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MiniArt European Tiled Roof
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 07:14 AM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at one of MiniArt's Vac-Formed and injection moulded plastic building products, the European Tiled Roof.

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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 08:12 AM UTC
Hopefully they release a decent roof with round tiles. These flat tiles are too easy to scratch, and you always have the advantage of making your own roof to size rather than use what MiniArt provide. The gutters are great to have though ... but as these come in the accessory sets, I dont feel the need to buy this particular set.
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 08:21 AM UTC
In the works Frank, although I'm not sure how long it's been forthcoming judging from the product number.

Tiled Roof 35514
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 09:12 AM UTC
I'm a miniart fan but I'll probably give this a miss- as Frank says the square tiles are easily scratch built and the price is a bit steep for just a roof.
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 10:43 AM UTC
I will admit the price I paid did catch me out but that is my fault for ordering it, and I cannot knock the price as I am sure it can be had for less. The real kicker here is that I will be cutting the roof up as I only need from mid appex to the two corners.
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 07:10 AM UTC
Having spent a couple of hours laboriously cutting and glueing plastic card roof tiles together I would definitely have preferred to use this set and withdraw my objections to the price

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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 08:16 AM UTC
WOW! Pat, nice dio! Please, tell us a bit about the construction. Thanks for sharing! Tom
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 08:49 AM UTC

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WOW! Pat, nice dio! Please, tell us a bit about the construction. Thanks for sharing! Tom



Thanks Tom -you can see more of it here and in the urban warfare campaign thread