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Author Topic: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!  (Read 2341 times)

Offline Belgian

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I have just posted my review of the latest plastic boxed set from Perry Miniatures, their long-awaited British Zulu War Infantry!

Please read on for plenty of pictures and information on these fine new miniatures.

http://wargameterrain.blogspot.be/2017/07/perry-miniatures-plastic-british-zulu.html

Let me know what you think of the miniatures and review! Feel free to share the link around.  ;)
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Offline jambo1

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2017, 01:05:29 PM »
Great review, not my genre colonial but they do look lovely minis. :)

Offline Andrei1975

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2017, 01:33:28 PM »
Bravo. Very good review. This is valuable information

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2017, 03:59:17 PM »
Excellent review! Many thanks!

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2017, 04:02:13 PM »
Nice review. I bought a set of these at Salute. I already have all my colonials covered with BTD and Redoubt in metal, (and I like larger figures anyway) so these were superfluous to my needs but I bought them for spare parts. The heads are quite large and useful for upgrading some tired older ranges of figures, for example the BTD, who have rather funny helmets, or the Queen and Country figures, which have underscale heads.  I have already used some of the arms and a set of legs on some WW2 figures.
I agree that these are far better than the Warlord and Wargames factory plastic offerings. 
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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2017, 04:24:15 PM »
Cracking review and very helpful - much appreciated.

Offline LordSpode1879

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2017, 11:13:05 PM »
Excellent review of some stunning figures ....a few more for the collection couldn't hurt could they?
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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2017, 12:06:28 AM »
Thanks for the review.
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Offline Belgian

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2017, 09:49:56 AM »
Thanks for the nice comments and glad you all found the review helpful. Although I have plenty of Warlord Games British, I will be most certainly be buying some boxes to field as the green dressed rifles and light marine infantry backed with a pair of lethal gatling guns. Then it's only waiting for the release of the plastic zulu to expand their opponent army.

Offline Hupp n at em

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2017, 05:36:36 PM »
These are great looking figures, also glad to see that you've reviewed another platic set.   :)
When (or who?) would they have used the glengarry hats as opposed to a pith helmet?

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2017, 08:30:17 PM »
Glengarry was the fatigue cap. They would have worn them in camp or any time when not wearing the helmet. Probably many were wearing them when surprised in camp at Isandlwana.

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2017, 11:10:34 AM »
Glengarry was the fatigue cap. They would have worn them in camp or any time when not wearing the helmet. Probably many were wearing them when surprised in camp at Isandlwana.

Thanks, That would also been my answer, although I very much like mine with their iconic pith helmets  ;)

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2017, 03:52:50 AM »
Thanks for the review. I have plenty of BT British plus some Empress. I was about to order the dismounted Lancers to go with my Empress mounted versions so will add a box of these to the order to paint as Riflemen. Oh and that Heliograph will be useful as well as I don't have one yet.

Offline Belgian

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Re: Perry Miniatures: Plastic British Zulu War Infantry Reviewed!
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2017, 08:05:21 AM »
Thanks for the review. I have plenty of BT British plus some Empress. I was about to order the dismounted Lancers to go with my Empress mounted versions so will add a box of these to the order to paint as Riflemen. Oh and that Heliograph will be useful as well as I don't have one yet.

Thanks, sounds like a plan. Just finished painting the Heliograph team for The Army Painter contest here on LAF.

 

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