Author Topic: Mikro-Mir models  (Read 2430 times)

Offline Weaver

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Mikro-Mir models
« on: January 17, 2015, 09:53:32 PM »
Here's a real left-field one from Micro-Mir: the Hunley man-powered submarine used in the American Civil War:


http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/MM35-013

More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._L._Hunley_(submarine) (If you're remotely claustrophobic, this is a horror story up there with the best of them...)
« Last Edit: March 24, 2017, 06:19:02 PM by The Big Gimper »
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« Last Edit: March 24, 2017, 06:20:28 PM by The Big Gimper »
Work in progress ::

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2017, 04:16:06 AM »
They also have this coming:



Might be interesting to rescale this to 1/48 as a modern Cargo/Logistics UAV.
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2017, 04:17:55 AM »
There is also a 1/48 Hunting Percival P.56 Provost T.Mk.1 in the works:

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2017, 06:55:37 PM »
They also have this coming:



Might be interesting to rescale this to 1/48 as a modern Cargo/Logistics UAV.

Some sprue shots:



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Offline KiwiZac

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2017, 03:56:21 AM »
I feel really disappointed for my friend who scratched his 1/72 Aerovan, made resin moulds and then passed them on to Kiwi Resins for sale!
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2017, 03:36:08 AM »
And now a 1/48 Sikorsky R-5 / H-5 injected kit.





Finally the Fonderie Miniatures one will have a competitor.
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2017, 11:02:53 AM »
Excellent news!
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2017, 11:12:42 AM »
Will this kit include an in scale Mickey Rooney with top hat?  :)
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2017, 12:32:18 PM »
If not I'm sure the aftermarket gang/Shapeways will come to the party!
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2017, 02:46:57 AM »
1/72 Kalinin K-7 coming:

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2017, 12:16:15 PM »
Who will be first to scale-o-rama it into the ridiculous CGI "Flying Battleship" version that had made
the rounds for the last few years.
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2017, 05:11:09 AM »
I'm keen to try their 1/48 Lavochkin La-9. Does anyone here have any building experience with Mikro-Mir kits?
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2017, 08:26:47 PM »
Posted on Facebook

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #14 on: July 22, 2017, 04:17:24 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!