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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:47 am

Great collection of newbies! Well done. Love the artwork in your avatar also.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:22 pm

Congratulations Lea, the Papo boer ram I find very interesting! The dogs are cute cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:39 pm

Thank you everyone! Cyhyraeth, I really like that raptor skeleton, too - it may be my favourite of the Kaiyodo anatomicals I have. Katty, the chap in my avatar is a 1:30 scale Tennessee Walking Horse I customised and painted a long time ago - more of him can be seen [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.], if you're interested.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:22 am

The Deinonychus skeleton I ordered just arrived and it is missing an arm! Big bummer.
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:53 pm

Oh noes! Perhaps you ought to contact the seller and see if he has a copy he might send you an arm off - or, failing that, I'd be more than happy to send you the suitable one on mine (I can easily enough make a cast of the arm for myself before that; I'll likely be customising the model anyway, so it won't matter to me).
Do PM me if you'd like to make arrangements for the latter to happen. I'm traveling at the moment so I may take a bit to respond, mind (which is also why I've still to reply to your last message to me - sorry! I will get back to you, at the latest once I'm back home).

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:48 am

Thank you Lea! I have contacted the seller. No reply, but I'll be patient. It's so kind of you to offer to send me the arm from yours!! Hopefully, that won't be necessary though. Regardless, it is very thoughtful and I really appreciate it. I hope you have lovely travels!
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:06 pm

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Thank you everyone! Cyhyraeth, I really like that raptor skeleton, too - it may be my favourite of the Kaiyodo anatomicals I have. Katty, the chap in my avatar is a 1:30 scale Tennessee Walking Horse I customised and painted a long time ago - more of him can be seen [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.], if you're interested.

I checked out the photos and he is fantastic!! I didn't even realize that you avatar image was of a model horse. I thought the photo was a painting! You did a great job on him!

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:51 pm

Scott: Thank you, I did have good travels indeed. Got to sit in a car a lot, which is always nice. Met two nigh-agreeable people and came off as a stuttering twit, but that's likely because I am a stuttering twit - and at least I came out of it all with new books to read.

Katty: Thank you kindly! He has an equally high-heeled 1:9 big brother currently cooking up (as well as two 1:30 siblings) who shouldn't end up sporting the many flaws he has (he is fairly old work), but it's going to be a while yet before those will get finished. If I ever get them done, I'll post a few shots here, too.


Alright, on to the last few days' haul. I got run over by a car the other week, so instead of putting the compensation towards fixing my bust bike, I bought myself some consolatory goldfish. I also recently received goodies from Taos, Ezhilan and a fellow Finn not on this forum (thank you all!), and the queerly coinciding arrival of this multitude of trade parcels made for what must be the best haul of the summer. (And the last, if I do intend to get that bike fixed before winter.) Behold, if you will:

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Yujin redcap oranda (tanchou) goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus) from their Aquarium Fish in Colour series 2.

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Kitan Club Nature Techni Colour humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus). This has got to be the best model of anything I've ever seen.
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Kaiyodo Dinotales 2002 Dino Expo limited edition seismosaurus (or Diplodocus hallorum, more likely) skeleton.

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Kaiyodo Dinotales series 3 Hallucigenia. The cat hairs and dust are complimentary.

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Kitan Club Nature Techni Colour pale chub (Zacco platypus), swimming over some of the most realistic plastic pebbles I've met.

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Yujin Aquarium Fish in Colour series 1 ryukin goldfish.
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:49 pm

Wow. I clicked your link for "Tennessee Walking Horse" and your paint-up is absolutely lovely!
It is.
It's amazing! But then....I got curious about Tennessee Walking horses and made the mistake of Googling them. I ended up with some Youtube videos that almost made my stomach turn....UGH~!

