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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian29 Jun 2019 4:17 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Which manufacturer made most of the historical ironclad models in your collection?

19% said "Thoroughbred"
11% said "Stone Mountain/Houston's Ships"
5% said "Navwar"

EJNashIII30 Jun 2019 5:03 a.m. PST

90% Jim Brokaw
10% Thoroughbred

Personal logo ageofglory Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Jun 2019 9:31 a.m. PST

100% Thoroughbred. 1/600 and 1/1200.

dragon630 Jun 2019 5:38 p.m. PST

Who did the …Yard models? They were very good

Scafcom1 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2019 10:58 p.m. PST

Those would be mine- Bay Area Yards. Still have a few of the items available, but most are no longer available. Now on Facebook, as opposed to a proper website. It's nice to see an occasional BAY mini in a game along with Thoroughbred, Peter Pigs, Shapeways, and all the others. Ironclad and ACW gaming is still with us.

Personal logo Choctaw Supporting Member of TMP01 Jul 2019 6:28 a.m. PST

I have a Bay Area Yards rendition of Shenandoah. It's warped. All of my other ships are Thoroughbreds and have never had a problem with them. They are simply beautiful models.

Scafcom1 Supporting Member of TMP01 Jul 2019 6:41 p.m. PST

Unfortunately, resin can warp far more often than metal. Never seen any metal thoroughbred minis that had any warpage at all. speaks well for their quality.

chironex19 Aug 2019 2:48 a.m. PST

Sad to hear about your range, Scafcom1. I only have BAY ironclads (and some of Squirmydads papercrafts).

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