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1/35 IBG 3RO boxart !!!
Naseby
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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 01:02 AM UTC
Guys this is a bit of an angry rant and has nothing to do with the nice kits that IBG is putting out. But I have seen their boxart for the 3RO and I have to get this out of my chest because it hurts my eyes every time I look at it.

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/ibg-models-35052-3ro-italian-truck--1192231

Im talking about the the soldier infront of the truck. He has what looks like an italian shirt with british shorts, italian M33 helmet, british P37 belt with british P37 ammo pouches blancoed green (!!!) a british water bottle (where is the better italian one?)and a Mosin which is pretending to be a Carcano M91 but we know its a mosin. I know a ton of people will say 'oh it was war, everything is possible', but I think they either misinterpreted a photo or got it wrong from a lazy reenactor. Guys please, Italian belt, pouches, bottle and trousers are better, and when in doubts, dont put it there at all, the truck can carry the sale.

Flamewar on
RobinNilsson
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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 02:31 AM UTC
Hi Jacob,
Thanks for noticing and educating me about this
Now I will not even feel the least guilty when I dump the figure
I never ever bother with figures when I build.
/ Robin
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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 02:52 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Hi Jacob,
Thanks for noticing and educating me about this
Now I will not even feel the least guilty when I dump the figure
I never ever bother with figures when I build.
/ Robin



You won't feel guilty at all as Super Hobby doesn't show a figure being included.
https://www.super-hobby.com/products/3RO-Italian-Truck.html?partner_id=9

I do feel sorry for your other unused figures.
RobinNilsson
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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 02:57 AM UTC
Many years ago I gave a gallon of figures to another modeller who wanted them :-)
All of them have been adopted by caring modellers,
no figures have been hurt or abandoned
/ Robin
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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:36 AM UTC
It would be interesting to see, were IBG to include the pictured militaristic chimaera figure, what they would supply as a painting guide!