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Offline mr chumley warner

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Russian Alternative ?
« on: July 06, 2018, 03:35:51 PM »
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Re: Russian Alternative ?
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2018, 09:37:05 PM »
wow some of those are really nice
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Re: Russian Alternative ?
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2018, 10:03:21 PM »
I bought some chaos dwarfs a few years back. This was from ebay, no problems with payment or delivery, it just took a while (but they said so and I was okay with it). They sell most stuff in resin and for a few dollars more in metal. I picked resin and there were some dodgy bubbles in places but nothing major. Supposedly the metal versions are better. you get what you pay for. I was impressed by their packaging. very professional and there was no breakage in the resin...until I laid my hands on it.

I really like their sculpts, keep in mind though that what is pictured must have been painted by some god-like being.
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Offline Illumini

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Re: Russian Alternative ?
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2018, 06:32:01 PM »
I have a bunch of their chaos marauders in my Norscan army, way better miniatures than the GW marauders, and well priced as well. I especially liked the weapons and axes. The bodies were good, but if you get many, the poses are a bit repetitive without conversion work. The heads were the weakest area, although the helmeted ones were generally fine.

You can see the result here: https://mandollies.com/2018/03/04/norscan-marauder-hordes/
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Offline Warlord

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Re: Russian Alternative ?
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2018, 12:12:42 AM »
The Chaos Dwarves look great. I have no idea of resin quality though.
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Re: Russian Alternative ?
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2018, 09:23:32 AM »
I love their range. Never really bough metal figures though.  :smile2:
As for the resin it is of average quality, breaks relatively easilly, so I had to be careful with mustache and small parts, but the detalization is very high and the price is more that reasonable.

My Desert Dwarfs http://warhammer-empire.com/theforum/index.php?topic=52647.0 are from them.

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Re: Russian Alternative ?
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2018, 01:42:23 PM »
The Russians are some of the most talented modelers out there. Seriously, these look great!
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Re: Russian Alternative ?
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2018, 11:26:10 PM »
I considered some of their Chaos Dwarves a few years back. It's all great, but pricey.
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