Last year I threw caution to the wind and purchased this Ace Models gun for my Volksturm.
I assembled it with surprisingly little cussing, one can't say that of an Ace kit very often.
Here it is suitably crewed with a Volksturm crew from Simons Soldiers, available in the UK via Wargaming Miniatures.
l have also completed another M3 half-tracks so that I can field an American Armoured Infantry platoon. The M3s are from the Plastic Soldier Company and the crew figures are Simons Soldiers.
I have not been neglecting the Triple Alliance project all the completed battalions have now been made up to eighteen figures and I am half way to completing another Paraguayan battalion.
Going back to 1066 at GHQ for next week's game.
TTFN & KBO
While your gun is Ace so are your half tracks. Magnificent job.ReplyDelete
Thank you for the ACE appreciation Jonathan.Delete
They are quite wonderful Phil. Love your work on the half-tracks especially.ReplyDelete
Thank you Carlo. Glad you think the half-tracks pass muster.Delete
Splendid additions Phil.ReplyDelete
Thank you for the continued support George.Delete
The shading is just perfect. Oooh 1066 goodness :-)ReplyDelete
Thank you for the shading endorsement Norm. We are giving Dave's 1066 collection a run out using Hail Caesar.Delete
Superb work Phil and nice touches such as the map for the crew of the half-track:).ReplyDelete
Thank you Steve, most kind. The GI in the other is reading a pulp magazine but you can't see the cover, doh!Delete
Your WWII stuff just keeps hitting the excellent standard mark, which is more than can be said for their effectiveness in games where they're so often handicapped by your dice throwing! 🎲🎲🎲ReplyDelete
Hitting the mark and getting 🎯 it seems.Delete
Impressive, hopefully the dice deity rewards such talent on the table.ReplyDelete
Thank you Joe. The half-tracks maybe the poor old Volksturm unlikely I fear.Delete
Splendid painting and lovely details tooReplyDelete
Thank you Matt.Delete
Lovely toys Phil…ReplyDelete
I really like Volkstrum gun and crew…
All the best. Aly
Thank you Aly. Can't have the Volksturm without some wacky captured equipment.Delete
Wonderful work Phil! The gun and crew in particular make a splended addition. Great detailing! Well done.ReplyDelete
Thank you Paul. Good luck with the Zulus tomorrow.Delete
They're very nice additions Phil. I sympathise regarding ACE kits. Good job they don't do a T-35!ReplyDelete
Thank you Jon. A T35 now that would probably be a challenge to far🙂Delete
I'm doing an S-Model one right now ... oh joy!Delete
I have done two S-Model ISU152s and a Jagdpanther. Such fun!Delete
Very nice all round. I do so love the look of US Half Tracks...especially in IDF colours for some reason.ReplyDelete
Thank you Matt. I am always tempted to paint them dark gray and put a Balkenkreuz on the side🙂Delete