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Offline carlos marighela

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] Empress Miniatures NEW BAOR infantry packs released.
« Reply #150 on: March 04, 2021, 11:12:49 PM »
Giant robots? Not so much. Rather tall Germans and Russians? Yes and I suppose I can always keep the giant robots as a reserve option.  :)

You’re right though, I should go with this one as eventually I’ll want a Scorpion too and it will  be nice for them to match. Probably fit better with my 1/48 Chieftains too, not that they are likely to appear together.
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Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] Empress Miniatures NEW BAOR infantry packs released.
« Reply #151 on: March 05, 2021, 08:09:32 AM »
Having put the 1/50 and 1/48 versions together there is not much in it TBH. 

Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] ACRV RE RELEASED.
« Reply #152 on: April 13, 2021, 08:42:12 AM »
The HLBSC ACRV has now been re released ready for the Soviet troops to play with.


Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #153 on: April 20, 2021, 10:42:29 AM »
Going through the sausage machine, along with 21 other projects so not sure when they will be released.  o_o

 

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #154 on: April 20, 2021, 10:43:09 AM »
Plus.

Offline carlos marighela

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #155 on: April 20, 2021, 10:57:42 AM »
Nice!  :-*

Hopefully by the time those are released Nathan will have sorted out his website.

Offline carlos marighela

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #156 on: April 20, 2021, 11:00:00 AM »
By the by are those DILAC caps and para helmets I espy?

Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #157 on: April 20, 2021, 11:03:11 AM »
Crap hats and Para helmets yes.

Some of the recce infantry were issued with Para helmets as it was easier to wear in vehicles.

Nathan has a new order just left with the update stock on BAOR etc. Not these of course.  ;)

Offline Ash

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #158 on: April 20, 2021, 04:04:43 PM »
The pack of blokes with the Sterling SMGs look very nicely done.

Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #159 on: Today at 08:37:20 AM »
The pack of blokes with the Sterling SMGs look very nicely done.

Thanks. I suspect the purists will whinge as there were very few Sterlings within an infantry unit but we felt the need. The figures do work for specials such as RSM, CO etc. Although they were not issued them either.

The pack we expect some comments about are the prone figures but having looked at training films of the period it brings it home how much time soldiers spend prone.

Credit Carlos with this film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciFnTiacaDU&t=29s

Now onto Paras.



« Last Edit: Today at 08:39:23 AM by Paul @ Empress Miniatures »

Offline carlos marighela

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Re: [COMMERCIAL] NEW BAOR SCULPTS PREVIEW.
« Reply #160 on: Today at 09:55:21 AM »
Sterlings are useful and appreciated for.
 
a) Sappers, RAME, RMP (with head swaps) and all sorts of odds and sods and hangers on that can still be incorporated into a platoon plus sized game.

b) 1960s infantry where use of the Sterling by JNCOs seems to have been much more of a thing, at least  period photos seem to suggest as much. Shave off the right trouser pocket, remove the sleeve pocket on the jacket, paint green and there you have it. Chaps to defend Berlin in 1961 or repelling Jack Lynch’s mooted invasion by the Irish Army of Norn Irn in 1968.* I have a second platoon’s worth so converted.




* The aptly named Exercise/ Operation Armageddon. Look it up. Utterly bizarre and suicidal for the Irish Army, had it taken place but good gaming fodder, the Irish even get Comet tanks.


 

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