Re: Nailing Dirtside/Stargrunt Chamber Pots (was Re:[GZG] Morere: [OFFICIAL] Salute releases....!)
From: "john tailby" <John_Tailby@x...>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 09:10:28 +1200
Subject: Re: Nailing Dirtside/Stargrunt Chamber Pots (was Re:[GZG] Morere: [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
>>>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.
> to cover most or all of the vehicle with a tight-fitting outer skin.
> following images of Israeli M113 variants are rather extreme examples
> this, but they were the first I found that aren't password-protected:
"Not much point in a miniatures manufacturer to provide add-on Zelda or
Thanks for the links, nice photos.
GW has done exactly that, the produce accessories, 2 different styles of
additional armour either close fitting panels or spaced armour that can
be hung off the same hull.
They have also been very effiricent in making a whole family of vehicles
of the same hull.
The basic APC hull can become a medium tank, an artillery vehicle, an
defence vehicle, and IFV with the addition of different turrets and
If it kept cost down and made it easy to manufacture, add on armour
made in resin.
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