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Open Book German Fallschirmjager 1944 - Young Miniatures Review

Discussion in 'Reviews , Video Reviews and Open Book' started by Guy, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. Guy A Fixture

    German Fallschirmjager 1944 Ardennes
    1/10th scale resin - 6 parts
    Sculpted & Painted by Young B. Song

    German 01.jpg

    This month's new release features a German Fallschirmjager during the battle of Ardenne Forest, 1944. Cast in 6 yellow resin parts with the Master sculpted by Young B. Song and also painted by Young B. Song.

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  2. Guy A Fixture

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    Packaged in Young's traditional heavy black cardboard box with all parts sandwiched between thick layers of foam with a clear plastic slide to keep the box closed. The small parts, in this case the cigarette, is sealed inside a clear plastic zip-lok bag to ensure against loss.

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    Above you see various views of the separate cast head showing the facial detail Young is famous for.

    German 09.JPG German 10.JPG

    German 11.JPG German 12.JPG

    Above you see each side of the netted helmet with a small casting block that will be carefully removed for fitment onto the head.

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  3. Guy A Fixture

    German 13.JPG German 14.JPG

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    Above you see various views of the chest portion of the bust with an underside casting block that needs to be removed.

    German 19.JPG

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    Above you see the head dry-fitted down into the neck cavity resulting in a perfect fit and positioning.

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    After carefully removing the casting blocks with a dremel flex arm with a small sanding drum the head and helmet id dry-fitted into the neck cavity.

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  4. Guy A Fixture

    German 27.JPG German 28.jpg

    Above is two additional views of the dry-fitted head and helmet to the chest.

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    Above are the four sides to the open pouch that attaches to the chest of the bust.

    German 33.JPG

    Above is the post plinth supplied with the kit.

    Additional Box Art Photographs

    Young B. Song

    German 34.jpg

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    An excellent kit depicting a German smiling with a cigarette dangling from his mouth. Some removal of casting blocks needs to be done. Highly recommended.

    Young Miniatures webite
    click here

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  5. stu A Fixture

    thanks for the review guy, hopefully mine willbe with me soon,,,, can't wait now

    Superb piece

  6. Sambaman Well-Known Member

    Looks liek a few very small casting boogers to clean up in the helmet mesh, but a very small pick on a bust with such a great expression! Thanks again for the great review Guy!

    Jay H.
  7. mil-mart A Fixture

    Many thanks Guy for another excellent review.

    Cheers Ken
  8. pinsel Active Member

    i see no casting flaws.maybe you misinterprete the helmets plugs which would hold the helmet linner.one should not remove those
    the net seems very fine rendered.as the rest of the chap.surely it will not take long before the chinese recasters will strike on it.nearly the whole range is on ebay offered benath the orginals from various sellers.
  9. pmfs A Fixture

    Many thanks Sir for this great review.
    Is very expensive for me right now, hope to see him painted by other modellers.(y)
  10. gordy Well-Known Member

    Thanks Guy, great clear pics (y)
  11. stu A Fixture

    Got mine and its gooood.

    Mine is no different to guy's review sample and that face is superb.

    No problems with helmet

    Great bust


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