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Revell Type VII-C/41 Variant - Coming soon

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Postby Tom Dougherty » Mon Nov 14, 2005 10:24 am

Revell is planning to release a 1/72 scale Type VII-C/41 variant in February, 2006. Click the link and scroll down a bit past half way.

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Postby rokket » Tue Nov 15, 2005 8:33 am

Wow! Seems like it would ahve been easier to produce a few AM bits like deck and extended wintergartens/sail. Wow!
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Postby JWLaRue » Tue Nov 15, 2005 3:30 pm

....well, if Revell is looking to "do it right", this new kit would need to have the hull modified to include the Atlantik bow. Not something I'd prefer to see as an aftermarket item!

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Postby sam reichart » Tue Nov 15, 2005 6:09 pm

JWLaRue wrote:....well, if Revell is looking to "do it right", this new kit would need to have the hull modified to include the Atlantik bow. Not something I'd prefer to see as an aftermarket item!

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does the C/41 have a schnorkel well and schnorkel, as well as the exterior plumbing?

That would be a major change to the deck alone.
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Postby Mylo » Tue Nov 15, 2005 7:04 pm

Obviously the original Type VIIc was a big seller. This is good, very, very good. Hopefully they continue pumping out 1:72 boots of all nationalities.

.....hey, women can have lots of shoes, ....we can have lots of boots........hee hee.....uh.......ya, anyway.

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Postby JWLaRue » Tue Nov 15, 2005 7:46 pm

Sam,

Some VIIC/41's had schnorkels.......it would seem to be an almost "must have" in this new kit.

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Postby SteveUK » Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:55 pm

Did you check out Revell have also released 1/72 U-boat crew now.

http://www.moduni.de/product_info.php/p ... id/8102525

I will look out for these at the next model show.
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Postby SteveUK » Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:57 pm

Don't know why that first link didn't work..


http://www.moduni.de/product_info.php/products_id/8102525
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Postby Gerwalk » Mon Nov 21, 2005 8:58 am

SteveUK wrote:Did you check out Revell have also released 1/72 U-boat crew now.

http://www.moduni.de/product_info.php/p ... id/8102525

I will look out for these at the next model show.

Those figures have been released a long time ago. IMHO they are not at same level as the Type VII The poses are very limited and there is no way to make a full watch: not enough guys in foul weather suits and not enough guys without them. Not a single one looking trhough the binoculars. Too many sailors hanging ropes in a stiff possition, etc.
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Postby tabledancer » Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:18 am

Has anybody looked at the Andrea Miniatures crew set,#S12-S01.I got mine about a year ago.Very nice white metal castings,no flash and very well detailed.The set is a well posed bridge crew"5 figures",pricey but nice :;):
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Postby SteveUK » Mon Nov 21, 2005 12:57 pm

Pablo, So they are not very good? I didn't see them at the model show I went to either. Maybe it's a good thing then.

Tabledancer, what scale are those Andreas figures?
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Postby Gerwalk » Mon Nov 21, 2005 2:58 pm

SteveUK wrote:Pablo, So they are not very good? I didn't see them at the model show I went to either. Maybe it's a good thing then.

Tabledancer, what scale are those Andreas figures?

The detail is good but poses are very limited (limited to stand up position and in many cases touching their groins...). Of course, with 9-12u$s you get 50 u-boot and s-boot crews instead of 3 or 4 for 6u$s in resin...

Have a look at them:

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Postby Tom Dougherty » Mon Nov 21, 2005 6:28 pm

Geez, I see what you mean! What EXACTLY is the figure at the bottom left supposed to be doing??
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Postby JWLaRue » Mon Nov 21, 2005 7:14 pm

Well, you see......you take a length of yellow monofiliment fishing line and glue one end of it to where his hands are and you place the painted figure on the Wintergarten facing downwind.........

And some say that adding figures to our models can't bring the scene to life! :p
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Postby SteveUK » Mon Nov 21, 2005 8:18 pm

Hmm, I see what you mean. A bit same-ey.

I Found some other 1/72 scale U-boat crew which look interesting, along with lots of other nice looking add-on's.

http://www.modelsbymickster.com/cgi-bin....=Uboote
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