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Jake R Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 12:41 p.m. PST

Hi everyone, just wanted to show the use of 2mm Brigade Model buildings for 1/2400 games (or maybe 1/1200, too). These are from the England Town pack, purchased from the lovely picoarmor.com

A small French coastal fort

A 1/2400 Tumbling Dice 74 gun ship-of-the-line

And for a boredom killer, a small coastal town, base was made from slicing up an old wooden clipboard

Town and fort together

I will be making another purchase soon, and building a replica of the Spanish fort that Horatio Hornblower was imprisoned at, in the Ioan Gruffudd series!

Thanks for looking!
Jake

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 12:54 p.m. PST

They are really nice.
Mark

Jake R Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 12:58 p.m. PST

Thanks, Mark! Much appreciated!

Rhysius Cambrensis24 Feb 2017 1:08 p.m. PST

Awesome work

Larry R24 Feb 2017 1:14 p.m. PST

So that's where my clipboard went to!

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 1:56 p.m. PST

Ooohh….i like those!!

whitejamest24 Feb 2017 2:22 p.m. PST

Great little pieces, well done!

VicCina Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 2:27 p.m. PST

Great pieces!! They look fantastic!

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 3:39 p.m. PST

Great scenery pieces!

pmwalt24 Feb 2017 5:30 p.m. PST

Very, very cool and quite well done!

Rockatansky24 Feb 2017 6:32 p.m. PST

whats that water surface made from?

Jake R Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 7:14 p.m. PST

Thanks, everyone! Glad you enjoy it!

@Rockatansky (which i hope is a Mad Max reference) The surface is just your everyday mottled blue cotton fabric from a craft store, and then I lay a sheet of clear plastic vinyl over it -- the kind people use to cover outdoor furniture, and the likes. You can get it from any home improvement store.

Jake R Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 7:15 p.m. PST

Also, side note: if you store the plastic vinyl rolled up tightly, it'll give you those subtle wave/swell effects when laid out.

forwardmarchstudios24 Feb 2017 7:18 p.m. PST

Looks great!

Kevin in Albuquerque24 Feb 2017 7:29 p.m. PST

Very nice. I need to do some of these.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 8:30 p.m. PST

Nice work.

Volunteer Fezian24 Feb 2017 10:00 p.m. PST

Looks geat Jake. I bought some of these 2MM troops and buildings a while back for my 1:1200 scale ships. The buildings were too small, better suited for 1:2400 scale. The troops, limbers and wagons were perfect. I also agree your water looks very nice.

Lieutenant Lockwood25 Feb 2017 10:56 a.m. PST

Cool!

Personal logo 4th Cuirassier Supporting Member of TMP25 Feb 2017 11:23 a.m. PST

The thumb looks a bit overscale in the first photo.

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