Have a Gander – a propaganda

Here’s a small treat for all you folk who won’t be at Salute 2011, it’s my humble offering which will be on the table of the VBCW game being run by Red Rich. It’s a conversion of a Blue Moon Manufacturing resin vehicle into a BUF propaganda wagon. The biggest problem was the base vehicle, which had it been cast by Fenris would have been declared a miscast. It was full of bubbles, bent and skewed, missing a piece and had I not picked it up for a bargain from Red Knight games with this project in mind I’d have been furious at the quality, or lack of it.

The van section is just 1mm plasticard topped with a white metal replacement part for a Dinky toy from Ebay, and was just the shape I was after. The drivers side bears a large poster which I put together, and which you can help yourself to.

The rear just has a door, a couple of windows, and two posters but what’s that on the passenger side?

Why it’s the mobile BUF book shop, very popular as even the passenger is reading a book. Both he and the driver have been made with those brilliant plastic Warlord/Bolt Action Brits but with Gripping Beast heads so they have the caps which my BUF wear. There’s also a collection of informative posters, including a couple by gents of GWP.

Here a delightful young lady offers all the latest BUF literature, which is all made from actual front covers of BUF booklets cunningly shrunken down to the right size. Although not clear in the photo most have readable titles and on the newspapers you can make out the headlines.

One of the reasons the van is so boxy and large is so it can fit a small mpeg player inside. This is connected to a speaker which allows the speeches of Moseley to be played during a game, along with the occasional marching song, Now if that doesn’t convert the British to fascism nothing ever will.

Of course a picture paints a thousand words, and video paints at least seventeen more, so here’s a video of the Propaganda Wagon in action, excuse the wobbly camera as I only have three arms.

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10 Responses to “Have a Gander – a propaganda”

  1. Vampifan Says:

    Totally mad, Phil, but totally brilliant!

  2. Olly Says:

    Haha, that’s awesome!

  3. 6milphil Says:

    Glad you liked it, went down well at Salute. The din drowned out the sound, but did seem to help the BUF.

  4. Neil Says:

    Thanks for the photos Phil. I couldn’t make Salute so I was interested to see them.

    As for the “delightful” young lady in the van, she is a tart with excessive red lip stick. That says it all for me, with the BUF. I’m going commie!

  5. Michael Awdry Says:

    Amazing! I saw it on the table, which I have to say looked fabulous. Great work, Sir!

  6. Von Youngman Says:

    wow. amazing! shame i wasn’t there to see it!

  7. 6milphil Says:

    Happy you liked it chaps. Neil appreciate the underlying sentiment, I play AL myself.

  8. mightyminiatures Says:

    I didn’t realise it was yours! I have seen it and i Am amazed (even though it hurts my eyes to see so many fascist posters and literature displayed 😉
    Well done!

  9. DaveRose Says:

    should be selling the Daily Mail

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