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Author Topic: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)  (Read 7897 times)

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Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« on: January 22, 2013, 11:30:59 PM »
Walk-around of the Maia & Borges Marine Animals (?North Atlantic) Right Whale, Eubalaena cf. glacialis (Müller, 1776). Total length is 140 mm, scale approx. 1:87 - 1:130. My favourite non-japanese figure of a balaenid whale. With the exception of the somewhat oddly shaped tail peduncle (it's too wide and those dorsolateral ridges shouldn't be there) it's a really accurate figure. :)





















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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2013, 03:33:41 AM »
Nice figure, although the barnacles kind of look like it has scrambled egg stuck to its face :o

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2013, 09:46:12 AM »
Nice figure, although the barnacles kind of look like it has scrambled egg stuck to its face :o
A little so, yes, probably. But that could be said about the Colorata DX North Pacific Right Whale, too. Okay, don't anybody dare to grind pepper over my figure and trying to bite a chunk out of it! >:( ;D

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2013, 10:00:15 AM »
Nice figure, although the barnacles kind of look like it has scrambled egg stuck to its face :o
A little so, yes, probably. But that could be said about the Colorata DX North Pacific Right Whale, too. Okay, don't anybody dare to grind pepper over my figure and trying to bite a chunk out of it! >:( ;D

I like the details of this figure, one of the best figures of this whale.
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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2013, 10:06:30 AM »
Thanks, Jetoar! :) I like it much more than the retired Schleich Right Whale which looks nice but has an inaccurate head.

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2013, 09:51:44 AM »
Thanks, Jetoar! :) I like it much more than the retired Schleich Right Whale which looks nice but has an inaccurate head.

I think the same that you friend.
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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2013, 11:17:13 AM »
Very nice whale! Congratulations! :D
Nice figure, although the barnacles kind of look like it has scrambled egg stuck to its face :o
A little so, yes, probably. But that could be said about the Colorata DX North Pacific Right Whale, too. Okay, don't anybody dare to grind pepper over my figure and trying to bite a chunk out of it! >:( ;D

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2017, 01:35:03 PM »
Walk-around images of M&B Right Whale are back again. :)

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2017, 03:21:37 PM »
As far as accuracy, the flippers seem a little wavy to me.
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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2017, 08:41:45 PM »
As far as accuracy, the flippers seem a little wavy to me.
Yes, and flippers and fluke are also quite thin. Still I think this figure was better than Schleich's retired North Atlantic Right Whale.

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2017, 12:46:05 AM »
A great figure of a great animal

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2017, 07:35:40 AM »
A great figure of a great animal
Thanks, CetaceanFan! :) When it was released it was probably the best non-Japanese figure of a balaenid. However, there are more accurate figures now. My current favourite is the Safari Ltd WS Sealife Right Whale which has just been released. :)

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Re: Right Whale (Maia & Borges - Marine Animals)
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2017, 08:54:04 AM »
Yes I agree my friend.

 



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