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Mark Strachan03 Nov 2016 7:47 p.m. PST

Last Sunday, as a part of a longer event, we played a game with ironclads set in 1866, a sort of mini verion of the Battle of Lissa. It was a lot of fun.

I have posted an AAR at stracmark.blogspot.co.nz

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP03 Nov 2016 9:36 p.m. PST

Good fun and lovely models

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2016 6:48 a.m. PST

Yes, lovely models. If you don't mind may I ask who made them?

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2016 8:56 a.m. PST

Ditto Big Red. The ships look nice. Are they scratchbuilt or bought? What scale are they?

The "before" and "after" ramming sequence made me laugh.

- Ix

McKinstry Fezian04 Nov 2016 9:09 a.m. PST

Count me in as another curious about the models.

Were they specific to the Italians and Austrians or did you substitute similar ships from more available British and French models?

Mark Strachan04 Nov 2016 9:53 a.m. PST

All of the models are from Bay Area Yards 1:600 range. The Ironclads are specific models, but the wooden ships are best matches from their British and French range.

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2016 12:20 p.m. PST

Thanks Mark. They sure look great.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2016 1:03 p.m. PST

Beautiful models and a great game based on the report. Kudos!

Joep123 Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2016 5:25 p.m. PST

Very well done, fantastic looking ships and table top.
Thanks
Joep

KTravlos Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2016 2:43 p.m. PST

good show

Hussar123 Inactive Member07 Nov 2016 6:11 a.m. PST

Very good!

Bozkashi Jones09 Nov 2016 3:10 p.m. PST

Thoroughly enjoyed a bit of ogling there! Beautifully done – lovely looking game!

Nick

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