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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #150 on: July 02, 2019, 08:52:21 AM »
Late model M3 is one to get.  Like to see aftermarket reactive armor kit for it.  Easier than crafting your own !

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #151 on: July 02, 2019, 05:57:09 PM »
Forget the rest of it I just want the cupola / mg turret!

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #152 on: July 19, 2019, 01:06:00 AM »
Fuel for some interesting dioramas:

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #153 on: July 19, 2019, 01:41:30 AM »
I was thinking of scratchbuilding/printing a Cierva autogyro in 1/35! Phew...

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #154 on: August 03, 2019, 03:10:57 AM »










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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #155 on: August 06, 2019, 01:17:21 AM »
Work in progress ::

I am giving up listing them. They all end up on the shelf of procrastination anyways.

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #156 on: August 06, 2019, 05:31:22 AM »
The ramjets will trace a nice bullseye for gunners in planes ahead and behind the plane. Plus the issue of landing the thing - it's already going to be almost impossible in the daytime. I can't see it being easier at night!

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #157 on: August 06, 2019, 12:07:36 PM »
The hobby shop I work at has had a very difficult time sourcing MiniArt kits. The one supplier we dealt with that was carrying them never had the full line and is dropping them, and one of our major suppliers was listing them as "Coming Soon", only to get frustrated at MiniArt backing out of any kit sales to them at the last minute. Again. Seems like the manufacturer is a tad erratic to deal with.
Oh well, we'll try to find another supplier for them.

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #158 on: August 07, 2019, 02:21:34 AM »
I would have preferred to see this latest version done as a two seater which would have opened up a trainer possibility.
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #159 on: August 07, 2019, 06:15:27 AM »
Just another of those desperate pie in the sky projects as far as I can see -----

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #160 on: August 07, 2019, 07:19:23 AM »
I think this is a 100% Miniart creation. The "real' Tribfluegel never went beyond a wind tunnel model and I haven't seen drawings of anything beyond the standard model. The boxart looks like it's supposed to be a Neptun radar. There probably isn't enough room in the nose and cockpit for the electronics.

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #161 on: August 07, 2019, 07:58:05 AM »
It baffles me that none of the napkinwaffe kits ever feature the nearly ready for service Berlin radars, just the Lichtensteins.

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #162 on: August 07, 2019, 08:23:15 AM »
It baffles me that none of the napkinwaffe kits ever feature the nearly ready for service Berlin radars, just the Lichtensteins.

Because the antlers look cool! Obviously more radar-y than a dome. Or a dish in a dome.

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #163 on: August 07, 2019, 12:52:48 PM »
Blame it on Artistic [Napkin-Waffe] License.  :smiley:
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #164 on: August 08, 2019, 02:45:50 AM »
Hey, at the end of the day they are in the business of selling kits.  If this is what sells, then so be it...
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