Like Father Like Son
images by Brett Green
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Warriors’ vignette, “Like Father Like Son”,
was a fantastic set to work on. As soon as I was presented with the box
I was itching to get on with it!
Inspecting the contents reinforces the good impression of the box art.
The resin is presented in the typically high standards of Warriors. For
a more detailed examination of the unassembled contents, see
Brett Green's review.
The vignette set comprises a base, a chunk of T-34 and the figures of
the father and the son. There are 30 parts in total, and the detail in
these pictures speaks for itself.
Cleanup of the resin parts was generally
easy and all the pieces fitted together well. My only problem was the
dreaded large casting blocks on the delicate weapons.
The elements were painted using Valejo acrylics and Testor’s Model
Once all the individual items were assembled and painted, it was time to
bring the story to life. All the components fitted well on the base, but
the figures had to be moved around a bit to get a sensible relationship.
In the end I placed a small piece of rubble from Firestorm Models under
one foot of the son. Voila!
The completed vignette well conveys the
impression of a father and son reunited for the final chapter of
conflict in Berlin, May 1945.
I recommend Warriors’ “Father and Son” vignette to all modellers.
Model and Text Copyright © 2002 by
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Brett T. Green
Page Created 11 October, 2002
Last Updated 04 June, 2007
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