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ciaphas03 Aug 2021 7:06 a.m. PST

Looking for the above. Any and suggestions for suitable models or close enough stand ins, we are looking at trying to complete Gettysburg over the space of 4 weekends per day. So rather than have the heavy guns off board we would like to place then on the board.

hopefully that is clear
jon

looking for things like 20pdr and 4.5" rifles as examples

SashandSaber Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Aug 2021 7:25 a.m. PST

We make a 20 lb Parrott (pack of 2 guns for $14.50 USD).

Chris

SashandSaber Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Aug 2021 7:28 a.m. PST

Also, 12 lb and 24 lb howitzers.

Chris

Disco Joe03 Aug 2021 8:18 a.m. PST

I highly recommend the ones by Sash and Saber. I have them and they are very nice.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2021 9:20 a.m. PST

Old Glory has a pack of six 20-lb Parrott rifles for $38 USD (or $22.80 USD w/ their Army card discount). I have some of their 12-ln Napoleons and they are very good, detailed castings.

link

Jim

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2021 9:41 a.m. PST

TA Miniatures purchased through North Star Military Figures has some very large mortars and coastal /siege guns.
link

d88mm194003 Aug 2021 9:43 a.m. PST

Have you looked at Speira Miniatures? Lovely stuff. I have a few items, including some unique guns:
Speira Miniatures (link to cannons):
link
One I got:
link

William Warner03 Aug 2021 1:31 p.m. PST

According to the NPS there were no 4.5" rifles used at Gettysburg. The 20-pounder Parrott, used in one Union battery, were the largest rifles in the battle. The largest Confederate pieces were a few 24-pounder howtizers.

C M DODSON04 Aug 2021 12:07 a.m. PST

You might consider looking at Mark Adkins Gettysburg Companion and the NPS before spending your cash on pieces that were not present either in volume or not at all.

Best wishes,

Chris

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