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Volleyfire02 Dec 2017 5:45 a.m. PST

Lovely, full of character.

Giles the Zog02 Dec 2017 7:54 a.m. PST

They are indeed, I got them a month ago and painted them up to basic wargaming standard, just waiting for a day to finish off the second unit and command for photographing..

They're already seen action on the field of battle for our H'ford VBCW event.

Excellent service from Empress to boot.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP02 Dec 2017 9:50 a.m. PST

Those look very handy.

Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP02 Dec 2017 4:09 p.m. PST

Very cool figs indeed! I would even use some of those for WW1 (GASP!) But I really would, might need just a tiny bit of converting, but I doubt any one I game with would care at all
Beautiful minis!
Peter
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Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP02 Dec 2017 4:27 p.m. PST

I already have more naval landing parties than I can ever use, but these do look to good pass up. I just ordered the Warlord set.

I like the pose of the Lewis gun being held by bipod. Nice to have ammo carrier too.

Giles the Zog02 Dec 2017 4:44 p.m. PST

Bob – these fit in nicely with the Warlord ones, and yes the Lewis gunner is a gem.

Giles the Zog02 Dec 2017 4:45 p.m. PST

Ceterman – yes it has crossed my brain cell that these would be suitable for WW1 and RCW interventionists (e.g. Riga)

hurrahbro03 Dec 2017 3:31 a.m. PST

Just need some with Cutlasses and Pistols (yes, when they boarded the Altmark, they took cutlasses with them! Apparently it was the last time on record) and a set with Lanchesters and you have all options covered.

Personal logo Scott MacPhee Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2017 10:28 a.m. PST

I have no use for these beautiful figures, yet I want them!

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2017 12:29 p.m. PST

hurrahbro, I was thinking the same about cutlass and SMG, but Lanchesters were not used until 1941. For inter war, VBCW, and early WW2, perhaps tommy gun would be better. This in keeping with the time frame of Lewis, instead of Bren in service.

andysyk04 Dec 2017 4:29 a.m. PST

No Thompsons for the RN, they were in short supply until 1941 for the British Army.

Personal logo 22ndFoot Supporting Member of TMP05 Dec 2017 5:18 a.m. PST

Wouldn't a pack with Lanchesters and Brens extend their use through to the end of WW2?

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