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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 06:28 AM UTC
Let us welcome the new HQ72 Resin Products. The company specializes on 1/72 scale resin diorama accessories such as bases, buildings, and everything in between.
From Rebecca Hettmansperger, owner:

The new HQ72 Resin Products is open for business! So come check out our website, drop us a line, and like us on Facebook. The production side of things will be up and running by next week.

Do visit: www.hq72resinproducts.com

All the best to Rebecca and HQ72 Resin Products!
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Hmmm...front door looks a little oddly proportioned compared to the windows.
AUG 25, 2017 - 07:30 PM
I noticed that too, I guess its the way the previous owners made the molds.
AUG 26, 2017 - 04:09 AM
Biggles2. It's a government building from a photograph in Germany. The windows were bigger than the doorway. Not all building windows are "proportioned" to the doors. Here's an example of very large windows. LINK, LINK, Some buildings that I have seen in books even have larger doors than windows as well. A large number of German Government buildings of that era had huge windows and small doors that looked out of place, look online and historical books/magazines and you will see what I am referring to. Here's another example of the doors being bigger than the windows. It worked both ways. .https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/c5/29/a0/c529a0541209ea2af14eb6ff6525d45d--german-soldier-german-army.jpg
AUG 26, 2017 - 07:20 AM
Be that as it is, I hope that the other buildings offered don't have questions concerning proportions. Nice to see another player in the 1/72 field, all the same.
AUG 26, 2017 - 08:08 AM
With that level of support, no wonder so many small manufacturers are getting out of the business. It's easy to criticize without knowing why it was done that way or the photo it was taken from.
AUG 27, 2017 - 05:22 AM
You are more than welcome to come to our store and check things out.
AUG 27, 2017 - 06:07 AM
I would think a picture with a 1/72 scale figure next to the building would clarify perceived doorway scaling issues. As Jose has shown, many buildings, especially government, have had non-standard proportioned windows with respect to doors. Buildings used to be constructed with larger windows not that long ago to let in more daylight into interior rooms. The "daylight" was needed since electric lights were not as bright as they are today. My 2 cents. Probably worth more for the copper itself.
AUG 27, 2017 - 08:36 AM
If you read my post carefully you'll see it's an observation rather than an assertion or negative criticism.
AUG 27, 2017 - 07:52 PM
majjanelson..........Thanks for the comments, they are right on the money. The question is who's 1/72 scale figure to use for the proportions? If one uses metal one's they are slightly bigger than 1/72 for the most part, if one uses the resin one's same problem since they are sculpted a little bigger to take into account the resin "shrinking" during curing process which depends on the resin used by the figure's manufacturer/producer. Guess that probably leaves the option of the Dragon/DML one's from their 1/72 scale vehicles ;-)
AUG 27, 2017 - 09:16 PM

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