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Durando19 Mar 2015 11:11 a.m. PST

Has anyone seen Outpost Wargames Service at shows this year, there havebeen no web updates on their site since May 2014

Rhysius Cambrensis Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member20 Mar 2015 2:19 p.m. PST

Email them. They are still going strong!

Durando13 Nov 2015 7:16 a.m. PST

Still no updates to their web pages

Durando06 Mar 2017 3:00 a.m. PST

Just wondered if anyone had seen them on the circuit within last six months, there have been no site updates for sometime

Gangrel06 Mar 2017 6:23 a.m. PST

Is this the Outpost in Sheffield? I was in the shop yesterday. A friendly bunch. If you have a specific query, then as Rhysius says, drop them an email; I'm sure they'd respond.

And the website is regularly updated from a stock point of view.

sjwalker38 Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2017 6:32 a.m. PST

OWS in Scotland are still going strong, despite the lack of website updates. They've stopped doing shows as well.

I just placed an order for some of their 28mm Russians, excellent service and communication from Jeff and a rapid turnaround, with the order 100% complete.

Bindon Blood07 Mar 2017 8:54 a.m. PST

Those Russo-Turkish War figures are very nice Simon, I have a few myself…..

Outpost Wargame Services Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Mar 2017 5:05 p.m. PST

Any rumours of our demise are incorrect :-)

The website has lacked updates … partially caused by technical issues after changing providers but mainly due to lack of time! But there have been some including a new page for the WW2 Hungarians we have just released (although there is still some work to do – as usual!).

I do however keep forgetting about the 'News' page – on which I admit the last entry was July 2014 (gulp – has it really been that long!)

Looks like its time to make an effort and spend more time on the computer rather than in the workshop or development workbench :-(

Many thanks to those customers who continue to support us – despite the lack of updates.


Outpost Wargame Services Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Mar 2017 5:09 p.m. PST

Oh …. I meant to say – on shows. They just became too expensive to be honest (mainly due to accommodation, van hire, petrol all going up in price) and we began to begrudge the time taken to prepare for them, travel etc etc.

So, reluctantly, as most of our business is done via e-mail anyway, we decided to stop attending shows.

sjwalker38 Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2017 6:20 a.m. PST

Bindon, why am I not surprised? The new MWWBK rules have revived my interest in all things colonial (didn't take much, to be honest) and the 'it's only 60-odd figures' syndrome has kicked in again: Russians in the Great Game, Central Asia etc seemed an obvious choice.

Bindon Blood08 Mar 2017 8:55 a.m. PST

Funnily enough. I hadn't thought about using them for MWWBK!

I've been using them with a DBx type variant (called Kepi Rouge – a Franco Prussian War set done by Vae Victus). Works quite well.

Now you have me thinking… :)

sjwalker38 Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2017 11:05 a.m. PST

Without hijacking the thread too much, I'm still looking for suitable 19th century Central Asian types to provide opposition: think Hollywood rather than historical reality, so considering Copplestone 'Back of Beyond' Mongols and Tibetans, TAG has some suitable Ottoman types, just ordered some stuff from Siberia Miniatures – any other ideas?

Bindon/Tim, you're pretty good at the obscure stuff…

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