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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Monday, 13 January 2020

AHPC X Day 24 - Fifth Submission


My fight submission to the Challenge was posted this morning: link

This completes my British Airborne forces for now. I might at some point add some Polish paras, (part of) a Reconnaissance Troop (jeeps with single Vickers K guns) and maybe some Tetrarch and/or Locust tanks for 6th airborne Division.

I'm taking a day's break from painting - I've been out shopping (some hobby, some non-hobby). Tomorrow I'll be working on some Pulp era "dames" - they should be a fairly quick job for my 6th submission.


7 comments:

  1. Great 5th submission Tamsin, they all looked great on the other blog

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  2. I always love finishing a project! Great work on the Paras!

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  3. Terrific work Tamsin! You really got me to dig out some of my own Paras and put some paint to them.

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  4. Wow, you really turned those around in double quick time Tamsin.

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  5. Hi Tamsin - I have a question I'd like to ask you. I'm building a fictional Australian half-track and I need some 25-28mm figures for the rear. You seem to have an extensive knowledge of manufacturers and I was very impressed with your Para jeeps. Could you recommend anyone who makes British style (8th Army etc) passengers?

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  6. @ Dave Stone - thanks! :)

    @ Herkybird - cheers! It is a good feeling :)

    @ Nick - thanks! Glad to have been a spur to your own activity :)

    @ Michael A - I think it was about 5 days to get these done :)

    @ Moif - did the 8th army have half tracks while they still had Australians? As for suitable figures, I'm not aware of anyone who does packs of 8th Army vehicle passengers; your best bet is probably to buy several Warlord 8th Army vehicles and a pack (or sprues) of the Commonwealth infantry and mix them up, but that is going to be a little expensive. You could potentially convert some of the Commonwealth figures to be seated, which would be a little bit cheaper. Hope that helps :)

    @ Ray - cheers! :)

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