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Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2017 2:24 p.m. PST

I have once again played around to see what I can come up with. I have been really interested in The Men Who Would be King rules from Osprey. Here is what I have come up with and I thought I would share some of what I have done.

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I also printed out some of the above and I did a quick clean up to do these shots. In TMWWBK rules line cavalry units are 8 figures and Line infantry are 12 figures. I place some of the figures by a tape measure so that folks can see I have scaled them for 28mm. Yes it is indeed possible to do miniatures that look decent with a FDM printer.

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As I stated before I just basically ripped off the supports and threw these together to take some pictures. Once fully cleaned and painted they will look very good indeed. I actually have figures done for Germans, French, Turks, Egyptians and Native forces such as American Indians, Zulus and Chinese/Southeast Asian troops including artillery.

Please let me know what you think and if you have any interest give me a holler, thanks TMP collective.

Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2017 2:34 p.m. PST

Sorry Bashy! The bug bit ya! I deleted my post(about the ACW) & re-posted it again!

bsrlee17 Sep 2017 8:02 p.m. PST

The field gun is a bit late, really just post Boer War. Up until then no recoil mechanism around the barrel, a few had proto-recoil mechanisms a big rake with springs and rubber bands under the trail.

The French 75 was the first really effective QF gun and it really upset the apple cart for Europe's military.

Otherwise, keep up the good work.

coopman18 Sep 2017 8:14 a.m. PST

It appears that their helmets are extending too far down on their faces.

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2017 11:47 a.m. PST

Michael Caine style.

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2017 12:03 p.m. PST

How much are these costing you per miniature?

Links to previous discussions perfectly acceptable.

- Ix

Royal Air Force18 Sep 2017 4:17 p.m. PST

Fantastic work! I just got a 3d printer and one of my ideas is casualty markers for TSATF. Unless you'd be willing to share?

Murvihill19 Sep 2017 8:58 a.m. PST

"Michael Caine style."
Those are the wrong pistols…

Guthroth26 Sep 2017 9:44 a.m. PST

Which printer do you use ?

What is the definition ?

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2017 2:12 p.m. PST

I am doing the figures at .2 resolution in PLA on my CR-10.
When some of them are fully painted I will post some more images on this thread. I am working on my space gorillas too.

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