But anyways..I love the fishes.
The colours and movement in the sculptures are beautiful.
I had some of those ryukin goldfish myself and the sculpt is spot on.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:10 am

Yep, stack-shod TWHs are an utter, utter abomination. That's why I do them. It's the same with the massively deformed goldfish, really, and a lot of the dog & cattle models I go for.. I suppose chief part of my collecting is like that (I work in animal welfare, so..). It's not so much about celebrating the stuff depicted as it is just one more way of occupying my struggling mind trying to fathom the crap we people pull on non-human animals with such relish.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:13 am

LEA great Perfecto !! they must be expensive.. affraid Suspect 

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Fri Jul 12, 2013 6:52 am

Cars should be disposed, so that we only travel by bikes and horses Very Happy Razz Very nice additions, the are so many I never knew of! And Hallucigenia Shocked ! And I like the cheeky pup, some just like the flashing lights Very Happy

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Wow. I clicked your link for "Tennessee Walking Horse" and your paint-up is absolutely lovely!
It is.
It's amazing! But then....I got curious about Tennessee Walking horses and made the mistake of Googling them. I ended up with some Youtube videos that almost made my stomach turn....UGH~!

I was curious and did the same, and oh my God, it's sick what they do to them Sad Put acid an their feet to make them walk in a particular way?! Hit the horses! What are these people - psycopaths I assume! Evil or Very Mad I almost cried wathcing that... I hope the organisation made sure to stop it!
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:03 am

Wonderful additions again:-)

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sat Jul 13, 2013 3:49 pm

Thank you for your comments, NandO, Carola and Andreas!
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LEA great Perfecto !! they must be expensive.. affraid Suspect 
They weren't terribly expensive (at least in my opinion, considering how well-made they are) - most of them cost under $5, postage included. I wouldn't have taken them if they had been expensive, the mingy thing I am. Laughing 

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I was curious and did the same, and oh my God, it's sick what they do to them Sad Put acid an their feet to make them walk in a particular way?! Hit the horses! What are these people - psycopaths I assume! :evil:I almost cried wathcing that... I hope the organisation made sure to stop it!
Yes, the "big lick", as it's called, is an abhorrent practice. As for the people torturing the horses, I doubt they're much different from your average joe. Likely they've just got different priorities and have (like most people, mind) learned from since they were young to not perceive of non-human animals as entities worthy of inclusion to any moral system, but rather as mere objects. There's big money and social regard to be attained in that particular horse-torturing business, too - like in most animal-torturing businesses around the world.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sat Jul 13, 2013 5:20 pm

Great fish, hope your bike heals itself easily.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Jul 14, 2013 12:28 am

Beautiful new models Lea! The fish are especially lovely. Congrats!
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:26 pm

Thank you Tiermann and Scott! The bike, I fear, may well be beyond repair financially; buying a new, used one is likely to come cheaper. Makes me sad (and angry) - it was a very good bike, nigh new too.

The fish, Scott, are my favourites of the bunch as well. They are really well made!

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I almost cried wathcing that... I hope the organisation made sure to stop it!  
I forgot to comment on this bit, Carola: I'm not sure if you are under the impression the horse-hitting and soring are things of the past now, but I'll reiterate they are not. No organisation, the US government included, has succeeded in ending that. The big lick people have lost some financial support due to social pressure from the outside world in the recent years, but their attitudes and practices appear effectively unchanged.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:56 pm

I really like your taste in figurines, although i fear the crippled carps for being a living nightmare-outcome of something once called "tradition".

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Jul 14, 2013 11:07 pm

As I mention above, I concur on your view of the goldfish, PeGe. I find the goldfish models as (or more..) grotesque as the big lick TWH horses I have (and create) models of in my collections. I'd love to find an equally accurate model of an unmutated Prussian carp to supplement the sad freak show I now have on my shelves to illustrate how far from the able, camouflaged, quick thing the fish have been made become.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:30 am

Great load of additions Lea, those fish are exquisite! Even though I don't collect fish, I find myself wishing I had these! Laughing 

I hope you weren't injured in your bike accident, must have been terrifying!

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:28 am

Thanks for the comment, Harriet! I faintly remember a time when I, too, "didn't collect fish". I was indeed injured in that accident, but it mostly managed to incense rather than terrify. (I've been hit so many times now it fails to spook anymore. No, Finns cannot care to drive politely amid their vehicular weakers for a kind crap, and I find I cannot politely yield to their disregard either.)

