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Discussion in 'General Figure Talk' started by diamond cutter, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Helm A Fixture

    I was hoping the stripes came engraved on the figure :whistle:
  2. tonydawe A Fixture


    If it's not too late to put in another suggestion; I'd like to see a large scale mounted Australian Lighthorseman at full gallop, bayonet drawn and charging the Turkish trenches at Beersheba. I know it's been suggested before on this thread, but not by me. I'm a bit miffed someone beat me to it:facepalm:

    Go on Pete, you know you want to!

  3. davidmitchell A Fixture

    Hi Pete dont know if anyone has already suggested a Demi lancer,Landsnect,Scythian or maybe a camel with heavy armour from the Muslim conquest.

    Cheers Davie
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  4. Ron Tamburrini A Fixture

    Hi Pete
    Now here's a challenge ,maybe in 75mm
  5. Sturm Grenadier Well-Known Member

    Hello Ron, I agree with your last posting. This would make for a very stunning piece, but I would like to see it in 120mm or larger. Do you know what unit this portrait/picture was taken from? I really like the pose and uniform details, very colorful. Thanks, Regards, SG:)(y)
  6. Tarracus A Fixture

    why not putting all the suggestions in a mixer and see what happens?

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  7. balder PlanetFigure Supporter

    I liked the suggestion of a "blank" or bare horse earlier in 120 mm. Whatever you decide to do, consider offering the horse separate on it's own.

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  8. Ron Tamburrini A Fixture

    Hi SG it is an illustration of a French Napoleonic General of the Carabiners by Pierre Conrad .

  9. Gaudin A Fixture

    Pete, now that you started it and every one got so many fantastic choices,
    I think we are expecting a solid commitment for at least 10 figures by Christmass.
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  10. DEL A Fixture

    Morning Pete, plenty food for thought here.
    I suppose now's the time to get the business head on, can you produce 75mm mounteds that will give a sufficient return in terms of sales to
    justify level of investment?
    Cost is now more than ever a consideration even amongst the addicted buyers. That being said I think you're heading the right way with the WWI lancer in the pose you've chosen particularly during the coming year. A question worth considering is can it be made marketable to those who wouldn't normally buy WWI figures, for me I wouldn't buy a 'stand alone' but would be interested if there was a follow up partner figure/s of an Uhlan and an ALH leaping a trench as in Tonys posted image.
    What I would buy is a Demi Lancer as suggested by Davie Mitchell.
    Your head must be buzzing.
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  11. Helm A Fixture

    One I've always fancied myself is a Cataphract of some description
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  12. diamond cutter Active Member

    Some really great subjects there, impossible to do them all!
    Hopefully some other manufacturers will pick up on some of them ;)
    Thank you to everyone who took time to put forward their ideas although I don't think there will be a convict mounted on a zebra coming anytime soon!
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  13. Don Well-Known Member

    Dahm, I was so looking forward to the zebra mounted convict, so much to do with the colours.

    On the serious side and I know its a bit late in the day but I always fancied a 120mm US cavalryman on patrol against the plains indians!

    Should I get my paints ready?

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