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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Saturday, 29 June 2019

Jeepers! Tanks for the hedges!

A busy day at the workbenches today. I started off by setting up outside (having determined that it was better to get that done before it got too warm) and priming the first batch of hedges:



Later this evening I'll add some basing gunk to them. Tomorrow, if all goes well, I'll drybrush the gunk and begin flocking them.

With that done, I cracked on and finished work on the Matilda and Jeeps:


Aussie Matilda II:









I know "Adonis" was a tank name in A squadron of the 1st Australian Armoured Regiment, but don't know if it was in 1 Troop.

Airborne Jeeps:









Now I just need to get the crew figures painted to put in them.


I've also been working on the Warbases terrain. Some of it is finished, but other items need a bit more work, so I'll save those until tomorrow when they should all be done.


12 comments:

  1. Fabulous work on both Matilda and Jeeps.

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  2. The hedges are already looking very effective Tamsin, and the tanks and jeeps are stunning !

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  3. Outstanding work! Those Aussie vehicles exceeded even my expectations!

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  4. Very good job on the jeep and Matilda! as on the hedges, all is very realistic!
    :-)

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  5. The hedges are chopped up pan scourers?

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  6. @ Nick - thanks! :)

    @ Dave Stone - cheers! The hedges will look even better once I've added the flock :)

    @ Neil - thanks! :)

    @ Herkybird - Cheers! I went slightly "dustier" on this Matilda than I did for the previous three :)

    @ L'Empereur - merci! :)

    @ David M - yup. These were some heavy duty scourers I got from work a while ago - larger and thicker (23 x 15 x 1 cm) than the ones you normally find in the shops. I managed to acquire three packs of 10; what you see in the pic above is about half a pack :)

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  7. Nice work Tamsin... welcome to need more hedges club

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  8. Those vehicles are amazing. Spot on.
    And the sheer length of hedge there is some serious dedication.

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  9. @ Dave D - cheers! These hedges are for my club rather than me, but I will be doing some for myself later :)

    @ Mike C - thanks! There's about 40 foot of hedges there and I've got another 40 foot waiting in the wings :)

    @ J Womack - cheers! :)

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  10. Seriously.. those vehicles are some of the best work I think you've done.. the Matilda is a cracker!

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