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Author Topic: Tomrommels Vietnam war 11.4. A firebase somwere in Vietnam page 45  (Read 59048 times)

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 9.9. A NVA AA gun page 43
« Reply #645 on: October 13, 2021, 06:49:40 AM »
Another RPG armed VC or NVA soldier. After a longer brake, due to work constrains, I have started painting again. I also started with a bigger gaming project of a campaign of patroling in the Nam. More on this in the future.



more pictures at: https://wargamesgazette.com/2021/10/13/vc-with-rocket-propelled-grenade/
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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 13.10. RPG page 43
« Reply #646 on: October 13, 2021, 09:40:54 AM »
Excellent.

You cannot have many more to pain????

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 13.10. RPG page 43
« Reply #647 on: October 14, 2021, 08:35:17 AM »
I have the ARVN to do next and a few vehicles left to do.

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 13.10. RPG page 43
« Reply #648 on: October 14, 2021, 10:56:01 PM »
Another nicely painted fig Tom.  Well done!
"Remember - Incoming Fire Has the Right-of-Way"

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 13.10. RPG page 43
« Reply #649 on: October 18, 2021, 08:50:12 AM »
Thank you all.

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 13.10. RPG page 43
« Reply #650 on: October 18, 2021, 08:55:45 AM »
Last weekend I finished some scatter terrain pieces to be used as swamp area. I am building up the last missing terrain pieces for a campaign game set during the Vietnam war, north of the parrots beak area. This area of Vietnam was a large swamp and abandoned rice paddy area near the border to Cambodia. So an infiltration point for the NVA and VC. But back to the terrain pieces. I want to depict the swamp as individual scatter terrain to be able to have different pathways through the swamp. The whole area will hinder movement due to being difficult terrain.



More about how I build the pieces at: https://wargamesgazette.com/2021/10/18/some-swamp-terrain-pieces/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 18.10.swamp terrain page 44
« Reply #651 on: November 03, 2021, 09:19:17 AM »


Here is my latest painting effort. Painted with GWs contrast paints. The figures are from Empress Miniatures sculpted by Paul Hicks. A lovely little viginette.

More pictures at: https://wargamesgazette.com/2021/11/03/a-us-marine-60mm-mortar-team/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 3.11. US mortar page 44
« Reply #652 on: November 08, 2021, 07:51:43 AM »
Here is the first part of the mortar team moving the mortar to a new emplacement. The figure is humping the base plate and tube of the mortar.



More pictures at: https://wargamesgazette.com/2021/11/08/us-marine-mortar-on-the-move/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 8.11. US mortar on the move page 44
« Reply #653 on: November 08, 2021, 12:26:19 PM »
Your dedication to this project is admirable Tom. Just goes to show how you can build up a tremendous collection doing just a little bit at a time  8)

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 8.11. US mortar on the move page 44
« Reply #654 on: November 08, 2021, 01:46:24 PM »
Thanks Richard

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 8.11. US mortar on the move page 44
« Reply #655 on: November 24, 2021, 08:52:09 AM »
Sorry that it took so long to post the missing Marine for the mortar group.



and the complete mortar on the move:



More at: https://wargamesgazette.com/2021/11/24/the-missing-mortar-gunner-on-the-move/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 24.11. complete US mortar on the move page 44
« Reply #656 on: November 25, 2021, 08:07:50 PM »
They look quite nice!  But that poor schlock carrying the tube AND the baseplate is gonna have a sore shoulder.... ;)

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 24.11. complete US mortar on the move page 44
« Reply #657 on: November 26, 2021, 06:56:33 AM »
indeed he will have.

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 24.11. complete US mortar on the move page 44
« Reply #658 on: January 16, 2022, 05:32:29 PM »
After a longer brake from modeling and painting. I could start a new project over the x-mas holidays. A LVPT5. The model was printed on my resin printer in 1/50 scale. The figures are from Empress.

Here is the printed model:



And a picture of the finished model before painting. The sandbags are made from green stuff, the c ration boxes, bags and ammo boxes are resin prints.



And the vehicle with added basecolors.



The miniatures will be painted with GWs contrast paints the rest will be done the traditional way….

Many more pictures at https://wargamesgazette.com/2022/01/16/the-start-of-my-lvpt5/

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Re: Tomrommels Vietnam war 16.1. A LVTP5 page 44
« Reply #659 on: January 16, 2022, 06:19:53 PM »
That looks spectacular - I am looking forward to seeing it completed.

 

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