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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:51 am 
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Question: is there any chance of the Beast class superheavies and Droghur shuttle being updated to bring them in-line with the print quality of your recent releases / perhaps resin?


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:21 am 
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Hi, I have never considered the quality of these kits as below par so have never considered it. What issues do you have with them?

Redoing the shuttle in resin for easier mounting on a flight stand may be an idea mind, it is very heavy.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:52 am 
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Actually, just rehecked my Beast superheavies, they are fine. The Droghur is not smooth, and some of the detail is obscured. I got mine pre-Vanguard, so perhaps quality has improved since then? Your other point about weight is spot on. It's a hefty lump, which makes it difficult to mount on a flight stand, especially with magnets.

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That does look pretty rough, the print lines really show up on that casting. I'm sure later castings are better than that.

I may consider an update and resin recast at some point.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:45 pm 
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Cool. I doubt I'll paint the model I photographed, even though I really like the design.

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Could always use it as a crash ship objective marker for the orks.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:58 pm 
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moredakka wrote:
That does look pretty rough, the print lines really show up on that casting. I'm sure later castings are better than that.

I may consider an update and resin recast at some point.


If you are gonna do an update, how about making it a tiny bit bigger?

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I'm going to have mine permanently grounded, just like how I plan on doing my SM Landing Craft. It's too heavy to put on a stand I think.

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moredakka wrote:
That does look pretty rough, the print lines really show up on that casting. I'm sure later castings are better than that.

I may consider an update and resin recast at some point.

It's why I haven't purchased one. I'd be first in line for a resin one.

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I would buy 1-2 resin versions.

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Could always use it as a crash ship objective marker for the orks.


I might keep it by the front door in case any cold callers knock :P

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still easier to use than the metal stormturkey dropship! ;D
Could use it to pummel a charging lion!

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Ok then Mk2 resin cast added to the list.

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Today we have the new 6-8mm Skinners leaders in heavy armour set released. The set contains two engineers, a standard bearer and medic as well as the variously armed leaders themselves.

https://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/s ... vy-armour/


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Looking good. I’ll be picking some of those up.


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