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Posted: Saturday, December 08, 2018 - 01:01 PM UTC

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Awesome!



any more detailed, and they'd actually work! Which Humvee would mount the miniguns, anyone?



U.S. Special Forces would mount them.
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Posted: Saturday, December 08, 2018 - 10:31 AM UTC

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any more detailed, and they'd actually work! Which Humvee would mount the miniguns, anyone?



This link says...Firing the M134 Dillon Aero Minigun from an M1114 HMMWV
"In 2004 the 7.62 3,000 rounds per minute Dillon Aero was not in the Army inventory so the owners of Dillon Aero loaned an Army unit in Iraq two Dillon Aeros so they could mount them on vehicles. The psychological impact on the enemy was impressive."

https://youtu.be/ttjU3HiE_y0
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Posted: Saturday, December 08, 2018 - 10:06 AM UTC

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Awesome!



any more detailed, and they'd actually work! Which Humvee would mount the miniguns, anyone?
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Posted: Saturday, December 08, 2018 - 05:10 AM UTC
Awesome!
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Posted: Saturday, December 08, 2018 - 03:33 AM UTC
Kylie thank you!

The Legend's Dec release - M134D Minigun, Multi-Mission Compatible (MMC) System, w/ 3,000rd M134D 3-Bay Ammunition can

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Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:22 PM UTC

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As a little FYI, Peter has released M4 mags in 1/16 as an option https://www.shapeways.com/product/P66HK6G6F/1-16-spm-16-022-5-56-magpul-hk-mags-in-fastmag-p?optionId=73178927 As a service to you all, I’ve ordered some and will let you know just how good they are soon. Being a big fan of all things Samofptr, I expect the mags will be worth the money.



These arrived today, and are excellent. There are quiet a few mags on the sprue in different configurations. All are excellent. Thanks, Peter.
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Posted: Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 06:50 AM UTC
Thank you, Peter; & great work on the AGL, too.
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Posted: Friday, November 23, 2018 - 11:57 PM UTC
A soldier in flip flops, shorts, teeshirt, IOTV, & helmet - Rest + work option?. Hmm, I'll think about it

The General Dynamics Mk 47 Striker AGL LVSII Sight - sets fron Legend's release
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Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - 12:24 PM UTC
Great stuff, Peter; looks amazing.

On Shapeways, you have a 1/16 HMG 50cal M2 (a thing of resin scale beauty, see below) do you have any plans to release a figure to accompany that, please? Maybe a soldier in flip flops, shorts, teeshirt, IOTV, & helmet?


https://www.shapeways.com/product/73NEK7LYV/1-16-spm-16-015-m2-01-browning-m2-cal-50?optionId=57770427
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Posted: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 11:57 PM UTC
Thank you Kylie As I know, the Shapeways is developing technology, so I hope the quality is grow
The M134D Minigun pictures from Legend's release
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Posted: Saturday, November 03, 2018 - 06:34 AM UTC
As a little FYI, Peter has released M4 mags in 1/16 as an option https://www.shapeways.com/product/P66HK6G6F/1-16-spm-16-022-5-56-magpul-hk-mags-in-fastmag-p?optionId=73178927 As a service to you all, I’ve ordered some and will let you know just how good they are soon. Being a big fan of all things Samofptr, I expect the mags will be worth the money.
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Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 08:12 AM UTC
Hello Peter, thank you for the great figures! I look forward to adding this one to my squad of US SF. And whatever you have planned next.
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Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:27 AM UTC
Thank you so much friends, I'm really glad that you liked the new SEAL#4 character! I Hope the 1/16 scale version will be released soon, the masters of Legends are especially strong on a large scale works, and on the models keep all the smallest details.
And thanks to Peter Ong and Kylie Newton for the suggestions and discussion of different ideas in the process of working on the figure characters

