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Blue Moon "28mm"

Blue Moon Manufacturing has civilians. These are from their Wild West group. They also have a 1920's set and a Victorian set.

Knuckleduster Wild West

Knuckleduster offers several sets of 28mm in their Wild West collection. They are approximately 30mm making them about 5'-5" tall they can be easily be made taller if need be.
Used the material from the base to make new "feet" to make the figure taller.

Compared to a Blue Moon and Fun & Games.
The "Gun Fighters Ball" figures are listed as 32mm and fit in perfectly.

Wargaming figure size is variable.


Shapeways has a variety of shops that have figures.

Search "1/55", "1/56" and "28mm".

These are from "Panzer VS Tanks" shop, their Merchant seaman collection.

Preiser 1/50th

Preiser offers well sculpted figures in 1/50 scale that can be altered to 1/55. The little unpainted figure in the pictures is a shortened 1/50. The Preiser figures tend to be "leggy" so the alteration isn't that difficult.

Tamiya 1/48 Military

Tamiya has 1/48 WWII figure sets. The figures are long legged with short torsos and can be converted. There are also separate arms.

WarGames Factory "28mm" Zombies

Wargames Factory offers "Zombies". They can be brought back to "life" with very little work. The set has separate heads and arms and a torso with a "Duster".
Work in progress conversion of a "Zombie" to "Engineer Bill".

MTH "Tinplate" Figures

MTH makes this set of figures (MTH 30-11043). There are 10 poses. 10 each of the standing figures. The seated figures fit the Bachmann On30 seats perfectly. Available from $23-$30 The standing figure is 5'-6".

Magnuson 1/48 Loggers

Fun & Games has the old Scale 48 Magnuson Loggers. They are 6 feet in Scale 55 and lanky in proportion so they look great.

Click here to go the Fun & Games website.