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Skinflint Games08 May 2017 1:56 p.m. PST

Just finished up painting the first tranche of Guardsmen for the Hazzard 1977th – check out the full story here: https://skinflintgames.wordpress.com/2017/05

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2017 2:50 p.m. PST

Groovy !

DesertScrb08 May 2017 5:00 p.m. PST

Shouldn't that vehicle be painted orange, with a red and blue flag (with white stars) on the roof?

emckinney08 May 2017 6:02 p.m. PST

Yeah … Dukes of Hazzard is one of those TV series that hasn't aged so well …

Skinflint Games09 May 2017 12:21 p.m. PST

Sorry, bad link- should be link

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2017 2:13 p.m. PST

fun idea. keep it up.

it's so true what you say about 40k, I've got a gun but let me hit something with it!

GreekGeek09 May 2017 10:39 p.m. PST

Using 1/76 Airfix Modern US infantry? Hats off man.

Skinflint Games13 May 2017 7:06 a.m. PST

Cheers GreekGeek, was going to try some conversions before remembering- it's the Guard. There'll be hundreds of the little sods, it'd take forever! Keep an eye out for Orks and DIY Marines too :-)

Skinflint Games29 Jun 2017 2:51 p.m. PST

Updated the Cheaphammer page with a few new pics – Orks, Guardsmen and Space Marines, all in 1/72!
link

ordinarybass04 Jul 2017 8:05 a.m. PST

Really neat stuff. I assume the orcs are fantasy figs with guns. Where did you get the marines? Love the term "cheaphammer" I may have to steal that.

The IG are nicely done. Are you going to do any of the notable IG types? I think there are plastic historical analogues for just about every kind of guardsman.

BlackWidowPilot Supporting Member of TMP Fezian10 Jul 2017 8:04 p.m. PST

1/72? Ah, returning to sci-fi minaiture gaming's venerable roots, are we? Excellent.

Want more variety? Look here: tin-soldier.com

Starguard! figures are all 1/72 scale, so compatibility is excellent with most any plastic figures in the same scale.

Leland R. Erickson
Metal Express
silent-death.mx

Thomas Thomas Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2017 8:57 a.m. PST

And I thought I was the last 20mm SF gamer left on earth.

Most of my stuff is old Blade miniatures with converted mini-tanks (yes I go that far back) SF vehicles.

This inspires me to finish Future Command – the SciFi version of Combat Command. We play it at home but I haven't quite written up all the rules.

Great "scale".

Thomas J. Thomas
Fame and Glory Games

Skinflint Games20 Jul 2017 12:39 p.m. PST

I can post again!!!!!

Right:

@ordinary bass, the orcs were Caesar fantasy ones, the guns courtesy of Sgts Mess. Marines were greenstuff and cardboard and bitz stuck on to 1/72 Vietnam infantry I had lying around. Hope that helps! Glad you like the IG, I probably will in time :-)

@BlackWidowPilot – there's some awesome stuff there, cheers! Never understood why more people don't use this scale :-)

@Thomas Thomas – definitely not, we may be thin on the ground but we're around! Good luck finishing your game.

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