(Somewhat) New American Diorama figs

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(Somewhat) New American Diorama figs

Post by c44 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:18 pm

American Diorama has released four MP figures as a follow-up to their drivers and infantryman...I came across these quite a few weeks ago but
I keep changing my mind whether I want them or not...the sculpting of the weapons is the weakest aspect...the Thompson gunner seems to be the best of the lot but when posed together (in front of a hummer, no less) they sort of evoke four hipsters on the way to a costume party :)

Check them out at https://www.diecastmodelswholesale.com/ ... n-diorama/

What do you think, worth picking up?
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Post by Axis Nightmare » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:42 pm

If you're looking for an honest opinion....No. Especially not for over $40. The molded on weapons look really bad. They look like someone painted some old green army men. They remind me of some of the poorly done, bulky 1/30 and 1/32 stuff.
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Post by dannyc » Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:24 am

Oh god the out of regulation facial hair

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Re: (Somewhat) New American Diorama figs

Post by zodiacflash » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:41 pm

Really surprised by the poor detail in these (and yeah, the facial hair, too WTF) I've gotten a few of their female figurines, and the detail on those is OK. Not quite as good as the Fast Women brand from years ago, though. Guess I hadn't thought about the fact there isn't much out there for 1:18 military diorama figurines.
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Re: (Somewhat) New American Diorama figs

Post by granch » Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:13 pm

Not only the facial hair is disturbing. 3 of 4 are looking to the sky. Are they air trafic control MP? Or only looking to a tank commander in his turret?

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Re: (Somewhat) New American Diorama figs

Post by tmanthegreat » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:22 am

Those figures look like junk and what the heck is up with their rifles? If you need good WWII figures, just track down some of the old 21st or BBI figures or get some of the new Marauder Task Force WWII figures.
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