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:48 am

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Yes, the "big lick", as it's called, is an abhorrent practice. As for the people torturing the horses, I doubt they're much different from your average joe. Likely they've just got different priorities and have (like most people, mind) learned from since they were young to not perceive of non-human animals as entities worthy of inclusion to any moral system, but rather as mere objects. There's big money and social regard to be attained in that particular horse-torturing business, too - like in most animal-torturing businesses around the world.

I see yes, you are right in that, but somehow the youngs then should be informed and given the view on animals as other than 'things'. Though I guess maybe a human has a natural urge for feeling empathy towards other living beings despite whatever they'we been told.. Or maybe that's just the mind of a romanticist..? ..
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 3:11 pm

Carola wrote:
I see yes, you are right in that, but somehow the youngs then should be informed and given the view on animals as other than 'things'. Though I guess maybe a human has a natural urge for feeling empathy towards other living beings despite whatever they'we been told.. Or maybe that's just the mind of a romanticist..? ..

Carola, I quite agree youngsters ought to be taught to view other beings as entities of their own, of course. It's just not a very lucrative or effortless way of thought to promote. As for our having any natural urge towards empathy, I've grown a bit skeptical of the notion. People have a strong drive to think of people and to an extent other animals in terms of groups, I guess, wherein the in-group, "us", as it were, is fiercely defended and empathized with, and the outgroups, "them", are easily dealt with in an actively hostile manner and certainly without significant empathy (which could even be construed as an act of treason, in a way). Most people seem to view most other people, let alone different species, as members of different out-groups and treat them accordingly.

Well, onto my plasticky personal in-groups of the month.. Here's a batch that came in a day or two ago from a massive, long-outstanding trade I am utterly chuffed with (great big thanks to Deseo!). Included are also a few eBay finds, a Schleich Husky from Taos (thank you!), and a Safari Oviraptor from Saarlooswolfhound (thank you as well!).

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Kaiyodos (finally got that giant rabbit!), a Britains 1970 Jersey cow 2152, and the Safari 2005 "female" earlier paint version Oviraptor.

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Kaiyodo UHA Dinotales series 5 096a Protoceratops pondering his fate with the series 6 104a Protoceratops skeleton. I never thought I'd find the fleshed-out version at a price I could afford.

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Kaiyodo  2005 Aquatales Enoshima Aquarium series 2 06 hatching Japanese swellshark (Cephaloscyllium umbratile).

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Waiphoon Bull terrier. The details on this one are amazingly good, from bunched-up fascia to cowlicks and ridges in the fur. The shark teeth give him a slightly demonic touch, though. (He can't actually levitate, mind, despite otherwise demonic appearances - I merely happened to photograph him on very uneven footing. It's a shame; I'd rather like a levitating, shark-toothed Bull terrier.)

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 3:18 pm

Lea, beautiful pictures and descriptions! I never thought I would enjoy a skeleton but this protoceratops is full of life... I mean... scratch .... full of bones! Wink
I also enjoy the big dog shelf project! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:12 pm

Thank you, Rogério! The Protoceratops skeleton is indeed a very nice model. The Kaiyodo skeletals tend to be quite full of expression and movement, even if they are mere bare bones.

The dogs are nearly all headed for customisation eventually, but in the meanwhile they certainly do take up a shelf all on their own. I'm very lucky they cannot bark.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:57 pm

wow Lea, the new figures are gorgeous. you should get the rest of the dinotales figures from the series where the Protoceratops and Oviraptor came from.Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:34 pm

They are very nice, indeed. I'm slowly trawling through the entire Dinotales saga, picking out the ones that most please me. The fleshed-out Protocera and Oviraptor are both series 5 releases and the series is indeed a very fine one, but I doubt I'll ever go for trying to collect all of the figurines in it (or I hope I won't - oh, the expenditure!) - I'll just cherry-pick my way through it. :)

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:49 pm

Wow, fantastic additions! The Kaiyodo newcomers are so beautiful :)

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:02 pm

Wonderful newcomers, especially the Kaiyodos. Now i dont know if i will add the baby swell shark in my zoo or not.:-)

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:06 pm

you should/must Andreas. it's an excellent figure! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:17 am

lea another great catch cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Aug 05, 2013 7:55 am

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It's a shame; I'd rather like a levitating, shark-toothed Bull terrier.)
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Congratulations Lea, that is an amazing haul cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:16 pm

Thanks for the comments, everyone!

Widukind: I too do recommend that swellshark. It is a beautiful, well-engineered model. The composition of the coral may be a tad flat, but the model's finishwork, especially on the egg case, is very detailed. The translucent plastic has layered striations and mottling that shows beautifully as light passes through the figurine. The body of the hatching shark can also be seen dimly through the "collagen". I also appreciate the point in the shark's life cycle that they've chosen for the figurine; rather than an adult shark merely swimming along, we get to see the ornamental "devil's purse" and the way it clings by its tendrils to the coral environment as the hatchling struggles free of it.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Aug 05, 2013 7:13 pm

...that shark! ..that Rabbit! ...Inspiring!

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:54 pm

I see what you mean with the groupings, I can completely follow your thoughts :)
But away from the sad subjects...

Those are wonderful additions! The Dobermann looks absolutely handsome cyclops I just love that noble shape. Despite that cutting the ears ( and tails - don't know what it's called in English) is bad, I think.. not sure why it's done to the dogs.... But it does look good with the pointy ears, I have to confess! silent And since it's a replica... I guess it's ok.

Sawllshark is very interesting. Googled photos - and how fascinating it is!

And nice with a levitating demon dog, even though he's just doing tricks Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:57 pm

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Thanks for the comments, everyone!

Widukind: I too do recommend that swellshark. It is a beautiful, well-engineered model. The composition of the coral may be a tad flat, but the model's finishwork, especially on the egg case, is very detailed. The translucent plastic has layered striations and mottling that shows beautifully as light passes through the figurine. The body of the hatching shark can also be seen dimly through the "collagen". I also appreciate the point in the shark's life cycle that they've chosen for the figurine; rather than an adult shark merely swimming along, we get to see the ornamental "devil's purse" and the way it clings by its tendrils to the coral environment as the hatchling struggles free of it.

Thank you sunny sunny 

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:57 pm

No problem, Widukind! I should have more photos of the shark up on my website in the next week or two, if you need additional views before deciding.

Thank you for your comments, Carola! I agree the Dobermann is a handsome devil. I, too, find ear cropping and tail docking repugnant yet the resulting look oft quite pleasing. The mutilated "look" could, as I understand, be more or less achieved with relative ease in real dogs through sheer crossbreeding followed by a few generations of "back-breeding" to regain the overall appearance typical of the breed (I wish I could find the website.. it had a photographic timeline of one breeder's progress towards naturally pointy-eared Dobermanns, I think it was..). No cutting up of live animals would be necessary. Apparently breed purists find the idea abhorrent, though, and obviously outnumber - or outshout in any case - the relatively sane.

It's a pretty alien mindset when even cutting out a part of a live animal's spinal column for fashion is seen as preferable to mixing a bit of one freshly-invented 'breed' into another.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:15 am

Great catches Lea Applause  I love the hatching Japanese swellshark Shocked  Could you make a walkaround please ? Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:39 am

Wonderful new additions Lea! I particularly love the Protoceratops and the Oviraptor by Kaiyodo. I just got that Oviraptor recently as well! Same color scheme too. I love it. Congratulations on so many wonderful finds!
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:19 pm

Thank you for commenting my comment Very Happy The discussion is very interesting. I know only very little of dog breeding, but the web you mention sounds interesting. I hope you remember it sometime cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:24 pm

Thank you for the comments, everyone - and sorry to reply so late (recently any new forum comments haven't been showing up highlighted for me). Kikimalou: I'll give the forumers a walkaround of the swellshark, sure, when next I'm photographing models. [EDIT 19.11.2013: [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].]

Scott: Ha, you got her too! She's a very nifty figurine, isn't she? Probably my favourite non-skeletal Dinotales dino, actually - an intriguing species, lively restoration and skilful engineering.

