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SwampYankee05 Jul 2019 11:09 a.m. PST

I'm working on some Royal Artillery Soldiers to use as engineers. I tried making tools out of tooth picks and an old bank card; but it seemed "off." Any tips or a place I can get some. I've also taken the backpacks from Perry cut of the canteen and cartridge box and put them on Victrix bodies as I don't like the Victrix backpacks.

Anyway any tips or suggestions for 28mm tools for those to brand scales?

Schogun05 Jul 2019 11:59 a.m. PST

10 years old, but…

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IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2019 12:04 p.m. PST

For my small R.E. group, I used the artificers from Trent Miniatures, who are in their undress uniform with forage caps and come with shovels and axes.

For extra saws, picks, buckets, ram rods etc., I bought a couple of sets of tools from Westphalia Miniatures. I am not sure which company now operates the Westphalia line.

SwampYankee05 Jul 2019 12:31 p.m. PST

Thank you both. I like those Essex and Bicorne ones. The ones from Westphalia Miniatures is now Black Hussar Minitatures; I think I'm going to go with those and make a mold out of blue stuff to reproduce some of them. The Trent Artificers look good, however I'm quite sure Wellington didn't have them in the Peninsula.

Thanks again,

SwampYankee

rmaker05 Jul 2019 2:53 p.m. PST

You might also check your local model railroad shop.

Greylegion08 Jul 2019 6:54 p.m. PST

Check out Black Cat Bases.

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