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Dean AKI Inactive Member08 Nov 2012 3:57 p.m. PST

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I'm pretty proud of the painting on these chaps, but it's in no small part due to these being great plastic figures, ideal for large scale skirmish games…

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More details and photo's on the post above, but really if this is your interest they are great value!

Phil1965 Inactive Member08 Nov 2012 4:07 p.m. PST

For their opponents I can highly recommend the Conte GI's, they really are beautiful figures that look just right.

DS6151 Inactive Member08 Nov 2012 4:27 p.m. PST

I agree, the TSSD figures are superb. I wish there were more available!
The Russians are an excellent set as well.

Very nice painting. Is that free hand or a decal on the helmet?

John Leahy Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Nov 2012 4:54 p.m. PST

Yeah, they are excellent! I also think the Conte figs are sweet! I wish their US airborne would be back in stock.
I'm a 54mm gamer.

Thanks,

John

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2012 5:36 p.m. PST

Great job. I love 54s.

45thdiv Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2012 5:37 p.m. PST

Very nice. I also suggest Conte US GIs to use. They are hard plastic like a model kit.

I am also a 54mm.

I also have the same set of rules. Have only read them, but they look interesting. I like the way combat is handled.

Matthew

creativeguy08 Nov 2012 5:41 p.m. PST

From what I understand from Nick at TSSD, those Germans won't be run anymore…a shame because I love them too. I think the Russians are no longer going to be produced as well. I hope he changes his mind down the road.

Wolfshanza Inactive Member08 Nov 2012 5:43 p.m. PST

Really nice paint job thumbs up Have a set primed and basecoated around somewhere ? :/ TSSD has some real nice sets. Like Conte too, but their softer plastic is harder to work with. The Alamo Mexicans are a harder plastic but the defenders are soft. Go figure ?

Dean AKI Inactive Member09 Nov 2012 9:25 a.m. PST

Thanks for the comments and suggestions for opponents :-)

@DS6151 it's hand painted, no Decals for me! That said it's expressive more than anything, even at this scale the shield is less than 3mm tall.

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