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Amusing Hobby
« on: January 18, 2012, 09:28:50 PM »
New kid on the block for a 35th scale NbFz:

http://www.hlj.com/product/amh35a003

I wonder if it's an offshoot of Dragon?

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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012, 12:50:30 PM »
Amusing Hobby from Japan. 



1/35th scale Neubaufahrzeug (Kit Number 35A003)

(Image source: Amusing Hobby

The following armor kits are announced (with scheduled release date in paranthesis):

35A002 Panzerkampfwagen VK3002(DB) (June)
35A004 Panzerkampfwagan VK1602 LEOPARD (August)
35A005 Panzerkampfwagan VII Lowe (July)

Box art can be viewed at this link: PMMS - Amusing Hobby
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012, 01:33:25 PM »
Glad to hear about the VK3002(DB). I'm not normally a fan of WW2 German armor but the 3002 will work for an alt-war/ "Imagi-Nations" project I have in mind.

 

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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2012, 01:44:19 PM »
Some of the features on the Neubaufahrzeug remind me of the Churchill tank. 
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2012, 07:17:53 PM »
The running gear especially...
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2012, 07:40:23 PM »
One wonders why the sudden burst of NbFz kits, but I'm not complaining.  The Leopard and Lowe are definitely welcome additions in styrene.

Thanks for sharing,

John
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2012, 03:05:34 AM »
Very nice kit but after looking at the sprues there are way too many fiddley bits for my taste, It would take me forever to build it.  :-\     For those of you who prefer a high parts count this looks like it would be a great kit. :)
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2012, 06:06:16 AM »
The VK 3002 is a must have. The VK 1602,I'd have to see how it compares to the Trumpeter kit. :icon_music:
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2012, 08:29:28 AM »
The VK 3002 (DB) is starting to show up as a pre-order or in stock at various HK-based hobby retailers. Lucky Model is one source- LINK -and I've seen a few on EBay as well.

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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2012, 09:11:57 AM »


Has anyone had a look at one yet.  I am tempted to get one but to do it as a captured Russian one... ;)
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2012, 02:47:32 PM »




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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2013, 03:23:02 AM »
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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2013, 11:29:09 PM »
After a period of silence, Amusing Hobby is back with a new release.

And because you (apparently) can never have too many versions of the Soviet Object 279.... (from PMMS)-
http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/amusinghobby.html

(See our recent discussion of the Panda Hobby version of this same subject.)
http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=1416.msg49824#msg49824

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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2013, 05:24:43 AM »
I will most probably buy one of these Object 279 kits purely due to its wacko shape ;D

But I won't buy one till I see photos of the actual plastic - the CAD drawings (all that's been shown so far) by two of the three companies marketing this kit(s) fall far short of the real thing in hull detail - looks more like early 1970's quality :(

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Re: Amusing Hobby
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2013, 07:42:16 AM »
Oh, great, another Object 279! Really? Don't get me wrong, I think it's great to have a plastic kit of this beast. But two? If it has to be Cold War armour (which is laudable), couldn't one of them do a M103 instead?

Oh, well, at least it's not the umpteenth grey thing with iron crosses!  :-\
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