Rangers WiP Pt 3……….

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

Jackets started
Jackets half way (ish)
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!


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.

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!

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!

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!


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……..

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!