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Four Mini Display Bases
CMOT
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016 - 02:23 AM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at a selection of four vignette bases by Black Dog for the display of 1/35th scale figures.

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Trisaw
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Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016 - 05:43 AM UTC
Good review, Darren, thanks.

Your photos are very helpful. I am really surprised that the bases' edges aren't smoother, more flat, and more elegant. There's no bevel design to the edges and that makes the bases look like they were chipped off a master resin pour and appear kind of homemade and cheap looking.

Sure, sanding and puttying would fix the base edges, but really, even cheap wargaming resin bases have smooth edges that are straight and square.

I was interested in this set, but your photos made me reconsider.
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Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016 - 03:09 PM UTC
The bottom of the bases still needs to be sanded in the pictures. With that said I do really like them.
ULIX-VM
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 03:31 AM UTC
the czech brand "black-dog" is good products. but in resin.
Trisaw
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:37 PM UTC
To be fair, the Black Dog 1/35 Sci-Fi "Snowbeaver" post-WW2 mech walker kit I have has excellent resin quality and casting.
easyco69
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Posted: Monday, April 25, 2016 - 07:10 PM UTC
I like them.