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jocknroll Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2019 1:15 a.m. PST

I have written up a quick 'How To' on the blog on modelling the Tumbling Dice 1/2400 scale Dutch Wars ships.

Read it here
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A couple of shots of finished 1st and 2nd Rate vessels and a smaller vessel

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Bozkashi Jones12 Jun 2019 2:25 a.m. PST

Beautifully done and a really useful tutorial – thanks Jock

Nick

colkitto12 Jun 2019 5:03 a.m. PST

These are gorgeous. A rather dauntingly high standard though!

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2019 8:48 a.m. PST

Your paint job vastly exceeds the aesthetic appeal of the castings. grin

I'm not a fan of this line of miniatures, but you did some really nice work there.

- Ix

jocknroll Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2019 3:14 p.m. PST

I only bought and painted them so won't defend the designs other than to say I haven't seen anything else in 1/2400 for the period that look better than these castings and, they are easy to work with.

The results are nice. With a bit of love they look as good as I could make them!

Thanks for the kind words. Playing games with them has been the real pleasure.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2019 8:38 p.m. PST

Very nice work. Sadly the TD ships aren't easily available in the States.

jocknroll Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2019 12:56 p.m. PST

That's strange. Doesn't Paul ship overseas(pun intended)?

colkitto13 Jun 2019 1:51 p.m. PST

And speaking of Tumbling Dice, I haven't really got to grips with them yet (except for some ACW ironclads, which were pretty straightforward) but this guy makes them look nice too:

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jocknroll Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2019 3:22 p.m. PST

Thanks for that link Colkitto, he has done a grand job on those. I am just st about to take the plunge and buy my next batch of Dutch Wars stuff. I am very much enjoying these wee toys.

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