The ones who are posed to turn the wheels and the one who appears to be aiming the gun (on the left of the pic) have slightly lobster type Hands but in the main the Crew is fine, especialy the officer,
|Not a ramrod, which would be useless for a breech loader but a sponge for cleaning the Barrel*|
The Barrel of the gun was (on all three sprues) was a bit bent but hot water Treatment sorts that and the trunions on the Barrel needed shortening...apart from that, the gun fits together well, the only bit of glueing needed was the adjuster under the breech.
Interestingly, the guns breech is modelled with a friction primer guard...a field Alteration that was taken to stop the friction primer (inserted into the rear of the breech) flying out due to the pressure created when firing the gun.
|Pic hosted at Civil war Wiki Net|
Not just Whitworths but also an accurate version of a 10pdr Parrot rifle and ...Napoleons, and seige guns and...... they come with Equipment or without as can be seen below.
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You want them but not in 172nd scale? Well, no probs as he says;
Customization?We can do some customizations of the models, just ask for price info. And no problem with other scales than 1/72, please make a request and we can propably resolve it and also calculate the price difference for you.
*Apparently the breech was prone to jamming so they were loaded as a breechloader so a ram coud be usefull.