Knowledge Base and FAQs

Answers to some common questions…

We are an Internet based, 28mm sized, white-metal, historical wargames, miniature manufacturer & mail-order specialist retailer.

At busy times or if your choice of minis is out of stock, we are required to cast items to order. This can delay the shipping of an order.

If your order is over a couple of weeks old, or you feel there may be an issue with shipment or delivery, please Contact us on this link.

Please direct all Kickstarter related questions to us on Kickstarter, it makes it much easier to track and trace your Pledge, Rewards and Shipment, if you Message us on the main Kickstarter Site here.

Well, in general they are 28mm ‘sized’. 28mm is not a true representation of ‘scale’ some proportions are tweaked to give representations that are pleasing on the eye, not necessarily to ‘scale’, but the closest scale we give as compatible with TAG minis 1/56th.

TAG miniatures are made from a white-metal alloy that contains Lead, which may be harmful if ingested.

Please take care to ensure that white-metal does not get into your mouth, avoid eating, drinking and smoking whist handling unpainted miniatures, and always wash your hands after.

For more information on working with white metal, this document is very informative, Lead & You, its primarily aimed at British Industry, but does contain all the relevant health information.

In general we are not interested in Traders, we give poor discount for bulk sales, we charge you the shipping cost, take the cash up front and take an age to deliver.

But if this still doesn’t put you off, please contact us and we’ll answer you as swiftly as possible.

Errr… no…

We have plenty of Customers willing to pay the prices shown, and we already feel we offer great value for money, so we try never to discount our prices.

The only way to get money off is to subscribe to Membership+, which gives a one off 10% Discount Coupon, and offers free postage on all orders.

Yup, sure do…

It’s here, give us a Like.

The Fantasy miniatures, which all are shown with slotted base tabs, do indeed come with plastic bases.

20mm squares for foot, or 25mm x 50mm for the mounted models.

All the others have integral metal bases.

All packs are given the weapons and equipment, parts and shields, necessary to make up the total number of models listed as the pack content on the cart, normally four for infantry packs or 3 for mounted packs.

The exception to this is than we do not provide pikes, half-pike or standard poles, these would be ugly and impractical in white metal, and we recommend steel wire for these.

Some Products listed in our Shop such as Starter Armies and Unit Builders, have a choice of items shown like this;

  • 2 x REN0128/REN129/REN0130/REN131.

What happens generally with these products is that we pick them from our stock here as to complete the Order as quickly as possible.

We try not to give ugly multiple of packs if we can, we know you’d like a good mixture of the models available.

But… if you would like to pick your specific packs, from the ones listed on the Product page, then we can do that.

Normally we ask Customers to fill their requirements into the Order Note box at the Checkout of the Cart, but if you have already placed your Order, don’t worry, we can to do it manually though email. (shopping@theassultgroup.com)

Picking packs in this way can slow down your Order, but if you are willing to wait a little longer, you WILL get the minis that meet your specific requirements.

Our list of Freebie minis is huge, and there are a lot of great minis on it, which normally we give away…

But some folks don’t want to buy 6 packs, just to get one model for free… which is understandable…

So, this is what we do…

If you would like one (1) Freebie; and you promise, promise, promise, to paint it and send us a picture to our Gallery, you can have one (1).

Just Email your choice (example: APM-a, Marine eating Chow) with your Delivery Address, to info@theassaultgroup.com and we’ll send you one (1).

Or…

If you’d like more (MORE!), or don’t feel you are up to showing showing off your paint job Online, then buy any number of Normal packs, and add your choices of Freebie, in multiples of four (4) to the Order Notes box at the checkout

example: Please Replace APMoo1 with APM-a, APM-b, APM-c, APM-d, and we’ll do the rest.

I hope that helps

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