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Open Book "Frozen" - German Inf Winter 41 - Stormtrooper Miniature Review

Discussion in 'Reviews , Video Reviews and Open Book' started by Guy, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. Guy A Fixture

    "Frozen" - German Infantryman Winter 41/42
    1/9th scale resin - 9 parts
    Sculpted by Stuart Hale
    Painted by Mark Bennett ( gothicgeek )

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    Stuart Hale, of Stormtrooper Miniatures recently released "Frozen", a German Infantryman in the winter of 41 or 42. Stuart has really captured that frozen look with this kit and Mark Bennett brought him alive with his superb painting of the box art. The kit is comprised of 9 resin parts.

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  2. Guy A Fixture

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    Arriving in a heavy sturdy white cardboard box with all the parts sealed inside a zip-lok bag and then placed into a bubble-wrap envelope. The color box art photograph on the box gives the painter a color reference to go with a written color guide also included in the kit.

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    Above you see multiple views of the separate cast head.

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    Above we see multiple views of the chest portion of the bust showing the attention to detail Stuart is noted for in his sculpting.

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  3. Guy A Fixture

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    Above you see various views of the head and chest dry-fitted together to form a perfect fit with each other.

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    The above top photograph shows the ammo pouch as well as the rifle parts in the bottom photograph.

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    Above you see the front and back of the rifle.

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  4. Guy A Fixture

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    The top photograph shows the bust plinth that fits snuggly up underneath the bottom of the bust in a pre-drilled hole.

    The above bottom photograph is a scanned copy of the color guide instructions.

    Additional Box art photographs and box label

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    Another excellent kit from Stormtroopers requiring very little clean-up prior to painting. Excellent detail as we have come to expect from Stormtrooper MIniatures. Highly recommended.

    Stormtrooper Miniatures
    web-site - click here


  5. Trep Active Member

    A simply awesome figure
  6. gordy Well-Known Member

    Thanks Guy :)

    I dig this piece, great work Stuart and Mark (y)
  7. mil-mart A Fixture

    Guy, a great review and a great job from Stu and Mark. Congrats.

    Cheers Ken

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