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Stalkey and Co15 Jun 2021 2:40 p.m. PST

I found a great little armored vehicle labeled "police" in my son's toys. Can't remember where he got it. It is of course made in China, by kai jal industries it says.

Perfect little IFV with a small turret gun on top. Will actually make for a good grav IFV as the wheels are quite "under" it.

Unfortunately, can't find any others on the 'net, but anyone got other ideas and leads?

Thanks!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2021 2:52 p.m. PST

Check "dollar" stores. They often have collections of small vehicles.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2021 3:15 p.m. PST

Yes, my local Dollar Tree has similar vehicles.

Thresher0115 Jun 2021 6:12 p.m. PST

The Dollar Tree has "bugs".

Alas, only one large ant per pack, but other bugs included too.

They're mean and nasty, have armored eating acid saliva, and can be formidable opponents.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2021 6:13 p.m. PST

All dollar stores are potential sources of cheap useful vehicles!

khanscom15 Jun 2021 7:24 p.m. PST

For "bugs" you can usually find clearance Halloween items (mostly spiders, though) after the holiday. Maisto and Hot Wheels have occasional items useful for 15mm or 1/72 armies.

Stalkey and Co17 Jun 2021 7:08 a.m. PST

yep, I know.
I am looking for specific links or products to look for, order on line if needed.

Love the dollar store, tho!

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