Rangers WiP Pt 3……….

Well, work on the Rangers is continuing (previous WiP here) albeit slowly!

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Jackets started
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Jackets half way (ish)
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Jackets done!

The jackets and trousers will all be painted using Tamyia paints. I’m not really a fan of these paints I find them hard work! More of a Revell or Vajello paint man myself!

Still on to the trousers!

J

Keeping on trucking…..

I settled down last night with the best intentions of building more of the Rangers (10/25 to go!). Instead I may of been slightly sideswiped with new shiney toys!

I opened my lead box to search for some more weapons from my bits box as I was/am slightly concerned I don’t have enough BAR’s for my selection choice, and I instead found a bubble wrap bag containing a ‘Deuce and a half’ that Mr S had given me as a birthday gift.

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Additional transportation!

The kit is a mixture of metal and resin from Warlord. It comes with two options for the cab structure, the machine gun mounting shown above and a covered cab. I have gone for a bit more fire power!

As with the majority of Warlord kits it doesn’t come with a construction diagram, I can understand this as there is no reason one cannot go to the Warlord website and view construction diagrams on line……. except there isn’t a Deuce diagram!

It’s not too difficult to work out what goes where and why, I did struggle with the support strut for the gun mounting but the good old Web sort that out!

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The tricky gun mount

I really enjoyed making this kit (although I need to attach the cab to the trailer still!). The cab and trailer requires a small amount of clean up but nothing major. I would normally have done this before gluing but getting sideswiped and having a small person asleep means I’ll do it before priming!

I would certainly recommend this kit!

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Transportation ahoy!

I have found that I may need to wear face masks and probably goggles when using super glue! Since stopping gluing I have had a block nose! It’s slowly receding!

Until next time!

J

Slow progress

A few post back (link below) I posted about the growing lead pile, I thought it would be best to buy/receive in bulk.

Additional Reinforcements,  Larger Lead Pile

The reasoning being that with a scaled down human, and moving from the geek cave to a geek house it would be a good idea to have a pile and work through. So far so good!

It’s daunting having a lot of miniatures but in a way it’s ideal, I have a project that I can dip in and out out depending on a time window.

So here’s tonight progress……..

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Fiddly Plastics!

The Rangers are taking shape slowly,  back row is a five man engineer squad.

The front two rows are a ten man Ranger squad.

A quick scan of the Battleground Europe supplement found rules for engineer squads. I really need to read on  and develop!

Slowly moving forward!

J