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300mm Falklands Para with GPMG

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by Grod, Aug 3, 2022.

  1. Grod A Fixture

    Hello Folks
    Working on my next 300mm project which is a monster of a kit from Moz Corry depicting a Parachute Regiment GPMG gunner Falklands.
    I've just assembled one which took me some time especially the link ammunition which is cast in strips and quite delicate. Anyway Ive taken some pics and will be casting some next week. I'm taking pre orders for the kit which weighs over a kilo and is back heavy once assembled due to the big rucksack. Bear this in mind when ordering a plinth.
    The soldier is wearing the old style steel helmet which offered a bit more protection than the newer issue paratrooper helmet. I'll be looking to produce some alternate heads with berets to represent other regiments of the 1970/80's. I'm also looking to make an SLR version available.
    The price is £110.00 + postage
    UK £4.50 signed for or £10.00 special delivery
    Everywhere else £30.00 International tracked.
    To pre order please email ONLY to gordonmi@hotmail.com
    This is a multi part resin model kit which requires modelling skills.
    If anyone wants a painted version I can put you in contact with modellers willing to undertake commissions.
    It's only available in 1/6th scale (300mm)
    Moz will be producing this in a coldcast bronze edition which makes an ideal presentation piece. Please contact him for details.

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    Richie, marco55, Ventress and 6 others like this.
  2. sd0324 PlanetFigure Supporter

    That is going to be huge! Almost as tall as me in real scale....

    peedee, Grod, Mirofsoft and 2 others like this.
  3. Sgt. Red Active Member

    This is very interesting......
    Grod likes this.
  4. newtonk Active Member

    This will be the only time I say it, but it's too big for me. A fantastic figure otherwise.

    In this scale, how difficult/ expensive would it be to do photoetch link and turned brass ammo?
    Grod and sd0324 like this.
  5. Jimbo A Fixture

    Now he's a big boy!...Superb looking figure, looks really nicely sculpted,
    I'm not sure though how he has the spade stowed inside the bedroll, think I'd attach it to his pack somewhere, (just my personal opinion) it's a great looking Falklands piece with loads to paint, should look very impressive once painted(y)
    Grod likes this.
  6. Tannvargur Member

    That is impressive!!

    Is it just me, but i have the feeling that painting a big figure like this is more difficult, since its so obvoius if the paint isnt right. More chance for
    failure, but maybe also more reward if you can pull it off masterly. I would like to try it, but it is also a bit intimidating. :)
    MCPWilk and Mirofsoft like this.
  7. Richie A Fixture

    Hi Gordon,
    Lovely piece mate.

    Hi Jim,
    You could always stick the shovel in the bergen straps and add a bit for the shaft and redo the straps.;)

    Martin64 likes this.
  8. Mirofsoft A Fixture


    What ! What ! It's made for busts lovers ... with legs ;)
  9. MCPWilk A Fixture

    Especially when it comes to highlights and shading, which must be much more subtle than in the smaller scales.

  10. Helm A Fixture

    Normally stowed like this, but YMMV.
  11. Mirofsoft A Fixture

    PMJI You mean AFAIK normally stowed like this, HTH, but YMMV .

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