Caesar Germans with Camo Cape

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Caesar Germans with Camo Cape

Joined: November 27th, 2008, 3:14 pm

August 11th, 2012, 11:49 pm #1

A bit of helmet convertion and they can be turned into waffen ss soldiers.

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Cheers

Francisco
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Joined: July 5th, 2012, 2:31 am

August 12th, 2012, 3:27 am #2

These plastic figures manufacturers just seem to keep copying each others mistakes...

Exhibit 1. - how not to hold a Panzerfaust:
http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=267199

Not a knock on your painting though which is very good !
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Joined: November 27th, 2008, 3:14 pm

August 12th, 2012, 7:19 am #3



http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=1730

Still have not managed to pain this set, though.
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Joined: July 5th, 2012, 2:31 am

August 12th, 2012, 7:55 am #4

In Italeri Set 6131, it is Russian 'faust guy #2 who is the one holding it in the correct position for firing !

German 'faust guy #1 still has the tube over his arm and German 'faust guy #2 looks like he is about to shoot somebody's front door in to conduct a drugs raid.

In that set is also an Italeri trademark mistake of the US machine gunner kneeling when he should of course be prone...

Well, at least they got the MG tripod the right way round, unlike the Esci/Italeri US infantry set
http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=86
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Joined: May 25th, 2004, 9:06 am

August 12th, 2012, 9:06 am #5

These plastic figures manufacturers just seem to keep copying each others mistakes...

Exhibit 1. - how not to hold a Panzerfaust:
http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=267199

Not a knock on your painting though which is very good !
Hi David,

there were several ways how to fire a Panzerfaust. They depend on range of fire. So firing from the shoulder is as good as firing from underneath the shoulder.

Regards
Tomas
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Joined: September 27th, 2006, 1:11 pm

August 12th, 2012, 9:49 am #6

There is absolutely nothing wrong with those poses. They are perfectly accurate. The Panzerfaust could be fired in all sorts of positions, even single handled.







I hope these wartime instruction leaflet illustrations can settle this debate once for all.

/Daniel
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Joined: July 5th, 2012, 2:31 am

August 12th, 2012, 1:24 pm #7

My apologies to Caesar...

and maybe less so to Italeri cos of all the other mistakes they've made including the .30cal gunner !

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Joined: November 18th, 2008, 10:04 pm

August 12th, 2012, 4:46 pm #8

There is absolutely nothing wrong with those poses. They are perfectly accurate. The Panzerfaust could be fired in all sorts of positions, even single handled.







I hope these wartime instruction leaflet illustrations can settle this debate once for all.

/Daniel
Im working on just that ad them moment a figure shooting a panzerfaust, I also thought that underarm was the only right pose but a lot of pictures show them shooting over the shoulder.
would be nice to see some more underarm poses
Im guessing that its a range thing.
the range is 30-60-100 meters depending on version and my guess is that the only way to get the max range is shooting at a angle

but for the figures they look very nice, bit brown but that is just personnel

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Greetings Patrick Mondria
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Joined: March 21st, 2006, 12:07 pm

August 13th, 2012, 12:28 pm #9

A bit of helmet convertion and they can be turned into waffen ss soldiers.

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Cheers

Francisco
Impressive camo schemes Francisco and great idea that you painted the same poses in dissimilar camo patterns... :love: :thumbup:
Likewise, the rest of details and faces are gorgeous... :thumbup: :love:
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Joined: August 27th, 2010, 9:48 pm

August 13th, 2012, 8:26 pm #10

Outstanding job on these Francisco, some wonderfully sculpted figs and an awesome Waffen-SS paint job from you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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