Tuesday, 24 May 2011

20mm WW2 Painted Early War British Infantry/Home Guard 1:72 scale.

Forgot to bring the camera home yesterday so a bit of a delay on samurai game pictures but until then some 20mm WW2 British infantry/home guard from SGTS' Mess, they come in a pack of ten, not the greatest of sculpts (needed a lot of cleaning, an awful lot), didn't come with an integral base which I don't like but some companies are doing this now? They didn't turn out too badly and will help to stem the tide of the German invasion.




Picture of the Redbrook Home Guard from the time.

55 comments:

  1. Very nice painting. They look pretty good to me.

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  2. ah now these are some great figures, I love British war minitures

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  3. Well done!
    I'm curious about how your Operation Sealion will turn out ;)

    Cheers,
    Mojo

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  4. Don't Panic Mr Mannering! Don't Panic!

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  5. Nice figs, good job.

    And yea, a few companies are making figs without bases, Pegasus hobbies is another i know of.

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  6. Wow, i wish i can paint like you.

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  7. You make me realise just how pathetic my "toy soldiers" were as a child. I wish I had gotten into tabletop gaming instead when I was younger.

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  8. that is one really cool set

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  9. the attention to detail is amazing. Look really nice!

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  10. Hey Boogerbutt. Popped in to say howdy. I did go back to sleep just for about 20 minutes more, while Miss Wiggy played in the dirt outside.

    She's such a goof.

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  11. Boogerbutt, I like that, that's gonna be your name from now on!!!!!! Nice figures by the way1!

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  12. @mekelnborg: you noticed that you eagle eyed gentleman, I only noticed when I inked them.

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  13. ya just dont mess with the brittish! :p

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  14. Very nice. Good job wish I has patience for that stuff.

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  15. love what you did with the grass, which lawn mower do you use? :))))

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  16. Damn these are just amazing, flawless work on them man ;D

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  17. They may have needed cleaning, but you made em look pretty darn good.

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  18. I cant wait for the samurai pictures ;)

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  19. Man that stuff must have hours!

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  20. Cool - looking forward to your 'Sealion' game

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  21. These are great. Of all history's what-ifs, I think the invasion of the UK is one of the most fascinating. I look forward to seeing the project's continued development!

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  22. That picture is old! Are you in it? =P

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  23. Will 10 be enough to stop the Germans?

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  24. those fellows in that picture are hardcore. Much respect to all the old vets still alive from WWII.

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  25. Very nicely done Frank!! Old Blighty is ready to fend off the Fritz!!

    Presumably the reason that the figures are all Sargeants is that they came from the Sgt's Mess????

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  26. my skates are better. and them troops look lazy, just holding ther guns on ther shoulders like that.

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  27. Very nice craftsmanship. However, if a ninja pops out of the bushes, will they react or just keep marching?

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  28. Who do you think you are kidding mr...haven´t I already done that one???
    Good looking squad...now you need a bakers delivery truck with loopholes cut in it..."out! 1,2,3..IN! 1,2,3!
    Cheers
    Paul

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  29. I was just about to write the same as Paul's Bods...got there before me...nice work Fran.

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  30. It looks like their faces are melting a little, lol

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  31. these are cool! i used to have a set of british home guard figures myself when i was younger. but they are gone now :(

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  32. more dad's army - very cool!

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  33. Lookin' good Lurker, I'm sure they'll bring the ruckus to the Germans. Ironically, I'm watching a hitler documentary right now

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  34. I am really glad that I didn't end up missing this project of yours(Operation Sea Lion) and I can't wait to see how it pans out. The figures look great and I am sure that you have the tactics down as to how you want to handle the individual engagements.

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  35. Ray: lololol.

    Lurker: I'm sorry. Both for calling you that and then laughing at Ray.

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  36. I'm liking the formation! It looks like their ready to attack!

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  37. Great bro im with Thenitefalls, that formation and discipline looks awesome.

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  38. great paint and a very interesting subject. well done.

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  39. Excellent quality right there.

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  40. It's gonna be cool watching the WW2 British soldiers fight the samurai packs :)

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  41. Those do indeed look great, but for proper Sealion games you seriously need to get your hands on FAA's "England Stands Alone" range.

    http://www.guildwargamers.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=172&t=17654&p=191940&hilit=FAA#p191940

    IIRC Raventhorpe also does a Dad's Army character set.

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