Sonderkraftfahrzeug 234/4 "Pakwagen"

by   42.9k PhantomBladeCorp  1.3 years ago

Known for pwning literally anything at BR 3.0. Unsuspecting ruski bias tenks are usually what it feeds off of.

Special thanks to RussianAS for providing the absolutely awesome ZG 1229 on this bad boy! The amount of detail he put into it was so much that I actually had to remove some of it :)

Controls

Pitch and Roll to start moving around and scare little ruski tenk))))
VTOL+Trim to start threatening dem noobs (elevates/rotates the gun along with its shield).
AG 1 to light up the darky scary night (activates both sets of lights >> hull and night-vision device).

Surprisingly, for such an old tin can, it has outstanding off-road performance. Also, the suspension design allows you to fall from unbelievably high places. Behaves much like the real thing.

Short history

The Sonderkraftfahrzeug 234/4 (literally meaning "special purpose machine") was the last modification of the Sd. Kfz. 234 chassis and the second most famous after the 234/2, also known as "Puma". Designated as a Schwere Panzerspahwagen (heavy reconnaissance armored car), the 234/4 was an attempt to upgun the 234/1 which used a short-barreled 75 mm gun. The "Pakwagen" (as the 234/4 would be later nicknamed) featured a 75 mm PaK 40 L/46 gun but, at the same time, suffered from reliability issues. The suspension, in particular, was stretched to its limits.

Being an open-topped vehicle, the commander had a great field of view. Much like most late-war vehicles, the Pakwagen was also fitted, most of the time, with the ZG 1229 "Vampir" night-vision system, thus allowing for night operations.

Only 89 were built in total starting from December 1944 until most armor production was halted in March 1945. Very little data exists about its combat use.

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Successors 3 airplane(s) +42 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 16.9ft (5.2m)
  • Length 48.4ft (14.8m)
  • Height 29.3ft (8.9m)
  • Empty Weight 21,389lbs (9,702kg)
  • Loaded Weight 25,218lbs (11,438kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading 1,064.9lbs/ft2 (5,199.5kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 23.7ft2 (2.2m2)
  • Drag Points 16791

Parts

  • Number of Parts 782
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    @2416creeper yes. War Thunder.

    5 months ago
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    I love the Sd. Kfz. 221, so I can't wait for this one.

    5 months ago
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    2,388 HellRaiser

    The only thing this doesn't feed off of is the sound of the Wolverine howling.

    one year ago
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    10.7k kukimuki1234

    @ESIOTROT121 Just call it sdkfz 234/4

    one year ago
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    @ESIOTROT121 because germany

    one year ago
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    Did you put an gryo in this? I noticed that it is rlly stable. And also. I threw this off the big cliff off the Maywar winmill farm and it sustained ALL the falls! 0o0

    1.3 years ago
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    1,051 Cerdon

    @PhantomBladeCorp yeah the black and white one

    1.3 years ago
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    @Cerdon That's from SP lol xd
    It's the three-side view thingy. Top, right side and front.

    1.3 years ago
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    1,051 Cerdon

    @PhantomBladeCorp Woah how do you get the uncolored basic view right above the up vote sign to look like that.

    1.3 years ago
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    1,574 2416creeper

    Maybe it's the Kfz

    1.3 years ago
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    1,574 2416creeper

    Kzf and some numbers.... from war thunder????

    1.3 years ago
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    6,762 TheBroadside

    I shred these things on a daily basis with my M10

    1.3 years ago
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    30.1k TrainDude

    Woah, this is awesome. I used this as a test for my S8 and it ran wonders. I love the turret action too, far better than anything i could make.

    1.3 years ago
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    @JackTheBestBoss That's where I found out about it :)

    1.3 years ago
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    Warthunder?@PhantomBladeCorp

    1.3 years ago
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    @DeathStalker627 The MG42 has 120 pieces, you know...

    1.3 years ago
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    Why you no use Mg-42 ? :/
    @PhantomBladeCorp

    1.3 years ago
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    17.7k TTHHSSSS

    :D @PhantomBladeCorp

    1.3 years ago
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    25.8k JakeTheDogg

    @PhantomBladeCorp Wow, I have never thinked of that.. Good idea

    1.3 years ago
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    @JakeTheDogg No it should be an 800mm L/1000 gun. Has no recoil at all and weighs less than this crappy 75mm so it should work fine.

    1.3 years ago
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    37.1k phanps

    @PhantomBladeCorp no problem pal i love these builds by the way!

    1.3 years ago
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    25.8k JakeTheDogg

    Now, mount an 88mm KwK L/47

    1.3 years ago
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    @TTHHSSSS Glad you like it!

    1.3 years ago
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    17.7k TTHHSSSS

    Love the design! Very cool looking

    1.3 years ago
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    @phanps Thanks a bunch! :D

    1.3 years ago
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