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Norrins Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2012 2:16 a.m. PST

Got an email from Airfix over the holiday period.

Some interesting releases for the 28mm Modern British gamer.

AgustaWestland Merlin
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Quad Bikes and Crew
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BAE Warrior
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By John 54 Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2012 3:56 a.m. PST

It makes my heart swell to see Airfix releasing new stuff!
Really, it does!

Great stuff.

John

Big Martin Back27 Dec 2012 4:30 a.m. PST

Almost enough to get me looking at British in Afghanistan. Mustn't start anything new!

Feet up now27 Dec 2012 7:58 a.m. PST

I have also seen the Jackal in the same scale and will use it as a Post Apoc survival vehicle.

Norrins Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2012 8:29 a.m. PST

They do a nice range of Modern British stuff.

link

Unfortunately, none of it made it to my house for Christmas.

Here's the Jackal –

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Here's the Coyote –

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Here's the Landrovers –

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dwartist27 Dec 2012 2:59 p.m. PST

top class models – highly recommended!

Richard Gaulding27 Dec 2012 10:56 p.m. PST

Damn, dat Supacat!

But . . . wait . . . why are the British filming Mad Max in Afghanistan? Don't they know there's a war on? ;)

Rapier Miniatures Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Dec 2012 6:40 a.m. PST

Now if they will just do a BV206 as well….

John Treadaway28 Dec 2012 7:20 a.m. PST

And 1/48th is a 'proper scale'

(insert my usual rant about "28mm/32mm/foot to eye etc etc")

Great stuff.

John T

SteelPenguin28 Dec 2012 11:51 a.m. PST

Rapier, if you want a Bv try HLBS hlbs.co.uk/type.php?id=29

im planing on a slew of Warriors with some what-iffery.
ADA, maverik AT etc.

Insomniac28 Dec 2012 3:14 p.m. PST

I wonder how many quad bikes come in the set… eight figures could equate to just one but the title suggests more… two perhaps?

Wargamer Blue28 Dec 2012 6:41 p.m. PST

Fingers crossed for a Blackhawk one day.

Lion in the Stars28 Dec 2012 8:53 p.m. PST

Still need to get a Coyote for my Infinity gaming. Big, unarmored transport for things like TAGs.

cooey2ph Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2013 6:19 p.m. PST

good for airfix. i hope their 1:48 line expands to other brit stuff. perfect for gaming

jeffbird07 Jan 2013 12:53 p.m. PST

Can they be used with 25mm figures? I have a possible use for the Coyote and maybe the Jackal.

Edit- Must pay attention when reading!! Doh.

Jeff

atom12 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2013 9:29 p.m. PST

any one know here to buy in the states.

Adam

jeffbird11 Jan 2013 12:24 p.m. PST

Are there 15mm/20mm version of the Coyote or Jackal available? I wouldn't mind some for my AK47 games.

vojvoda Inactive Member11 Jan 2013 1:03 p.m. PST

I think in Shawn of the Dead they had some as well.

VR
James Mattes

bluewillow15 Jan 2013 1:58 a.m. PST

nice be using some of them

academy and Italeri do 1/48th blackhawks

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