Author Archives: John

Happy new year

Just wanted to post a quick happy new year message to all my customers and supporters many thanks for all your orders and encouragement people you’ve all helped to make vanguard miniatures a great success.

So happy new year to one and all regards John

Holiday message 24/12/16

Well it’s nearly the end of my first full year trading hear at vanguard and i’ve been really busy I can tell you your custom and support has been much appreciated. I have released 30 new products this year which for a small company just starting out is fantastic and shows the kind of support and encouragment i’m receiving from the community as a whole. I must thank Ben, Stefan and Ben, my three designers for all their hard work in creating these new models for me cheers guys. Many thanks too to all my customers for making this a very successful year for me you guys/gals are what make it all worthwhile.

We have plenty of new releases scheduled for the new year and several existing items will be re-worked/updated too, also i’ve a few secret projects rolling which will be revealed as they near readyness for release. There are several new produce ranges i’m looking to import as time and finances allow and onslaught minis shipments continue to roll in.

So all that remains is for me to wish all my customers a very happy christmas holiday and a prosperous new year.

Regards John

Novan elites trojans 18/12/16

A quick word on the trojan models. I have been re-packaging the trojans and support tank packs to give more options for purchase. So now you can buy just a basic pack of trojan APC’s and also a pack of trojan IFV’s with the turret options. The support tank pack now contains four multiple rocket launcher turrets and one optional anti aircraft missile turret. Also available now is a two vehicle anti aircraft set to aid in defence of your other vehicle squadrons.

On other news two more boxes of onslaught stock have arrived in the UK which I hope to receive over the holiday period. Next month should also see the start of regular monthly new releases for the DiD range.

General news 01/12/16

All onslaught prices have now been reviewed and set i’ve kept the rise as small as practicable so my prices are still cheaper than buying direct from the states so there is that. Three new releases for the range are OTC command, OTC neo ninja and the stygian vampire gliders all can be found in their respective army sections. I have another batch headed my way soon this should include the talos model.

Full re-stock of battlescene designs resin and MDF  buildings are in but several MDF items are in limited supply so snap them up while you can.

Wave 2, my wave 2 re-stock has arrived today so all the original pre-order items will be in stock as soon as I can process the castings and upload to the site. Hope to have everything on sale by the end of next week, just in time for christmas.

Regards John

Onslaught news 23/11/16

Onslaught Miniatures News

First the good news my re-stock of onslaught minis is due any day now so I should have everything back in stock, there is another batch still to come which I hope to see this side of christmas.

Second a price increase, over this last year i’ve kept onslaught prices down despite the weakened pound and the reduced buying power this has entailed plus several other factors that have increased overheads. Currently my prices are cheaper than buying direct from the states.

For example: Infantry packs are £6.48 from the states and only £5.75 in my store and Vehicle packs are £10.68 from the states and £9.60 from me a difference of 0.73p and £1.08 respectively. I also have to factor in import duty and VAT on top of this so i’m afraid I need to bring the prices up to the recomended retail price in order to keep the books balanced.

I know everyone hates price rises and i’ve kept them low for as long as I could, once the new stock arrives i’ll be updating the site with the new prices.

So people sorry about this but it has to happen, in order to soften the blow i’ll keep the current prices until the end of the month wednesday november 30th you have until then to buy at current prices.

Regards John