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BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« on: April 06, 2021, 02:37:35 PM »
At the moment a placeholder for my project. Probably something for Vietnam war.
« Last Edit: April 08, 2021, 02:28:07 PM by tomrommel1 »
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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2021, 02:31:01 PM »
So now the rules are clear about how many pieces of difficult terrain can be included, I am of to start. Sort of anyway.
I will build different kinds of boobytraped terrain, or terrain made difficult through boobytraps, punjistakes, etc.

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2021, 07:39:54 PM »
So now the rules are clear about how many pieces of difficult terrain can be included, I am of to start. Sort of anyway.
I will build different kinds of boobytraped terrain, or terrain made difficult through boobytraps, punjistakes, etc.

Stellar! I was hoping someone would build something like that.

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2021, 01:00:41 PM »
I build these little surprises into patches of marshy elephant grass patches like in the sea of reeds in the mekong region.

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2021, 02:12:12 PM »
Here is the star of the first difficult terrain base. A narrow way across swamp terrain blocked by a nasty surprise:


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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2021, 02:50:30 PM »
Ouch!

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2021, 01:21:26 PM »
Some  more progress:

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2021, 01:34:12 PM »
Interesting idea. I am following with interest. ;)

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2021, 07:51:41 PM »
Great, I have done a series of traps before for my board. Looking forward to how this turns out!
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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2021, 05:31:11 AM »
I will do 6 different traps, like a hanging bomb, a bent tree limb with pun stakes on it, the handgranate in a tin type ,maybe a snake pit etc all hidden on or near a trail through swampy terrain.
By the way the space between the trail and the elephant grass will be waterlogged , so you have to walk over the pit ;)

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2021, 07:54:20 AM »
Are you considering multiple traps on the same base?

Reason I ask is that it was a common tactic to punji stake ditches before a tripwire, so that when the lead soldier triggered the initial trap, others were injured diving into ditches off of the trail.
     

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2021, 01:14:03 PM »
Yes there will be bigger bases with more traps on them . The one you see is just a test piece

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2021, 07:07:01 AM »
OK, I made a little bit more progress. In the pictures below you see one of the big terrain pieces. It measures 20x30cm. There will be another of this size and 4 smaller ones. I changed the placement of the boobytraps a bit.
as you can see I made a whole in the track which can accomodate the washewrs I use as bases. On the bases I will place either a trap or a harmless terrain feature as can be seen in the pictures. So you don#t know in advance how dangerous the track through the swamp is.
The elephant grass is artificial lawn glued on with a hot glue gun.




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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2021, 07:09:38 AM »
ooops, somehow the pictures are all upside down? Wasn't the case when i uploaded them....

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Re: BSC2021 Tomrommel1's difficult terrain for Vietnam
« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2021, 07:43:19 AM »
Nice work Tom 8)
I often seal the stakes off in the oven before putting them in the pun ;)
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