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  • Simon replied to the topic Royal Navy Section in the forum Bolt Action 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    “The Navy’s here!”

    My naval landing party comprising two full sections, an anti-tank rifle team, a sniper and his number two, and a Lieutenant to lead them.

  • Simon replied to the topic Royal Navy Section in the forum Bolt Action 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I did buy both of Regiment Games’ command packs (they are sold by Badger Games of Milwaukee) and a family member brought them back into the UK for me.  Here is my review:

    The figures are cleanly moulded with little flash (especially when taking the age of the moulds into account) and only needed a little attention with a needle file. The poses…[Read more]

  • Simon replied to the topic Royal Navy Section in the forum Bolt Action 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I wrote a reasonable review for the Naval Section figures but Warlord Games haven’t uploaded it to the website.  They’re not alone with this as other manufacturers haven’t either; in fact are there any reviews on Warlord Games’ website?

    Anyway, here is my review of the Naval Section:
    <p class=”western” align=”LEFT”>This is a set of ten metal…[Read more]

  • Simon replied to the topic Royal Navy Section in the forum Bolt Action 3 months, 1 week ago

    My BA army includes two RN Sections at the moment; I cost them the same as for normal army sections, ie regular or veteran.  The other gamers in my club are quite happy about this, as they are effectively the same as army sections, just in a different uniform.  I’ve just managed to buy some RN officer figures, so they’ll have their own officers t…[Read more]

  • I was rather disappointed with the ‘Molotov Cocktails’ in the Naval Section set; they are petrol bombs, complete with wicks!  My first move was to simply remove the wicks and paint the bottle tops red, but this made two of the figures look like sailors out on the razz on Unionstrasse* of a Saturday night.  For my second set I replace two of the h…[Read more]

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  • I would like to add my thanks to Warlord’s customer support; I had bought a British Army Support Group which was missing one of the 3″ mortar crew.  A replacement figure was put in the post to me straight away.

     

    Simon.

  • I am an old-school wargamer, having started back in the 1970s -my school had a wargames club.  I’ve recently retired and have moved to Scotland; initially I wasn’t going to try Bolt Action as my current club only use the 28mm figures and my pension won’t quite support the cost, but I let myself be persuaded.  I now have a section of British i…[Read more]

  • Simon became a registered member 6 months, 3 weeks ago