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by Richard B.
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: French cannon train rouler??
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Re: French cannon train rouler??

Nice photos - cheers Alan :D
by Richard B.
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: new figures
Replies: 6
Views: 310

Re: new figures

The PSR covering the original box you posted Richard states French forces participating in the Normandy landings retained the Adrian Helmet and other distinctive pieces of French kit ,is this true ,never seen any of that, cheers John Maybe the French commandos wore bits of French kit espirt d`corps...
by Richard B.
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: World War 2
Topic: French cannon train rouler??
Replies: 4
Views: 295

French cannon train rouler??

a sort of wheeled carriage onto which you could stand the older spoke wheeled `75, so it could be towed by truck.

Anyone got any images of a real one and maybe some info on its use??

Anything more than the zip i know would be appreciated :roll:

Ta Richard
by Richard B.
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: new figures
Replies: 6
Views: 310

Re: new figures

bannockburn bhoy wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:40 pm
I bow to your superior knowledge Richard ,they were new to me :oops:
heres the original set on PSR
http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=89
by Richard B.
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: new figures
Replies: 6
Views: 310

Re: new figures

looks like the old Esci set rereleased :)
by Richard B.
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role
Replies: 13
Views: 555

Re: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role

Can you imagine firing that on a bipod . Theres a Lanchester in a museum in Hong Kong ...at least there was before we handed HK back. There has been a great deal of criticism of British High Command over Singapore and indeed of the officers commanding on the ground in particular Lt Gen Percival. Ne...
by Richard B.
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role
Replies: 13
Views: 555

Re: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role

I`d seen Vickers with pistol grip and shoulder stock mounted on LRDG type patrol trucks, but these were always pintel mounts, never seen one with a bi-pod before :o

"light" - yeh right........... :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Richard B.
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: D-Day
Replies: 7
Views: 355

Re: D-Day

I posted a video onto the society FB page this morning of two 90+ vets being dropped into France yesterday :shock:

One was heard to comment as they strapped him into the tandem harness - "a lot more fuss these days" :lol:

Balls of steel those boys, makes you humble to listen to them :D
by Richard B.
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What`s everyone working on?
Replies: 37
Views: 1444

What`s everyone working on?

Back to business as usual - whats on peoples to do lists?? I have a couple of EWM halftracks finished building today, a French P17 and a Sdkfz 10 (also to be French) based on a photo :ugeek: plus crews obviously. I also have a French `75 with pneumatic wheels plus one of those "train rouler" trailer...
by Richard B.
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: 12 cm Granatwerfer 42 heavy mortar
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: 12 cm Granatwerfer 42 heavy mortar

Richard Is this a new force in your collection? German WW2 western front? CarlL You`ve not been watching, I have a fucking embarrassingly huge late war German army :D a full (2 battalion) Volksgrenadier Regiment plus support, a armd recce battalion, most a gepanzert panzergenadier battalion, plus n...