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by Richard B.
06 May 2020, 20:38
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: More Vichy
Replies: 4
Views: 438

More Vichy

Yet more troops of 24th Colonial Regiment This time all in French solar helmet, a mix of the new Early War Miniatures figures plus the remained for the Elhiem Senegalese I had left with EWM heads. 1st platoon (12 figs) https://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r3/Richard_Baber/French/007_zpswz39ou0z.jpg h...
by Richard B.
06 May 2020, 18:57
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New article: Merdjayoun Syria 16/17 June 1941 – Part of Operation Explorer, the Allied conquest of Vichy Syria
Replies: 4
Views: 1702

Re: New article: Merdjayoun Syria 16/17 June 1941 – Part of Operation Explorer, the Allied conquest of Vichy Syria

I told Russ he could use whatever images he wanted from my blog or the AAR posted here, maybe it was too complicated??
by Richard B.
03 May 2020, 17:34
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: some more lock down masters test cast
Replies: 6
Views: 479

Re: some more lock down masters test cast

Very nice work Shaun, you have been a busy boy :)
by Richard B.
02 May 2020, 19:06
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: More buildings
Replies: 8
Views: 631

Re: More buildings

Thanks Carl - I hope this finds you and family well?

I used Hard board for basing.
by Richard B.
02 May 2020, 15:57
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: More buildings
Replies: 8
Views: 631

Re: More buildings

dadlamassu wrote:
02 May 2020, 15:42
Great use of "finds" and other bits and bobs to make really useful terrain.

I try to do the same.
Cheers Alan

I hope this finds you and family all well?
by Richard B.
02 May 2020, 12:34
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: More buildings
Replies: 8
Views: 631

More buildings

Another few days work Arab dwelling Started out as a yellow plastic box (part of a child`s toy I think) found on the street :D I cut out the windows and doors, added matchstick frames then plastered it with filler. The walls are Britains soft plastic, the bank at the end of the garden part of a Matc...
by Richard B.
28 Apr 2020, 17:28
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: More cheap terrain
Replies: 1
Views: 265

More cheap terrain

A ruined factory, built from bits of plastic walls, etc (figures just for scale) https://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r3/Richard_Baber/terrain/001_zpscbth9spe.jpg https://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r3/Richard_Baber/terrain/002_zps6cswvkcs.jpg https://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r3/Richard_Baber/terr...
by Richard B.
26 Apr 2020, 11:03
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: Viva la Mexican Revolution
Replies: 2
Views: 383

Re: Viva la Mexican Revolution

I had the same email this morning, Manny allowed us to use some of his stuff in The Journal during my time as editor - he`s a nice gut, the Yahoogroup is quite active and has FREE stuff to download (for the WW2).
by Richard B.
24 Apr 2020, 15:10
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Cheap terrain
Replies: 6
Views: 571

Cheap terrain

Today`s work built from bits found in the street. Emplacements These were some rubber car gaskets I found in the road, mounted on hardboard with filler to build up the earth and a few plastic Esci sandbags added. I`ve painted them as concrete, which was then buried (as you sometimes see on Normandy)...