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Re: Chaco War

It's interesting how you mention that folks outside of South America wouldn't really know about this conflict Blucher. I'm American, but my wife is Bolivian, so it was only through her that I discovered the Chaco War, which unfortunately went very badly for Bolivia (as have most of their wars). You're right, there's probably not a huge market for this, but if Strelets were to do some limited edition sets I would certainly pick them up.

Re: Chaco War Poll

If Strelets made one set for each side, typical Strelets set with 40+ different figures per box, how many would you buy of each?

So if Strelets needs 5,000 sets to produce a set, how many will the people on this forum buy?

I suspect I would buy four sets of each.

Only 4,996 of each left to sell.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek
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Why not put it on kickstarter or indiegogo? I see PSC and some other figures companies do that.

Strelets could put other projects up too. Maybe a WW1 Tank Mark V

Re: Crowdfunding

Would also like to see the MK5 . As to it not being viable commercially strelets has covered some pretty obscure conflicts already . The Russo Turkish war with I think 12 sets springs to mind .2 sets for the Chaco war seems doable especially as they will be the only ones in the marketplace

Re: Crowdfunding

The South American wars of independence might also be interesting. Would love a set of Bolivian line infantry in red! I don't think we'll ever see them, though as many other sets from similar time periods can be pressed into service here.

Re: Crowdfunding

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Re: Chaco War

I would certainly be interested...

this article gives some background info and may be useful as an overview for arms, the Vickers Archive also has a number of photos of guns intended for this conflict...

Bolivia vs Paraguay

Bolivian field guns

Would be interested in earlier south American conflicts too....