Wednesday, 14 December 2011

20mm Painted WW2 FAA German Mortar Platoon.

Finally starting to finish the last elements of German forces for the Operation Sealion project with this early war mortar platoon according to the European battlefield rules I'm using, I was lucky to find some early war FAA Germans on ebay and while they're not in the firing pose I still like how this unit looks as it moves to set up their tubes (they will get an opel blitz for the long journeys).

I consider the FAA and CP Models some of the best early war german figures in this scale.........but either hard to find or don't do the things you need!







40 comments:

  1. Poor blighters, I hate tube work. Well painted and based Fran.

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  2. Some great poses Francois, and painted at work in my time!!!

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  3. Great looking figures mate - wouldn't fancy being the one lugging that ruddy great tube though! Nice looking figures - love 20mm too.

    You and Ray have a great Christmas. More figures to paint and some great movies to see over the break (oh yeh, Christmas too)- and more blogging action in the new year!

    Cheers,
    Doc

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  4. I like the ones you've got with the three figures on one base. I want a bazooka now. I really want one. And don't listen to Ray. Paint at work Angry. You've gotta beat him in the contest. He's goin' down my man.

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  5. You know they have to take turns lugging that heavy barrel around! Nice work!

    Christopher

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  6. You have no time at work Ray, you're my bitch remember.

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  7. Very nice models, a great painting work.
    Regards.

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  8. Me like it:) Think about adding some hihglighting on machineguns. Just a thought :)

    Cheers

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  9. The paint job on these is sweet, very nice Angry

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  10. Another great set of minis.

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  11. I'll never be your bitch sonny boy!!!! And you know it!!!

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  12. Nice models and great work painting them.

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  13. Well done you are making good progress on your Sealion project.

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  14. Nice work. These troops look ready to get their uniforms dirty. And possibly the thoughts of beer, bratwurst, and Fraulein, are at the moment foremost on their minds.

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  15. I like those a lot. They look kind of grim and tired. Beautiful work.

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  16. You did a great job! They look amazing.

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  17. They are looking really good. Nice find :)

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  18. The little guy carrying the bazooka doesnt look too happy. :P

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  19. If I humping a mortar tube I would be happy either :D

    Nice work Fran

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  20. Very good! I like this figures

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  21. I'm also just noticing the skin tones. Amazing!

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  22. They look awesome! But I can see what you mean! It would be great if they were shooting! But I'm guessing the guy who sold them to you kept all the shooters for himself!

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  23. damn those are really detailed :D

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  24. Nie figures Angry L,
    I have these figures myself and they were great fun to paint. Takes me back.

    I have seen them in Bring and Buy a couple of times at Scottish shows and was tempted to buy them. However I haven't been doing WW2 for a good while and passed them by.

    Still kicking myself I didn't buy a large amount of Italians and Romanians last year at Kirriemuir (my brother talked me out of them as he only likes Tigers, Panthers and SS etc) Ho hum!!!

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  25. I would like to be you for one day. And I mean the part of the day where you are gaming, not pooing or sleeping or something boring.

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  26. Excellent work Angry - really love these figures...one slight observation though; as a former mortar man myself, I have to tell you it is (ahem) barrels, not tubes... ;)

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  27. They are so detailed. Really impressive.

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  28. Ohh, I like these a lot. Top work Sir!

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  29. Nice job, though as you say I would have thought a mortar platoon would have looked better in a firing pose... odd the company chose to sculpt them this way?

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  30. That's gotta be the comment of the year!

    Phil S. said...
    I would like to be you for one day. And I mean the part of the day where you are gaming, not pooing or sleeping or something boring.

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  31. Good ones as usual. I always thought that Germans dressed in Green.prewar you say,?

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  32. Impressive! I used to paint pewter figures. Many years ago. Takes a lot of patience.

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  33. you never disappoint. you just keep going.......

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  34. Really nice looking chaps Fran.

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  35. They look like they mean business. :P

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  36. Great stuff again. Though I think I prefer the look of the Russians

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