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Gunner Dunbar18 Feb 2017 11:15 p.m. PST

Hi guys

This is the organising part of a 1/72 WWII winter US commission, figures used are TQD (metal), Italeri US winter (sand), Italeri US (green), PSC US heavy weapons (grey), a couple of Italeri US Paras and a couple of Italeri Brits.
I have done some basic pose and head conversions to minimise the same poses, I will further modify them by winterising the none winter troops.
The force is for chain of command and will be the opposing force for these Winter Germans
Also making a 5 man bailed tank crew, just for the fun of it.
The TQD figures are a little larger than the plastics, however not overly so, and they all mix together pretty well, and I will be bulking the plastics out a bit when I winterise them.
Should get these on the painting desk in a week or so, all comments welcome.
More pics here




Pauls Bods19 Feb 2017 3:22 a.m. PST

Great conversions and the Germans…excellent brushwork!

PeterH19 Feb 2017 4:25 p.m. PST

great job on those !! did you replace the 50 cal machine gun on the PSC kits? looks more in scale than the original from the picture – wondering where to get proper 50 cal machine guns to replace mine!

Gunner Dunbar19 Feb 2017 7:08 p.m. PST

Yeah, the 50 cal is from a Dragon sherman kit I had spare, I have it mounted on the 30 cal tripod in the pic, but will probably use an Italeri 30 cal tripod, which has skinnier legs, I will take close up pics once all my green stuff work is done.

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