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Offline Wyrmalla

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #255 on: April 16, 2018, 07:20:00 PM »
I'm in the process of putting together one of those Eureka AA DShK right now, but wasn't aware that they were doing the older ground mount variant. I take it that's the Maxim gun looking thing to the left of the image? Its a shame perhaps that the more modern tripods aren't available, though I suppose they wouldn't be too difficult to scratch build. (As ever though, some non-Insurgent style crew would be appreciated as well for other settings, but well that's never going to happen).

Offline ChargeDog

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #256 on: April 17, 2018, 12:04:57 AM »
Yeah, the ground mount is the Maxim-esque setup (complete with gun shield and spotter). It was one of the very latest releases from them (so new that you'll need to email Nic at Eureka directly to order it)

The AA DShKs are lovely models (especially if you have aircraft on the board) but they have a nasty habit of taking dives off the table and bending the barrel.
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Offline ChargeDog

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #257 on: April 18, 2018, 12:07:11 PM »
Today's post is up covering my trip to Salute. Lots of photos of models, games and my trip to the Army Museum.



As always, it's on the blog at http://hntdaab.co.uk/blog/2018/04/18/salute-2018-report/

Offline Marine0846

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #258 on: April 18, 2018, 02:24:49 PM »
Excellent write up of your visit to Salute.
Very cool photos of some outstanding games.
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Online Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #259 on: April 18, 2018, 02:29:33 PM »
Glad you enjoyed Salute.

The National Army Museum looks interesting, must visit that sometime I am in London.

Offline ChargeDog

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #260 on: April 20, 2018, 12:07:42 PM »
Today's post is up, taking a look at the latest release from Osprey. I've already written a fair chunk about technicals so covering a reference book for them is pretty much required writing.



As always, it's on the blog at http://hntdaab.co.uk/blog/2018/04/20/impressions-osprey-new-vanguard-technical/

Online Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #261 on: April 20, 2018, 07:09:58 PM »
I will look out for it.

Offline commissarmoody

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #262 on: April 21, 2018, 06:34:27 AM »
Another nice quick read.
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Offline ChargeDog

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Re: ChargeDog's Adventures in Bazistan and Zaiweibo
« Reply #263 on: April 23, 2018, 12:02:53 PM »
This week's Wargaming Week is now up - not a hugely exciting one but a few new things. Including that I'll be at Hammerhead this weekend!



As always, it's on the blog at http://hntdaab.co.uk/blog/2018/04/23/wargaming-week-23-04-2018/

 

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