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Posted by Beano Boy on 02 Mar 2018, 12:55

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Posted by FredG on 02 Mar 2018, 14:01

Hehe, same thing ;-)
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Posted by Beano Boy on 06 Mar 2018, 03:55

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Just a couple of handfuls of these larger 54 mm size. Replacements for the fellows I gave away to some children during the recent school holiday.
Free Postage on over £60.00 meant I got a box free. :-D

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The command set above is £16.00 on E Bay
£10.36 on Model Hobbies

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£7.84 on Model Hobbies

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£8.09 on Model Hobbies

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£8.09 0n Model Hobbies. Much more expensive on E Bay.
These are the first 1/32 HAT figures I`ve bought.

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The figures in the box above are beautiful and were great surprise I highly recommend them. :thumbup:

:coffee: I`ll show them on BB`s Toy Figures later. so i hope to see you all soon. BB
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Posted by MABO on 06 Mar 2018, 21:28

This HäT range is very cool. I have them all myself.
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Posted by Beano Boy on 08 Mar 2018, 19:25

All my figures arrived today,and as Jan stated,` They are cool.'

A few years ago I bought several 54 mm British guns with crew, so it is just a matter of adding other scale related items now to build up 2 or 3 tiny armies up.
:winky: They being the French,Prussains and British.

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I was able to purchase the entire stock of 7 metal 8 pounders available at £4.99 each saving myself a mint of money into the bargain. So that being the bright case money saved will go in the direction of buying a few boxes of French Infantry kits. :sst: " the plans afoot."___ :mrgreen: "Ya!."

A plastic 54mm gun and 5 crew £25.00______ :coffee: __________ A Resin 54mm gun and 5 crew £45.00

:mrgreen: "No way!"
:sst: " bb`s rather careful cautious with his money."

Gun Crews will be converted 54mm French figures, with casualties laying around cast up by me. The plastic kits come on sprues with bits and pieces,so it should be easier to construct some gun crews. After all the foot artillery uniforms were the same as that of the infantry.
I believe that will be great fun. _________See you guys later:-D BB
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Posted by MABO on 08 Mar 2018, 23:20

Maybe some day I have a chance to have a look on your great collection...
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Posted by Beano Boy on 09 Mar 2018, 11:55

Yes Great collection in the sense of very large. :mrgreen: "He he he,a pitiful dusty state of red white and blue though."___ :coffee: " yes indeed."

Off Topic for just a while :eh: :eh: :eh: :eh: :eh: :eh: All the Mods shaking their heads in " No."

Within my Toy Museum
The Pride of my Collection the two tiny toys featured below,
and a small Napoleonic diorama `blucher1815red ', gave me some years ago.

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One pitilist de-dusting time I tried to clean up poor `Fred ', using the heavy duty Vax machine,and whoosh! Up the pipe he went rattling along to utter destruction. MayBell upset to extreme like Queen Victoria her self,was not amused at the loss of her friend!"
:sst: " he was quickly replaced though, after all he was once an imperial dalek."

More Cavalry is on order. :shock: " Gulp!"

All in all I am a one hundred percent affordable plastic `junky',
an element of obsessive compulsive disorder! ;-)
:mrgreen: "BB`s a lost cause."_____ :-D " I delightfully am." BB
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Posted by Beano Boy on 10 Mar 2018, 06:13

On E Bay

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£5.00 a box. :-D

On Model Hobbies.

£4.73 a box

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So in quick smart time another quest to buy affordable toy soldiers at a good price has certainly come to a finish. That is until HAT releases the large scale Prussian Landwehr. Too-da-loo :-D BB
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Posted by Beano Boy on 12 Mar 2018, 17:14

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Well my 8 Pounder Guns, arrived and oddly the gun carriage is cast in two separate parts which I find quite annoying. Apoxy Resin for Metal I hope will fix the parts together or I`ll have to solder the darn things. I have complained, however these are `Prince August' guns so I expect it will fall on deaf ears.
Looking on the bright side the casting are clean and neatly cast, and above all good value for what I paid for them.BB
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Posted by FredG on 23 May 2018, 12:04

I thought I'd take a look at a set of these just for something a little different. At least the paint won't dry on the larger brushes as quickly.

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Posted by Kekso on 21 Jun 2018, 19:22

To my great surprise, I discovered great Star Wars figures in 28mm scale last week.
Series of figures is sold under name of Star Wars Legion and produced by Fantasy Flight Games.
Figures are intended for wargaming but I'm sure figure painters will enjoy them too.

So I bought me AT-RT vehicle + figure and it wasn't that cheap. 25€ on eBay (shipping from UK included).

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Speedbikes are next on my wishlist :drool:

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Core set contains Darth Wader and Luke Skywalker but it isn't cheap at all. Around 90€ but it contains lot of great looking figures. And, as I could found out, figures of Boba Fett, Han Solo and Leia are in preparation :drool: :xd:
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Posted by Peter on 21 Jun 2018, 20:13

Fantastic looking figures! :shock:

Do you have a link to this figures?
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Posted by Kekso on 21 Jun 2018, 20:53

Peter wrote:Do you have a link to this figures?


Here you are Peter:

https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-legion/

But you'll find more usable pictures on Google.

And I found guy on YT who made excellent painting tutorials for all figures (it helped me to decide to buy this figure).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OVnCFq1j04
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Posted by Peter on 21 Jun 2018, 20:59

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Posted by Peter on 20 Jul 2018, 20:57

Received some goodies today:

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This was a special gift:

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Posted by Kekso on 21 Jul 2018, 18:56

I didn't even knew that Swiss Guard from Revell exists. I hope you'll paint it soon and post some pictures here.

Peter wrote:Received some goodies today:


Me too but few days ago ;-) Another Star Wars Legion box:

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Diorama is in progress but I'm too lazy to make WIP photos :oops:
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Posted by Peter on 22 Jul 2018, 20:32

I hope to see those Star Warsfigures painited soon! ;-)

I see what I can do with that guard! :-D
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Posted by MABO on 24 Jul 2018, 06:26

Dalibor, being lazy is not what we want to be here, :mrgreen:
I am also very curious to see the Star Wars figures. :yeah:
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Posted by Beano Boy on 01 Sep 2018, 13:56

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I needed to restock with cheap paint brushes for undercoating stuff. I usually buy a pack of six for £9.99 on E Bay. However everyone on You Tube and Face Book is going on about this new Gaming Magazine. So I bought a few of the 1st issue,just to get my brushes, lots of free paint and there being three figures in each, I now have a dozen sci fi fantasy figures for a video endeavour later. The other paper stuff will go into the recycling bin. :mrgreen:

The paint being one black, blue and gold in each pack. :coffee: See ya later BB
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Posted by Kekso on 01 Sep 2018, 19:26

You got some Warhammer Space Marines Paul? That's nice.
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