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Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP04 Dec 2018 9:10 a.m. PST

Helpful short vid:

https://youtu.be/5_jYf2QQrMY

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP04 Dec 2018 10:48 a.m. PST

Thanks!

FlyXwire04 Dec 2018 11:58 a.m. PST

Much appreciated!

Schogun04 Dec 2018 12:17 p.m. PST

Thanks! I might add that the hulls have holes to mount the guns, torp tubes and masts. Everything assembles quick and easy.

A drawback is that the S-100 could/should have a 37mm gun astern but the sprue only provides for a quad 20mm (which really wasn't used much). I hope Warlord releases a weapons sprue for each side.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Dec 2018 4:47 p.m. PST

That would be nice.

From some of the late-war accounts, seems like about one boat in six to nine had the quad 20mm, and was usually assigned (presumably) to be tail-end Hans, to discourage pursuers and aircraft.

Of course, those 37mm pop guns could do that too.

Schogun04 Dec 2018 6:12 p.m. PST

As a friend already reminded me, it's a game.

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