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laager5010 Oct 2012 8:17 a.m. PST

just been in to a model shop in Norwich and they have a 1/48 scale helicopter, 2 landrovers and box of 8 modern infantry all British, a long with afgan buildings. they also have a battle set including most of the items.
anybody heard of these before or have they snicked them out ?

shaun from s and s models Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 8:23 a.m. PST

yes some of these have been anounced for over a year.
and some have been out for a while
they do look good, but a little large for 28mm imho!

laager5010 Oct 2012 8:28 a.m. PST

Thanks Shaun.

SteelPenguin10 Oct 2012 10:16 a.m. PST

anounced over a year ago, the 1st wave came out a few weeks ago. the landys and building within the last couple of weeks, there are anouther couple of vehicles and a crew pack to come.

Rudi the german Inactive Member10 Oct 2012 12:39 p.m. PST

Has anyone compared the size with eureka miniatures?

Suetonius Paullinus18 Oct 2012 12:06 p.m. PST

I don't have any Eureka minis but they match Empress in height.
However, they have different proportions. Much slimmer than what we are used to. Very long legs.
Still nice figures. And so far the only multipart hardplastic moderns available. My pre-ordered Landrover should arrive tomorrow and the Jackal soon after I hope.
Guess they will fit in perfectly with my Empress figures.

Cheers

SP

Mick in Switzerland Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2012 12:28 p.m. PST

I just ordered the 8 man infantry patrol (A03701) and 2x landrover pack (A06301) from here.

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Note some of the sets have paints included. The codes above are the basic kits without paints.

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