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boggler04 Aug 2020 4:21 a.m. PST

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I decided to lay out my collection of 1/2400th scale Tumbling Dice mid-Victorian ironclads today for a mini Spithead naval review, with the Royal Navy, La Royale, the United States Navy and, last but by no means least, the Royal Danish Navy steaming past (the Prussians had a huff and didn't turn up). There are more photos on the blog:

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Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2020 5:38 a.m. PST

You need a 1/2400 "Victoria and Albert" to take the salute :)

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian04 Aug 2020 5:49 a.m. PST

thumbs up

boggler04 Aug 2020 9:49 a.m. PST

I've got a Hallmark paddle aviso that I could use for that…hadn't thought of it before but why not?

Personal logo McKinstry Supporting Member of TMP Fezian04 Aug 2020 10:26 a.m. PST

Great looking fleets! As I recall, your Dunderberg is scratch built?

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2020 10:51 a.m. PST

Very nice. I've a few to go before I can hold a decent steam by.

boggler04 Aug 2020 11:08 a.m. PST

Yep, the Dunderberg and Onondaga are scratch builds from plastic card but with TD bases. HMS Pallas is a conversion from the Independencia and the smaller US monitors are all cut and shut conversions.

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2020 3:20 p.m. PST

Sweet!

The only thing missing is the royal yacht cruising between the lines. grin (Well, and maybe a few thousand colorful flags hanging from stays and shrouds…).

I bet the ships in this picture are just about life-sized on my monitor. Big monitor, small models.

- Ix

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2020 4:59 p.m. PST

PS: You may have to change the intro text on your blog. This doesn't look like one of 100 projects in a stage of incompletion or total abandonment… grin

boggler04 Aug 2020 11:04 p.m. PST

Total abandonment…er, no.

Incompletion…is it ever finished?!

:0)

GunDogMiniature Supporting Member of TMP05 Aug 2020 1:42 p.m. PST

Awesome work! Great collection.

boggler06 Aug 2020 11:47 a.m. PST

Thanks

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