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Offline Mason

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Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« on: May 24, 2018, 01:27:25 PM »
I know that this sounds more like e fantasy or sci-fi topic but I am assuming that the knowledge base here would be more appropriate.

I am looking for some good base figures for Flash Gordon Hawkmen...



I have the wings sussed and am not worried about the head as that can be sculpted and cast up.
What I am trying to find is a range that may look similar to the bodies in the picture.
Gladiators, Greeks, something else.

In 28mm scale but 'Heroic 28' would not be bad.

Any suggestions?


Offline Askellad

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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2018, 04:07:54 PM »
Wargame factory orc? Or maybe victrix range

Offline Belgian

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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2018, 04:10:32 PM »
First thought are the Wargames Foundry Sea People Warriors.
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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2018, 04:27:20 PM »
Might Victrix nude gauls be the best bet? - plastic (so easy to pose and convert) plus *very* scantily clad - you would have to sculpt the fur skirts though...
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Offline Mason

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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2018, 05:59:06 PM »
Thanks for the suggestions, chaps.
Much appreciated.
 :D

I think that I am going to opt for the nekkid Gauls as they could form the basis of of a hell of a lot of conversions.
Especially for my OGAM Celts when I get around to them.
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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2018, 06:44:28 PM »
 Sumerians foundry   ;)
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Offline Mason

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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2018, 07:51:21 PM »
Sumerians foundry   ;)

Oh!
That is quite uncanny.
And very tempting as it would cut down the conversion work somewhat....hmmm.......
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Offline Sir Barnaby Hammond-Rye

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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2018, 11:29:54 PM »
What happened to the Dick Garrison range?

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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2018, 11:41:51 PM »
Can I ask how you have the wings sussed?
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Offline bong-67

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Re: Looking for a good base figure for Hawkmen...
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2018, 11:13:11 AM »
You don't need to do elaborate conversions.  These Hawkmen are now available from Cold War Miniatures http://www.cold-war.co.uk/princes-of-the-universe.html
If I didn't have a lot of the old Dick Garrison ones I'd use these.
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