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Standing 1/48 figures with wide brimmed hats
18Bravo
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 06:25 AM UTC
Do such figures exist - US WWII era?
Biggles2
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 07:40 AM UTC

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Do such figures exist - US WWII era?


What kind of "wide-brimmed hats"? Montana hats (Boy Scout hats)?
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 08:26 AM UTC
Never heard of them before but here are some: https://www.ebay.com/itm/237a-sitting-girl-in-a-wide-brimmed-hat-white-metal-figure-1-43-/254138524793

And these:
https://www.scalelink.co.uk/acatalog/Omen__Painted_figures.html

Woodland Scenics makes some: https://www.westerndepot.com/product_info.php/cPath/21_503_673/products_id/43778

Preiser makes at least one set: 65367 TRANSITION ERA PASSENGER FIGURES
18Bravo
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 09:12 AM UTC
Specifically looking for something like this:

Neo
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 10:58 AM UTC
I'm thinking you could make the hat fairly easy you had a somewhat correct figure to start with.

Thin sheet rolled a little w/ blob putty on top.
Biggles2
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 12:05 PM UTC
Is that a sergent in uniform wearing a civilian hat?
18Bravo
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 12:16 PM UTC
It happens.

zontar
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 01:45 PM UTC
I don't have a specific answer, but try O gauge model railroad figures. Maybe Preiser. They should be pretty close.

Happy Modeling,
Zon
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 08:49 PM UTC

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It happens.




BOHICA!

Love it, that is my World of Tanks game name
18Bravo
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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 05:36 AM UTC
[quote]I don't have a specific answer, but try O gauge model railroad figures. Maybe Preiser. They should be pretty close.

Happy Modeling,
Zon[/quote

I tried just that. Most O gauge stuff just looks a tad too toylike.
I finally found something on Shapeways that'll work. The guy on the right is perfect. The guy is the center is useful as well.


TankManNick
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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 09:18 AM UTC
Looks like the same sculpt with 2 different heads.
18Bravo
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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:59 AM UTC
Indeed, but opposite ends of the dio, and facing opposite directions. Anyone who notices won't be enjoying the excellent craftsmanship of my aircraft and ground vehicle builds.
TankManNick
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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 12:45 PM UTC

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Indeed, but opposite ends of the dio, and facing opposite directions. Anyone who notices won't be enjoying the excellent craftsmanship of my aircraft and ground vehicle builds.



Cool! Looking forward to seeing the build now!
18Bravo
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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 12:51 PM UTC
I only have to finish my GMC 4X4 conversion from the Tamiya Refueler, and build this A-20B that I picked up yesterday at a swap meet in Denver. $40 kit for $10! Exactly what I was looking for.

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Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 02:28 AM UTC

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It happens.



I can smell that open sewer from here. Or maybe that's just memory from the bad old days.