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Showcase & Gallery / Rubicon Models diorama compilation 180217
« on: February 17, 2018, 01:00:40 AM »
A video compilation of some of our current Rubicon Models (RM) dioramas created by Steve Perry. All figures are RM plastic or metal. Enjoy!

https://www.facebook.com/pezzapoo/videos/10156071321738498/

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Some studio work by our in-house artist Rico Chia.

For those who wanted to learn more about this diorama, components are all Rubicon products:

- Willys MB Jeep - US (280049) - now available
- Marine Jeep Crew - available soon
- Marine running figure - converted using our US Infantryman set (available soon) with German arms and some green stuff
- Jeep Stowage Set - available soon
- Chained Tyres - available soon
- Palm trees: handmade with paper and airbrushed
- Mud & Water: Vallejo







Enjoy!
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This year is going to be an exciting year!  Besides having additional staff and new equipment, we are adding several new product ranges to our portfolio.  These new product ranges are to supplement our existing plastic range either as an add-on or as a complementary item.  The first one being Resin Vehicles, these can be anything from light automobiles to armoured vehicles.  These items will be produced mainly in resin and might contain some pewter parts for durability reasons.  All our resin products come with assembly instruction & some with decal sheet as well.  The first few releases include:

282001   Renault R35 Light Infantry Tank
282002   Hotchkiss H39 Light Infantry Tank
282003   Citroën Traction Avant 11CV
282004   Carro Armato P43 (Bis)*
282005   Krupp-Steyr Waffenträger*

The last two items are produced in collaboration with Heer46.  These items will be competitively priced and is DIRECT SALES ONLY via our own webstore sometime in March 2018.  Please wait for availability announcement.
















Enjoy!
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We have uploaded the latest Q4/17 new release assembly instructions to our "Official Assembly Instructions" section.  Please go and have a look.

Here is the link: http://forum.rubiconmodels.com/index.php?topic=576.0

Enjoy!
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Official Assembly Instructions / 283002 Picket Fence Set #1
« on: January 19, 2018, 01:04:18 AM »
Assembly Instruction for Picket Fence Set #1



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Last Update: 180118

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Official Assembly Instructions / 283001 Log Fence Set #1
« on: January 19, 2018, 01:03:26 AM »
Assembly Instruction for Log Fence Set #1





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Assembly Instruction for M4 Sherman Composite / Firefly IC Hybrid









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Official Assembly Instructions / 280060 M4 Sherman / Firefly IC
« on: January 19, 2018, 12:59:45 AM »
Assembly Instruction for M4 Sherman / Firefly IC













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Official Assembly Instructions / 280059 PaK 40 AT Gun with Crew
« on: January 19, 2018, 12:57:33 AM »
Assembly Instruction for PaK 40 AT Gun with Crew









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Assembly Instruction for PaK 38 / PaK 97/38 AT Gun with Crew









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General Discussions / Year in Review & Looking Forward... RM/UK 180223
« on: January 06, 2018, 05:42:26 PM »


Last year had been a good year for Rubicon Models2017 had been a year of consolidation.  Together with the new Q4/17 releases which will ship next week, we have a total of 20 boxed products being released in 2017.  More importantly, we have concluded all our SdKfz 250/251 expansion sets and most of the M4 variants (except the M4A1) from our M4 Sherman Digital Library project.  We have also announced two new product lines, Scenic and Resin range, for 2018 releases.

2018 will be a year of expansion.  Following our success of Rubicon Models USA (RM/US) and her webstore for the dealer and direct sales support, we will be setting up a UK office shortly.  Like her USA counterpart, Rubicon Models UK (RM/UK) will have her own webstore and logistic support to serve customers in the EU region.  Besides serving our sales channels, we will set up a direct sales channel to handle products that cannot be sold through multi-tier sales network.  A separate announcement will be posted after our RM/UK office is up and running.

As for our design studio in Hong Kong, we are now taking in trainees and new equipment to help us to keep up with our work.  Diversification is the key to make our studio more robust and to establish ourselves as a product design powerhouse!

Only a few days into 2018, you have already seen us posted new updates on several awe-inspiring projects that we considered as game changers for the industry.  We will continue to refine our design skills and make even better products for years to come!  Please continue to support us with feedback and comments, and more importantly... buy more!

Thanks and stay tuned!

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Work In Progress / The Carro Armato P43(Bis) in resin
« on: December 24, 2017, 02:10:09 PM »
In collaboration with Heer46, we are bringing you something Italian... the Carro Armato P43(Bis) in resin.  The P43 will be release in Q1/18 in limited quantity from Heer46 and via our US webstore.





















Enjoy!
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Work In Progress / The Krupp-Steyr Waffenträger in resin
« on: December 24, 2017, 02:04:36 PM »
In collaboration with Heer46, we are bringing you the Krupp-Steyr Waffenträger with 8.8 cm PaK 43 L/71 for the Wehrmacht in resin.  The Waffenträger will be release in Q1/18 in limited quantity from Heer46 and via our US webstore.

















Enjoy!
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General Discussions / Another first in 1/56 scale...
« on: December 22, 2017, 01:39:32 PM »
This is a simple looking sprue with some pleasant surprises!

For the technically minded, we are applying multi-slide techniques to this sprue producing fine details (in this case, rivets) on all three sides of this upper hull piece. Another first in 1/56 scale! This paves way for us to do smaller vehicles with complicated details as a single piece component instead of multiple smaller parts. Can't wait to try out this breakthrough technique again on a new project next year!



Enjoy!
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General Discussions / Merry Christmas 2017!!
« on: December 21, 2017, 05:27:13 PM »
This is our 3rd Christmas seasons greetings... that means we are entering our 3rd year of business after our initial Nov 14 releases!
So far, we have released a total of 48 plastic kits, and at the beginning of Jan 18, we will make the grand total to be 54 kits!

Thank you everyone for the advice and support on this forum. We will continue to make our products better day-by-day, month-by-month, and year-to-year!

Have a festive holiday!



Enjoy!
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