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    Author Sculpt mounted figures (40mm historical)

    Interesting start to a new range of 40mm old West figures from Author Sculpt, intended to form part of a series.









    Comparison to a 28mm figure from GW



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    Thanks for posting this CS, it's really nice, the trapper himself is very nicely sculpted and both horses are brilliant. I love the unusual shape of the base too. Briiliant!

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    He has a great style, I like this in 75mm he did a while back and 40mm is a very accessible scale.


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    Not at all what i would usually paint but that whole thing is brilliant. Love the base too. Thanks CS.
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    I'm a little confused at the last picture...shouldn't 40mm be bigger than 28mm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by White tiger View Post
    I'm a little confused at the last picture...shouldn't 40mm be bigger than 28mm?
    Couple of things to consider. Firstly I reckon if the horse and the trapper were upright they would be bigger, secondly scale is a bit of an odd measurement, some sculptors measure to the top of the head while other measure to the eyes. Thirdly GW scale creep!

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    GW do 32mm "heroic scale" now which basically means nothing is in the correct proportions. Heads, hands and weapons are massive compared to a true scale mini. Also Bretonnian horses are meant to be massive compared to normal ones. It is slightly amusing to see that mini used as a size comparisson though

    It is a lovely mini apart from his head which... I just don't like for some reason. I don't know whether it's the silly hat or the beard or a combination of the two but it puts me off.
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    Thanks CS I like those lots of nice detail on the trapper.

    Quote Originally Posted by White tiger View Post
    I'm a little confused at the last picture...shouldn't 40mm be bigger than 28mm?
    @WT GW scale leaves a lot to be desired if you put most of their range against true 28mm then GW come out more like 32mm or bigger.
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    That's dissapointing...I wonder if that's purposeful to make it harder to buy mini's other than theirs that will fit in with the armies.

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    Anyone know the price point for this mini. This is so awesome that I might have to get this and enter into a comp so as not to break the mini ban.
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