Re: Nailing Dirtside/Stargrunt Chamber Pots (was Re:[GZG] More re: [OFFICIAL] Salute releases....!)
From: Oerjan Ariander <oerjan.ariander@r...>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 22:34:45 +0200
Subject: Re: Nailing Dirtside/Stargrunt Chamber Pots (was Re:[GZG] More re: [OFFICIAL] Salute releases....!)
John Tailby wrote:
>>However, there's very little point in having a basic "turret" or
>>piece if the "add-on" pieces are going to cover most of it anyway so
>>"larger parts" in question are effectively the turret and the 1-3 hull
>>sections. From the manufacturing-logistics point of view, that makes
>>variants of the same basic vehicle effectively the same as entirely
>My suggestion was based on the approach taken by Battlefront in their
>manufacture of flames of war models.
>They produce a very nice range of WW2 vehicles in 15mm.
>Their range includes "vehicle stowage" packs.
>Tanks kits come with different turret variations and separate spaced
My point is that today's applique armours only rarely are simple skirts
spaced-armour plates like those fitted to on WW2 tanks; tnstead they
to cover most or all of the vehicle with a tight-fitting outer skin. The
following images of Israeli M113 variants are rather extreme examples of
this, but they were the first I found that aren't password-protected:
Basic M113 (in Israeli service):
Israeli Zelda 2:
Not much point in a miniatures manufacturer to provide add-on Zelda or
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