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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #15 on: July 04, 2020, 07:56:41 am »


I used to have, still have somewhere, some 000000 brushes, but even with those  :mellow:

No seriously what you say is absolutely right. At that scale you have to allude to a paint scheme rather then accurately replicate one, and that is an art in it'self and you have mastered it  :thumbsup: With 1/300 figures they looked better on mass rather than as individuals.

I use this tiny Tamiya brush to the little details, don't know which size it is, but its very small.



It says "Tamiya Modeling Brush HF Item 87048". Was a gift from my GF :)
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #16 on: July 04, 2020, 10:46:29 am »
 :o That looks more like a needle than a brush!
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #17 on: July 04, 2020, 11:00:20 am »
Wow ! This is incredible ! Great work  :thumbsup:
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2020, 02:05:21 am »
Its the quality of brush that matters as much as its size when you start to get down to these small sizes, that and looking after it.
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #19 on: July 11, 2020, 03:16:08 am »
Another miniature test:

Two Flower-Class corvettes, slightly different 3D models, but hard to see in the printed model.



Size about 20mm.
It seems as if the models bend a bit when being hardened. For "bigger" ships i found a way against it, but not for such small ones.
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #20 on: July 11, 2020, 05:54:23 am »
I just went and got a One Euro coin out of my "foreign currency" box just to remind myself how small they are  ;D



It seems as if the models bend a bit when being hardened. For "bigger" ships i found a way against it, but not for such small ones.

Can you dip them in very hot water for a second or two and then "straighten" ? There are so many different types of resin I'm not sure if that trick works for all of them.
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #21 on: July 11, 2020, 06:37:19 am »
I just went and got a One Euro coin out of my "foreign currency" box just to remind myself how small they are  ;D

Can you dip them in very hot water for a second or two and then "straighten" ? There are so many different types of resin I'm not sure if that trick works for all of them.

It's only a one euro-cent... even smaller :)

Will try the hot water thing with one of the bigger accidents I have here.
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #22 on: July 12, 2020, 02:54:58 am »
I just went and got a One Euro coin out of my "foreign currency" box just to remind myself how small they are  ;D

Can you dip them in very hot water for a second or two and then "straighten" ? There are so many different types of resin I'm not sure if that trick works for all of them.

It's only a one euro-cent... even smaller :)

Will try the hot water thing with one of the bigger accidents I have here.

I've just got a Euro Cent out and .......... :o

Resin unlike plastic, especially clear plastic, can take quite high temperature water, but it's best to check it out first with any off cuts or things you can "spare" if it goes wrong.
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #23 on: July 18, 2020, 01:53:48 am »
USS BB-57 South Dakota

This time I took a 1/1800 3D model and scaled it down to 1/3000. Which works much better then using a "big" 3D model and scale it to the small size, as the original is already prepared to be printed  quite small. The two planes were leftovers form the carrier, just painted them in USN blue.



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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures
« Reply #24 on: July 18, 2020, 05:58:16 am »
That's terrific.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

1/3000 used to be a modern naval wargammers scale back in the day, probably still is, but the models you used were just lumps of white metal compared to that.
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures (Latest: IJN CV Shinano)
« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2020, 01:27:40 am »

IJV CV Shinano (front) and Rodan (back) , during their visit in Wilhelmshaven in 1949




Size is 87mm.
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures (Latest: IJN CV Shinano)
« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2020, 05:40:06 am »
87mm ? Bit big for you  ;D. They are really nice
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures (Latest: IJN CV Shinano)
« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2020, 06:00:52 am »
Very good.

I've dug bigger chunks of plastic out of the treads of my boots...
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures (Latest: IJN CV Shinano)
« Reply #28 on: July 25, 2020, 06:06:27 am »
87mm ? Bit big for you  ;D. They are really nice

Oh, sorry, its too big, wait for the next one.... :)
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Re: NöNö Bärs Miniatures (Latest: IJN CV Shinano)
« Reply #29 on: July 26, 2020, 06:16:07 am »
87mm ? Bit big for you  ;D. They are really nice

Oh, sorry, its too big, wait for the next one.... :)

 ;D ;D ;)
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