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Soldat Inactive Member09 Jan 2013 11:32 a.m. PST

Anyone know where to get some of these for my late roman housing project. Thanks in advance.

Personal logo Swampster Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2013 11:44 a.m. PST

Noch do a 3d pantile sheet in HO scale. link

joekano Inactive Member09 Jan 2013 11:54 a.m. PST

You could try Plastruct Spanish Tile Sheets in 1/48:

link

War In 15MM09 Jan 2013 12:00 p.m. PST

JTT also makes them and they are less expensive than Plastruct. Both are good. Plastruct is probably a little thicker plastic.

MajorB09 Jan 2013 12:08 p.m. PST

Wills SSMP206 – OO Scale Pantiles
link

Mr Pumblechook09 Jan 2013 12:10 p.m. PST

Hirst Arts does a mould, works a treat.

It's #230, link

And here's examples of it's use : link

Soldat Inactive Member09 Jan 2013 12:34 p.m. PST

War in 15mm thanks for JTT found lots of useful stuff there.

link

Lots of other good ideas thanks again

dglennjr Inactive Member09 Jan 2013 12:52 p.m. PST

What about using corrugated cardboard sheets, cut into 1/2" strips and layed/glued on the roof like shingles. It give the impression of Spanish Tile. Paint it whatever color you like.

You can find the sheets in places like Michael's and Jo-Anne's.

David G.
gamerarchitect.blogspot.com

KatieL09 Jan 2013 1:31 p.m. PST

One of the guys who builds models for Grand Manner (I'm sorry I can't recall a name or URL) uses those Hama bead things cut in half.

HarryHotspurEsq09 Jan 2013 4:29 p.m. PST

With all those commercially produced sheets of tiles, are they just images on flat card/plastic? Or are they 3d/embossed?

I need something simmilar for a 15mm project.

Cheers

Nic

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Jan 2013 5:23 p.m. PST

Plastruct are great, embossed plastic. Just the ticket for 28mm Romans.

Simon

Dexter Ward10 Jan 2013 4:00 a.m. PST

In the past I've made these from cut-up plastic drinking straws – but it will much easier to buy a pre-made sheet.

MajorB10 Jan 2013 7:47 a.m. PST

With all those commercially produced sheets of tiles, are they just images on flat card/plastic? Or are they 3d/embossed?

The Wills one I linked to above is 3D.

War In 15MM10 Jan 2013 10:52 a.m. PST

I use Evergreen, Plastruct, and JTT regularly on my different projects. I used a lot of JTT plastic stone sheets to cover my wharf and fortifications, and as my stone streets and figure basing in my Pirate Gallery. You can see the stone work in pics 1,32, and 33 and the streets throughout that gallery at warin15mm.com/Pirates.html

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