Defense of Luzon 1942

Posted by Oleg on 06 Feb 2021, 21:29

Let me show you my last vignette dedicated to the defenders of Luzon. I used Mars 72017 set (not recommended, low quality and detail) the only set with 37 mm Gun M3.




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Oleg  Ukraine
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Posted by Wiking on 06 Feb 2021, 22:36

One tiny gun, three man.
No wonder that they lost.

Very good paint job for that Mars figures. :yeah:
Somehow two of them remind me very strong to Matchbox.
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Wiking  Germany
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Posted by Peter on 06 Feb 2021, 23:10

Looks fantastic Oleg! :thumbup:

Wiking wrote:Somehow two of them remind me very strong to Matchbox.

Yes, me to :eh:

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Posted by T. Dürrschmidt on 07 Feb 2021, 13:32

Good old stuff. Matchbox was the model brand of my childhood! The toy shops around didn´t had Airfix.

Newer Mars sets have improved very well. But the older ones are just poor quality copies of other sets or figures.

This is a great little scene. The only thing I do not like is the sandbags….they look too static and too hard and do not "work together". I personally prefer home made sandbags made of putty. not very difficult to produce.
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T. Dürrschmidt  Germany
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Posted by zirrian on 22 Feb 2021, 20:12

S-Model made a proper 37mm along with a Jeep.
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zirrian  Hungary
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Posted by panzerman825 on 27 Feb 2021, 12:19

The kit's shortcomings aside, you made the very best of it. I like the paintwork. And yes, the 2 figures look like clones of the old Matchbox figures. Hahaha.
Keep having fun.
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