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Open Book Belford from Nuts Planet(Trigger series)

Discussion in 'Reviews , Video Reviews and Open Book' started by Nap, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    Hi everyone

    Time to share a release now this one was announced here on PF and I was one of many that admired it at Euro 2016.

    http://www.planetfigure.com/threads/belford-from-trigger.80369/

    [IMG] continue to increase their subjects in the Trigger series we have:

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    The scene is the post hell of war when the land was ruled by fear with individuals patrolling the streets armed against any attacks , some have cyborg like attachments giving them a robotic like image and strength to carry on the fight for survival, the streets are littered with debris.

    One thing to note about the series is the excellent base work we have seen on previous releases ..this one is no different in that we have a car door!!

    Details of the release:

    Details as follows:
    Title: Belford
    Reference: T750010
    Scale: 75mm(1/24th)
    Material: Gray Resin
    No of pieces: 13
    Sculptor ( using 3D ) : Francesco Farabi
    Box Art: Joo Heum Yoon
    As always the presentation is in the distinctive dark blue of the box with full colour pictures on the top and sides.

    Nuts Belford 001.jpg Nuts Belford 002.jpg

    Parts consist of the main figure ( less right leg) , the right leg itself , 2 arms , a bag , 2 straps for the bag , the weapon , the weapon sight , goggles, belt equipment , a car mirror , the base with a car door cast on it.

    One good thing to note is that the rifle is on a backing piece as its quite delicate ..nice one Nuts on this.
    Nuts Belford 003.jpg


    Prep
    This is easy with the casting blocks being located in easy to get to areas , the right leg needs a very fine casting line sanded from the back fitting is simple as are the arms , suffice to say minimal filler will be needed.

    The rifle scope is delicate and will need careful fitting ...don't drop it !!!

    Smaller parts are either on formers or small blocks all easy to deal with .

    Goggles can be fitted when you wish.

    The bag she carries has a small cutout each side to fit the straps.

    There is a cylinder type item which has a strap cast this is the " fuel" for the robotic arm and links to this.

    Lets look at the base first

    Consisting some groundwork on which we have a rather battered car door , you will need to fit the mirror ..if you wish to of course ...this base gives the painter another opportunity to go wild with ideas, you could also add some broken "glass" as well in the car window.

    Nuts Belford 026.jpg
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    Continued in next post

    Nap
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  2. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    On now to the remaining pieces

    Main Figure

    The first thing to note is that this is a rather delicate looking female , with a almost manga style hair , nicely proportioned in the upper torso with really long legs.
    Nuts Belford 004.jpg Nuts Belford 008.jpg
    Our subject wears a figure hugging top displaying her charms to great effect , across her body there is a strap , nicely worked .

    Facial features are delicate and really cleanly shown , the hair falls nicely onto her shoulders with the hair strands being sharply cast.

    The lower torso has her wearing little shorts again hugging her body , nice fine details on the pockets at the back as well . these shorts lead down to the very long legs , the left has a bandage on the knee area ..nice little addition ...this lady has been in the wars!!!.

    Moving down to the footwear..... ankle socks and sneakers/sports shoes are the order of the day with the laces being well done.

    There are very good locating cutouts for the arms and the right leg .

    Nuts Belford 006.jpg Nuts Belford 007.jpg Nuts Belford 009.jpg Nuts Belford 010.jpg Nuts Belford 011.jpg Nuts Belford 005.jpg

    Arms

    One arm is human , delicate as in keeping with the body type , there is a short sleeve with a watch at the wrist.

    Nuts Belford 012.jpg Nuts Belford 013.jpg
    The other arm is robotic and a mass of cogs and pistons , nicely sculpted with the fingers almost bone in shape ..perhaps the fingers are from a looted morgue!
    Nuts Belford 014.jpg Nuts Belford 015.jpg

    Car Mirror ,small adjustable spanner, bag strap, goggles (order in picture )
    All show good details , the mirror housing sits well to the actual door , the strap has a buckle , the spanner is a little gem you could almost use it!!, the goggles are a good shape like ski items
    Nuts Belford 016.jpg

    Nuts Belford 023.jpg
    This is the "fuel" for the robotic arm an air container perhaps , with a strap , fit to the rear of the torso is simple and adds more interest.

    The Bag again has some good details , with tools ( including a spanner and maybe a ruler ) the sides are holding cylinders , with the front having "D" rings there as well.

    Nuts Belford 017.jpg Nuts Belford 018.jpg

    The Weapon and the Sight

    This is the dangerous end of this lady no doubt she is a sniper and skilled in the use , the weapon itself could be lased on modern weapons in use currently , lightweight and lethal .
    Great details on the weapon parts and the working mechanism .
    The hand is gripping the grip , finger over the trigger for safety but ready to squeeze it into action as well .
    Nuts Belford 019.jpg Nuts Belford 020.jpg Nuts Belford 021.jpg
    The sight again shows the same high level of details , a little finicky to put on but very impressive when in situ
    Nuts Belford 025.jpg Nuts Belford 024.jpg

    Final Thoughts

    This is another good addition to the series , anew sculptor to me and who has produced a classy piece of work , it will I am sure be well received and seen not only as an individual piece but with others in street scenes.
    Well presented and well upto the usual high standard we have come to expect from Nuts Planet .
    The painting can be as simple or as intricate as the modeller wiahes , lots of details to get to grips with .

    Recommended

    Thanks to NutsPlanet for the Review model and I look forward to sharing more with you very soon

    For more information on this and all the products from Nuts :

    www.nutsplanet.com
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    www.facebook.com/nutsplanet

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
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  3. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    Lets have alook at some more pictures of the box art ...great stuff

    ENJOY

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    Nap
  4. Wings5797 A Fixture

    Country:
    France
    Great review Kevin,
    Not really something that I would buy but I can appreciate the sculpt and yet again great casting from Nuts Planet. They are going from strength to strength.
    Thanks for your work and sharing this piece Mate.
    All the best
    Keith
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  5. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    Cheers Keith , Nuts Planet are amongst the best in my opinion , no releases I have seen fails in QUALITY .

    Nap
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  6. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    I'll echo what Keith says, an excellent review Kev.
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  7. Rich Sculpts A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Kev an excellent review of beautifully designed sculpt.

    -Rich
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  8. Ong Active Member

    Great review, Kev. I really like the photos...your photo quality is great!
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  9. Blunderbus Active Member

    Country:
    United-States

    Russian Tigr

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  10. MrBMB A Fixture

    Nice
    I do like this one
    Very tempting :)
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