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« on: July 10, 2017, 01:43:06 am »
Modelcollect has already released a wide range of German Heer '46 tank models in 1:72, and now they seem to try a more SF/mecha item:



Not 100% confirmed, but I am looking forward to it, even though it apperas quite stubby. Anyway, should be a a nice addition to the vintage Takara Dougram mecha, and generally offer a good basis for conversions.

Found here: https://scontent-frt3-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19575350_850872158401219_1105402332533933824_o.jpg?oh=3f775606e91fe96bbccd4437ae6a11b3&oe=59FF37A7

There's also the rumor running wild that a 1:72 Ratte is in the pipeline. Unconfirmed, too.  ;)
« Last Edit: November 29, 2017, 04:56:57 am by Dizzyfugu »

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Re: Modelcollect has a 1:72 Heer '46 walking tank in the pipeline
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2017, 04:40:16 am »
I've got a half ar5ed attempt at a walking Bren Gun Carrier on my shelf of doom.  It uses 1/144 Zaku legs.
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Re: Modelcollect has a 1:72 Heer '46 walking tank in the pipeline
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2017, 08:27:37 am »
Hmmm, the kit is on pre-order in a Hong Kong ebay shop ("ITEM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT AT THE MID OF AUGUST 2017"):

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Preorder-Modelcollect-UA72107-1-72-FIST-WARS-GERMAN-WWII-E75-HEAVY-URBAN-WARF-/272742158333?hash=item3f80b30ffd

The comments below the offer are funny...


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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2017, 04:59:16 am »
Modelcollect seems to become serious with their 1:72 "Ratte" kit. It's on pre-order/online in their own catalogue, for USD 99 only...

http://www.modelcollect.com/wwii-german-landcruiser-p1000-ratte




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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2017, 06:01:13 am »
I can't even get my brains around the practicalities of building that thing in a fully functioning economy, let alone the Reich in 1945, and as for operating it ???:o
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2017, 10:56:52 am »
Yeah, enough steel for dozens of tanks.;D

But, it does fit with the Nazi fetish for huge fantasies, their plans for a continuous wall
in the East bastioned by large, circular fortress cities, was nuts on a grand scale.
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2017, 11:05:56 am »
Yeah, enough steel for dozens of tanks.;D

But, it does fit with the Nazi fetish for huge fantasies, their plans for a continuous wall
in the East bastioned by large, circular fortress cities, was nuts on a grand scale.

And warships.

I want to see this in 1/35 :wacko:
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2017, 11:42:39 am »
Yeah, enough steel for dozens of tanks.;D

But, it does fit with the Nazi fetish for huge fantasies, their plans for a continuous wall
in the East bastioned by large, circular fortress cities, was nuts on a grand scale.

And warships.

I want to see this in 1/35 :wacko:


That'd be bigger than my car I reckon!  :o
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2017, 11:56:26 am »
I don't like the box art. Looks ugly.  :angry: The Takom 1/144 scale P1000 had better box art.  :thumbsup:
Depending on the size of this new kit, I "might" use the main hull portion (minus turret) plus tracks as a starting point for when I eventually scratchbuild a Landkreuzer P1500 Monster.
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2017, 02:31:22 pm »
Yeah, enough steel for dozens of tanks.;D

But, it does fit with the Nazi fetish for huge fantasies, their plans for a continuous wall
in the East bastioned by large, circular fortress cities, was nuts on a grand scale.

And warships.

I want to see this in 1/35 :wacko:


That'd be bigger than my car I reckon!  :o

Probably be able to use it as a car :wacko:
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2017, 07:36:43 pm »
It's utter and complete absurdity has a compelling beauty to it...
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2017, 07:44:11 pm »
One thing I'd love to see that P1000 kit whiffed into would be some sort of sci-fi "land battleship".  Remove or modify the WWII era guns and put some different sci-fi type looking guns and systems on board.
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2017, 11:57:21 pm »
I am sure you can certainly abuse/re-scale it into a 1:20 vehicle for the Ma.K. universe...

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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2017, 11:02:38 am »
One thing I'd love to see that P1000 kit whiffed into would be some sort of sci-fi "land battleship".  Remove or modify the WWII era guns and put some different sci-fi type looking guns and systems on board.
Obvious starting point for any of Keith laumer's Bolo "tanks".
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Re: Modelcollect
« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2017, 12:55:14 am »
Just received note that my two "Vierfüßler" mecha kits have been dispatched in Japan. Looking forward to them!