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vojvoda Inactive Member21 Jan 2013 1:24 p.m. PST

With all the new lines of larger 15mm figures coming out has anyone considered using those guns for 20mm Plastic/ 1/72nd scale figures? Specifically looking for ACW guns or Napoleonic use.

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James Mattes

14Bore21 Jan 2013 3:31 p.m. PST

That James is probably part of their evil conspiracy plan.

skinkmasterreturns21 Jan 2013 4:02 p.m. PST

If it works for you,then do it.If you asked me to sit down to a game using your stuff,I wouldnt care a bit if the guns arent exact.I'm more interested in having fun than anything else.

John Leahy Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 4:09 p.m. PST

They would be too small. Most plastics are 22-25mm not 18mm.

Thanks,

John

Personal logo Miniatureships Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 5:13 p.m. PST

There is a noticeable difference between the plastic 1/72 scale stuff and the 15/18mm metal guns.

Lion in the Stars Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 9:22 p.m. PST

Unless you're scrounging Irregular's Really Useful Guns (scaled about 1/87, so a bit big for 1/100 minis (15mm), a bit small for 1/76 minis (20mm)).

hurrahbro22 Jan 2013 10:42 a.m. PST

some of the older airfix models are on the smaller side, but most others are indeed larger.

cameronian25 Jan 2013 4:55 a.m. PST

Size apart. Kinda expensive; currently £2.50 GBP for an Essex 15mm crewless 12pdr as opposed to £4.42 GBP for the HaT Wurttembergers with four pretty decent guns and crew.

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