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Friday, December 29, 2017 - 12:08 PM UTC
Added to the list of 2018 goodies is an anti tank weapons set, luggage, as well as other accessories to dress up your vignette.
  • 35263 Panzeschreck RPzB.54 and Ofenrohr RPzB.43 Set
  • 35582 Luggage Set 1930-40s
  • 35583 Cable Spools
  • 35584 East European Home Stuff
  • 35585 Accessories for Buildings
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Thank you Hoehenstaufen and Bizarre! If anyone should have in house expertise it would be Miniart
DEC 30, 2017 - 02:22 AM
hi alanmac. so if ya put a Hornet head on a MiniArt figure , does it really show ? do ya end up with a noticly small headed figure ? -- im not being funny or flipant , im just wondering .♡♡
DEC 30, 2017 - 04:24 AM
Personally can't see using the cable spools but the rest, esp. the panzerschrecks are most welcome as always. Way to go MiniArt!
DEC 30, 2017 - 05:10 AM
It does really depend on the figure set you are using from Miniart. Certainly the Alpine ones I've tried look to small. I got away with one figure okay with a hornet replacement. Sorry about the blurred image, took it with web cam years ago. It's really a word of caution rather than a blanket judgement on all the figures. Newer stuff does seem to be smaller. Here is a comparison the other way. A Miniart/Tank resin head on a plastic figure somebody else did. Their original plastic figure on the right full sized, my reduced head on the left using Photoshop. It seems early stuff by Miniart was created by the same sculptor as what Tank used. A look at both ranges will show what I mean. Alan
DEC 31, 2017 - 01:04 AM
The figure from the old Tank Maintenance set is one of their older efforts and is very large; approaching 1/32 or 1/30 scale. Their newer kits are very much in the 1/35 range and I find they match Dragon and Masterbox quite well.
DEC 31, 2017 - 02:02 AM
I really like the scale representation of the Dragon figures as they seem realistic without being too tall. Some of the Tamiya releases had the soldiers with tiny waists and no chest. You hardly look heroic (or even realistic) if your gear buries you. Oddly, I thought that the crew figures that Tamiya released with the FAMO and trailer set were a touch large. Over-compensation?
DEC 31, 2017 - 07:58 AM
miniart should inlcude bath tub accessories.
JAN 01, 2018 - 02:21 PM
I was just about to mention bathtub, shower and toilet items, outhouses, etc.. Ideal for bunker and house interiors. And also my previous mention of portable generators and compressors. Another item would be a bunch of different radio cable reels. That would be great! Maybe add some frequency signs/flags too. I hope Miniart is listening!
JAN 02, 2018 - 06:38 AM
I think I need all of the sets WoW MiniArt is just amazing! Hope to see some US WW2 or Korean GIs in fighting poses in 2018
JAN 05, 2018 - 11:27 PM
We broke our quick reply box. Working on it. Until fixed go to topic to reply.
Thanks.
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