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 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow

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PostSubject: 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow   Tue Apr 21, 2015 2:20 am

I recently acquired a 1:12 scale African elephant cow by Geene_Models. The figure is nicely sculpted and comes in model kit form with 11 pieces.  
The body is hollow cast which saves on weight, the rest of the pieces are solid resin.  There was no cleanup needed as the parts were cast very cleanly, mould lines are hard to see, and fit together well.

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I felt the trunk was too short so I lengthened it with wire and expoxy putty.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow   Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:31 am

That's a fantastic elephant! Shocked 1:12, what a nice scale to use with lots and lots of other African figures. I believe it is not cheap at all but it is really interesting. Being hollow in that size is an advantage, I guess. Thanks for showing and congratulaitons for getting it. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow   Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:13 am

Wonderful but huge model!

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PostSubject: Re: 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow   Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:00 am

Beautiful elephant and really big model! Congratulations, I think it's really nice additions to your collection! cheers elephant
I have never heard of Geene Models, how did you find them? Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow   Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:25 am

What a fnatastic, wonderful model cheers
I think it is the best elephant model I have ever seen, especially after you made the trunk a little longer, - strange that he din't get that right scratch

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PostSubject: Re: 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow   Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:13 pm

She's gorgeous! Shocked Congratulations on getting her Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:12 scale African Elephant Cow   Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:29 pm

Thanks for the comments Andreas, and Julie.


Roger: Yes being hollow saves a lot of weight, it was so much easier to put this model together due to being lighter.  The other large models I have are solid and the added weight is difficult to handle when gluing on parts or painting.

Anna: I found out about the brand through Facebook, they mainly do dinosaurs.  The only present day animals they made were a 1:32 black rhino and this larger elephant.

Susanne: Thanks, I also like it now with the longer trunk.
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