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WW2 British Paratroopers Set B
CMOT
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 08:28 PM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at the second of two Paratrooper figure releases from Bronco Models ''World War 2 British Paratroopers in Action Set B''.

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AlanL
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Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 - 12:13 AM UTC
There are some Welbike options around already but I do like the trolly, an item that hasn't been done before as best I know.

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Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 02:46 PM UTC
the boxart shows a PIAT & rounds in the trolly? None in the kit?
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Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 04:03 PM UTC
The Piat is included and is a multi piece offering including a photo etched loading point.
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Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 07:31 PM UTC
Am I the only one who can't justify the 20 + price tag? I'm still hoping Bronco will release all their existing para figures separately from the rest of the kits. They are all on their own sprues so I'm sure it's possible.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 04:20 AM UTC
A lot of British WW2 Paratrooper kits have been featuring bikes and Welbikes. I have done some research into this and I have not found a lot of reference to widespreads use of these. Can anyone substantiate this?

I would love to have a Para breaking out an MG or other equipment from the parachute container instead of a folded minibike
callmehobbes
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Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:44 AM UTC
Totally agree. Tristar, Dragon and tamiya have already covered the bikes. I would have preferred a vickers, a mortar, a radio or a medical set.
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Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 05:20 AM UTC
With the frequency of the appearance of Biccycles and Welbikes one would think it was a regular occurance. In my reading the Welbikes were outdated with the introduction of the Horsa glider where they can offload jeeps and full size motorcycles.