Not more Germans - Valiant Fighting 20s

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Fire-at-Will
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Not more Germans - Valiant Fighting 20s

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Very much a side project as I have more then enough WW2 German Infantry, but this fitted in with the group build on the Wargamers Forum. I had been interested in the Valiant figures for some time but they were too large, so when the rescaled version was released I had to get some. They are nice figures, I used an infantry pack plus an extra sprue (from my mate Andy) and a heavy weapons pack to make a platoon plus supports, or for a RF battalion (plus an AT gun)
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my favourite figures are the section MG42 gunner (bipod) and assistant
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The extras I created included a Panzershreck team and an OP team
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All that is left over is an 81mm mortar. I did a certain number of head swaps, but there are certainly possibilities for a lot more conversions with the hard plastic.
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Look good
Any thing bigger than 6 is TOO BIG
billk
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Some good poses amongst the bunch.
A nice addition to your force.
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They look good Will :D
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Will,
what a side project!! a whole RF btn!! And lovely they look too....
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Very nicely done, Will.

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Here are the finished vehicles and guns that comprise the rest of my group build

The Fujimi M12 GMC self propelled 155mm, a Fujimi Hetzer and three German 75mm Infantry guns
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The Infantry guns comprise two IG18 (Zvezda) and a kit bashed IG37 using various components
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In winter camo there is an Italeri Sherman, a Matchbox 251/10 and another 75mm infantry gun
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I really like the IG37 - I had to look it up to find out what it was :oops:
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Richard B. wrote: 23 May 2021, 11:47 I really like the IG37 - I had to look it up to find out what it was :oops:
Don McHugh had one and I just had to have one too. It's a mash up of Zvezda pak36 trail and wheels, PSC Pak36 shield, PSC Russian 76mm infantry gun barrel and two muzzle break from PSC 25pdrs.
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Looks like plenty of Infantry Gun support is available to your troops.
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