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21 Jun 2024 10:49 a.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Sep 2023 12:59 p.m. PST

* local game store
* local modeling store
* manufacturers website
etc.

advocate11 Sep 2023 1:03 p.m. PST

I don't.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Sep 2023 1:04 p.m. PST

Thief! grin

Augustus11 Sep 2023 1:08 p.m. PST

Online. Ebay. Really the only way now.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2023 1:13 p.m. PST

Hannants – so much cheaper than eBay and Amazon.

Used to get at shows from a couple of traders, but one retired and the other stopped carrying plastic figures.

colkitto11 Sep 2023 1:29 p.m. PST

Online dealers like Drum and Flag. Still miss Harfields.

MajorB11 Sep 2023 1:55 p.m. PST

+1 Hannants

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2023 2:26 p.m. PST

FLGS or Hobby Lobby (limited selection)

Personal logo Dye4minis Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2023 3:34 p.m. PST

Michigan Toy Soldier carries a great selection. I can obtain a lot locally (Denver Co. Area) at Colpar/Hobbytown USA. These types of figures can usually be obtained thru your model supply wholesaler of you are a hobby store. Many brands also produce hobby kits (Revell, Italaeri, IMEX, Heller, etc.) Ask them to check for you if your FLGS carries plastic model kits.

doubleones11 Sep 2023 4:07 p.m. PST

hobbylinc.com usually has a huge variety in stock.

myxemail11 Sep 2023 5:17 p.m. PST

Hobby Bunker in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2023 7:19 p.m. PST

e-Bay. I get the best options from e-Bay sellers. I frequently buy direct from makers through e-Bay. Cheers!

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Sep 2023 8:35 p.m. PST

Michigan Toy Soldier carries a great selection.

That's too bad. Those jerks owe TMP a lot of money. frown

Martin Rapier12 Sep 2023 12:51 a.m. PST

Sometimes local hobby shops, if they still stock them. Otherwise from Hannants or second hand from pals or at bring and buys.

nickinsomerset12 Sep 2023 3:47 a.m. PST

Ebay and these chaps

link

Tally Ho!

Shark Six Three Zero12 Sep 2023 4:02 a.m. PST

Army Group Center Wargaming.

Rod MacArthur12 Sep 2023 6:20 a.m. PST

Mainly online at Hannants, Drum & Flag and Wonderland Models. I use eBay for old or secondhand items. I also miss Harfields.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2023 7:45 a.m. PST

Toy soldier shows, gaming conventions, hobby shops, etc.

Rich Bliss12 Sep 2023 8:08 a.m. PST

ScaleModeler online.

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2023 11:03 a.m. PST

In addition to above

Friends

cavcrazy12 Sep 2023 12:53 p.m. PST

Hobby Bunker.

bobspruster Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2023 1:26 p.m. PST

I go here first for the off-retail pricing and quick turn around time: scalehobbyist.com
Impressed with the service from:
historicalboardgaming.com
Another good source:
auction

nickinsomerset12 Sep 2023 10:01 p.m. PST

Cheers Rod MacArthur, had forgotten about Drum and Flag and they still had some Strelets ACW sets including the Confederate Commanders!

Tally Ho!

colkitto13 Sep 2023 1:23 a.m. PST

*cough* You're welcome *cough*

:-)

Philotep14 Sep 2023 9:05 a.m. PST

I buy almost everything at Cherbourg Maquettes, a great french website a lot of references and a fast delivery.

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