Eric, thanks for the professional detailed review of the TOW sets
http://www.aeroscale.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=262431&page=1
It's an interesting idea to make a side-by-side comparison of MCTAGS sets of Legends and “other company”. I noticed a lot of mistakes and distortions on the MCTAGS sets from “other company” , and I can say that the MCTAGS set from Legend it is the only one on the market correct set of MCTAGS turret.
And I'm ready to do the M1151 A/C unit

Also a very interesting topic on the Legends MCTAGS turret from Pete Becerra
http://www.aeroscale.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=266783&page=1

Separate many thanks for Brent Sauer for exellent information sources!
http://www.hmmwvinscale.com/ and on Facebook too
http://www.primeportal.net/
This is a real encyclopedic resources for Hamvee and other military vehicles.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 05:38 AM UTC
Thank you Brent. Stay safe in your travels. I'm good at shaking trees!

Regards,

Eric
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Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 04:06 AM UTC

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Brent, that is exactly what we're looking for. Some really good detail shots. There are a few available on websites but they are of commercial units, not the military ones. The units that come with a Legend set for the Academy M1151 look nothing like the real units. Thank you for any help you can give us.

Regards,

Eric



The Army has me traveling for two weeks. When I can get around a HMMWV or my motorpool in the middle of April (which ever happens first) I will see if there is a decent photo to be had. You really don't see much I don't think.

If you don't hear from me by the 10th or so, you may need to shake my tree.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 02:54 AM UTC
Brent, that is exactly what we're looking for. Some really good detail shots. There are a few available on websites but they are of commercial units, not the military ones. The units that come with a Legend set for the Academy M1151 look nothing like the real units. Thank you for any help you can give us.

Regards,

Eric
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Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 01:51 AM UTC

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Brent, I did look at all of the walk-arounds I could find by yourself and Pete Becerra. I just wanted to provide Peter with the best photos I could. I don't know if the ones I could find would be enough for him to build the 3d model from. I've been talking to him through Shapeways for a while about doing the A/C units because they are a major feature missing from the Academy kit. I also need to provide him with dimensions and photos of the Bronco M1114 and Academy M1151 wheel wells with dimensions so he can get them to fit nice and clean. I am thinking about using the Bronco and Academy kits to build a frankenkit to get the best M1167 I can.

Regards,

Eric



So you need to see how the Red Dot units fit in the wheel wells?
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Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 09:14 AM UTC
Brent, I did look at all of the walk-arounds I could find by yourself and Pete Becerra. I just wanted to provide Peter with the best photos I could. I don't know if the ones I could find would be enough for him to build the 3d model from. I've been talking to him through Shapeways for a while about doing the A/C units because they are a major feature missing from the Academy kit. I also need to provide him with dimensions and photos of the Bronco M1114 and Academy M1151 wheel wells with dimensions so he can get them to fit nice and clean. I am thinking about using the Bronco and Academy kits to build a frankenkit to get the best M1167 I can.

Regards,

Eric
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Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 08:53 AM UTC

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Peter, this latest figure looks like another hit for you and Legend. The tomahawk is a nice touch. I just received your new MCTAGS from Legend. I think it will be an easier build than the other kits on the market. I like the options you've included in the kit. It truly is a great offering. I wish I had an inbuilt MCTAGS from the other company to do a side-by-side comparison. The price from Legend is a bit steep though. I'm still trying to find good photos of the M1151 A/C unit for you! I haven't forgotten.

Regards,

Eric



Eric, did you not look at any of my M11XX walk-arounds?
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Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 08:52 AM UTC
Man I have some catching up/buying to do.
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Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018 - 09:25 PM UTC
Peter, this latest figure looks like another hit for you and Legend. The tomahawk is a nice touch. I just received your new MCTAGS from Legend. I think it will be an easier build than the other kits on the market. I like the options you've included in the kit. It truly is a great offering. I wish I had an inbuilt MCTAGS from the other company to do a side-by-side comparison. The price from Legend is a bit steep though. I'm still trying to find good photos of the M1151 A/C unit for you! I haven't forgotten.

Regards,

Eric