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Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2019 9:08 a.m. PST

These are some of the best sculpts I've seen in 30+ years in the hobby.

Anatomy is spot on and the figures convey a real sense of movement and urgency.

The sculpting / molding is clever with very thin seam lines that are easily removed.

There is no annoying seam over the top of the Helmet which is always difficult to remove while keeping the correct shape.

Weapons are in scale but sturdy: no bent barrels.

Prep time was minimal. Three of the figures had separate M-16's (one with separate arm) but it only took a few swipes with a needle file and two spots of CA to attach.

Service was excellent: from date of order to across the pond in 8 days. Packaging was extreme with each figure in a zip-lock bag overwrapped in bubble wrap.

Highly recommended!


nnascati Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2019 10:31 a.m. PST

Beautiful figures, but I wonder how long before they add to the range. I see no M60, no M79 and no VC or NVA.

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2019 10:36 a.m. PST

Very nice looking figures.

How do they scale to West Wind, Baker Company, and TAG?

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2019 10:49 a.m. PST

Nick: the range just launched and they will be adding more.

VCarter: I only have Empress for comparison and they mix well.

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2019 4:47 p.m. PST

NNascati, you could do a lot worse than to use the Empress 60s and M79s: link

Space Ghost Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2019 11:58 a.m. PST

@Joes Shop:

Good sir, any chance you could share some photos comparing Empress and Gringo's ranges? Thank you!

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jun 2019 9:58 a.m. PST

Joe
many thanks for the kind comments and incisive observations
this range will be all encompassing….

best regards
Ged
gringo40s.com
New Nam Blog gringo40s.blogspot.com
added today

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Jun 2019 12:07 a.m. PST

new additions en route real soon guys!!


regards
Ged
gringo40s.com
gringo40s.blogspot.com

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP18 Jun 2019 1:37 p.m. PST

phase two of our 28mm Hue 68 range released today!

regards
Ged
gringo40s.com
see our new link

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