I thought I would do a quick review of how I use magnets in my wargame modelling. I started using magnets when I first restarted collecting and painting 1/100 or 15mm tanks; I wanted to be able to have the turrets movable but be able to remove them when they got destroyed on the gaming table.
Every few months I take a walk int town on my lunch break and peruse the military history section of the second hand books in our independent book shop, David’s. I came away today with a couple of additions, one to my true crime reference section and this one for my military history.
On Friday evening I had a flash of inspiration and decided to build a church. I had no idea what I was going to end up with and Googled 28mm churches for a few ideas.
got some new toys today! I've been waiting for these since my daughters and wife clubbed together to buy them as a Christmas present in the Blitzkrieg Miniatures pre-Christmas Black Friday sale.
This Sunday is the third Sunday meeting at Lost Ark Games and we are planning on doing some Bolt Action Tank wars but with 15mm (or 1/100) scale models rather than the Bolt Action 1/56th standard.
We had our second games day at Lost Ark Games in Stevenage. This time I took Mark, my regular opponent at Letchworth Wargames Club, over to the shop for a Sunday spent playing Bolt Action.
This week I have been mainly building walls. I'm using my favourite material, underfloor heating insulation foam, which I buy in large sheets 1200mm by 600mm. I've made two types of wall, the first [...]
I popped over to Stevenage this afternoon. I had to collect my coat which I left at Lost Ark Games after my visit last Sunday when I played a game of Bolt Action. I [...]
On Sunday I went over to Lost Ark Games in Stevenage. Steve, who runs the shop, has started an informal meet up on Sundays every two weeks where those of us who play Bolt [...]
This weekend I have been mainly making trees. I decided to have a go at making trees with rubberised horsehair as per a few YouTube videos I've seen. I checked Ebay but there weren't [...]
What with one thing and another, Christmas being one, I haven't been to the Wargames club for a few weeks, so it was good to get back down there on a foggy and damp Wednesday night.
I got a nice little surprise in the post today. A few weeks ago Blitzkrieg Miniatures had a 50% off everything sale so I ordered some reinforcements for my British Army.