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Mac1638 Inactive Member01 Jun 2018 3:44 p.m. PST

I have 15mm Japanese army based up on FoG R and DBR

My club has inherited an old (30+years old) 25mm Dixon and Minifigs Japanese army.

The club is looking to sell it, so I am looking to overhaul it and put it on the market.

So the question is what is the best way to base up this army for selling, there are 300+ figures

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP01 Jun 2018 4:47 p.m. PST

If they are individually based then I would suggest you leave them unbased to appeal to the broadest swath of gamers.


Lucius01 Jun 2018 5:40 p.m. PST

Square bases are in. I put 3 foot samurai or ashigaru per 50x50mm base, or 2 cavalry.

Lion in the Stars02 Jun 2018 8:16 p.m. PST

Agree with ColCampbell, individually based is likely to sell easier.

Mac1638 Inactive Member03 Jun 2018 4:46 a.m. PST

I sorta agree with the individual basing
But, the multipull handling of an army (of 300+) we be going to sell is a bit time consuming,
I find mounting on multi bases quicker and easier,

john snelling03 Jun 2018 3:11 p.m. PST

Jim is correct

Lion in the Stars04 Jun 2018 12:27 p.m. PST

@Mac1638: Sure, I'd probably do something with either multiple minis per base or at least a sabot if I was gaming with them.

But for getting the models sold I'd leave them as-is.

Mac1638 Inactive Member05 Jun 2018 4:39 a.m. PST

Lion in the Stars I kind of enjoy overhauling armies, I overhauled a number of my old 15mm armies rebasing, replacing dammaged wepons and tarting up the paint work and sold them on (I still have the same armies newer and different figures).

I have had a look at my DBR and FoG R basing for 25/28mm, I think I'm going to use their basing sizes.

Thanks you all for the advice.

Lion in the Stars05 Jun 2018 2:55 p.m. PST

I guess there's also the not-yet-mentioned option of saying "basing at buyer's request"

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