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Lucius10 Jan 2017 8:22 a.m. PST

Enough is enough. I've carted these guys through uncounted moves since the Fall of 1975, when I picked up my first order of pre-blister Grenadier(I had them mailed to a friend's house so that my mom wouldn't know that I had blown all my summer lawnmowing money on toy soldiers).

42 years is long enough to wait for a paint job, though in all fairness, it probably took me that long to learn how to paint 1970's lead . . .

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Personal logo John Treadaway Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2017 9:21 a.m. PST

Sadly I can't see them as google won't let me :(

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Lucius10 Jan 2017 9:39 a.m. PST

We'll try Dropbox . . .

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farnox10 Jan 2017 10:14 a.m. PST

Excellent job.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2017 11:40 a.m. PST

Nice! All I have is the Undead one.

eoschmitz10 Jan 2017 11:40 a.m. PST

Nice!

Kropotkin303 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2017 3:05 p.m. PST

Nice woolies.Good to see old figs getting a new lease of life with their modern basing and tufts. Tres bien.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2017 8:11 p.m. PST

Beautiful! My oldest figures are a set of Grenadier Hill Giants (AD&D line from 1980!). Mine have been painted since the late 90's, and I am very happy to game with them every chance I get. Thanks for sharing. Thrilled to see they did not succumb to lead-rot! Cheers!

Personal logo Ivan DBA Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2017 11:27 p.m. PST

That lawn mowing money was well-spent. What else would you have bough with it back then that you can still enjoy today?

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