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"15mm Staff Cars for AK-47 Republic Generalissimos" Topic


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Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2012 2:36 p.m. PST

Santa brought me my copy of AK-47 Republic today.
I also got a pack or two of Generalissimo Dictator figures. One of them is seated, as if he is riding in a staff car or a stretch limo.

Who makes a suitably impressive (and armored) car splendid enough for Himself?

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2012 2:38 p.m. PST

They will of course see double duty as Junta players. grin

boggler24 Dec 2012 2:52 p.m. PST

Papi Mpongo likes to ride around in a QRF GAZ, but then he doesn't need any armour as his juju is bullet proof:

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boggler24 Dec 2012 2:57 p.m. PST

And at the weekends he prefers his personal mini-sub:

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Mako1124 Dec 2012 3:23 p.m. PST

A convertible is much more practical, and befitting of a truly brave dictator.

Think of the possibilities…….

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2012 3:27 p.m. PST

I have LOTS of jeeps, naturally.

However, while a fine vehicle for a Man of the People, it is understandable that The People would prefer he be better protected.

Lion in the Stars Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2012 3:39 p.m. PST

Battlefront has all sorts of open-topped cars and halftracks. SdKfz 7s and 10s, Kubelwagen/Schwimmwagen, Kfz15s, Steyr Kfz70, (nothing really good in the Italian section except the AS42), India Pattern Carriers, Cut-down 15cwt trucks, Jeeps, DUKWs, M3/M5 halftracks, M3A1 scout cars, M20 armored cars, Dodge 3/4ton, Dodge 1 1/2 ton, Laffly S20TL…

I'd go for the Laffly S20TL or the Steyr 1500 Kfz70, for 'classic' vehicles.

Mako1124 Dec 2012 4:53 p.m. PST

No armored car will stop an RPG, or plastique attached to the gas tank, so the added armor is a bit of a waste in my humble opinion.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian24 Dec 2012 5:26 p.m. PST

Start digging through the Matchbox and HotWheels.

In military miniatures I'd look for one of those 3 axle German staff cars

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2012 5:32 p.m. PST

No armored car will stop an RPG, or plastique attached to the gas tank, so the added armor is a bit of a waste in my humble opinion.

Easy for you to say. You are not a Generalissimo.

Lion in the Stars Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2012 6:20 p.m. PST

The other option is to hit up Hot Wheels/Matchbox for a limo, Suburban, or maybe even a stretched Hummer.

poiter5024 Dec 2012 6:21 p.m. PST

BF have an Italian car and some of the newer AS37s may suit.

Wolfshanza Inactive Member24 Dec 2012 8:48 p.m. PST

Jorje 'El Leon' Mufasa, leader of BudWinesia has a silver 911 porche with a hot topless blond chick (preiser) as chauffer. Man knows how to live !

dmebust Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2012 9:48 p.m. PST

John it is really not bad for him to ride around in a jeep. Mine does and if you do not like it you an eat lead from the .50 Cal Mg it is sporting.

saltflats192924 Dec 2012 10:47 p.m. PST

Those ships would be awesome for the "admiral" of the Navy in a Junta game.

JARROVIAN Supporting Member of TMP25 Dec 2012 10:36 a.m. PST

Check out Brekina or Wiking models on Ebay, all sorts of modern types, including convertables

Ryan Toews25 Dec 2012 11:21 a.m. PST

I'm sorry, but anything but a black Mercedes says second class tin-pot dictator.

Yesthatphil29 Dec 2012 9:43 a.m. PST

Frap's President Boyo has one of these

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It is a Peter Pig Merc gone topless it is for show … he tends to switch to his M113 command centre when the bullets start flying …

Phil
(for Forces Revolutionnaires Armees de Panto)

ThomasHobbes06 Jan 2013 10:19 p.m. PST

Looks great for replicating those timeless JFK moments.

deflatermouse Supporting Member of TMP24 Sep 2013 3:54 a.m. PST

What was it the sons of one recent dictator used to do?
One showed up in a T-55. Not to be utdonoe, the oldest took to flying around in a Mi-8, haranging people with a bullhorn.

So maybe not limit yourself to what Da Boss cruises in but don't neglect his entourage or the fruits of his loins.

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