Monday, 15 July 2019

Over the Hills

Desert hills now destined for the dustbin!

I've decided to replace the resin hills that I repainted for my Sandbox Skirmish terrain with some home made high density foam ones instead. The reason for this is that the resin ones have warped even more than they had before, so now don't sit flat on the terrain board. They've also developed cracks and one has had to go in the bin already as it was beyond repair. It's a shame to bin them but if they aren't useable and are literally falling apart, there isn't much alternative. 

My DIY efforts won't look so good but I don't think the paint job was up to much anyway, so some homemade hills and escarpments are probably a better option. After my recent success with the coastal terrain, I'm feeling fairly confident that I can make something that will be both durable and useful, designed specifically to match the terrain board that is at the core of the project. I'll start on the scratch building next week, using what's left of my dwindling supply of scavenged high density foam sheeting.

2 comments:

  1. I hear you on the use of foam sheeting, it's great as terrain , once you've got the cutting down ! I'm looking forward to seeing how they turn out for you.

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  2. Damn, Jim, I'm sorry to hear that man. I hope the foam works out for you, and goes quick!

    V/R,
    Jack

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