Leadbear’s Scenic Tufts – Wargaming Recon #143


Leadbear’s Tufts are an exceptional scenic basing product from Australia. Listen to learn how you can save money on an incredible product.

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Leadbear’s Tufts Useful Links

  1. Leadbear’s Tufts Facebook page (ideal way to contact & order the tufts)
  2. Leadbear’s Tufts on eBay
  3. My Leadbear Tufts Unboxing video on Youtube

Varieties of Tufts

  1. Single color (dark green, light green, wild grass, beige, etc)
  2. Leafy tufts with flowers (purple, red)
  3. Crop strips
  4. Arid tufts (sparse in appearance)
  5. Flowers (purple, red, yellow, white)
  6. Stony tufts (small stones/rocks)
  7. Combo tufts (stony tufts with flowers, stony tufts with leafy tufts)
  8. Come in 4mm, 6mm, and 12mm sizes
  9. Made of Silflor MiniNatur materials

Cost Comparison

  • 120 6mm Leadbear’s Tufts costs 10 Australian (roughly $7.11 USD)
  • Cost per tuft = 6 cents USD
  • Cost per tuft including shipping = 7 cents USD
  • 44 6mm Army Painter tufts costs $6.99 USD (mostly small/unusable tufts)
  • Cost per tuft = 16 cents USD per tuft or 20-25 cents USD per tuft when comparing same size as Leadbear’s Tufts
  • Army Painter tufts cost 3 1/2 times MORE money than Leadbear’s Tufts
  • Both are made from the same Silflor MiniNatur materials
  • Leadbear’s Tufts are the BETTER BUY

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