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Powermonger09 Sep 2018 5:15 a.m. PST

Just finished and ready to scout ahead!
They are for playing Battlegropup Blitzkrieg as a motrocycle recce patrol.
Composed of an FM 24/29 LMG team and a rifle team.
They are TQD castings from CP models.
I would later post a painting guide for them i´m working on.
Their bikes are still WIP, but, being SHQ are much less detailed and far smaller in scale.

Hope you liked them,



Serge6909 Sep 2018 5:53 a.m. PST

Very nice!!!!!!!!!!

jdpintex09 Sep 2018 6:26 a.m. PST


Can't wait to see your painting guide.

Monkey Hanger Fezian09 Sep 2018 9:27 a.m. PST



Frederick Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2018 3:00 p.m. PST

Very nice! Love the dynamic feel

Maha Bandula09 Sep 2018 4:49 p.m. PST

Beautiful work. Love the shade of green.

custosarmorum Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2018 5:16 p.m. PST

Very nice -- I, too, am looking forward to your painting guide!

Legion 410 Sep 2018 7:22 a.m. PST

thumbs up

miniMo10 Sep 2018 9:13 a.m. PST

Very inspiring!

I see Belgian motorcycle cavalry sometime in my future, bike helmets and goggles, ooooh. ^,^

Powermonger12 Sep 2018 7:07 p.m. PST

Thanks for your ocomments!

Gerard Leman15 Nov 2018 1:46 p.m. PST

Vive la Republique!

One question though, the diamond-shaped patches on the figures' arms appear to be squadron/company markings. I know those markings were applied to vehicles. I was not aware they were worn on uniforms. They look cool, and the French were certainly noted for adding improvised markings, but do you have any photographic evidence for them being worn on uniforms?

lou passejaire14 Dec 2018 10:58 a.m. PST

no evidence , on the arm's there is the place for the unit marking worn on collar in common uniform , with a piece to cover it …


foxbat16 Dec 2018 5:12 a.m. PST

They are beautiful, excellent paintjob and wonderful sculpt? Would you please post a link to te seller, if they are available online? Thanks in advance!

Mark 118 Dec 2018 3:42 p.m. PST

Would motorcycle troops in Tunisia have worn this same uniform?

At my scale (6mm) I am considering how I might substitute / kit-bash to get some Motorcycle-born Dragons. I'm thinking perhaps GHQ Polish Individual Infantry figures. For the motorcycles themselves I'm afraid I'll be stuck with German side-car combos, but with a bit of filing on the helmets and a magazine added to the top of the LMG, they might work out well enough.

(aka: Mk 1)

Maha Bandula11 Dec 2019 8:49 a.m. PST

Did you ever get around to doing a painting guide?

Maha Bandula11 May 2020 1:33 a.m. PST

I guess not. Oh well.

guilhemdelyon11 May 2020 3:14 a.m. PST

wow excellent painting and figures!

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