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Mk35's Norman Farmhouse
bill_c
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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 04:35 AM UTC
Bill Cross reviews Mk35's Norman Farmhouse.



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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 04:56 AM UTC
Hi Bill Good review. I really like Mk35's buildings but the postage can be quite high. I reviewed their Destroyed Normandy Wall which would probably look great added onto your house
At the time I bought it I also bought a good few figures to make the postage worth my while
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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 10:31 AM UTC
Thanks, Pat. I think we get spoiled with the great OOB kits that come on the market, some of which practically fall together. Your wall WOULD look great, but I'd have to swap you too much to cover the postage, LOL!

Is it plain on the reverse side, or does it have "bricks" on the back, too?
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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 11:12 AM UTC
great review Bill, really well written. is buying directly from Mk35 the only way to get my hands on their products?

some of their items may make it onto my wish list. cheers, bd.
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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 11:59 AM UTC

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Is it plain on the reverse side, or does it have "bricks" on the back, too?


Plain on the back so you would have do as you did and scribe the brickwork in. Casting one sided plaster pieces from one piece moulds is really easy. I think with detail on two sides you need to work harder to eradicate the airbubbles so there'd be a lot more wastage- making the kits even more expensive
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Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2011 - 12:01 PM UTC

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great review Bill, really well written. is buying directly from Mk35 the only way to get my hands on their products?


Thanks, Bruce. I got mine from R&J Enterprises. Not only did I probably save money over buying from France, but Joy is such a, well, joy to deal with. They're very helpful people and honest as the day is long.

Pat, you're right about making an expensive kit even more expensive. The plaster is soft enough one can score it with a dull X-Acto blade.