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acough2001 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2018 4:14 p.m. PST

I'm always on the look out for 54mm plastic AWI figures and related items that would be useful. Although AIP sets seem to be the most widely available, I have found a few others, some no doubt already familiar to you, for gaming the AWI. Please check out my blog at https://derresinkavalier.blogspot.com.

Thanks.

dBerczerk09 Jul 2018 5:15 p.m. PST

Nice review!

Green Tiger10 Jul 2018 2:39 a.m. PST

I have found that the original ACTA British Infantry set is very hard to get hold of…

WarWizard10 Jul 2018 2:57 a.m. PST

Great info.
I always liked the Marx reissued figures too.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP13 Jul 2018 7:42 a.m. PST

Thanks for posting.

acough2001 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2018 9:01 a.m. PST

I've just posted some pictures and quick reviews of 54mm artillery for the AWI. Please check out my blog at https://derresinkavalier.blogspot.com.

Nick Stern Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2018 10:16 a.m. PST

Very useful. Thanks! Curious what you use to base your painted figures. Are they metal washers?

acough2001 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2018 3:47 p.m. PST

The problem with plastic figures is their lack of weight, causing them to tip over at the most inopportune times. I mount them on 1 1/4 inch fender washers (which sometime necessitates the trimming of the plastic base). They are secured with medium thick CA. I find that buying the washers online in 500-unit lots is cheap. Another advantage is that the movement trays illustrated on one of my blog posts, are lined with magnetic sheets that you can get at any office supply store. The magnetized sheet is more than adequate for keeping the lads upright both on the table and in transit.

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