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"Pilot & Observer Figures in 1/285 or 1/300 for WWI" Topic

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Tom Molon Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 11:59 a.m. PST

Anyone know of any manufacturers who produce figures of pilots/observers in 1/285 or 1/300 for WWI aircraft? Thanks, Tom

stephen m12 Mar 2018 5:05 p.m. PST

Heroics and Ros modern figures M7 Soviet Airborne Troops are wearing padded jump helmets. You could cut the figure off at the shoulders and use them. Just a thought.

Tom Molon Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2018 5:25 a.m. PST

Not a bad idea. Thanks, Steve

Timmo uk13 Mar 2018 10:26 a.m. PST

I agree at 1/285 the figures will only be roughly representational at best but will still look really good.

Although I use 1/144 models I convert model railway figures. They work well. I cut them about waist level then trim them further to fit. Painting is dead easy and quick.

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