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Stalkey and Co28 Jun 2021 7:23 a.m. PST

I'm sure someone knows this already…

what are the following weapons in the Taliban line with Empress Minis:
- TAL04: Sniper rifle, carried LMG, 2-man crew MMG/bipod
- TAL05: mortar – looks like 82mm-ish
- in several packs…the RPGs – there are so many, from whom did they get them? Soviet/Russian? Or Chinese?
- in nearly all the packs, same question re: AKs, Soviet, Chinese, does it matter? Any difference?
- Insurgents 01 and 02… just not familiar with many of those weapons at all!

Thanks in advance!

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2021 1:48 p.m. PST

Can't answer all, but will give some a shot:

RPGs--generic Soviet looking. Most look like RPG-7 type
AK-47s. Most are generic. I can't tell diff btwn Sov and Chicom. Some are full stock and a few folding or no stock AKS or AK 74.
Sniper rifle is the Dragonov, and the MGs are the RPK (usually one-man weapons like the US M249 SAW) and the PKM (2-man weapon).

INS 01 are AK 47/74 weapons. INS 02 looks like the Soviets VSS or VAL rifles with integral suppressors.

Hope that helps.

Stalkey and Co29 Jun 2021 6:08 p.m. PST

It helps!

At the end of the day, if it is a reasonable choice, and paints up right, "it's correct"!

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