Author Topic: Model Factory Hiro  (Read 5920 times)

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Model Factory Hiro
« on: September 08, 2012, 04:18:37 AM »
Anyone feel like a challenge:

1/32 Type 21 Zero Fighter! Made mostly of photo-etched metal parts, with cast metal parts, clear parts, rubber tires, and more...











...and lest anyone think that this is one of these one-offs built by one of those master modellers who also write their instructions on grains of rice, here are some "sprue" shots of this kit:





See their website here to see other products and to purchase...
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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2012, 04:53:13 AM »
(eyes become wide, sweats a bit being intimidated)
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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2012, 04:59:51 AM »
Hmm, less parts than the real thing but still too small for me !

            I'll stick to building the real thing thanks.

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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2012, 05:09:38 AM »
Beaufort?
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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2012, 07:55:40 AM »
That's an amazing kit, I really think anyone who can tackle it and do it justice is my hero.  Of course if someone is willing to build one I'd love to have a shot at weathering it.  ;)
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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2012, 08:33:36 AM »
Beaufort?

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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2012, 11:47:46 PM »
Technically the kit is from imcth, MFH produces the white metal parts and is one of the sales outlets.

HobbyLink Japan is also selling the kit:
http://www.hlj.com/product/imcz-001

I've long lusted after the MFH car kits, but just can't justify the expense.
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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2012, 10:14:19 AM »
How do you secure the various pieces of etch?  Superglue?  Solder?    I'd most probably make a ham-fisted go of it if I tried.  :(

It'd be perfect for a diorama though.  Production line, repair depot or even wrecked.  There'd be no arguments over the exposed ribbing/internals! 

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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2012, 11:26:34 AM »
How do you secure the various pieces of etch?  Superglue?  Solder?    I'd most probably make a ham-fisted go of it if I tried.  :(

   itty bitty rivets & a miniture hammer !! :o ;D

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Re: Model Factory Hiro
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2012, 03:59:11 PM »
How do you secure the various pieces of etch?  Superglue?  Solder?    I'd most probably make a ham-fisted go of it if I tried.  :(

   itty bitty rivets & a miniture hammer !! :o ;D

Do you get itty bitty elves to use them as well?  ;D