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by Fitz
Thu May 24, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Terrain
Topic: 3d printed stuff
Replies: 16
Views: 775

Re: 3d printed stuff

I'm finally starting to think seriously about getting a 3d printer of my own. Even a cheap $200 FDM printer is capable of surprisingly good results as long as you're prepared to put the time into tweaking the settings just so, using the right nozzle and filament, and printing nice and slow — I've se...
by Fitz
Wed May 23, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best use for a PIAT
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Best use for a PIAT

Don McHugh wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 8:27 pm
Alanmccoubrey wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 8:23 pm
George Macdonald Fraser the author recorded sinking a Japanese river patrol boat with one in Burma.
The Paras heavily damaged one at Pegasus Bridge using several rounds.
What was a Japanese river patrol boat doing at Pegasus Bridge?
by Fitz
Mon May 21, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Modelling tips and guides.
Topic: H&R Conqueror — rebarreling
Replies: 8
Views: 252

Re: H&R Conqueror — rebarreling

Did you have much trouble drilling into the turret: what sort of drill did you use? I was thinking of a pin vice drill, rather than electric. I always use a pin vice; I've found electric drills too uncontrollable — one slip and you've got a ruined model. The pin vice works fine, you just have to be...
by Fitz
Sat May 19, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Research pics and info
Topic: Loyd carrier in North Africa?
Replies: 9
Views: 437

Re: Loyd carrier in North Africa?

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-nEjvIYtyNU4/Wv_8o1ooVAI/AAAAAAAAKus/t-tLqOWkF1waSzykMhmUIXNkqqb-QWOAQCLcBGAs/s1600/2018-05-19_LoydCarrierOnTransporterAlamein.png https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-TnNWcNwn_UA/Wv_8pF_a01I/AAAAAAAAKuw/ak8LaZI7KLwiPaOh15xgBBn93ejZeT4tQCLcBGAs/s1600/2018-05-19_LoydCarrierOnTranspor...
by Fitz
Fri May 18, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Modelling tips and guides.
Topic: PSC 6pdr and Loyd Carrier (15mm) - review
Replies: 2
Views: 106

PSC 6pdr and Loyd Carrier (15mm) - review

Here's another British WWII gun and tow in 15mm (1/100) from the Plastic Soldier Company, this time the 6pdr (57mm) anti-tank gun and Loyd Carrier. https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-AhSUw6eRnGc/Wv6vGOzqZwI/AAAAAAAAKt4/FcWrY9IwIQUAyiYEdy8AhDsYunivGtVGwCLcBGAs/s1600/2018-05-18-PSC_Loyd6pdr-001.jpg This is a ...
by Fitz
Thu May 17, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Modelling tips and guides.
Topic: PSC 15mm 25pdr & Quad - review
Replies: 6
Views: 265

PSC 15mm 25pdr & Quad - review

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-AvrHrNyw-kA/WvzRHY2L4VI/AAAAAAAAKs0/4UVOsiuB5qsQJuj-0WG34h7xpMN88GsxgCLcBGAs/s1600/2018-05-17-PSC_25pdr.jpg The 15mm (1/100) 25 pounder gun-howitzer box set is a pretty useful and flexible purchase for anyone fielding a WWII force. The 25 pounder served, in one form or an...
by Fitz
Wed May 16, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Research pics and info
Topic: Loyd carrier in North Africa?
Replies: 9
Views: 437

Loyd carrier in North Africa?

Was the Loyd carrier used at all in North Africa? What about Sicily and Italy?
by Fitz
Tue May 15, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Figures & Vehicles
Topic: PSC A9 CS
Replies: 6
Views: 177

PSC A9 CS

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-sgIQpd-xgIQ/Wvtlerr52_I/AAAAAAAAKsE/B4T3Bx-SmgQS9QbJwUOslRLSYoOVmFrggCLcBGAs/s1600/2018-05-16-PSC_A9CS-001.jpg Next up for my 1940-41 North African Brits is this one, the Cruiser Mk.I A9 CS, in 15mm (1/100) from PSC. The Close Support tanks mounted a 3" howitzer in place ...
by Fitz
Sun May 13, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Figures & Vehicles
Topic: Churchills
Replies: 5
Views: 196

Re: Churchills

thmbs2) thmbs2) thmbs2)
by Fitz
Fri May 11, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: 2018 Year Build
Topic: Mausmann Build.
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Mausmann Build.

Good looking stuff you've got there thmbs2)