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German Infantry 1944-1945
barkingdigger
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Thursday, April 05, 2012 - 07:56 AM UTC
Randy Harvey reviews and builds Master Box LTD''s figure set, "German Infantry, Western Europe, 1944-1945".

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Thanks!
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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2012 - 04:59 AM UTC
Finally figures that are neither winter Eastern front nor summer. I can finally make fall and spring 1944 - 45 dioramas. Now for some action figures of US troops in the M43 (late war) uniforms.
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AEROSCALE
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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2012 - 05:21 AM UTC
Great review, but just one question. Is it me or the angle of the photo? But doesn't his head look a little big for the helmet??

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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2012 - 08:01 AM UTC
Yep, that is one big mellon !
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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2012 - 03:50 PM UTC

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...doesn't his head look a little big for the helmet?



Concur. Otherwise the figures look proportional and well done. One thing I was hoping for is that the models match the artwork which, to me, looks as though a couple figures are very young. These four faces look the same -- middle aged.

World War 2 Combat Uniforms and Insignia: great reference indeed!

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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2012 - 04:16 PM UTC
Thank you for the comments and feedback guys. I appreciate hearing it. His head does look a little big. I just figured he is a big headed individual.

I just recently started photographing both sides of the sprue to show both sides of all the pieces. What does everyone think about that? I think I will do that with all of my figure reviews from now on.


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World War 2 Combat Uniforms and Insignia: great reference indeed!



I use that book all of the time. It is a very handy reference book to have around.


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Cool Fred!! It is going to take me awhile to get there!!

Thank you everyone.

Randy