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  • Member since
    November, 2004
storing and transporting your models
Posted by snapdragonxxx on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:26 PM

With the advent that some of my recent builds will end up on manufacturers display later in the year, I have decided that plastic boxes and bubblewrap is not really the ideal way, although it works, damage does occur.

I recently bought a paint storage box from LMG in the Ukraine. It is a well thought out and sturdy box and now all my metal paints are stored in there from both AK Xtreme metals and Vallejo Metal Color ranges.

http://www.lmg.in.ua/gb/

Aftere looking around what they offered and noticing they did transportation/storage boxes for tanks and small scale aircraft I contacted them and asked if they would do me a couple of boxes for 1/32 aircraft, and hinted that I have some really big stuff.

I told Aleksandr that the boxes were for Zoukei Mura Shinden and K-45. After wrorking out dimensions he sent me these

Shinden box is 340mm 340mm 165mm

Ki-45 box is 400mm x 400mm

 

I will find out the cost tomorrow and they will be shipped built up and ready to use as a test of the design. I will report back

I would like to know what members think.

Comments and questions welcome.

 

 

James

  • Member since
    December, 2018
Posted by Ted4321 on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:11 PM

Ace Ventura "soccering" packages down the street comes to mind.  

Even if that's the case, i think your model will be fine in that vault.  

Cool box. 

T e d

  • Member since
    November, 2004
Posted by snapdragonxxx on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:05 AM

Thanks for looking in and commenting, Ted.

I will be taking my airbrush to the exterior to add national insignia/flag and the aircraft name/designation and also I may stain and polish the outside for  show and better protection. Making it have a better appearance.

James

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