Author Topic: Neucraft Resin - PzKpfw 38H 735(f) 170906  (Read 1624 times)

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Neucraft Resin - PzKpfw 38H 735(f) 170906
« on: July 18, 2017, 04:57:33 PM »
We have finally had the chance to rework the resin sculpts we purchased
from Neucraft earlier.  Most of the work done are cosmetic and some are
structural to simplify production.  Will now send them off to 3D print and
then to our mould maker for duplication.







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Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2017, 06:58:13 PM »
Interesting.

Was working from a physical sculpt to a digital sculpt a new experience?

I do not think I would have a use for the tanks (but when has that stopped me buying shiny stuff) but the 11CV will be useful.

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Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2017, 07:05:48 PM »
Was working from a physical sculpt to a digital sculpt a new experience?

They are all digital sculpts from the beginning, with some minor detail defects...  ;)

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Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« Reply #3 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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Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2017, 05:58:55 PM »
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?

About 6 weeks if we can get them on the queue!

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Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2017, 03:23:39 AM »
Wow. So much quicker!
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Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2017, 05:18:18 PM »
some decals planned ?  ;)


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Re: Neucraft Resin Reworked 170718
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2017, 05:29:37 PM »
As mentioned on the M24 wishlist thread, I wondered what kind of resin you will use?

Not having seen the original Neucraft models, I have no idea what was used.

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Re: Neucraft Resin - Assembly Instruction 170807
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2017, 08:17:51 PM »
Preparation work continues prior to the re-release of the Neucraft resin kits.
New assembly instructions are now completed.  Still waiting for the moulds
to be done, then trail casting before the final commercial run!













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Re: Neucraft Resin - Assembly Instruction 170807
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2017, 08:45:30 PM »
My reference suggests 50 Renault R35's were in use by the Poles in September 1939. It also indicates there were a few (probably three) Hotchkiss H35's also in their inventory. Although very similar to the H39 I believe there were differences. Wikipedia suggests these were H39's but without pictures of the tanks in Polish service I can't be sure whether they were 35's or 39's. Anyway most potential purchasers of these are likely to building a French force and H39's will be a welcome addition to the line up.
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Re: Neucraft Resin - Resin Samples 170822
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2017, 03:36:45 PM »
Test cast sample of our resin vehicles just arrived at our studio!



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Re: Neucraft Resin - Resin Samples 170822
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2017, 04:06:53 PM »
Nice. I expect some 11CVs to be appearing as scenery.

I have only just noticed, but was the tank assembly instructions created by a different person to the 11CV instructions? I ask because the alternative gun assemblies are shown for the tanks but the alternative headlights are just described not shown.

Actually while writing this I noticed that the two tanks have different styles of instruction for the turret (because one has two turret options I assume).

All are perfectly reasonable for a model of this kind and (with the exception of not showing what the two headlights look like, I assume that they are numbered on the sprue) should allow their assembly with no problem.
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Re: Neucraft Resin - Resin Samples 170822
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2017, 04:16:44 PM »
Bonus points for two instances of part 9 on the R35.


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Re: Neucraft Resin - Early French Decals 170823
« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2017, 11:46:27 PM »
Our first try on early French markings... any good suggestions to improve the quality of this decal sheet?  ;)

BTW, the few decals on the lower right corner are licence plates for the Citro├źn Traction Avant 11CV, simply ignore it for now.



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Re: Neucraft Resin - Early French Decals Final 170827
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2017, 12:55:35 PM »
The final version of the Early French decal sheet:



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