Hansa Vs Miniart vs?

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Hansa Vs Miniart vs?

Joined: January 18th, 2008, 11:09 pm

September 17th, 2008, 6:39 am #1

I am looking to build my first dioramas involving buildings, I can't find anything in my part of NZ so am looking at Hansa and Miniart,,,,,,,
anyone have experience with either?
thoughts? comments?
anything else outthere worth looking at?
I am looking at Western Europe first then maybe Italy.

thanks in advance
Stewart




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Joined: September 20th, 2003, 3:28 pm

September 17th, 2008, 5:21 pm #2

Hansa! I sell both and have built both and Hansa wins hands down.
1. About the same price, at least here in the US
2. easier to build
3. easier to convert and/or change the base structure
4. more add on options-doors windows etc
5. simply look better because the finished product doesn't have that "not quite" vacuform look

I would recommend getting the Miniart injected plastic building/street accessory set-lots of good stuff in there
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Joined: January 18th, 2008, 11:09 pm

September 17th, 2008, 7:56 pm #3

Hi Bob
Do you sell the individual components or the complete kits (hansa)?
Do you do international mail orders? I have not been able to find a supplier in NZ and if I have to buy by mail order it might as well be from someone who has taken the time to reply.
If so do you have a websitie I can visit?


(if this question breaches rules for this forum I apologise).

thanks in advance

Stewart


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September 18th, 2008, 3:09 am #4

No website now. I do sell Internationally.
I just answered to help not to sell anything:) It'[s only a part time/fun time gig for me and my 2 buddies.
Anyway, My stock is quite low right now. Basically I only have the middle east buildings and yes I do have some components. It would be easier for you to simply email Peter at hansa. They do have a website to see the stuff.
I would tell you that if you get a building order a bag or two of extra bricks and tiles and other assembly pieces. That's the one thing I don't like about Hansa if the kit takes 100 bricks to build a kit you get 101 bricks so not much room for mistakes.

If you have something you want in particular I can let you know what I have in stock.
My email is cjltd at (take me out) roadrunner.com or bobdave at bobdave dot com
Maybe I can help
Best Regards bobC
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Joined: May 3rd, 2008, 10:18 pm

September 29th, 2008, 5:37 pm #5

OK Bob, we will add more extra parts.
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September 30th, 2008, 10:06 pm #6

the next time 3GUYZ orders I'm gonna open all the bags and count:)
Did everyone get a hold of you?
Best Regards bobC
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