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alan L14 Feb 2020 3:28 a.m. PST

Anyone got measurements for the "pepperpot" type of blockhouses?

I am wanting to build a couple for use with 28mm figures.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2020 12:54 p.m. PST

I built a couple years ago. As I recall, I did the circular base part around 6 inches in diameter, and the top section just big enough to overhang the base. I believe the garrison was only 6 – 10 men.

dampfpanzerwagon Fezian14 Feb 2020 1:55 p.m. PST

You could try this link

The model featured in W, S & S issue 102

The model was built by me – the article was written by me.


alan L14 Feb 2020 3:21 p.m. PST

Many thanks

MiniPigs14 Feb 2020 7:57 p.m. PST

Funny, not too long ago I came across a site that sold both a nice 28mm Boer war Blockhouse and a Boer war fort. Seems the site is gone.

alan L15 Feb 2020 5:59 a.m. PST

I know Redoubt does one, but a bit pricey if I want a couple.

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