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54mm
Corner of Arabian castle
Corner of Arabian castle
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by: Engin Kayral [ GRAYWOLF ]


Originally published on:
Historicus Forma

introduction

Besides a large collection of white metal historical miniatures in 54 and 90 mm., Romeo Models offers figure painters a series of resin figure bases. Romeo has 30 products in this category in different dimensions (45x50, 60x60, 80x80 and 95x95 mms.) representing many periods from Greek Era to Old West. To have a look on the full collection; please visit Scenaries for figures on Romeo Models website.







RM-3216 represent a corner section of an Arabic Castle for 54 mm. figures.

kit

The kit comes in a plastic zip lock bag. Inside the bag , parts are tightly wrapped with stretch film to avoid the damage and a photo of the painted product is supplied as painting reference.

The scenery is made up of 4 resin parts.

  • Base : A square base in 60x60 mm. Stony texture on the ground is well defined. The grooves and mounds on the sides makes the walls assembly easier and correct fit.

  • Walls : 50 mm.s high, fitting to each other and to the base is very good. The texture of the stones and conical ramparts of Arabic castles are well defined.

  • Jug : A wooden jug with robe ties is supplied.Note that it is a fragile part.
    conclusion

    Clean cast in good details and easy to assembly. Helpful for the figure painters who doesn’t like to lose time and effort to build figure bases.

    Recommended
  • SUMMARY
    Highs: High quality casting, easy and nice fit, wide range of bases for different periods.
    Lows: Some may think ready bases limits the painter and avoid these in order to be creative.
    Verdict: Useful and helpful product for many painters.
    Percentage Rating
    85%
      Scale: 54mm
      Mfg. ID: RM-3216
      Suggested Retail: 15.00 EUR
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      PUBLISHED: Oct 01, 2007
    NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
      THIS REVIEWER: 92.20%
      MAKER/PUBLISHER: 92.18%

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    About Engin Kayral (Graywolf)
    FROM: IZMIR, TURKEY / TüRKçE

    Born in 1962,married and having 2 sons. I started modelling about 8 years old building USS Fletcher with mom. It was a model dad brought from USA., I think in those days only a few people in Turkey had info on scale model kits. Grown as an AF officer son , I built many aircraft models in years. Som...

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    Comments

    Hi Engin, That's a nice looking base... but then again I do love middle-Eastern architecture A quick question... does the wall have texturing on the reverse side as well? Also, the corner at the join looks quite wierd. Do you have a picture of the reverse side? Thanks for a great review Rudi
    OCT 01, 2007 - 01:18 AM
       

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