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Re: German AT Guns - PaK 36 Crew Sculpts 160730
« Reply #30 on: July 31, 2016, 11:41:35 AM »
Team work plays an important role to make great products!  When we first
started almost two years ago, it was 5 people; and over this period, we have
expanded the team to 9 (mostly sculptors).  With the studio expansion later
this month, hopefully we will have a dozen to keep up with all the projects
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Unlike most manufacturers, we tend to be very open about our work.  We
wanted customers to share our experience, and by going through the design
process - from concept to prototype to final product - you can all feel the
love we had put into each product! 

And with your comments and feedback, we are able to pick up things and
details that we had missed or screwed up.  Something we really cherished
and appreciated.

We think 1/56 scales is a perfect scale for both wargaming and modelling.
Even though we are (almost) the only one out there that actively promoting
plastic vehicles in this scale, we do hope other players will join in to make
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Re: German AT Guns - PaK 36 Crew Sculpts 160730
« Reply #31 on: July 31, 2016, 12:47:45 PM »
That's a good group of figures.  Natural poses and I like that they're not wearing too much gear.  If I was being super picky, I'd say their uniforms look a bit loose-fitting for early war Germans (although I realise they're deliberately 'chunky), and perhaps they should be crouching more, to reflect this gun's very short range...

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Re: German AT Guns - PaK 36 Crew Sculpts 160730
« Reply #32 on: August 05, 2016, 06:27:56 PM »
Very good group! And i also think the uniforms looks a bit loose-fitting; looks more like american then german fit-style  ;)

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Re: German AT Guns - PaK 36 Crew Sculpts 160730
« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2016, 08:39:45 PM »
One of the kneeling figures (hand on leg, hand on floor) does seem to have prominent piping on his sleeves.

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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #34 on: September 05, 2016, 08:27:13 PM »
When we design our PaK gun crew, we pay special attention so that
customers will have their choice with or without figure basing for
gaming or diorama use! We really care!



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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #35 on: September 05, 2016, 09:29:24 PM »
Nice variety of figures / poses .  Amazing how  a different set of arms can change the look of a figure . Lots of potential for uses as troops other than Artillery . Will these be a separate blister pack or just come with the gun kit ?
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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #36 on: September 10, 2016, 07:08:20 PM »
They look good.

Now we need someone to supply a suitable base for the AT guns, "triangular" with curved rather than angular corners. The problem is that all the different guns will have different lengths and widths.

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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #37 on: September 10, 2016, 09:15:10 PM »
I like oval bases for artillery.
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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #38 on: September 11, 2016, 05:36:11 PM »
I like oval bases for artillery.

same, the Rendra ones work well for boltaction Ive found

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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #39 on: September 11, 2016, 08:20:05 PM »
Excellent looking gun & crew, always nice to be able to replace fragile & chip-prone pewter. I agree that oval bases are currently the best choice for basing guns but ultravanillasmurf's suggestion of cake wedge shaped bases is a good one.

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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #40 on: September 11, 2016, 10:55:34 PM »
I like oval bases for artillery.

same, the Rendra ones work well for boltaction Ive found

Same, although I use 60mm round bases for the smaller ones and the renedra one wasn't big enough for my long Tom!
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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #41 on: September 12, 2016, 10:21:40 AM »
Just wanted to join with everyone else who likes these.  The figures look better than the Pak 36 crew.

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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 160905
« Reply #42 on: November 15, 2016, 11:47:18 AM »
Nice set of light and medium AT guns for sure. I'll be getting them for my Germans when they come out.

How abut a little discussion on some heavy AT guns for down the road like the 88mm Pak 43/41?





And then there's the king daddy of them all... the 12.8 cm PaK 44 there were two versions made n limited numbers.





I don't know about the rest of you folks but I would most defiantly get this model in 1/56 if only to have it.
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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 161126
« Reply #43 on: November 26, 2016, 09:35:24 AM »
AT gun crew prototype painted. There will be 3 sets of gun crew available
the our upcoming plastic PaK 36/38/40 AT guns.









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Re: German AT Guns - Gun Crew 161126
« Reply #44 on: November 26, 2016, 04:18:49 PM »
Very good.

My only comment is the position of the binoculars,  I do not have a pair to hand but without a strap the position looks a bit awkward to hold for any length of time.

Similar open ammunition boxes for the tank guns would be nice for diorama (rather than stowage) sets.