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Construction Battalion Figure Releases

 

1/35 Scale, VLS

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Catalogue Number, Description and Price: CO 0070 - Worker with H/Saw
CO 0071 - Worker with Shovel
USD$11.95 each, available online from VLS website
Scale: 1/35
Contents and Media: See body text
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Crisp detail; high quality sculpting; simple parts breakdown and construction; versatile usage for various settings
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Recommended

Reviewed by Andrew Judson


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FirstLook

 

These are two new single figures from Construction Battalion, a fairly new line from VLS. The majority of releases to date have been individual construction materials, but several interesting figures are also available.

The first of of the new figures under review is a worker with a hand saw who is nicely posed getting stuck into his construction task. This figure could be used in many different scenes, military or civilian. The bowl haircut suggests 1920s or 1930s; or possibly wartime Europe as the ideal venues.

The second figure is a worker with a shovel. He is also well posed and suggests many vignette and diorama possibilities.

Both are cast in a pale cream coloured resin with minimal holding blocks. Care will need to be taken when removing the sa and the shovel from their blocks though.

In summary, these are both great looking and versatile figures in this new VLS brand, and I look forward to seeing more releases in this range.

Both Recommended

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Thanks to VLS for the review samples


These and other VLS products may be viewed at the VLS Website


Text and Images Copyright 2003 by Andrew Judson
Page Created 08 November, 2003
Last updated 08 November, 2003

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