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Author Topic: Tomrommels Vietnam war 11.4. A firebase somwere in Vietnam page 45  (Read 58846 times)

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 4.8.19 fourth painted miniature added page 1
« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2019, 08:54:20 PM »
Good work on the Marlboro Tom  ;)
That must have strained your Hippocratic Oath  lol


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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 4.8.19 fourth painted miniature added page 1
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2019, 06:42:28 AM »
Thanks Richard! Oh, yes it was very difficult for me to do the fag packet lol! Next time I try a lucky strike one!
In hoc signo vinces

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 4.8.19 fourth painted miniature added page 1
« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2019, 06:15:59 AM »
Here is the next Grunt for my growing Vietnam war collection.



This time it is a figure by Gringo 40 miniatures. An afro-american ( hope that is the political correct designation) GI. These are wonderfull sculpts and are only slightly bigger then the Empress miniatures . They get along quite well so that I will mix both ranges in my american force.

More pictures at: https://wargamesgazette.com/2019/08/15/todays-grunt/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 15.8.19 next Grunt page 2
« Reply #19 on: August 19, 2019, 06:44:39 AM »
This is Grunt number VI of the 1st Squad 1st Platoon of my US Marines. Again a Gringo 40 miniature painted with Contrast Colors from Games Workshop.



More on https://wargamesgazette.com/2019/08/19/another-us-marine-for-the-vietnam-war/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 19.8.19 another Grunt page 2
« Reply #20 on: August 19, 2019, 07:12:24 AM »
great work on my two Gringo40s figures Tom! :D

cheers


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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 19.8.19 another Grunt page 2
« Reply #21 on: August 19, 2019, 07:50:06 AM »
Thanks Ged!

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 19.8.19 another Grunt page 2
« Reply #22 on: August 21, 2019, 06:57:04 AM »
Here is the next Grunt for the second fireteam of the 1st Squad, 1st platoon. Again a Gringo 40 miniature, painted with Contrast paints.




More on https://wargamesgazette.com/2019/08/21/grunt-no-vii/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 21.8.19 next Grunt page 2
« Reply #23 on: August 21, 2019, 01:28:42 PM »
great work on my Gringo4Os Grunt Tom :D 8)

cheers
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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 21.8.19 next Grunt page 2
« Reply #24 on: August 22, 2019, 06:03:35 AM »
Thanks Ged!


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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 21.8.19 next Grunt page 2
« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2019, 06:08:15 AM »
I got the new North Vietnamese Army soldiers from Empress Miniatures in the post the other day. As there is not such a big variety at the moment ( there are many more to come from the talented Mr. Hicks!) I started to swop some heads on the miniatures. You can find other heads in the french indochine range of Empress.



The one in the middle is the original miniature. The one on the left and right has a new head. There is a little green stuff round the neck missing at the moment.



For close ups go to https://wargamesgazette.com/2019/08/22/an-nva-head-swap/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 21.8.19 first NVA page 2
« Reply #26 on: August 22, 2019, 07:42:56 AM »
Excellent start.

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 21.8.19 first NVA page 2
« Reply #27 on: August 22, 2019, 08:00:38 AM »
thank you!

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 21.8.19 first NVA page 2
« Reply #28 on: August 22, 2019, 09:34:50 AM »
I have been thinking about doing the same, but I am not sure that I have the heart/courage to cut of the heads of those nice models.

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 21.8.19 first NVA page 2
« Reply #29 on: August 22, 2019, 01:01:03 PM »
it is quite easy as they more or less all wear scarfs, so cutting of the head is not that dangerous. I kept the cut of heads for other modeling needs.

 

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