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Re: Friday Bonus Teaser

The round the cannoneer is carrying in last Friday's Teaser appears to be a 105mm round. The US version we fired weighed in at about 35 pounds - or just under 16 Kilos. Even a heavier round, such as a 150 - 155 mm round comes in at just around 100 lbs (roughly) or 45 kilos fused (give or take a few - just estimating. I've carried those on my shoulder before, too - but not as lightly. On at least one occasion I found myself carrying an 8-inch round (around 200 lbs or 90 Kilos) from gun to gun one night. One wrong step and my back would be "gone." As it is, the memories linger on cold days.

If I was to make any changes to the fellow I might put the round a bit more balanced on his shoulder for ease of carrying; but if he's waiting to hand the round to the "Number 1" (on a US 105mm crew) man to ram, it's a perfectly reasonable pose for firing. I hope this helps.

I also think long pants would improve versatility of the figures. Of course, there COULD be a second set...

Re: Friday Bonus Teaser

"If I was to make any changes to the fellow I might put the round a bit more balanced on his shoulder for ease of carrying;"

Thank you Wayne, that's basically what I wanted to say but you put it better.

Re: Friday Bonus Teaser

:+1: