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roughriderfan Inactive Member24 Jan 2012 6:41 p.m. PST

I need to man a US Gunboat/3rd Class Cruiser of the 1890', and would like to have the ship's company in the early version of the Dixie Cup Hat


Old Glory does a landing party for Vera Cruz – but they are carrying rifles. I like to find some figures for deck gun crews, bridge crews, etc


I have used figures in the past from Old Glory's Boxer Range – but would like some different figures more "American" looking

Richard Brooks Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Jan 2012 8:46 p.m. PST

Tiger miniatures has a five figure US Naval crew, 28mm, ca 1898, without guns. Available in the US from recreationalconflict.com and UK from tigerminiatures.co.uk

johnnytodd Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member26 Jan 2012 5:47 a.m. PST

Have you seen Bob Murch's pulp sailors:

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Murvihill26 Jan 2012 10:48 a.m. PST

Woo Hoo! I've been looking for some WW2 sailors without guns for some time.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Dec 2016 5:53 a.m. PST

Anyone do them in 15mm?

katnmoose22 Dec 2016 7:51 p.m. PST

Roughriderfan, do you have any photos of your gunboat?

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP23 Dec 2016 7:27 p.m. PST

Katnmoose: Do you see little 'zzz' by his nick? Tends to suggest he's not been seen in these parts for a long time. ;->=

[Last post, March of 2012]

Scott: Have this naggin' feeling I've seen something apropos, but not coming up with sources. Sorry!

Doug

Lion in the Stars24 Dec 2016 11:41 p.m. PST

@TheBeast: the "ZZZ" icon shows up if you haven't been on in something like 6 months, so it's possible he will show back up and answer. But you are right, he hasn't been on the boards since 2012.

@ScottWashburn: QRF does a Naval Landing Party in their Spanish-American War sets, plus US Marines.

Otherwise, I think you need to raid the various Boxer Rebellion ranges.

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP25 Dec 2016 6:46 a.m. PST

I think I may have been on QRF's site recently, so may have been that 'brain-itch' I had.

Thanks!

Doug

Edit: And I know other people have a life, but six months without posting IS a long damn for me. ;->=

Edit, part deux: And allow me this opportunity to wish all a safe and happy Life Day!

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