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Re: WSS british cavalry

Dear Alan,

I agree wholeheartedly with the assessment of yourself and others here; another fine figure!

It's interesting, for every preference there is another. Mine is the opposite of yours, I like to have more guns per battery so would like more guns per box or, preferably, boxes of guns only (themed by calibre or nationality/era). Currently, and for the foreseeable future, I purchase additional guns in metal to go with all the crew figures that I have in plastic!

Regards,

James

Re: WSS british cavalry

For artillery, i would happily go for a mixture of firing and reloading figures in a box, enough to operate at least 3 guns.

As for cannon/guns, what about putting these in a seperate box, but with a choice of calibres and howitzers, and any accessories the guns would require?
That way the customer is able to build whichever guns they want, and not restricted to one gun type present in the set.
Especially useful if a battery had a mixture of pieces.
Would having barrels and carriage parts seperate mean extra detail could be sculpted into them?

This is a strategy that could be applied to artillery accross the eras.

Re: WSS british cavalry

Roger W
Would having barrels and carriage parts seperate mean extra detail could be sculpted into them?

But please nothing like the Zvezda GNW guns.

They were murder to assemble. Zvezda introduced an incredibly high standard in their figures and the models are exquisite but sometimes they just go over the top in terms of engineering.

Barrel, trail, wheels, and possibly a seperate axle, and some details like powder chests is all you really need in a model if done correctly.

Keep them coming at this level please, Strelets, they are just fine as they are.

Re: WSS british cavalry

steve_pickstock@yahoo.com
Roger W
Would having barrels and carriage parts seperate mean extra detail could be sculpted into them?

But please nothing like the Zvezda GNW guns.

They were murder to assemble. Zvezda introduced an incredibly high standard in their figures and the models are exquisite but sometimes they just go over the top in terms of engineering.

Barrel, trail, wheels, and possibly a seperate axle, and some details like powder chests is all you really need in a model if done correctly.

Keep them coming at this level please, Strelets, they are just fine as they are.
Crikey no nothing that complicated!!!
No i ment just in general in terms of sculpting/moulding.

Nothing fiddly for sure!!!