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MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« on: February 11, 2013, 07:22:41 AM »
MiniArt Plastic Models is located in Simferopol, Ukraine and produces a lot of very interesting model figure sets and diorama accessories to include complete buildings and other urban features that would enhance any modeling project of a city scene. 

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2013, 07:15:47 AM »
New Releases:




Details of both here.
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2013, 05:33:46 AM »
Some more details of the AEC MkII:



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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2013, 02:37:14 AM »
Two interesting bits to report on today:

Miniart 1:35th scale Soviet Heavy Infantry Wepaons And Equipment (Kit number 35170)

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Wikipedia PTRD/PTRD-41 Anti-Tank Rifle


The PTRD/PTRD-41 Anti-Tank Rifle champbered for the 14.5X114mm cartridge looks very nice and has a lot of potential for other projects that are not historical in nature.  All of that bare metal is just begging for a special telescopic sight of some kind or maybe a rail system with several bells and whistles mounted on it. 

Maybe we will see some other anti-tank rifles such as the Solothurn S-18/1000 20mm ATR some day soon in a kit like this.  We can only hope :)


MiniArt has also released another interesting figure set under kit number 35094, 1:35th scale Soviet Naval Troops (Special Edition)

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« Last Edit: August 05, 2013, 03:10:12 AM by Jeffry Fontaine »
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2013, 04:16:58 AM »




A Russian version of "Бешеные псы" (Reservoir Dogs)

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2013, 05:21:24 AM »
A Russian version of "Бешеные псы" (Reservoir Dogs)


Several of the figures are plain enough to be converted without too much effort to other roles, limited only by the imagination :)
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2013, 05:23:37 AM »
I wonder how good those AEC armored cars were in real life. That Mk II has given me an idea for a US Army desert raider vehicle idea.
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2014, 09:25:06 PM »
The new Panzer III.B looks very highly detailed (click on pic for more info):

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2014, 06:43:06 AM »
Sweet, imagine all the swearing and cursing associated with assembling the tracks!

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2014, 02:33:16 AM »
Statement from Miniart:
Dear Modelers and Customers, as you may know our country have faced many problems this year.
Situation in Ukraine and particularly in Crimea forced us to relocate business to the capital of our country - Kiev.
All facilities was transported successfully and we were able to keep all our key personnel.
Right now MiniArt is in reorganization period but it's planned to restart all activities in nearest future. We are already preparing new models for release and soon will announce what these models are.
We would like to thank all of you for the concern and support in these difficult and full of changes time for our company.
MiniArt team
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2014, 12:09:21 PM »
For their sake, as people, I'm glad they have moved successfully & safely.

Now, I just hope that Russia's Ukrainian Sudeten gambit fails to achieve what Germany's did.
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2014, 12:12:22 PM »
I've been wondering about this happening with some of the Ukrainian and Russian manufacturers.  I wonder long before sanctions affect supplies of A-Model kits, for example?

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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2014, 12:44:25 PM »
A-Model is also a Kiev based company.

Sudeten gambit? Seriously? Christ, would people please stop trying to make historical
events fit current events. History does NOT repeat and the continual attempts
to force fit the current and the past just makes the situation more confusing.
Yes, learn from the past, but don't use it as the lens through which one views the present.
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2014, 01:41:49 PM »
^ This!  :)
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Re: MiniArt Plastic Model Kits
« Reply #14 on: June 20, 2014, 02:24:25 AM »
A-Model is also a Kiev based company.

Sudeten gambit? Seriously? Christ, would people please stop trying to make historical
events fit current events. History does NOT repeat and the continual attempts
to force fit the current and the past just makes the situation more confusing.
Yes, learn from the past, but don't use it as the lens through which one views the present.

Agreed!

Folks, a warning:  I will not tolerate a full blown discussion regarding the rights/wrongs of the Ukrainian Crisis.  I only reposted the above note from MiniArt so as to pass on information that may affect your modelling.  It was not an invitation to debate.
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