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I'm still reading through the thread, but I've done a lot of Warlord Ancients / Modern / Scifi.  As to "Your Toy Soldiers Have The Wrong Buttons", I nearly always make mine steampunk, Scifi when it wasn't, or mix kits.  A WW2 soldier with a raygun is a perfectly appropriate opponent for The Nights of Ni with jetpacks.

 

My border-world SciFi Resistance Force is a mix if US/Russian/German WW2 models assembled more or less at random from all three kits dumped into a single box.

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I'm assembling my British 6-pound cannon from the starter set, and there's this weird screw-looking thing on the metal sprue that I can't figure out.  It's a long threaded cylinder, about 1 scale foot long, with an end shaped like a cruciform faucet handle.  I think this might be for the limber, but I can't seem to find any pictures of it.

 

Anybody know what this is?

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Just now, buglips*the*goblin said:

I'm assembling my British 6-pound cannon from the starter set, and there's this weird screw-looking thing on the metal sprue that I can't figure out.  It's a long threaded cylinder, about 1 scale foot long, with an end shaped like a cruciform faucet handle.  I think this might be for the limber, but I can't seem to find any pictures of it.

 

Anybody know what this is?

 

At a guess, it's probably an elevation screw, used to raise and lower the breech and adjust ranges.

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5 minutes ago, Doug Sundseth said:

 

At a guess, it's probably an elevation screw, used to raise and lower the breech and adjust ranges.

 

This would also make sense.  Any idea where it might go?  

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Just now, buglips*the*goblin said:

 

This would also make sense.  Any idea where it might go?  

 

If that's what it is, it should go vertically between the upper end of the trail and the breech.

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25 minutes ago, Doug Sundseth said:

 

If that's what it is, it should go vertically between the upper end of the trail and the breech.

 

Ok, yeah, there's a divot in the trail for it. Thanks!  Never built one of these before, hard to tell what's molded detail and what isn't.

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On 4/15/2019 at 2:02 AM, Glitterwolf said:

 

Like I said, not a gamer but I have been looking at these to flesh out my Conquistadore Army in my Lost World.

They could fit in.

 

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor warlord pike and shotteAfbeeldingsresultaat voor warlord religious wars

 

You might want to check out Warlords current sprue sale.

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