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Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Narrow Seas [6]




I added an Isles Class escort trawler and three 70' Vosper MTB's to the coastal forces flotilla this evening, although they were a bit rushed. The end result is a couple of lifeboats in the wrong place and a slightly wonky bridge on the trawler but I can fix that another time. The MTB's are an early to mid war option for potential scenarios, in addition to the mid-war Vosper 72' 6'' boats that I already have.

I have a Round Table class trawler to construct as a convoy escort but that's pretty much it for the moment. I have enough to run several different types of scenario, so any further additions to the painting pile would be a bit over the top. Having said that, I've ordered a few 72' HDML's from the Tumbling Dice range,  having been really impressed by the models that I bought at Warfare last year.

4 comments:

  1. I would guess 1/600th scale.

    The models are sitting on a 3/4" tongue depressor. The 72' look to be about twice as long as the depressor is wide, so about 1-1/2". A 72' long ship in 1/600th is 1.4", so...

    Ah for the days when I was one of those meddlin' kids.

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  2. I'm looking forwrd to seeing these painted up and in action, although then it might be too much for me to resist buying some!

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  3. Yep, 1/600th...I have a stockpile of the stuff accumulated over many years of wishful thinking.

    :O)

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