto switch Panzer IV production to “Panzerj√§ger IV” production. The new version would mount the same 7.5 cm L/70 used for the Panther. Vomag built a prototype Panzerj√§ger IV with a 7.5 cm L/48 gun, which later became the Jagdpanzer IV Ausf. F. StuG IV may not have been produced if it weren’t for the disruption of StuG III production and scarce supply of the 7.5 cm L/70 gun for the Jagdpanzer IV.

The Alkett Factory, ( Where the StuG III was manufactured),  suffered damage from an Allied bombing raid in November 1943. Production of the Stug III fell from 255 vehicles in October to 24 in December. A conference was held on December 6-7, 1943 to find a solution. Hitler approved the idea of mounting the Stug  III superstructure on a Panzer IV chassis to create the StuG IV. It was lighter than the StuG III Ausf. G and had a box compartment for the driver. Hitler was shown the StuG IV between December 16-17, 1943 and approved it. StuG IV production was given full support to make up for the low StuG III production.

From December 1943 to May 1945, Krupp built 1,111 StuG IVs, in early 1944 Alkett built 30 Stug IVs using new Panzer IV chassis sent from Nibelungenwerk. While the number is smaller than the 10,000+ StuG III, the StuG IV supplemented and fought along with StuG III during 1944‚Äď45, when they were most needed.

Learn more about the real vehicle that inspired the COBI STUG IV Tank Set here.

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9 reviews for COBI StuG IV (2576)

  1. magchief (verified owner)

    I love this set. It looks great and is very accurate. Cobi makes a very high quality product. Great for display or to play with.

  2. richard (verified owner)

    Bigger than what I thought. Love to see brick company’s make artillery pieces

  3. RichardBowman (verified owner)

    This STUG III is a welcome addition to the other DAK tanks in my Cobi collection. I highly recommend getting your hands on one before they become unavailable like some other earlier kits.

  4. Robert (verified owner)

    Excellent set

  5. Will (verified owner)

    Adds a nice little variation to my collection and looks very realistic. Always fun to put together a new set.

  6. Robert Strunk (verified owner)

    Awesome build! Great detail, and solid. Holds up well to play.

  7. Scott Brickey

    Exterior is very detailed, the engine and gun compartments are detailed as well. Makes purchasing any other brand a difficult purchase. Appreciated the naval and aircraft selections as well. As always excellent customer service! Bravo Zulu!

  8. zekintha25 (verified owner)

    Excellent service again by Warbricks. This was a great build. I like the 1:28 scale, as it shows more realistic details. Cobi use of custom pieces and pad printing make models such as this fun historical builds.

  9. Richard (verified owner)

    BIG GUN VERY NICE ūüėÄ

    the set is sturdy like most cobi sets. IF you want a 1:28 stug this perfect for you.

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