Carola: I'll try to dig up that site, although I wouldn't hold my breath for it - it was rather an old one. If my memory serves me correctly, though, it can be found through the comment discussions in a post or two on the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]. The place offers useful information about the dog breeding world overall. I recommend the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] of the same name, as well - it illustrates the point far better, in fact, than do the supplementary blog texts. The thing should be mandatory viewing for anyone looking to purchase a "purebred" dog.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:12 am

Here are some of my newcomers from the month or two I was away. I'm sure I'm forgetting some, but here are most I've received. A big thank you to all who helped me get these treasures!

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Leftmost a Safari Dinosaur Skulls Toob Triceratops; on the background a slightly damaged Kaiyodo Birdtales series 1 Bird's Nest Figure Collection (2004) Japanese paradise flycatcher; on the foreground Kaiyodo Birdtales series 1 Bird's Nest Figure Collection (2004) 10 red-flanked bluetail (thank you Jarda for these birds!); a Kaiyodo Tyrannosaurus skeleton from the Capsule Q Museum 2013 Tyrannosaurus 6-piece set (with a wee human skeleton underfoot for scale); next to him from the same set a Tyrannosaurus skull (with a human skull for scale); in the center a Safari Rainforest Toob Emerald Boa; in the foreground a Safari Desert Toob horned lizard (thank you Nando!); next to it a Britains knockoff alligator; above him his larger cousin, a Britains Ltd. 1972 crocodile (thank you Goatherder for both crocs!); background rightmost a Kaiyodo Capsule Aquarium 012 Humboldt penguin skeleton (Spheniscus humboldti); and rightmost an unidentified lizard (thank you again Nando!).

Does anyone happen to know the species/subspecies for the above crocodile & lizards? Or the make for the rightmost little lizard?

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A Kitan Club Nature Techni Colour Japanese Freshwater Fish set 08 Japanese fluvial sculpin; Yujin/Takara Tomy A.R.T.S Aquarium Fish In Colour/Aquarium Golden Fish Series 02 secret figure, panda telescope eye goldfish; Takara Tomy A.R.T.S 3-D Capsule Encyclopedia National Museum of Nature and Science / 2011 Tokyo Dinosaur Expo 8-piece set Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, secret brown version.

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Safari Lipizzan stallion (in a halter I cooked up quick) and Schleich Hanoverian stallion. Thank you Carola!

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Leftmost background a Wing Crown spitz (thank you Nando!); leftmost foreground an AAA Boxer pup (thank you Goatherder!); center background a Schleich Husky & Great Dane; center foreground the porcelain Hagen-Renaker miniatures Rottweiler and Basset (a thank you to Taos for all these "center dogs"!); big old 1960's Lomonosov porcelain German Shepherd; and the king of them all, a tiny repainted lapdog, a wonderful gift from Nando (thank you!).

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:22 am

Wow, what a treasure trove! Congrats.

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:08 am

cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers 
beautiful addition lea... specially "Skulls"

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:30 am

Thanks, you both! I like the skulls, too. The t-rex one is even hinged so the mandible is movable:
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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:05 am

Wow, great additions Lea! I love the Lomonosov Shepherd, I've seen him on eBay a few times and have been tempted, but he's quite a biggin isn't he?

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:16 am

Bunches of beauties cheers 

Those little birds are fantastic ! And the fish ! And the...all are beautyful Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:46 am

Quite a new type of herd the little horsies had to face when hitting Finland affraid cheers Wink 

Lovely halter for the Lipizzan, he is now in the Danish colours sunny - or Japaneese tongue

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:22 am

Thank you all for the lovely comments! The Lomonosov Schäfer is indeed majestically big - a little over 22cm long. Doesn't sound like much, but the dog's as long as a soup ladle, and about as heavy..

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Quite a new type of herd the little horsies had to face when hitting Finland affraid cheers Wink 
I didn't dare put them in the horsey herd I have - instead of other species, they would have had to face missing limbs, faces and ears by the dozen. Perhaps when I have at least one custom horse successfully put back together, your two will have a same-species herdmate.

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Lovely halter for the Lipizzan, he is now in the Danish colours sunny
That's sort of what I was thinking of when I picked the colour. Cool

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PostSubject: Re: Koniminiatures' recent acquisitions   Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:28 am

Very, very nice additions you have there, congrats!! Love the triceratops skull and the great Dane :3

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