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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...)
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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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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 »
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #14 on: July 22, 2017, 04:17:24 AM »
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #15 on: July 22, 2017, 04:22:38 AM »
On its way in 1/72 (mutter grumble...):

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2017, 04:57:28 AM »


Wrong scale yet again!
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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2017, 04:28:29 AM »
Finally, back to something in the correct scale:

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2017, 03:56:03 AM »
Not my preferred scale but could provide some interesting ideas for some:

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2017, 04:04:37 AM »
Hiller Yh-32 Hornet in 1/48:

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #20 on: February 14, 2018, 01:37:54 AM »
Coming in 1/48:

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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #21 on: April 20, 2018, 01:54:13 AM »
1/48 Brantly-B2 in development:


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Re: Mikro-Mir models
« Reply #22 on: May 11, 2018, 01:55:25 AM »
Coming in both 1/72 and 1/48:  Supermarine S.5

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