Sunday, 10 February 2019

Movement Trays

They aren´t  included in the old Airfix rules but moving 16 Regiments with 10 individual bases @ 2 bods a base per Regiment was time consuming so I had to have some movement trays.
Made using 2mm Wood sheet that came as part of the packaging for a ready built Sideboard. A pain to cut the Frame and glue it to the base so to save my nerves I made 2 a day.
All the Union and confederate Regiments happily based



Remember the new 1/72nd ACW range by

A choice of scales has now been added. The poses can be ordered in 6mm upwards for example HERE

8 comments:

  1. Nice green fruit from your labors.

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  2. Your posts always bring back the Joy's of younger years! Long summer days of nothing but war gaming with my eldest brother. Times seemed so much simpler then.

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    1. Times were simpler. Ok, in Terms of the Hobby, less choice compared with now but our imaginations filled the gaps. Back then I would have been more than happy with strips of cereal boxes to base the troops, mtrays weren´t even thought of then...not really "old School" but considering the amount of troops..a definate must. Though I suppose I could have just made flat trays without the edging.
      I remember even going down the road (way back as a nipper) of painting up WWII bods in winter gear and playing outside with them in the snow..until my fingers froze :-)

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    2. Times definitely were simpler, and yeah the hobby drove a need for conversions. I converted Airfix commandos in to zouaves "badly may I add" the subbuteo pitch doubled up as a battle field and airfix was the mainstay of everything wargame related 🙂

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  3. They do the job just like it says on the thin!

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