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Hayes Wauford Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 1:33 p.m. PST

I have recently received the ASL module Red Factories. So stoked to play.

I also plan to do some scenarios in miniature. Does anyone know what the "Martin Ovens" looked liked? They were apparently smelting ovens and the Russians defended 14 of them. They are portrayed in on of the new Red October scenarios. Thank you for your help!

Bob the Temple Builder11 Feb 2019 2:10 p.m. PST

It is an open hearth furnace, and is often called a Siemens-Martin furnace.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 4:55 p.m. PST
DougieT12 Feb 2019 3:01 a.m. PST

You should check https://youtu.be/1K0SFr2gPbc it talks about those types of ovens about 29 mins in.

Hayes Wauford Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2019 7:41 a.m. PST

Thanks a lot! Dougie T that is EXTREMELY helpful!

DougieT14 Feb 2019 10:07 a.m. PST

Pleasure

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