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Author Topic: B-Club 1/75 soft vinyl kits  (Read 516 times)

thegunny

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B-Club 1/75 soft vinyl kits
« on: November 13, 2012, 02:16:37 PM »

From time to time I come across a few B-Club soft vinyl kits. They are a pretty good size being 1/75 but what I'd like to know is if anyone has ever built one and what are your thoughts on them. I know some soft vinyl kits can be a royal PITA, my Horizon T2 Hunter Killer comes to mind. On the plus side all you need is a hair dyer and a sharp knife to assemble them  ;D

So are they worth the effort?
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Re: B-Club 1/75 soft vinyl kits
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 11:33:14 AM »

you must be talking about the old 0080 series soft vinyl kits?
I have few and went half way through with the GM Command(?) kit.

From memory it was just like any other soft vinyl kits.
You need to soften and trim the extra and once cleaned/washed you can treat them like any other kit, well almost.
I found once the primer is one you can paint pretty much same way using Acrylics.

For the balance you can put some Papier Mache at the bottom as the thing is basically hallow shell - think resin may work better but being cheap I used what I had. :p

Are they worth?
Well if you are doing the diorama in 1/78 scale it could come in handy. You can use S scale construction sets plus 1/78 scale military kits which saves hassle of scratch building them.
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