Some of the diverse factions that I am building for my VBCW collection are lacking in support weaponry. Luckily in amongst spare lead pile are some Renegade Miniatures French WW1 Hotchkiss machine guns models – time for supporters from across the Channel to ship some 'humanitarian aid' over to Blighty!
Each pack comes with the MG, an operator and loader, so a quick delve among the spare figures and the odd head swap or two was needed to create the third crewmember.
Firstly, the Welsh Nationalists, the ‘third man’ being a spare loader with the ammunition clip replaced with a pair of binoculars.
Secondly, the Anglican League – all crewmembers with with Westwind British heads; the third guy (standing) being a Foundry WW2 German.
Lastly the Socialists – the operator and loader with Westwind German heads; third guy another Foundry WW2 German (stick grenade removed) with a head from… well, can you guess?