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Work In Progress / Re: Production Schedule - Updated 170816
« on: August 21, 2017, 01:59:30 AM »
Colours is going to to be expensive , hopefully PSC will be there.

I can always try and make it a bit cheaper if you're UK based ;)

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General Discussions / Re: What's Warlord up to?
« on: August 21, 2017, 01:51:27 AM »
They're kits made for warlord and not just rushed up/downscaled kits.

It's good. Companies pushing each other to increase their quality.

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Work In Progress / Re: Digital Sculpts - US Paratroopers Template 170817
« on: August 18, 2017, 12:45:52 AM »
Yes. Just yes.

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Work In Progress / Re: StuG III Ausf G - Project Reboot 170801!
« on: August 02, 2017, 08:57:13 PM »
StuG life.

I'm still amazed by the fact that a company updates their kits like you do.

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Work In Progress / Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« on: July 20, 2017, 03:23:39 AM »
Wow. So much quicker!

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Work In Progress / Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« on: July 19, 2017, 03:17:29 PM »
These are looking good!

So if your production time for a plastic kit is 9 months (or that's what you're aiming for), what would you think the production time for your resin kits would be?

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Work In Progress / Re: Production Schedule - Updated 170521
« on: July 18, 2017, 04:22:28 AM »
So next wave should be lots of German anti-tank guns and hopefully some Sherman bits?

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Work In Progress / Re: LVT Project - LVT(A)1 & LVT(A)4 170714
« on: July 18, 2017, 03:07:26 AM »
Or make the waterline version in resin.

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General Discussions / Re: Q2/17 New Releases - Final Box Arts 170602
« on: June 11, 2017, 12:35:14 AM »
The universal carrier is indeed an upscaled PSC kit

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Work In Progress / Re: Digital Sculpts - British Infantryman 170609
« on: June 10, 2017, 05:30:38 PM »
So have you spent time rendering the base to make it look nice? Or are we to expect detailed bases/inserts for the lipped bases?

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General Discussions / Re: Q2/17 New Releases - Final Box Arts 170602
« on: June 10, 2017, 05:00:11 PM »
It was scaled down from a larger scale then, i thought it was 1/48 but it might be the 1/35.

It was one of the early italeri kits where they rushed to get as many out as possible.

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General Discussions / Re: Q2/17 New Releases - Final Box Arts 170602
« on: June 09, 2017, 03:52:03 AM »
It's a scaled down 1/48, that's probably why.

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General Discussions / Re: Q2/17 New Releases - Final Box Arts 170602
« on: June 02, 2017, 03:16:35 AM »
Stuff tends to come out towards the end of the quarter 

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General Discussions / Re: Q2/17 New Releases - Final Two! 170523
« on: May 29, 2017, 09:48:43 PM »
Finecast was ok, as long as you got a good one. You could definitely see more details. The issue was they were using the same techniques as when they made metal mould and the material was too soft. We had a model on a Horse in the front cabinet of our store (Gandalf I think) and one sunny day he just flopped over!

Now there are companies out there that have proven that you can spin cast resin really wel. (looking at raging heroes with toughest girls in the galaxy. Some of the best resin model IMO. If Rubicon haven't made their mind up yet, I would seriously recommend they make contact and have some dialogue. They're technique and material would be perfect. And raging heroes CAD design everything as well.

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General Discussions / Re: Q2/17 New Releases - Final Two! 170523
« on: May 29, 2017, 06:43:32 PM »
"Consider the Lilly. Ahhhh."

I always prime models before painting them no matter the material, the metal phobia is just a hang over from when I was a kid and never varnished models because I wasn't allowed a spray and painting varnish on by hand was boring. So many hours wasted when stuff got scratched. Add into that the sometime horrendous 1-2mm mould slip you get with some companies that you can fix no matter how you try!

When Rubicon release their infantry I will get some (whatever material). If I like it, then I would consider replacing all my current infantry as I have never been happy with the Warlord (Italieri) plastics. I would prefer it if it was plastic or resin, but metal wouldn't put me off especially as it would be quicker for me to get them to the table!

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