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: Viet Cong BAR Gunner
Graywolf
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Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 08:25 AM UTC


Another nice addition to Paracel Miniatures Viet Cong series figures with US rifle and equipment.

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rmarti86
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Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:00 AM UTC
A fat VC. Hmmmm
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Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 04:08 PM UTC
I like Parcel figures but this one just isn't convincing; I've never seen photos of Vietnamese with legs that thick, let alone these arms.
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Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:29 PM UTC

Quoted Text

A fat VC. Hmmmm



He does look well fed.
Klaus-Adler
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Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 11:31 PM UTC
i have to agree, this figure just doesn't work for me either, way to bulky looking and the colour of clothing doesn't look very convincing either and it doesn't feel right the way he is "totting" that BAR.
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Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 06:28 AM UTC
I've shot a BAR and they're hefty. I wouldn't be holding it like that for long. If he had the weight resting on his web belt the other side would be sagging. Plus the BAR looks a little short.