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Bunker Models German Bunkers
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Posted: Saturday, December 06, 2008 - 09:42 AM UTC
Chas Young reviews two Atlantic Wall German Bunkers, 1/35 plaster renditions by a new company called Bunker Models.

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Posted: Saturday, December 06, 2008 - 11:44 PM UTC
Hi Chas,

Thanks for the review. Do you have the price of these?

On the material, resin would make them way too expensive and plastic would be hard to replicate the thickness of the walls. I can see the sense in using plaster as it is easy to replicate the layers of concrete and texture correctly.

I think I could live with plaster if the price was right.

Al
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Posted: Sunday, December 07, 2008 - 12:12 AM UTC
You're very welcome Al.


Quoted Text

Do you have the price of these?


We were still waiting on that info when the review went live. I'm glad to say that an email came through about 5 minutes ago with the prices (and a nifty company logo which James will be adding soon).

quote: 'Prices of the two bunkers are around 15 each plus postage'.

I can now see that using resin or plastic would seriously compromise the price!

Chas
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Posted: Sunday, December 07, 2008 - 12:27 AM UTC
Thanks Chas, I already have one of the Verlinden versions of this, but it would be interesting to get one just to check the size of the strcuture.

15 euro is not such a bad price.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Friday, January 30, 2009 - 01:17 AM UTC
hi
nice review, i like the look of these. do you have the address of their website...... i tryed clicking on the company logo and it just brought me back to the review page.
cheers
neil
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Posted: Friday, January 30, 2009 - 01:38 AM UTC

Quoted Text

hi
nice review, i like the look of these. do you have the address of their website...... i tryed clicking on the company logo and it just brought me back to the review page.
cheers
neil


Thanks Neil, they were fun products to review.

The website is still (as far as I'm aware) under construction. In the meantime, these two products can be ordered by emailing Javier at:

magazine135@yahoo.com

Cheers,
Chas

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Posted: Friday, January 30, 2009 - 03:40 AM UTC
Thanks for the review Chas.

The details you mention on the base of the bunker are simply a product of how the surface of the plaster set when the mould was poured, the underneath of the bunker at the time would have been the top and so what you see are ripples and the like that formed as the plaster was drying.

Should make for some interesting dio's!

James
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Posted: Friday, January 30, 2009 - 06:43 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Thanks for the review Chas.

The details you mention on the base of the bunker are simply a product of how the surface of the plaster set when the mould was poured, the underneath of the bunker at the time would have been the top and so what you see are ripples and the like that formed as the plaster was drying.

Should make for some interesting dio's!

James


You're welcome James. Thanks for the info on the plaster pouring marks. James Bella also suggested that these might be pour marks, turns out that you are both probably right! I was so sure these were deliberate details, as they do look remarkably like shell damage.

Chas