Monday 28 January 2013

WWII Anzacs, African Desert Campaign - 4 Sale

More WWII Desert War Figures, these Flames of War figures have been painted up to represent either the Australian's or the New Zealander's who fought for King and Country against the German's and Italian's.

There are 6 bases of Infantry, 1 Command base, 1 Mortar base and 1 Boyes base, 37 figures in all for the princely sum of £35.99.
Here's the ebay link for them.

Sunday 27 January 2013

4 Sale - Flames of War - 28th Maori Battalion Desert War

More figures up for sale on ebay, once again these come from the deep recesses on my lead draw. They're the remnants of a long sadly sold British 8th Army army.
These guys are painted up to represent the 28th Maori Battalion for Flames of War WW2 rules.

From the rulebook "Africa"
When the war began the Maori population of  New Zealand asked to be allowed to form their own battalion. This was formed with regional companies. "A" Company was from the Far North and gained the nickname Nga Kiri Kapia, the Gumdiggers, while "B" Company came from the Central North Island and was known as Nga Rukukapapa, the Penny Drivers. "C" Company from the East Coast became Nga Kaupoi, the Cowboys and "D" Company came from a mixture of South Island tribes and were called Ngati Walkabout.
The Maori were brave and daring soldiers, however their eagerness for battle often overtook the caution of thier training. Maori Platoons are rated as Fearless Trained instead of the usual Confident Trained, like other New Zealand platoons."
There are 6 stands of Infantry, 1 Command stand, 1 Mortar stand and a Boyes stand, making 37 figures in all.

Friday 18 January 2013

Khurasan Red Faction VTAL Gunships

Our very good pal Fran bought these Red Faction DOE VTOL Gunships from Khurasan Miniatures  late last year, here's a link to Khurasan website.
Here's what Khurasan say about them:
"Formidable, sinister-looking Red Faction attack VTOL, heavily armed yet still large enough to carry a team of Speznatz or lesser troops into combat. A more complex resin and pewter kit than your average bear (or hind). For some assembly hints, check out this blog post. Gear can be modeled up or down (both options are shown in the exploded view in the image linked below). The kit does not come with a flight base -- a pewter base can be purchased separately (inquire if interested)."

I was with Fran when he opened the box with these two vehicles in, he seemed very pleased with them, then realised he had absolutely no chance of putting them together himself, if you read his blog you'll know why, basically he's Irish, miserable and he's got no patience what so ever!
He then asked is Battleaxe wanted to make and paint them up, how could I refuse?? Believe it or not, I've got a little more patience than the Irishman, only just, but Posties got stacks, so they were shipped back to his house for the glueing and fixing and I'd handle the painting. I popped around Posties a couple of days later and was greeted by "You wait until I see that git, no wonder he didn't want to make these up" and he went on just like that for quite some time!!!!

Anyway below are a few photo's of the end product, you can see a few more pics over on Fran's blog.

Sunday 13 January 2013

95th Rifles - For Sale

1st Company
Our first post of 2013, are  two companies of the 95th Rifles, from the Napoleonic Wars.
There are 12 figures in each company.
Each company will be up on ebay for £29.99.
That's only 2.50 each?
So hopefully someone will be tempted!!!

The first company is here on ebay, if your interested

and the second company is here on ebay.

1st Company

1st Company

1st Company

2nd Company

2nd Company

2nd Company

2nd Company