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Kuznetsov08 Feb 2018 3:17 p.m. PST

What mortar figures would TMP recommend for 15mm RCW gaming?

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 4:34 p.m. PST

Have you looked at Peter Pig? They have a pretty big RCW line.

Personal logo jhancock Supporting Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 5:07 p.m. PST

Crew figures or models of mortar tubes?

Mark Plant08 Feb 2018 9:21 p.m. PST

I modelled my RCW without mortars. They had them, sure, but I've seen little evidence they used them much. Texts rarely mention them.

The issue was supply. They couldn't reliably supply rifle and artillery ammunition, so specialist stuff had no chance.

Mortars are trench, or at least static position, weapons and there was precious little static warfare.

If I was gaming set piece battles, say Warsaw or Tsaritsyn, then I might rock them out, but it's easier to just ignore them.

If you do get them, I hope you get the ammunition cart to allow them to keep up.

advocate08 Feb 2018 10:51 p.m. PST

I'd guess Peter Pig has something useful, if only artillery figures.

DinOfBattle209 Feb 2018 9:50 a.m. PST

Skip the mortars, for the reasons Mark states.

Kuznetsov09 Feb 2018 3:59 p.m. PST

Thanks for the replies. I guess I will skip them as advised!

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