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|alan lockhart ||03 Oct 2017 4:54 a.m. PST|
Please do some in 28mm as these would be ideal for US cops in Prohibition era gangster games. Of course, the riders would have to be suitably attired.
|jedburgh||03 Oct 2017 5:23 a.m. PST|
I would second that 28mm but for the SCW.
|ITALWARS ||03 Oct 2017 6:13 a.m. PST|
it would be interesting to know how this little gem will be sold…maybe singly or blisters of 2/3 models (mu scale is 1:72) with a generic rider in overall (also if i prefer the blue uniform with boots) and cap as to reproduce the very iconic Guardias de Asaltos..or with the already available auto-metralladora and that very big car/carrier used only by this well equipped police force ..we can reproduce the Guardias assassination squads that operated from the beginning and before SCW in Madrid
|boy wundyr x ||03 Oct 2017 8:51 a.m. PST|
Is it bad that technically I could have uses for these at all three scales?
| Bobgnar ||03 Oct 2017 9:26 a.m. PST|
It should be easy to up scale to 28 with 3-D printing. I would take some.
| Lluis of Minairons ||03 Oct 2017 1:41 p.m. PST|
Hi, just a few thoughts following your comments:
As for 1:72, my starting forecast is to use the bike casting for not less than two different sets: a blister of 2 models or so, as @ITALWARS suggests, and an additional model (with a pilot in different gear) in a boxed set.
Regarding 1:100, I will most probably choose a blister format only, with contents and pricing as equivalent as possible to those of Peter Pig, for instance.
And about 1:56… well, I admit to not have forecast it at a start. However, the many requests received in this direction will most probably make me change my mind at regard, and re-scale the model to that size.
|ITALWARS ||05 Oct 2017 2:16 a.m. PST|
i understand amortize costs ad have a minimum revenu for a very particular model should not be easy..probably also blisters of 3 would be OK for us wargamer…as the moto are equipped with rifle in scabbard it could be conceivable also to envisage a full motorised Guardias, Carabineros or cavalry reconaissance unit..with troopers in mixed car/lorry and moto transport or moto only…so in Rapid Fire therms from 4 to 8 moto riders castings…
|ITALWARS ||05 Oct 2017 2:22 a.m. PST|
i hope that..when those models would be ready..i could still pay in €….but if i'll no more be able to receive Minairons goods trough Correos de Espana..i'll be equally more than happy for that …. :-))
| optional field ||05 Oct 2017 3:58 a.m. PST|
Given that steel molds for plastic injection have a high start up cost, but low production cost per figure it seems to me this would be a perfect project for a Kickstarter.
|MrDilly||07 Oct 2017 7:30 a.m. PST|
Why have they done a Harley and not an Indian ?? Do they not realise the Harley will just fall to pieces within 2 years