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Discussion in 'Figure News' started by SCALE75, Jan 14, 2019.

  1. SCALE75 A Fixture

    Country:
    Spain
    Helm, MrBMB, Manfred and 2 others like this.
  2. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Germany
    From this Tanker one could do with really very little effort this guy...:

    [IMG]


    Cheers
    Sgt. Red and oierlings like this.
  3. grenadier Member

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    United-Kingdom
    The hairstyle is too full at the back and sides.
    Perhaps his nickname would be ‘Tubby’.
    housecarl likes this.
  4. NeilH New Member

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    United-Kingdom
    Looks more like a retinactor!
  5. Helm A Fixture

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    England
    Better tell these blokes that they're all wrong then
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    Looks great to me, like a real person not a male model
    Steve
  6. NeilH New Member

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    United-Kingdom
    Compare the build of the desert tankers with the figure, it's not the uniform I'm commenting on, it's his diet. How many large sized tankers do you see in photos?
  7. oierlings Member

    Country:
    Switzerland
    A bit beefy for a tanker, my2cents
  8. JackG Active Member

    Country:
    Canada
    Overall both figures look good quality, but have to agree the 'weight issue' sort of makes them out of the ordinary.

    Here is a photo of a commander (Major-General R.F.L. Keller) of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division addressing troops in Normandy in August 1944. His bio does reveal he had a drinking problem.


    [IMG]

    regards,
    Jack
  9. Helm A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    So in the middle of WWII with a massive manpower shortage, conscription and people being rushed into post, there was never a chunky tankie? As an aside my old man was 1RTR and there was a Polish Sgt who's party piece was to pick Dad and the armchair he was in and throw him through the mess doors. I bet he was tiny too.
    razor and Blind Pew like this.
  10. Helm A Fixture

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    England
    Ahem
    [IMG]

    Not Twiggy is he
    Gellso likes this.
  11. NeilW Active Member

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    United-Kingdom
    What a fantastic vignette, or having looked at some of BrianK's links, a flat... just wish I had the time/skill/tank (any ideas what it is, I'm not a tank-person?)
    Helm likes this.
  12. NeilH New Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    A10 A1 Cruiser tank. Gecko Models do an excellent 1/35 plastic kit, with a good period figure with it.

    Regards, Neil
    Helm likes this.
  13. NeilW Active Member

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    United-Kingdom
  14. Helm A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    A10 I think not a tank expert either. Ah beaten to it.
    Steve
  15. MrBMB Well-Known Member

    I am going against the trend and saying I really like the look of this figure he may be chubby but for some reason in this scale the figure just looks very real to me. I think I will have to pick him up :)
    Helm likes this.
  16. NikToo New Member

    My main issue isn't his weight, it's his beret. It's the modern style to have the badge on the side like that. Period was over the left eye. See the Major-General above. I also looks to have a wide headband, as opposed to the thin leather one they did have (see the two chaps climbing the tank). I think they've looked at a modern photo for reference. Unfortunate as it distracts from the figure.
    JackG likes this.

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