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16 Jun 2020 10:47 a.m. PST
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gundog Supporting Member of TMP28 May 2020 6:25 p.m. PST

The title says it all, I'm looking to get sucked into 10mm civil war and asking the experts. Any thoughts welcome, thanks in advance

darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP28 May 2020 9:17 p.m. PST

Define "best."

I've got a few from a number of different manufacturers but most of my minis are Old Glory because I like the infantry on strips.

tabletopwargamer29 May 2020 2:59 a.m. PST

Pendraken.

Leon Pendraken Sponsoring Member of TMP29 May 2020 6:35 a.m. PST

We've got quite a comprehensive range these days, drop me an email if you'd like some samples sending out: https://pendraken.co.uk/ContactUs

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ChrisBrantley29 May 2020 8:07 a.m. PST

Pendraken are excellent and I also like Good Ground Miniatures, which has 10mm ranges for both the eastern (Plank Road) and western (Cracker line) theaters.

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The Plank Road range is built on the former 10mm Starfort range acquired from Langton.

LtJBSz Supporting Member of TMP29 May 2020 9:19 a.m. PST

Pendraken is the gold standard.

Personal logo ACWBill Supporting Member of TMP29 May 2020 9:36 a.m. PST
John Leahy29 May 2020 4:21 p.m. PST

I own GHQ, AIM, 10 High and Old Glory. I think AIM are very nice and the other two are also good. Don't own others so can't really comment on them. 10 High were some of the 1st 10mm Acw released.

Thanks,

John

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2020 3:01 a.m. PST

Lancashire Games….

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2020 5:15 a.m. PST

I've 400 of the Good Ground and really like them.

Personal logo gaiusrabirius Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2020 6:14 p.m. PST

Those are terrific diorama images, ACWBill.

Rjvonline03 Jun 2020 2:52 a.m. PST

12mm rather than 10mm, but for the same or better price: check Kallistra.

Heedless Horseman Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2020 7:13 a.m. PST

In the UK, Pendraken are an excellent choice. The 'NEW' range offers a selection of poses with great detail, yet, easy to paint. The combination of sculpting style and metal makes the figs very robust and stands can survive dropping pretty well.
My only quibble with the 'new' ranges for C19 armies is that the musket/rifle is a little 'short', rather than 'oversize'. In this scale, however, this is only noticable in close-up pics…on the table they are fine! The pose variation means that you do not have to mix manufacturer within a unit, which might show this up more.

Having said all that, MY partially done ACW forces are mainly from the 'old' Pendraken ACW range…with some Minifigs and others mixed in. Personally, for Horse & Musket period, I prefer a rather 'uniform' pose, (advancing with weapon 'presented'), instead of the 'mini diorama'bases that are so popular nowadays. If I ever get back to finishing them, they will do me fine for 10mm.

arthur181521 Oct 2020 4:54 a.m. PST

Some of the new Pendraken figures for the War of the Pacific in kepi and havelock might also be suitable for the early ACW.

Personal logo ACWBill Supporting Member of TMP10 Nov 2020 10:50 a.m. PST

We make early war militia, both in kepi and kepi with havelock.

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kodiakblair10 Nov 2020 11:11 a.m. PST

Pendraken.

BW195926 Nov 2020 3:21 a.m. PST

GHQ has an extensive range and wagons

von Schwartz07 Dec 2020 3:27 p.m. PST

I'm a little disappointed that NO ONE, including me, took the title of this post and turned it into a lengthy NSFW running gag, with numerous raunchy references to the Kardasians and the 2020 SI Swimsuit Edition.

bobm195913 Jan 2021 4:02 p.m. PST

Pendraken are nicely sculpted but the majority of their marching figures have their weapon on their left shoulder.

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