Thursday, January 26, 2017

Goryunov SG-43

Hey All!


Just a small post - on a missing product in 15mm, the Soviet SG-43 Goryunov HMG.

In preparation for Salute 2017 in Vancouver, I realized I will need two SG-43 MMGs teams for the Schwere Kompanie 'Lost Panzers' scenario I am planning to host.

As pointed out on the BF forum, the mini is available in the Flames Of War Vietnam product line as the Type 57 HMG though it is missing the shield, has the wrong crew and carriage. I'm guessing you could head swap the crew and modify the uniform but I wanted to see if I could make something passable - and spending 50 bucks for 3 MGs is out of my budget!
I turned the barrel on the dremel and built the body from plastic.
Crew taken from the AA DsHK 1938 (modified) and midwar Maxim HMG blisters.
Little bits made from brass sheet...



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