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Open Book "Luftwaffe Bomber Pilot 1940" - Young Miniatures Review

Discussion in 'Reviews , Video Reviews and Open Book' started by Guy, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Guy A Fixture

    "Luftwaffe Bomber Pilot, 1940"
    1/10th scale resin - 13 parts
    Sculpted by Mike Good
    Painted by Calvin Tan

    The talents of Mike Good and Young Miniature's casting has brought us a 1940 German Luftwaffe Bomber Crewman in 1/10th scale. 12 resin parts and 1 small coil of copper wire make up this kit.

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  2. Guy A Fixture

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    The above top photo shows the packaging of a typical Young product. All parts are sandwiched between layers of foam with all small parts sealed inside a zip-lok bag. The bottom photo shows all the parts making up the kit.

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    Above you see multiple views of the separate cast head.

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    Above you see the three sides of the separate cast helmet.

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    Above you see the four sides of the chest portion of the bust.

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  3. Guy A Fixture

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    Above you see the dry-fitting of the head to the shoulder neck cavity.

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    Above is the helmet, head and chest portion of the kit. Casting blocks were removed carefully prior to fittment.

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    Above is the front and back of the separate cast collar.

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    Above you see the front and back of the right arm and hand.

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    Above you see the various small accessory parts plus the wire provided in the sealed zip-lok bag.

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  4. Guy A Fixture

  5. Von Bock Well-Known Member

    Great review. He's on my wish list. Thanks for the review I enjoy them and it makes buyting easier. Not sure that last parts a good thing. lol. Brock
  6. gothicgeek A Fixture

    Nice review and yes, I want one too :) (y)
  7. stu A Fixture

    Great review Guy, as usual ofcourse.

    Will hopefully be adding this to my stash soon, esp as mike has done such a great sculpt. Must say that casting is top.


  8. Andrew Clay Member

    the original figure that is on the box is in my LHS. i was there today and the owner said that the guy who painted it is a local (here in singapore, where i live). he has it in a glass case. i couldn't believe it.

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