WW2 French 75mm guns

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Fire-at-Will
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WW2 French 75mm guns

Post by Fire-at-Will » Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:44 pm

I already have the standard carriage wheeled 75mm's in my French army, but these are the motorised version available from First to Fight. A bit fiddly to assemble, but turn out OK.
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The crew are the new HaT WW2 French Artillery crew, supposedly with the wheels to make the motorised version, but I sold off their bendy plastic versions of the 75mm a couple of years back. These figures are adequate, but don't provide any figures that could sit in the gunners position. But at least they are moulded in sensible plastic.
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Re: WW2 French 75mm guns

Post by CarlL » Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:31 pm

And what great job you have made of them "Fire-at-Will"
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Re: WW2 French 75mm guns

Post by Peter » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:53 am

Well done Will.

I just ordered the HAT French crew set and a set of HAT guns with Brittish crew.
The French will go to the guns and the Brittish crew I can use for some 4.5 inch guns I have without crew.

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Re: WW2 French 75mm guns

Post by Richard B. » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:13 am

The Hat guns/limbers are very nice
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Re: WW2 French 75mm guns

Post by Fire-at-Will » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:10 pm

Richard B. wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:13 am
The Hat guns/limbers are very nice
Had them and sold them as they were such bendy plastic - however all the re-issues seem to be in much firmer plastic. Which are you using?
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Re: WW2 French 75mm guns

Post by Richard B. » Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:52 pm

Too be honest I`m not sure (bendy i suspect), I bought one box to use as spare parts, but ended up building 3 guns and 4 limbers as they came straight out of the box :D
"“Sir with the compliments of my officer, your shooting was excellent – you killed four of our men”!
Un-named Traillieur to an artillery officer at R`Fakah, Morocco, Feb. 29th, 1908

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