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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2012 - 09:40 AM UTC
Rick Cooper builds one of Bronco''s 25pdr crew figures to show how good they are!

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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2012 - 04:17 PM UTC
Hi Rick,

Nice work. You seem to have finished the figure as a CSgt but used the Officers Head and Cap which doesn't seem right unless the RA SNCOs were different to the rest of the British Army.

He'll work as an ordinary soldier if you use a different head.

As far as I can remember only the badges of rank would be worn on the Greatcoat. Divisional signs etc were for Battle Dress Only.

I'd agree though it's a nice generic type figure with several uses.

Now someone can jump in and prove me wrong

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2012 - 10:09 PM UTC
The only other possible issue is that from memory you need to remove the pips off of his shoulders.
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Posted: Monday, July 02, 2012 - 10:35 AM UTC
Hey Alqn and Darren,
Thanks for the tips, I think what I really should have done was slow down enough to think about what I was doing before I did it! This just emphasizes the need (for me at least) to check some references before you dive in. Admittedly, I got a little caught up in the desire to get it done quick. Now, where's my razor saw???
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Posted: Monday, July 02, 2012 - 10:40 AM UTC
Rick don't do that as this figure is far better suited as an officer, so use him as just that. the rest of the figures just make a man short gun crew which was not that rare.