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Personal logo Black Cavalier Supporting Member of TMP27 Sep 2017 8:25 p.m. PST

I'm trying to find dead chickens, in a position as if they were being hung from their feet.

Thanks for the help

coryfromMissoula27 Sep 2017 8:28 p.m. PST

I think the old GW Brettonian archers box had one.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP27 Sep 2017 8:58 p.m. PST

I'm afraid to ask about the scenario.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP27 Sep 2017 9:29 p.m. PST

Maybe these could pass as chickens that were treated with lots of growth hormone:

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Dan

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Gone Fishing Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 6:46 a.m. PST

This has to be one of the more unusual requests I've come across on TMP.

(Hope you find them, by the way!)

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 8:22 a.m. PST

At least the scenario only calls for dead chickens. In China, I've seen other dead animals hung by their feet and offered for sale.

Personal logo Black Cavalier Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 10:51 a.m. PST

Thanks. The "scenario" is a figure conversion. I bought the Reaper bones dwarf pirate that's holding the pistol.

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But I later realized the original metal figure was a butcher holding a chicken.

I'd like to convert the Bones version into the metal version. A fried does make the good point that it might be easier just to buy the metal version, but I like setting myself difficult tasks.

Gone Fishing Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 11:34 a.m. PST

I should think it wouldn't be too hard to sculpt. And I say this as an absolute lummox in that area.

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 1:32 p.m. PST

Determine what size of model railroad plastic figure equates to 28mm. Buy the chickens; cut off the bases; soften the figures in warm water; and flatten, etc. The chicken now = dead chicky.

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 3:39 p.m. PST

I think Mirliton may have what you need: link

I myself think you should try your hand at sculpting the chicken.

abelp0128 Sep 2017 5:06 p.m. PST

Now all you need is a 28mm figure of Svengoolie & you're set!

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 6:52 p.m. PST

Jeff is right:

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Dan

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