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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Dec 2018 8:06 p.m. PST

After releasing four boxes of German tanks, Battlefront releases four boxes of Soviet tanks in 15mm.

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T-34 Tank Company (Plastic) (SBX54)
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T-70 Tank Company (Plastic) (SBX55)
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SU-152 Heavy SP Battery (SBX59)
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SU-122 Medium SP Battery (SBX60)
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Amicalement
Armand

Col Piron22 Dec 2018 5:41 a.m. PST

So another box of the same T-34 kit , just with some different cards ! huh?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Dec 2018 11:12 a.m. PST

Glup….!

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Armand

RudyNelson22 Dec 2018 7:38 p.m. PST

I prefer the Quality castings by 19th Century. They are one per pack so you can only what you need. They are metal but the price is similar.

VonBlucher01 Jan 2019 8:55 a.m. PST

You can always buy individual models from the Tanks range at $9.00 USD or below that depending on who you buy them from.

Mark 101 Jan 2019 6:15 p.m. PST

I really find it a bit objectionable that they call 5 T-34s or 5 T-70s a "company".

I don't mind that, in game terms, you can have a 5-tank company. But to sell 5 tanks as a company? Nope. Your honor, I object!

Of course it isn't my scale, and it isn't one of my preferred vendors, so it isn't my problem. Y'all can like 'em or leave 'em, and it matters not one bit to me.

-Mark
(aka: Mk 1)

Lion in the Stars02 Jan 2019 9:15 p.m. PST

By the rules, 5 tanks is a minimum-size tank company (barring one specific very-late-war book in the old rules).

UshCha03 Jan 2019 2:36 a.m. PST

As far as I can see there are two realities "the real one" and "model manufactures reality". oh perhaps its 3 realities add "Holliwood reality". Shame really, but that is just a "reality of life". ;-).

Fred Cartwright03 Jan 2019 6:08 a.m. PST

I don't mind that, in game terms, you can have a 5-tank company. But to sell 5 tanks as a company? Nope. Your honor, I object!

I always though the GHQ approach was good. If you bought a Panther Company from them you got enough Panthers for a full strength company plus the soft skin vehicles. I don't know if they still do them. They seem to have dropped their all you need in a box sets from their ranges.

deephorse03 Jan 2019 7:17 a.m. PST

I always though the GHQ approach was good. If you bought a Panther Company from them you got enough Panthers for a full strength company plus the soft skin vehicles.

For which rules?

Griefbringer03 Jan 2019 7:53 a.m. PST

For which rules?

Presumably for historical full-strenght TOE?

That said, many TOEs changed as the war progressed. As far as I can recall, T-70 could be historically found at least in companies of 7 and 10 tanks (at full strenght).

Fred Cartwright03 Jan 2019 8:40 a.m. PST

Presumably for historical full-strenght TOE?

Yes correct. And yes TO&E's did vary, but it gave you a basic company strength at 1:1.

deephorse03 Jan 2019 12:52 p.m. PST

Ok.

William Ulsterman08 Jan 2019 7:08 p.m. PST

I really like the FOW plastics – they are awesome wargames toys. Metal Quality Casting? Tanks with wobbly tracks, mould lines on the turret and bendy gun barrels – and they are probably the best metal tanks you can get for wargames, excluding Peter Pig. I know I have some Somuas, Char B, Hotchiss, Matilda, Cruiser tanks of theirs. I do like them, but they all had the above problems.

But I don't like those cards and get kind of grumpy at having to pay for 10 things I will never use.

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