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1/48 Halberstadt CL.II
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Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2011 - 11:07 PM UTC
If you want to test you modeling skills and reach your limits, Mirage Hobby''s 1:48 scale Halberstadt CL.II could be the test bench you are searching for. The level of detail of the kit is simply astonishing!

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Posted: Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 01:27 AM UTC
Thanks for the review Andy ! It's like a miniature WNW kit for us 1/48 fans .

Those are some nasty sink marks in the cylinders though .........

Lozenge doesn't look too bad either , looks like they tried to get close to the Microsculpt offerings . Still though a far better attempt then Roden's lozenge so my hat goes off them on that .

So how about a build review Andy ?
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Posted: Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 02:01 AM UTC

Looks AWESOME!!!!

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Posted: Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 02:14 AM UTC
Hi Terri

just ask Rowan how far his Halberstadt is progressed ..... not sure Jean-Luc will build this crate (I have mine in the works but I am not sure either if I will finish it ....) but as said it is a nice package ... I bought the Karaya Cl.IV as an addition and their instructions are faaaaar worse, though the resin and ready to go MG coolers are a great feature

Mark, I just looked up your Blog and will use it as a guide

all the best

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Posted: Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 02:25 AM UTC
That Halberstadt is really a masterpiece.
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Posted: Monday, March 07, 2011 - 01:36 PM UTC
Another fine issue from Mirage. The lozenge does not look bad either.
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Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 06:17 PM UTC
The last picture in your photo section. Are those in-scale templates for cutting the lozenge?