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Topic says it all - stumbled across such kits (including Lavochkin La-9 and La-11 fighters in 1:72, and a Pucara, but they also have SAMs[!] and vehicles in the line-up) online, but cannot find any 1st hand information about quality? Anyone know something?

http://henk.fox3000.com/gran.htm

Thanks a lot in advance!

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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2013, 07:45:36 am »
What an interesting range of models they have.  :thumbsup:

They say in there that the Airfix SAM2 was 1/76 scale, is that right?

Love the range of Soviet SAMs, they should sell like hot cakes if the price is right. AND they have a Spitfire I/V as well, we'll await The Wooksta's judgment on that one.  ;D
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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2013, 07:46:49 am »

They say in there that the Airfix SAM2 was 1/76 scale, is that right?


Probably it was in the vehicle range which was 1/76 as far as I remember
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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2013, 09:16:55 am »
Says there that they're planning to release a 1/72nd Rapier SAM battery - that's be very welcome!

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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2013, 12:52:03 pm »
I have a few of the Gran 1/72nd scale Vodnik wheeled APC's. Quite a nice kit and well detailed, they are very similar to ICM vehicle kits in appearance. I have also made one of their Russian SAM systems too. I can recommend them.
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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2013, 12:55:53 pm »
Says there that they're planning to release a 1/72nd Rapier SAM battery - that's be very welcome!



VERY welcome indeed! It surprises me that it takes a Russian manufacturer to bring one to market. Why couldn't Airfix or one of the other makers do it?  Thier Missile systems look really nice - Will have to get some of them.

Definately another manufacturer to go on the list.
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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2013, 02:14:46 pm »
I like the look of the Su-15

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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2013, 04:09:00 pm »
Says there that they're planning to release a 1/72nd Rapier SAM battery - that's be very welcome!



VERY welcome indeed! It surprises me that it takes a Russian manufacturer to bring one to market. Why couldn't Airfix or one of the other makers do it?  Thier Missile systems look really nice - Will have to get some of them.

Definately another manufacturer to go on the list.

Their Rapier has been announced for a while, release date is listed as 2010-2011.  Hopefully we'll see it, fingers crossed.
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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2013, 04:51:45 pm »
VERY welcome indeed! It surprises me that it takes a Russian manufacturer to bring one to market. Why couldn't Airfix or one of the other makers do it?
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Re: Anyone experience with a Russian(?) manufacturer called "Gran"?
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2013, 12:19:23 am »
Thanks a lot for the feedback, guys!  :thumbsup: