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Gunbird Supporting Member of TMP08 Jun 2012 1:34 p.m. PST

My latest Hotz Mats order arrived, a set of 6mm weathered roadways and 2 sets of 15mm fields.

A short review on the quality, costs and order speed can be found here > link

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SpleenRippa08 Jun 2012 3:46 p.m. PST

I wonder if the quick order time was due to you only getting road pieces…

P.S. Tell me someone has done a tank racing game!

GROSSMAN Supporting Member of TMP08 Jun 2012 3:52 p.m. PST

Gunbird you got me to order two 45x72 enhanced Euro mats, I resisted the roads, but may go back and get them,I"m using paper one at the moment-meh.

AVAMANGO08 Jun 2012 7:45 p.m. PST

I like the repaired tarmac effect on the road surface i might try to recreate that on a few sections of my Tomy road sets.

Moqawama Inactive Member09 Jun 2012 1:35 a.m. PST

What bugs me is the fact that they don't have a set of roads in size with 12-15mm.

I play both 10mm (with mechwarrior rebased cliks), 12mm (with 1/144 tanks, WWII and Modern), and 15mm (SF); if they had a set of roads in scale with 12-15mm I could use them for all my gaming needs.

Glengarry 4 Inactive Member09 Jun 2012 1:41 a.m. PST

I bought a set of Hotz fields for 15mm play to use as sections of "soft ground" or just for pure decoration. They look good!

theRaptor Inactive Member09 Jun 2012 1:46 a.m. PST

I so want 15mm Hotz roads. I have several mats, rivers, and am thinking of buying the fields, but I really need 15mm roads.

Moqawama Inactive Member09 Jun 2012 3:12 a.m. PST

Let's write to the Hotz dude asking him to release them!

Bryan Stroup Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2012 5:44 a.m. PST

I'd buy them for 15mm as well. Already have the 6mm and 25mm sets which are great.

And yes, it does take a while to get an order if you have a mix of product, especially the European Field mats. But when they arrive, they are awesome.

Personal logo Dan Cyr Supporting Member of TMP27 Jul 2012 9:39 p.m. PST

Just got two (2) mats from Eric:

1 was an ocean blue 4x8 with 1" hexes to use with "Iron Men and Wooden Ship" rules and 1/2400 Napoleonic ships.

2 was one of his enhanced space 4x8 mats with 2" hexes for use with "FTL Lite" rules.

Also got a number of his new field mats. Very nice.

Total order time, was about 2 months start to finish. Have ordered from Hotz before and never disappointed. Highly recommend and I'll be placing another order soon.

Dan

link hunter 99 Inactive Member28 Jul 2012 9:17 a.m. PST

do the fields have tufts on them or painted?

CorSecEng Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Jul 2012 7:59 p.m. PST

We have a road product in development. It will be 15mm and probably 28mm.

wizbangs30 Dec 2012 6:26 a.m. PST

Thanks for the review. I was just pondering my 6mm roads and $45 USD seems a reasonable trade vs. the amount of time to make some nicely lined & weathered roads.

Moqawama Inactive Member30 Dec 2012 10:48 a.m. PST

Woah! THREAD NECROMANCY!

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