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Privateer4hire08 Oct 2021 11:46 a.m. PST

These should go nicely with Wargames Atlantic's new plastic Italians that are also coming out this month.

The WGA ones come in a box of 32 for $35 USD USD and the uniforms/equipment options are good for WW1 and WW2. You can also build up to two Breda 37 heavy machine guns.

Looks like it's a good time to start an Italian army for Bolt Action!

Disco Joe08 Oct 2021 1:47 p.m. PST

Not a fan of plastic infantry.

Privateer4hire08 Oct 2021 2:45 p.m. PST

Fortunately, Warlord has metal Italians, too.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP08 Oct 2021 3:50 p.m. PST

Is it possible to make Bersaglieri with helmets from this set?

d88mm194009 Oct 2021 11:59 a.m. PST

I believe that the Wargames Atlantic have a Bersaglieri option, but I don't see one for the Warlord ones.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2021 12:19 p.m. PST

So how how to decide?
War-games Atlantic 32 figures for $35 USD plus $8 USD shipping
Warlord 30 figures for $53 USD plus $25 USD shipping

Are the Warlord worth $35 USD more?

Somebody please do a comparative review.

d88mm194010 Oct 2021 2:56 p.m. PST

Well, you could buy a box from each manufacturer.
Wargames Atlantic cost each, with shipping, is $1.34 USD.
Warlord comes to $2.60 USD apiece.
The average cost from both would become $1.95 USD a figure.
Plus you would have many options and hours of joy on the painting/conversion table!

Privateer4hire11 Oct 2021 9:23 p.m. PST

Good idea.

I know that if you order directly from WGA (at least in the US), $50 USD purchase will get you free shipping. So two boxes will get them shipped gratis.

Does Warlord have a free shipping program for the US?

nudspinespittle Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2021 2:00 p.m. PST

I would prefer buying plastics produced in the UK over China. I'll go with Warlord.

Privateer4hire12 Oct 2021 7:57 p.m. PST

Admirable. Wargames Atlantic have announced transition to USA production to overcome all these shipping and other hassles. So that's good news, too.

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