Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 05:56 PM UTC
Another new company entering the fray is Gecko Models with four 1/35th scale announcements. Gecko Models are coming in with a bang by offering two armoured vehicles and two figure sets that I am particularly interested in.
It is unusual to see a new company hit the market with four new 1/35th scale offerings, but that is exactly what Gecko Models has done with the following offerings:

35GM0001 - Cruiser Tank Mk II CS, A10 CS Mk IA
35GM0005 - Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk II, 742 (e) (-10)
35GM0013 - WW2 British MG Team in Combat (N.W Europe)
35GM0014 - WW2 British MG Team Marching (N.W Europe)

The figures are the first infantry I have seen wearing the combat jerkin. Another point of interest are the kit numbers which indicates that Gecko Models has at least 14 items in the works.
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So the hint about the A10 back in september was right. Very happy to see this one in plastic at last!
APR 14, 2017 - 05:40 PM
I really like the two British MG offerings, very useful. Particularly the team on patrol. Going to have to see what the kits are like in person.
APR 15, 2017 - 07:45 AM
A10? Nice!
APR 17, 2017 - 01:19 AM
Very welcome releases indeed, I have been eagerly awaitng the A10's and the figures are just Icing on the cake Al
APR 17, 2017 - 07:05 AM
Why is the prone figure using a range finder? For the .30 cal?? Never seen an MG crew use an optical rangefinder.
APR 17, 2017 - 07:40 PM
The Brits were fond of using the Vickers for indirect fire in both World Wars, working up a complicated but well-coordinated drill. The rangefinder was a pretty essential component of that operation.
APR 18, 2017 - 06:00 PM
MG crew use an optical rangefinder picture
APR 18, 2017 - 09:58 PM
"Raining" MG fire on trenches was a favorite English tactic from both world wars. They were very good at it. Says Grandpa Schmidt, not much else, but that yes
APR 19, 2017 - 12:19 AM
Very interesting picture ! Thanks for sharing
APR 26, 2017 - 01:27 AM

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