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Offline Ray Rivers

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #45 on: November 17, 2008, 12:11:10 PM »
Well done Argsilverson for adding the list and links. Nice one :)

Indeed... thanks for the links, very handy.

A question... after checking out the links, I have only been able to find Brits in Home Service kit by Ironclad and Redoubt (the ones with the spiky helmet).  Are there any other manufacturers that do these type of figures?

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #46 on: November 17, 2008, 12:32:35 PM »
Well done Argsilverson for adding the list and links. Nice one :)

Indeed... thanks for the links, very handy.

A question... after checking out the links, I have only been able to find Brits in Home Service kit by Ironclad and Redoubt (the ones with the spiky helmet).  Are there any other manufacturers that do these type of figures?

Ray, The only other ones I know of are Honourable Lead Boiler suit company and Wessex Games. HLBS figures are not shown on the website or listed there either. A phone call to them is needed to get them to send you a list and a sample.They have a comprehensive collection of figures including household cavalry, but the poses are static at attention poses and the castings are not the best sculpts around.

The Wessex games ones a small range of Home service Brits, guards and and rifles units. Not the finest sculpts either in my opinion, quite small and they have very large helmets. I think your best bet is Ironclad or Redoubt, but thats only my personal view.

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #47 on: November 17, 2008, 12:40:28 PM »
Wessex games minis painted look excellent. anyhow is very hard to find them, [I think they are OP at the moment at least], so they do not count.

for spiked helmets brits: there is also a hussar regiment with spiked helmets in perry's sudan range, you might look at them. also foundry has natal constabulary with spiked helmets- again mounted. I do not know both ranges just have seen their ads and website. [as mentioned before redoubt has also mounted -I think- again Natal mounted police?- in the Zulu war range].
for RHarillery you can find some in scarlet and rose range of ceremonials, not spiked helmets but with busby.

So, the best or only choice is ironclad and redoubt.
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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #48 on: November 17, 2008, 12:52:56 PM »
Wessex games minis painted look excellent. anyhow is very hard to find them, [I think they are OP at the moment at least], so they do not count

They are still available, he casts them to order.

Offline Ray Rivers

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #49 on: November 17, 2008, 08:02:53 PM »
Thanks guys.

Just what I wanted to know.

Offline argsilverson

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #50 on: November 27, 2008, 12:52:27 AM »
Gentlemen,
I add a new link

http://scarabminiatures.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5_1&products_id=50

technically is not VSF, since actually is WW1, but the officers with the cap sounds very interesting and cry to be used in VSF, too.

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #51 on: November 28, 2008, 05:28:36 PM »
Don't think  Castaway Arts has been listed.

Anybody have an idea how these mini's scale with other manufacturers?

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #52 on: November 29, 2008, 03:06:04 PM »
I have some Castaway French Troops and mounted Prussian commanders. The figures are nice, slightly more slender than Foundry,  they will not mix well in a unit, but my Foundry and Castaway units sit nicely together.

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #53 on: December 04, 2008, 06:47:06 AM »
I found this today, steam powered elephant, not my period (yet) so I'm just passing it on, apologies if it's been mentioned before.



http://www.stonehouseminiatures.com/figuresvehicles/item.nhtml?profile=figuresvehicles&UID=102

edit: Sorry for the pic size, poor coding on their part, having a big original and resizing on the page (buggered if I'm going to resize it and host it myself though)
« Last Edit: December 04, 2008, 06:49:51 AM by matakishi »

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #54 on: December 04, 2008, 06:49:18 AM »
Nope, new one on me, cheers. Looks kind of Turkish.
So many projects..... so little time.......

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #55 on: December 04, 2008, 09:32:32 AM »
Oh My, wait 'til Sir Henry Bullshott see's this...awesome :)

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #56 on: December 04, 2008, 03:36:33 PM »
Nice, do they have some european distributor?

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #57 on: December 04, 2008, 06:16:38 PM »

This just arrived, I have been looking at it for a while, bought last week for £9.99 from ebay - TRACKED STEAM POWERED
ASSAULT GUN, LARGE NAVAL GUN ON TURNTABLE and 2 STEAM BOILERS, it is by PMCGAMES who make some superb buildings and terrain. A simple kit, made of resin and I have a feeling it will steam under French colours!

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #58 on: December 04, 2008, 07:17:32 PM »

This just arrived, I have been looking at it for a while, bought last week for £9.99 from ebay - TRACKED STEAM POWERED
ASSAULT GUN, LARGE NAVAL GUN ON TURNTABLE and 2 STEAM BOILERS, it is by PMCGAMES who make some superb buildings and terrain. A simple kit, made of resin and I have a feeling it will steam under French colours!


Got one already ;) :) mine will represent Britain :) yes they make some jolly nice stuff. Fastolfrus has a rocket battery pulled by  steam tractor. I have been looking for one, but it hasn't shown up on Evilbay for a while.

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Re: Where to buy VSF goodies?
« Reply #59 on: December 04, 2008, 09:09:00 PM »
Oh My, wait 'til Sir Henry Bullshott see's this...awesome :)

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