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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Hagen » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:25 pm

Frizzenspark wrote:I'd like to do ECW or ACW battles in this scale..... :)


I figured you more for Roman Legions or Chariots racing across the desert in chase of the Pharaoh's enemies! :)

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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Frizzenspark » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:42 pm

Hagen wrote:
Frizzenspark wrote:I'd like to do ECW or ACW battles in this scale..... :)


I figured you more for Roman Legions or Chariots racing across the desert in chase of the Pharaoh's enemies! :)


Ah, I'm a mile wide and an inch deep..... I have alot of 15mm ancientsalready.... ECW and ACW are more troop intesive.....
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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Double Deuce » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:55 am

Frizzenspark wrote: I have alot of 15mm ancients already
If you get the chance could you possibly stand one of your 15mm minis up on a couple of those finished hexes and take a pic? I'm planning to start some collecting but still deciding on scale. Thinking of going with 15mm or 28mm and GHQ's terrain board system. 28mm is probably way to big but would like to see how it looks with 15mm. Might help me decide. :D

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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Hagen » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:08 pm

OK, I've filled in the bridge approaches with sand and used some foliage to hide gaps and nicks in the paint around the bridge. Better pictures coming, sorry about this one! :)
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Now for the tree, not much to it. Take a couple inches or so of picture hanging wire, take more then you will need as you can cut it to size when you're done.
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Now just unravel one end and twist into a tree form. I more or less paint the "tree" with super glue, it adds strength and holds the strands together.
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Take your foliage, push onto the branches and super glue into place. I will also use some of the the little bits of foliage and place on the ground under the tree to represent fallen leaves.
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Then just plant your tree on the hex where ever you fancy!
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A Panther crossing the bridge.
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And that's about it!

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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Whiterook » Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:51 pm

Hagen wrote:
A Panther crossing the bridge.
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And that's about it!


Is that a 15mm or 6mm Panther? Looks 15mm to me.
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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Hagen » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:14 pm

Whiterook wrote:Is that a 15mm or 6mm Panther?


It's one of GHQ's 6mm Panthers.

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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Whiterook » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:02 pm

No kidding! That's some amazing detail for a 6mm unit. How much does one of them bad boys run, for example sake?

By the way....thanks for the demo on the tree sculpture....love the look, and the technique! :D
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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Hagen » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:38 pm

Whiterook wrote:No kidding! That's some amazing detail for a 6mm unit. How much does one of them bad boys run, for example sake?

By the way....thanks for the demo on the tree sculpture....love the look, and the technique! :D



Glad you like my tree Em! It's pretty simple and you could probably knock out a small forest in an hour or two.

As for the price of the 6mm Panther, about 2 bucks! They come in packs of five for $9.95. You can get sample packs of there products for $7.95. I got a couple a few years ago, the German pack came with a Panther, what I think was a communication truck, an 88mm and some infantry. The American pack came with a Sherman, an Ambulance, a 105mm I believe, and some infantry. This was 5 or 6 years ago though so I don't know if it's the same.

When I get a few more dollars together I would like to get heavy weapons packs, and see what the new PanzerIV H sculpts are like.

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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Frizzenspark » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:28 pm

Micro Armor is the way to go for larger battles..... and it certainly doesn't suck

War web sells Combat Command sets for $31.96(US)
http://www.warweb.com/Combat-Command_c356.htm

These are some methods of acquiring GHQ miniatures.... I will use the Panther tank as an example:

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Panthers vs. T34/85s Battle Box GHQ Stock # MG8 $39.95

Unpainted 1/285th Scale Micro Armour®
Everything you need to stage a fast-moving tabletop battle!
Each Battle Box includes:

10 x German Pz V Panther G Tanks
10 x Red Army T34/85 Tanks
plus
Bunker Box with die-cut foam inserts
Micro Armour Tank Game Rules
Color Catalog with painting tips & terrain modeling guide
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German Panther Company GHQ Stock # G150 $39.95

Unpainted 1/285th Scale Micro Armour®
16 x Panther Gs
2 x Kubelwagens
2 x Kettenkrads



Individual packs sell for $7.96(US)

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Two versions of late war Panther. Per Pack: 5

http://www.warweb.com/Micro-Armour-World-War-II_c354.htm
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Re: My 6mm world

Postby Hagen » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:52 pm

Here's a page from Ritterkriegs site that I posted here in the Masters Gallery. You may remember Ritterkrieg as he had a couple posts in gaming at the Zone.

No better way to check out the detail then on one of his models. Even got some Canadian for you Em. Not to surprising as Ritterkrieg is a Canadian as well.

http://www3.telus.net/Ritterkrieg/gallery.htm


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