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Mars - Finnish Army (winter dress) 1942-44

Posted by Paul on 20 Nov 2019, 17:32

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Posted by Bluefalchion on 20 Nov 2019, 17:42

37 figures in 8 poses...is that similar to their other Ww2 sets?
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Posted by Paul on 20 Nov 2019, 18:50

No..usually they have the round figure of 40 in 8 poses
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Posted by Bluefalchion on 20 Nov 2019, 19:33

Maybe there is a structure or a heavy weapon or a pack animal inside to account for the loss of 3 figs.
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Posted by Paul on 04 Dec 2019, 16:55

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Posted by Wiking on 04 Dec 2019, 17:20

If the figures in the pic is in the same high level as MARS Cossack an interesting set.

Bluefalchion: New level 37/8 ?
Paul: Past was 40/8

Less figures and as a compensation for a higher price, I think. :eh:
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Posted by Bluefalchion on 04 Dec 2019, 20:46

Fewer figures because the ski figures use more plastic and take up more sprue space than a standard figures. So in other words it is just as I predicted.
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Posted by Jesse on 04 Dec 2019, 22:08

I don't now, I would like to like them. Some poses are ok but I'm not a fan of figures in really big warm and covering winter clothes /snow parkas. Realistic yes, but all look the same: finns, germans, russians. The one firing Lahti LMG would have been awesome, but he has very long right leg or big knee, plus VERY thick skis. Skis can be removed, but the leg is more difficult.
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Posted by Jesse on 04 Dec 2019, 22:09

I have good hopes for finns in summer dress though! No snow parkas and no skiis!
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Posted by Erich von Manstein on 26 Dec 2019, 01:01

Mars new WWII Finns are available for roughly 2 weeks by now.
Anyone received them in the meantime and could possibly comment on the actual size & general quality?
The completely unusable looking skis & Panzerschreck aside, I could utilize a few of the figures.
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