Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Pre Dreadnought Cruiser Update

 

In between all the WW1 plastic plane kit building, I've been slowly chipping away at the Argentinian and Chilean pre-dreadnought cruisers, with the white blocking in now complete on the Chacabuco, Nueve de Julio, San Martin and General Belgrano. As soon as the Spad XIII's are finished, I'll be back on to these ships, with the aim being to finish them by the start of the Xmas holidays. I'm very much using these South American squadrons as a painting exercise, with different approaches being tried out as I go along. The plan is to then use some tried and tested methods to expand the scope of my pre-dreadnought wargaming next year, with the Russo-Japanese, Sino-Japanese and Spanish American wars as possible big projects, alongside some more 'what if?' Anglo-French-Italian nonsense, akin to my Victorian ironclad wargaming. 

2 comments:

  1. Good to see the fleet progressing. I don't suppose you could post a write-up at some point detailing which Tumbling Dice models you are using to represent each ship?

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