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From: -MWS- <hauptman@s...>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 11:56:14 -0700
Subject: Re: [OT] Heavy Gear - ISO gear ID....

At 12:36 PM 10/25/2001 -0400, Tomb wrote:
>Hi dudes, sorry for the OT....
>But I'm trying to find another copy of a particular gear I own but
>know the name of (never played any DP9 stuff, just bought their figs
>SG2). It's from the older line of Gears (20mm?).
>The particular characteristic that sets it apart from the others is its
>weapon. It has a weapon I've termed a "railgun" - basically it is a
>rifle type weapon (Gear-scale...) with no visible magazine. The rifle,
>instead of having a round barrel, is very squarish/rectangular. The
>weapon is somewhere between 1.25 and 1.5" long, and is roughly uniform
>width and height from barrel to stock-end. The has flat sides, top and
>bottom (thus leading to its rectangular cross section and its
>non-tapering look).
>I've never seen this weapon on another gear - and I have about 15
>others. I _think_ it is a Northern Gear, but I'm not 100% sure.
>Sorry I don't have a picture that would be of any use (I have some at a
>great distance, but not enough to make out detail).
>So, anyone think they might know the name of this Gear? Or have an
>on-line library of Gear Pics with names that I can use to identify it?
>It is the one gear I'd really like to find more of. (Not that I won't
>buying others anyway! - I cleaned out our local supplier to get my
>current 15 or so.)

Hiya Tomb!

That weapon actually sounds like a DPG (Deployable Pack Gun) more than 
anything else, and there are quite a few Gear minis that wield it.  Is
trigger handle in the middle of the gun bottom (instead of being offset
the rear like most gun triggers are), and is there a small cylinder-like

piece (the gun hinge!) running across the middle of the top of the gun?

Take a look at the gun held by the Iguana 
(, and see if it looks the
. . .

Mark W Shurtleff
     aka "Togashi Gaijin" on the Clan War ML
     aka "Hauptman" on the GZG and Heavy Gear ML
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