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GARS190012 Nov 2015 8:28 p.m. PST

I am in need of a specific kind of miniature, that is being surprisingly hard to locate. He needs to be Victorian, with a pith helmet, tunic, pants and boots and toting an elephant gun. The miniature must have all of these aspects. Does anyone know of a manufacturer that makes a miniature with these features?

Early morning writer12 Nov 2015 8:51 p.m. PST

You didn't specify scale? But I think in 28 mm you should check out Pulp Miniatures (or whatever they're called, Bob Murch's company – that talented scalawag who doesn't make figures in 15 mm!). I'm pretty sure you can find what you need there.

Beware my electronic pools of drool when you visit.

Dr Argent12 Nov 2015 9:42 p.m. PST

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willthepiper12 Nov 2015 9:43 p.m. PST

Copplestone Castings Big Game Hunters?

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willthepiper12 Nov 2015 9:46 p.m. PST

Wargames Foundry

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GARS190013 Nov 2015 4:01 a.m. PST

Early Morning Writer – yes, I apologize, I did mean 28mm.
Out of all of these figures, I like them all, but I think the Wargames Foundry hunters will fit the majority of my collection the best. But, I've heard that Foundry is less than completely reliable in their service (which is a pity, since I like a lot of their figures). Also, I'm not entirely sure if they even still have a working website. If they do have a working website, can someone give me a link to it?

jpattern213 Nov 2015 5:26 a.m. PST

I've never had a problem ordering from Foundry, Pulp Figures, or Copplestone.

TheBeast13 Nov 2015 5:56 a.m. PST

This doesn't work? wargamesfoundry.com

Doug

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP13 Nov 2015 6:30 a.m. PST

I've had good service from Foundry over the years.

War In 15MM13 Nov 2015 6:45 a.m. PST

I live in California and have been ordering from Foundry since it came under its old/new management and restored prices and shipping to a reasonable level. In the last couple years I have ordered from them several times. The service has been great. I get my stuff in two weeks or less. I absolutely love their 28mm Darkest Africa line of figures and used it extensively when I put together my African Adventure collection. I just bought some figures/not Africa from their new Casting Room Miniatures site and the service was equally good. In fact their Casting Room Miniatures site is offering free shipping anywhere until the end of 2015 as a promotion for their opening. I'll end with a little self promotion/vanity and say that you can see my African Adventure collection in diorama form at link

willthepiper13 Nov 2015 6:57 a.m. PST

I included active links to Foundry and Copplestone, straight to the appropriate catalogue pages. Hope that the link works for you.

I've never had a problem with Foundry's mail order service, once I got past the sticker shock and actually placed an order.

Atomic Floozy13 Nov 2015 7:04 a.m. PST

I live in Texas & I've had great service from Foundry over several years.

Twoball Cane13 Nov 2015 3:25 p.m. PST

Never had a problem with any of those miniature companies

Could look at artizan miniatures british…. They have a cool looking NCOs pack…a gun swap might be needed though to meet ur criteria

Lion in the Stars13 Nov 2015 5:44 p.m. PST

There's also some good big game hunters in Reaper's Chronoscope Historical range.

Askari Minis Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Nov 2015 9:55 p.m. PST

We have a rather portly chap with his gun (and gin) bearer.
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