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30 Jan 2016 10:46 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "I'm painting 6mm alarmingling fast!" to "I'm painting 6mm alarmingly fast!"

17 Mar 2016 9:30 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Who asked this joker30 Jan 2016 8:38 p.m. PST

I have been working on 6mm German and American forces for the past week or so. There was a lull with all the snow and the shoveling etc. I started on the Germans just today. I've already finished the tanks. Camouflage and all. I even spent some time retouching the camo pattern because they didn't seem quite right. I have also started in on the German infantry. I finished 3 8cm mortars and crews and 2 panzerschreck teams. Total time painting was probably less than 3 hours. That includes flocking the tank bases as well as painting up 3 M3 Stuarts.

6mm is kinda cool that way! Should work great on my 2X2 board.

Personal logo Whirlwind Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2016 1:00 a.m. PST

It is amazing how quickly you can get through 6mm when you get into the groove. I find that post-1600 stuff especially lends itself to speed, particularly when there are no cross-belts or hat lace to do.

Martin Rapier31 Jan 2016 2:26 a.m. PST

It often takes me longer to base them than to paint them.

Temporary like Achilles Inactive Member31 Jan 2016 4:18 a.m. PST

Nice one John!

vicmagpa131 Jan 2016 4:30 p.m. PST

it is easier to field an army in 6mm. any other scale you can do only part of the battles.

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