Battle of El Alamein: War in the Desert

El Alamein is your introduction to the exciting world of Flames Of War, the world’s most popular World War II miniatures game.

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Flexible Plastic Figures

Working With Flexible Plastic
Many of our new infantry and gun crew figures are have been produced using a new casting technique and material we have been developing.

To find out how easy it is to prepare and paint these new plastic figures click on the link below.

Working With Flexible Plastic...

Step 1. Begin assembly of the 8.8cm Heavy AA gun by attaching the outrigging arms to the central cruciform.
Below: The completed cruciform mount. Step 2. Next, attach the barrel rest to the central cruciform.
Step 3. Join the two halves of the gun mount together sandwiching the 8.8cm barrel assembly between them.
Step 4. Next, attach the gun shield to the front of the gun mount and barrel assembly.
Step 5. Complete assembly of the 8.8cm Heavy AA gun by attaching the gun assembly to the cruciform mount. Step 6. The 8.8cm Heavy AA gun is based on a large six-hole base.
Step 7. Use the base plugs to fill any holes on the bases that aren't required. Step 8. Next, attach the gunner.
Below: The gunner figure in positioned correctly. Step 9. Position the rest of the gun crew on the base.
Step 10. Finally, add the 8.8cm Heavy AA gun to the base. Optional Step: Use the spent ammunition casing, loose ammunition and ratten ammunition cases to personalise your 8.8cm Heavy AA gun.
Flexible Plastic Figures

Working With Flexible Plastic
Many of our new infantry and gun crew figures are have been produced using a new casting technique and material we have been developing.

To find out how easy it is to prepare and paint these new plastic figures click on the link below.

Working With Flexible Plastic...


Last Updated On Thursday, November 9, 2017 by Luke at Battlefront