When I was a new to armored fighting vehicle (AFV) scale model kits, I would often get excited about 1/35 scale models that came with lots of photo-etched (PE) parts. Look at all the detail that would make for a more realistic looking model, I had thought back then. But this was just plain naivety as I have come to loathe working with extremely small PE parts. It wasn't so bad for the Tamiya 1/