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Be nice! My first figure in years.

Discussion in 'World War 2 Hobbies' started by Skua, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. Skua

    Skua New Member

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    When Airfix re-released their 1/32 scale multipose figures happy childhood memories resurfaced and I just had to have every single one of the re-released sets. This one is the first figure to be finished, from the British Infantry set. Two Germans are on their way as well. I'm not quite sure what this guy is supposed to be, some kind of grenadier perhaps? I any case he was as fun to build and paint as I remembered the multipose kits.
     
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    Good job. :D
     
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    Definately a job well done.Bring on them krauts.
     
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    He looks great. Is he a Commando? :D
     
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    thats pretty cool, about how long did it take for you to paint him?
     
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    With that beret - probably a paratrooper.

    I am always in awe of anybody who can paint a large-scale figure that looks realistic.
     
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    Thanks for the kind comments. :)

    I like to think of him as an idiosyncratic display of the British fighting man of WWII, commando, paratrooper or infantryman. Or you can put it down to poor instructions and/or poor knowledge of WWII uniforms on my behalf. He probably remind me mostly of something you would find on the cover of a comic book ( must be the pose ).

    He's not what I usually think of large scale though, Ricky. I've tried 150mm figures, but 54mm figures like this one usually turn out better.
     
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    For a figure, probably not. It's my preference for 1/72 that colours all my views on modelling :oops:
     
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    1/32 is large scale for an aircraft, I'll agree with you on that. :wink:
     

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