Re: Nailing Dirtside/Stargrunt Chamber Pots (was Re:[GZG] Morere: [OFFICIAL] Salute releases....!)
From: Mark Kinsey <Kinseym@p...>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 20:21:04 -0400
Subject: Re: Nailing Dirtside/Stargrunt Chamber Pots (was Re:[GZG] Morere: [OFFICIAL] Salute releases....!)
john tailby wrote:
>> John Tailby wrote:
>>>> However, there's very little point in having a basic "turret" or
>>>> "hull" piece if the "add-on" pieces are going to cover most of it
>>>> anyway so the "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 separate models.
>>> 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.
>> The following images of Israeli M113 variants are rather extreme
>> examples of this, but they were the first I found that aren't
> "Not much point in a miniatures manufacturer to provide add-on Zelda
> L-VAS kits...
> 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 also be hung off the same hull.
> They have also been very effiricent in making a whole family of
> vehicles out of the same hull.
> The basic APC hull can become a medium tank, an artillery vehicle, an
> air defence vehicle, and IFV with the addition of different turrets
> and weapon systems.
> If it kept cost down and made it easy to manufacture, add on armour
> could be made in resin.
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Take a look at what Old Crow is doing with their 25mm line with add on
I sent him an email congratulating him on this last year and asked if he
was going to make the 15mm line more modular like this and he (Jez) said
that was his plan.
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