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Zoukei-Mura: Big Scale "Toryu" Update
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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 03:27 AM UTC


Zoukei-mura has revealed built images of their 1/32 Ki-45 Kai "Toryu" displaying some amazing detail

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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 04:51 AM UTC
Hooray for this - I would certainly buy in but I am sort of locked in to 1/48 - these build photos look like 3D printed parts - not injection molded test shots to me - anyone care to weigh in on this ?
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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 05:16 AM UTC
It's legit. They showed this stuff at a recent show, along with descriptions of the six variants they are releasing.

I have been awaiting this as 1) new Japanese anything in 1/32 is good news and 2) it's a big-ass twin engine as well. I can't justify all six so I need to carefully consider which I will get.
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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 05:59 AM UTC
Perhaps it is the quality of the photo or maybe the test build was shot with a primer giving it a pebble texture
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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 08:51 PM UTC
I'm sooooooooooooo excited! Must have.
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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 10:25 PM UTC
Sure looks like another winner from ZM. Just a shame that so much of the wing detailing will be lost when one opts to "skin" them. It's surely one very big model that unfortunately I don't have room for.
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 03:26 AM UTC
Looks very tempting to me.
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 10:32 PM UTC

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Looks very tempting to me.



Bill,
I just know that you'll be buying at least one.
Joel