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Boomcoach Inactive Member17 May 2016 6:27 a.m. PST

Starting up with DBA again, after a hiatus. painting has begun, basing is not far off. What is a good source for steel bases in the US? I like the thinness with 15mm figures and magnetic trips in boxes work great with them.

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2016 6:52 a.m. PST

link

Jeff is a great source

Boomcoach Inactive Member17 May 2016 7:17 a.m. PST

I remember using that brand in the past, plus he has magnetic sheeting for boxes. Thanks!

Personal logo elsyrsyn Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2016 7:19 a.m. PST

Yup – Wargames Accessories. I buy mine via Brookhurst, typically.

Doug

Disco Joe17 May 2016 8:09 a.m. PST

I use Wargames Accessories exclusively.

Black Cavalier Inactive Member17 May 2016 8:21 a.m. PST

I try to use Wargames Accessories, but my local store has a lot of problems getting restocks from their distributor. I don't know if it's the distributor or Wargames Accessories. I usually end up having to use a base size that's close to but not exactly what I want the store can get (e.g. 1 3/4" instead of 40mm). Hopefully you can find what you need.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP17 May 2016 8:38 a.m. PST

As far as I know the bases are not available through distributors. I order mine direct and rarely have a problem. I generally have pretty good stock and even custom orders get a pretty quick turn around:

ScaleCreep.com

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2016 8:40 a.m. PST

I think if you look at their site (Wargames Accessories) – they carry stands cut by mm and those cut by inches. link

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2016 10:09 a.m. PST

Order direct from Wargames Accessories – terrific stuff.

Schogun17 May 2016 10:26 a.m. PST

Wargames Accessories.

You may have to file the edges a bit so you get the best flat surface contact with the magnetic strips.

jwebster19 May 2016 11:42 a.m. PST

I recommend Shogun miniatures as well as Wargames Accessories

shogunminiatures.com

The steel bases are good and the movement trays work very well. He will do custom sizes

I am also happy with the "mag bases" and use them for my 10mm and 15mm figures

Thanks

John

davbenbak Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2016 6:29 a.m. PST

I second the recommendation for Shogun Miniatures. I've been very please with their products and service.

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