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Maxshadow07 Apr 2018 7:28 p.m. PST

Any one know good source for pontoon boats. I can scratch build the bridge just not the boats. I have 20mm but I guess the smallest possible 25mm or 28mm will be close enough.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2018 10:07 p.m. PST

HaT makes a Napoleonic pontoon bridge wagon in 1/72nd scale plastic.
Airfix makes a Bailey Bridge in hard plastic in 1/72nd scale with larger more modern boats.

I used the Imex Conestoga Wagons as bridge pontoons, 1/72nd scale. link

Mike Bunkermeister Creek
https://bunkermeister.blogspot.com

Green Tiger08 Apr 2018 12:26 a.m. PST

Perry do a plastic Kit and irregular do them in a number of scales in white metal.

dBerczerk08 Apr 2018 4:51 a.m. PST

I use empty sardine / anchovie tins as pontoon boats.

14Bore08 Apr 2018 7:52 a.m. PST

I also am interested in a pontoon boat set, pondered carving out of balsa wood, need for 15mm scale. Blue Moon has a few wagons I am planning

Maxshadow09 Apr 2018 12:53 a.m. PST

Wow thanks everyone for the help.

Brownand09 Apr 2018 4:30 a.m. PST

Reiver Castings has plastic pontoon boats and pontoon wagons in 28mm.

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Apr 2018 2:52 p.m. PST

Fife and Drum sells both the pontoon wagon with a pontoon or packs of pontoons only can be purchased.

The wagon would be too big for 20mm but I think that the pontoons would work in that scale.

Jim

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2018 8:00 p.m. PST

For 15mm, Minifigs had a nice wagon with a couple of boats in their French Napoleonic line.

Mad Malx Inactive Member13 Apr 2018 6:55 a.m. PST

14Bore,Hallmark (Magister Militum) Freikorp 15 (TSS/QRF), Minifigs and Roundway (in the Marlborough range) all do pontoons in 15mm. The Minifigs ones are the biggest but I like the Freikorp ones best as they have more inside detail. Hallmark do windlasses and wheelbarrows too.

gunnertog24 May 2018 10:46 p.m. PST

Westfalia Miniatures make pontoon boats & bridges in 1/72 scale, range is Napoleonic but wouldn't think they changed much in 50 years.

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