Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Minairons next release

Once back from holidays, it's time for making things run again. As a proof of such, I'd like to share with Minairons friends our upcoming release, no other than BT-5 fast tank! - at 1/72nd scale. Here below you have an ultimate sample:

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Hull and mudguards are cast in one single piece, while running gears and turret are additional separate parts. Worth to be noted that following the suggestion of one customer, gun barrel will be neither resin or white metal but highly detailed brass instead! Such 45mm barrels made by RB-Models from Poland will also be separately available, so as to improve your T-26 tanks or similarly armed vehicles!

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If everything keeps running as reasonably good as so far, we expect to release BT-5 fast tank in September. It will most likely retail in single model boxes inclusive of a decals sheet for Soviet, Finnish, Turkish and Spanish service (both sides) - same than for our T-26.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Holidays week

We're out for holidays since 1st to 7th August. This is why you might find that any your eventual e-mails to us is not being responded in due time, or the status of any eventual order you place does not change during that week.

We'll be back home on next weekend; apologies for eventual inconveniences!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

New range ahoy!

Minairons Miniatures was brought to life by manufacturing figures, vehicles and accessories related to the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), and this is the period and range we have been devoting our hardest efforts so far --at such at an extent that "Minairons" has likely become a synonym of "SCW stuff" to many hobbyists.

Ships However, our brand wasn't born to confine itself to one single range of miniatures only, but with the explicit aim to cover as much as possible all periods of Spanish Peninsula nations military history instead; so that we've decided to start a radically new range.

Every shot aimed to new targets always implies some risk of missing the shot, and such could be the case now. As sayings in most languages use to say though, for winning you must dare first, so here it goes our bid: we're going to start a range of 1/600 scale waterline ships of the Age of Sail, normally belonging to late 17th or early 18th centuries. Models will follow our usual trend of being CAD-designed for best detailing, accurately produced with quality materials and insultingly easy to build.

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We have already started design of a first model, the Manila Galleon --the huge 4-masted pride of the Spanish Pacific fleet. Other models in the pipeline are lateen-sailed xebecs, hybrid xebecs, WSS warships and galleys. We intensely hope this new range comes to please you!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Stokes-Brandt 81mm mortar & Republican crew

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This is the second set of infantry support weapons we had announced some time ago. Following the release of a Nationalist Valero 81mm mortar and crewmen three days ago (cf. posting below), now we're glad to show you a Stokes-Brandt mortar, also 81mm, along with its Republican crew.

New set retails at €4.95 and is available right now from our website.

Hopefully available soon from our international main stockists too!

Sunday, June 12, 2016

New 81mm Valero mortar & Nationalist crew

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Here you have the latest addition to our ever growing 20mm SCW figures range. This time, it's been the turn for a 81mm Valero mortar along with its Nationalist crewmen.

New set retails at €4.95 and is available right now from our website.

Don't forget to stay tuned, for this very same week we're going to release another infantry support set --a 81mm Stokes-Brandt mortar with Republican crew!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

1938 Grand Prix ERA type B racer

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Our 1938 Grand Prix next set is progressing fast and easy. We have now completed the making of the first racing car such set is to include, the British ERA Type B racer. We have designed and produced it at 1:72 and 1:100 scales altogether, so as to be able to launch them both in a short lapse of time between them.

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As customary in Minairons, these models are willingly easy to assemble while retaining the most possible detail: just one part for hull, four wheels, two shafts and driver. This is what its 1:72 scale version looks like once assembled:

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And this is what both scales cars look like side by side (the 1:100th one is already primed too, this is why of their differing shades of colour):

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Friday, May 20, 2016

New 1/72 Trubia-Naval tank

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We are proud to announce that 1/72 Trubia-Naval tank will be released Monday 30th May, once its boxes come out from printshop. While looking forward to these, we've already made the tank available for pre-order here.

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As you can see above, model itself is quite simple, for it consists of just 4 resin parts for assemblying ease. Each box is to contain 2 of these, besides of 2 different weapons sprues allowing a wide choice --as well as a decals sheet containing SCW Basque markings for up to 3 tanks, and a larger number of Welsh insignia for VBCW!

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This new Spanish Civil War 2-tank boxed set retails at EUR 21.95. Don't miss the chance and reserve yours now!

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

New 1/72 Vickers 105mm Gun

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We have now available the Vickers 105mm Gun as a separate model kit including its carriage. Model itself is made mostly of resin, with some white metal parts, as you can see below:

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It is already available at Minairons website, and hopefully soon from our main retailers and distributors too.