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SUPER KING

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SUPERKING: Building Trumpeter's 1:16th Scale King Tiger, is the step by step story of David Parker's remarkable award winning 1:16 scale replica. Bringing together the three and a half year coverage from AFV Modeller magazine with additional unpublished material and combining archive photographs with extensive walk around photography of the real vehicle in 452 pages with over 1,500 images for the ultimate guide to modelling the King Tiger.

This will be a short run publication, meaning the publisher is only printing 1,000 copies in hard cover. Get your copy today while supplies last.

Table of Contents:
1. Introduction: The background to the project and the kit that inspired it.
2. Internal Construction: The Hull
3. Internal Construction: The Engine
4. Internal Construction: The Engine Bay
5. Internal Painting: The Engine Bay
6. Internal Painting: The Fighting Compartment
7. Internal Construction: The Radio Racks
8. Internal Construction: The Bow Machine Gun
9. Internal Construction: The Gun
10. Internal Construction: The Turret Basket
11. Internal Construction: The Turret
12. Internal Construction: The Ammunition
13. Internal Construction: The Hull Roof
14. External Construction: The Details
15. External Finish: The Painting
16. External Finish: Wheels and Tracks
17. External Finish: The Final Push
18. Completion: Gallery
19. Reference: Archive
20. Reference: Preserved Vehicles
21. Appendix: Diagrams

Author:  David Parker

Hardcover, 8.25" x 11.5", English text, 452 pages, over 1,500 colour and B&W photos

 







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About Us

J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing went into business in 1983 as Military Book Distributor, selling other companies’ books through the mail. Many of those books were in German, and so during the next few years a number of individuals commented on how it would be nice to see them in English. I investigated the costs and possibilities, and the first book was printed; 400 copies of a 40-page biography on Paul Hausser (how many of you own that one?). This was followed by European Volunteers, the first hard cover and first translation. And here we are now, almost 100 books later, and many more to go.

From the first day, the company’s objective was to provide translations of the very best German-language books covering the German ground forces in WW II and to publish them in a format that would last many years (hard cover, on acid-free paper, with laminated covers). It appears that we have been fairly successful.

Started as a one-man operation by John Fedorowicz, the company grew steadily until more help was needed. Over time, 3 partners came on board and we added Tiger Hobbies as a local outlet for modelers and book buyers. Eventually, as times and economic circumstances demanded, the company has returned to the original owner. However, Sharron, who came on board in 2002 as office manager, has stayed to keep me in line and on target. Ken helps with Tiger Hobbies. So here we are, John, Sharron and Ken - when you call you will get one of us.

Defying the hard economic situation, we plan to publish many more excellent books in the future and to serve your reading and modeling needs for many more years.