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 1:20 Deinotherium model kit

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PostSubject: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sat 1 Feb - 22:34

I recently purchased a 1:20 scale deinotherium resin model kit from Mountain's Animal Studio.  The model is huge, the tallest point is 10.5 inches and it is very heavy.  This is a nice reconstruction of deinotherium, the ears are not the typical Asian version but are  scaled down African which is a nice change.

The model comes in eight pieces with two trunk versions, one long, one short.  I chose the classic short trunk for my model.
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The new 1:20 deinotherium next to the Eofauna 1:48 scale figure.

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Next to Schleich for size reference.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sat 1 Feb - 22:55

What a wonderful and big figure!  affraid affraid affraid Applause 
I love it!  drunken 

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sun 2 Feb - 1:06

Wow! very beautiful. and as Bryan already pointed out, BIG. yikes! (Thank you for the Schleich elephant comparison. That was helpful.) The other resins are just gorgeous too! Thank you for the fantastic pictures!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sun 2 Feb - 9:06

Great replica! Congratulations! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sun 2 Feb - 9:06

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Wow! very beautiful. and as Bryan already pointed out, BIG. yikes! (Thank you for the Schleich elephant comparison. That was helpful.) The other resins are just gorgeous too! Thank you for the fantastic pictures!

As always, Scott is completely right  cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sun 2 Feb - 10:05

Very nice model Andrew, The small African elephant shape ears are very different from the traditional ones but who knows? Their size is small enough to expose a new point without being to odd for us.

The pic of the batch is really amazing  Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sun 2 Feb - 11:13

I very special and phantastic figurine  Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause  Congratulaions  cheers cheers cheers cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Mon 3 Feb - 5:00

Bryan, Scot, Anna, Susanne, Andreas, thank you all for your comments, I'm glad you found it interesting.

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Very nice model Andrew, The small African elephant shape ears are very different from the traditional ones but who knows? Their size is small enough to expose a new point without being to odd for us.

The pic of the batch is really amazing  Applause 

Thanks Christophe, you are right, since the ears are still small they are not drastically different than the classic way deinotherium has been depicted but just slightly different.  This species did live in Africa so it is possible it had African type ears but no one knows...or maybe something completely different like tapir/rhino ears such as on the Bullyland model.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Fri 14 Feb - 16:46

I Loove this figure and Mountain and Paleocraft works!! Too expensive but I think they are real works of art in a correct  scale to add to my collection. Hope I can buy all of them someday.

Congrats Andrew for this figure and this wonderfull photos ! Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Sat 8 Mar - 4:37

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I Loove this figure and Mountain and Paleocraft works!! Too expensive but I think they are real works of art in a correct  scale to add to my collection. Hope I can buy all of them someday.

Congrats Andrew for this figure and this wonderfull photos ! Applause 

Thank you Miguel, I saw in some of your other posts you also have this African elephant and some Paleocraft models as well.  
Mountain Lu is thinking of sculpting an Indian elephant and perhaps a mammoth in the future so those should be interesting!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Mon 22 Dec - 3:41

wow amazing
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Mon 22 Dec - 5:49

Andrew, if I'm not indiscreet, how many have you paid the African elephant by Lu Feng Shan?

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Mon 22 Dec - 15:47

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Andrew, if I'm not indiscreet, how many have you paid the African elephant by Lu Feng Shan?

The African elephant costs $ 250 USD
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Mon 22 Dec - 22:51

It costs 250 dollars unpainted?

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Tue 23 Dec - 3:33

Yes 250 for unpainted, unassembled, shipping included.

See the review I did here for more details:
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Deinotherium model kit   Tue 23 Dec - 8:52

Thanks a lot Andrew for your reply Wink

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