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11 Dec 2012 11:58 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Who makes North American 28mm forrest animals?" to "Who makes North American 28mm forest animals?"

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flashman2 Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2012 10:56 a.m. PST

I'd like to have a couple bears and some deer to populate my Muskets and Tomahawks games. Does anyone know who makes 28mm NA wildlife?

Huscarle Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2012 11:03 a.m. PST

Ral Partha
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DSG's Animal Swarm
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Reaper
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Mega Miniatures
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Foundry
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Personal logo Striker Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2012 11:15 a.m. PST

Acheson also make some.

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willthepiper11 Dec 2012 11:16 a.m. PST

North Star has the old HLBS beasties:
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Razor78 Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2012 11:49 a.m. PST

I use O scale model train animals. I made my M&T hidden movement counters by glueing deer onto wooden disks with a sticker on the bottom to tell what it is (unit/dummy).

Musketier Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2012 11:56 a.m. PST

That's a great idea, Razor! Mind if I "borrow" it?

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2012 1:52 p.m. PST

I recall another gamer using game birds (pheasants?) for dummies -- like "What's scaring these birds such that they fly off?"

Ashokmarine Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Dec 2012 5:38 p.m. PST

If you have a Hobby Lobby there is a pack in their modeling section that will work. Prepainted to.

Bill N11 Dec 2012 10:16 p.m. PST

True O scale runs 1:43 to 1:50 and will likely be too large. S scale at 1:64 might be a better choice. I haven't seen woodland animals in that scale but Ertl produced farm animals. Certain HO figure manufacturers run on the large size so their animals might work. Also check out craft stores and cheap toy stores.

Personal logo zippyfusenet Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2012 2:02 p.m. PST

The packs from Hobby Lobby are 1/48, but those and O scale work well enough for 28mm. It's a *big* bear, a *big* deer, a *big* squirrel…

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