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John de Terre Neuve Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2017 7:43 a.m. PST

It has been quite a project but the last 3 squads are finally done.



genew49 Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2017 8:22 a.m. PST

Thanks John. I use Eureka marines as my main force as well. Mine rnot painted yet so my new plan is to paint them as you have.

Microbiggie06 Apr 2017 9:10 a.m. PST

Looks like we are going to do a CoC game with Marines this weekend.
Those are very nice looking.

mwindsorfw Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2017 9:14 a.m. PST

Not a knock on your guys, but it seems to me that the figures for WW2 Pacific Marines always look too nice -- like they just landed. When I see photos, there are guys with shirts unbuttoned, sleeves rolled up, nothing tucked-in; a lot like the photo in your link. The USMC figures I see for sale… they don't look like the photos. Maybe someone needs to make battle-worn USMC figures.

Microbiggie06 Apr 2017 10:40 a.m. PST

I agree. Would love to see some 20mm figures like that for Japanese, Aussies and 14th Army also. There are a couple of mediocre packs from Stonewall/Combat of Japanese like that and FAA has Merrill's Marauders looking pretty ragged, but more would be good.

Frothers Did It And Ran Away06 Apr 2017 2:59 p.m. PST

That's a pretty fantastic looking project – its not often that people model j ngle terrain that looks like jungle but you've done a terrific job.

TacticalPainter0108 Apr 2017 5:10 a.m. PST

Having just painted up some Australians, I'm currently working on some Japanese, all from Eureka. They sent me a sample of one of the USMC with my Japanese order and now seeing these I'm sorely tempted to buy some (as if I don't have enough to paint already!). Nice work.

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