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Grishka31 Aug 2012 3:28 a.m. PST

Hi there !

I bought some flytrap factory products to take advantage of the cheaper shipping cost for international buyers, and do not regret doing so.

I received the order about 2 weeks after I made it, which is not so bad considering it came all the way from NZ to France.

The miniatures are amazing ! I have UMSC, RMC and MERC. All the miniatures have little flash, great details and I can not wait to start painting them. I will try to post pics of the minis out of the box and painted.

My only complain would be the vehicles. I bought 2 Spec op humvees, and they were quite "bubbly". Not holes in the cast that have to be refilled, but bubbles that leaked out of the mold. 10 / 15 mn of filing got rid of most of them on both cars, but I was a bit surprised as compared to the great quality of the rest of the pack.

miniatures : 5/5
vehicles : 4/5

really nice stuffs, I can't wait to see the next release !

Grishka

kyotebluer than blue Supporting Member of TMP31 Aug 2012 6:00 a.m. PST

Good to know.

JARROVIAN Supporting Member of TMP31 Aug 2012 2:37 p.m. PST

My two packs of Royal Marines and 2 packs of US Marines arrived safe and well this week. The figures overall are very nice and relatively flash free (you always find some after you've undercoated). I'm a bit nonplussed as to why the RM berets have the 'bag' falling to the left, as they should fall to the right. I also thought they were a bit 'beret heavy' at 4 out of 15 figs when 2 would have done for a bit of flavour. The US marines contained 14 figs per pack, but in addition each pack contained 2 'tribal' dressed figures. Are they elders?, interpreters? guides/ or just two bootnecks who have gone 'bush''? One appears to be stroking his chin and contemplating making a bid for your camel/female medic/personal weapon. The other is holding some kind of 'totem stick'/rolled up carpet/AK47 or RPG wrapped for evening wear. Can anyone identify these for me please?
Overall very nice figures and I'll definately buy more, especially if some heavier weapons types appear eg snipers, 2" Mortar, GPMG etc
Paul F

The Enigmatic Baron Trapdoor31 Aug 2012 3:05 p.m. PST

Hi Gents
Firstly my apologies Grishka if there were excess bubbles on the hummer, pressure in the pots may have been too high when this batch was cast. I find I usually get a few when we cast up but a flick of the scalpel and they are removed, this one must have missed my QC eye.

Jarrovian we tend to throw some extras into most packs, the tribal afghans are yet to be released afghan civilians… tribe members are partial to female soldiers, personal weapons of western origin and camels. With the poses we try to leave a little to the imagination. The staff is a tribal walking stick, good for many things, hitting people, throwing at people and tripping people up.

I believe that their uses are such as any normal walking stick of any nation but these ones probably have some mystical divine power embued in their wooden casing.

Support options for all of our releases will follow in good time.

Im very happy you like our offerings.

Kind regards
The Baron

werwulf Inactive Member31 Aug 2012 11:14 p.m. PST

2 weeks! Lucky man, I ordered mine Aug.2 and still haven't seen anything. I'm hoping it comes soon but it sound as I have been waiting to get these on the board.

The Enigmatic Baron Trapdoor01 Sep 2012 6:26 p.m. PST

August 2???
Where are you based wulf, I can make some enquiries.

Cheers
The Baron

Grishka03 Sep 2012 1:05 p.m. PST

Quick comparison shot :

QRF / khurasan / flytrap / CP models / PeterPig

werwulf Inactive Member06 Sep 2012 7:06 p.m. PST

Baron, I'm in Canada.

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