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sstratto08 Jul 2019 7:24 p.m. PST

My son and I decided to play some old west shoot ‘em up games. I have a nice western town and rules (fistful of lead). Now, I need some minis.

Any suggestions on an economic way to start? Good mix of figures?

Anyone looking to downsize their collection for a reasonable price?

Thanks for any ideas and help.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2019 8:04 p.m. PST

I would look at the prepainted mini sets by EM4

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I have both sets and they are actually nicely painted. I know one set says sold out, but when I have enquirered about other figures on the site that said unavailable I received a response that indicated that they cast their own so to go ahead and order. I don't know if that goes for the painted stuff too, but it never hurts to ask.

Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Jul 2019 8:32 p.m. PST

Old Glory has great cowboys !!

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2019 2:52 a.m. PST

Are you looking for small 25s? If so shoot me an E-mail, I have some that I'd be willing to part with. Note these are true 25s not "heroic". RNGAMER@ATT.NET

Paul

Viper911 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2019 3:20 a.m. PST

Sstratto email me at rjdunn62@hotmail.com I have alot of figs cowboys, Indians, mounted figs, mountain men.

Rick

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian09 Jul 2019 6:10 a.m. PST

If you want cheap, try the plastic figures at the toy store/dollar store, but they'll be bigger than 25mm.

Tommy2009 Jul 2019 8:55 a.m. PST

If you want to paint your own, check out Knuckleduster. The best Old West figures on the market today, bar none.

flashman2 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2019 8:56 a.m. PST

Contact me at flashman2@comcast.net. I have 28mm Foundry I'd like to sell,
Jim

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2019 1:14 p.m. PST

+1 for Old Glory!

wargamingUSA10 Jul 2019 12:47 p.m. PST

Good luck with your new project!

These guys are having a sale on Knuckleduster…

auction

Old Glory is a good "volume" choice.

I have four packs of the OOP western bandits by Sgt Majors Miniatures hiding in a box here. Will sell them to you at 50% off list if interested. You can reach me at wargaming@aol.com.

Lee49410 Jul 2019 4:09 p.m. PST

Knuckleduster beats all the others by a mile. And for some very realistic gunfights you might like my rules Americas Olde West. Enjoy!

sstratto10 Jul 2019 8:36 p.m. PST

wow – thank you everyone for the suggestions. I have sent out emails to those looking to sell.

If things work out right – looks like I could actually be putting a shoot out on at a con in Los Angeles over Labor Day.

Thanks again everyone,
Stan

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2019 6:40 p.m. PST

Keep us posted. I will be at that convention and look forward to the possibility of seeing your shootout.

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