Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby Lego » Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:42 pm

Lidl have those magnifier led lamps for 36 euro in again. Has anyone used these lamps? Are they any good?

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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby Sprogger » Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:28 pm

The light from them is really quite good. The arm and clamp seem sturdy. When you move the head of it there isn't much bounce back, as in it stays where you put it.
The magnifier seems good too but I haven't used it much yet.

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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby jaydee » Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:02 pm

Excellent,just got one for 35. Well worth the money when compared to what`s available elsewhere. My gig is 1/72 and the white light from this is ideal. :o)b

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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby Lego » Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:24 pm

I have two daylight type lamps over head so light is not the issue. I am thinking this will somehow help with 1/35 figure painting? So kind of more interested in that magnifier bit too lol.


I'm hoping it could paint the faces for me he he. Am I wrong thinking this is what it is for?

Thanks guys

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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby Sprogger » Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:12 pm

The magnifier ,particularly with the lights around it is ideal for detail painting. But beware of the tunnel vision i have knocked over more bottles and other bits using a magnifier.

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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby vw8243 » Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:07 pm

compressor and airbbush deal along with a few other bits in lidl today .
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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby beowulf » Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:24 pm

vw8243 wrote:compressor and airbbush deal along with a few other bits in lidl today .


we aint got that offer over here which is a shame cos y compressor went pop a few days ago :evil:

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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby Lego » Sat Dec 24, 2016 11:59 am

Lidl have this back up again. €35.



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Re: Lidl & Aldi gear for modellers

Postby Vinny » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:34 pm

Handy display case in Lidl at moment... especially if you collect car models or make tiny 1:72 armour (Jaydee ;) )

€69.99 though (link here)

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