WELCOME to PICO ARMOR!
PicoArmor is a website dedicated to war gaming at the 1/600 scale. We are offering Oddzial Osmy (O8) miniatures and our 3mm buildings as leading products. We also carry Brigade Models excellent line of 2mm buildings and terrain that blend in very nicely on the gaming table with the 3mm miniatures.
Shipping Delays: 31 Oct - 4 Nov
Our apologies for the inconvenience, but any orders placed between 31 Oct. to 4 Nov. will not ship out until November 5th. John G. is at a workshop this weekend and will not be able to process the orders until afterwards.
New Arrivals Soon!
The new October releases should be arriving sometime within the next ten days. You can review the list and photos on the New Products page.
1. We finally have a new supply of the S6-301 (Stone-built Bridges) again. They just arrived and are now available.
2. We also received more stock of the Brigade Models terrain. Prime among these is the Normandy Village set that we had been out of stock for.
Out of Stock
Prime among these are the Soviet Red Star (Ru-600-1) and the U.S. high visibility (US-600-5) decals. We are working on orders for new stock but it will be possibly four to five months before new decals come in.
Hussari, 15mm Si-Fi
Some of you have been asking about what the new Hussari figures in the 15mm Si-Fi line represent. I checked with Marcin, stating that I assumed they were an interpretation of the Polish Winged Hussars, and this is what he sent back:
"The Hussari indeed have their roots in the look of the Winged Hussars from the XVII Century. They are designed as a heavy assault infantry unit cooperating sometimes with NVL light infantry. I had nothing specific in mind when making the wings. They can be force field generators, part of a decoy system, a kind of jump-pack, or just there for a cool look."
Looks like you are all free to interpret the "wings" freely as to how you utlize them in your gaming. Enjoy! Also, there are more Hussari figures coming up in the future.
Due to the ongoing and inconsiderate intrusion of real life distractors we remain planning additional expansion of the web site but not quite able to complete the projects. Please bear with us.
- Updates to the links page as some of you have noted several are no longer functional.
- Over the next few months we still hope to start the photo gallery with lots of new pictures from many of you who sent us photos of your minis.
- John S. continues to hope to post up a couple of tutorials on painting and basing the O8 minis.
- We often receive questions about the material used in the casting of the O8 line of miniatures. Marcin uses an aluminum-zinc alloy for these. It tends to be much harder than what many makers use. Consequently they can be brittle and gun barrels will sometimes snap off when you try to remove sprews and flashing. We recommend the use of actual wire snips to do this. For those with access, the model we use is the Sears Craftsman 45660 Professional. We get good clean cuts with it.
- We continue to find odds and ends of data that get garbled as work is done to the web site. We have catch some of these things but not always. If you find items that are missing information or have something that does not make sense, please let us know so we can update it properly.
- The Johns
Updated: 28 Oct. 2014