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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2022 5:11 a.m. PST

I've decided that I really don't like the current default basing options I've used for years with my Napoleonic infantry – 4 figures on 60 x 20 bases. I've decided to go with 40 x 40 bases. They look better, protect the figures & are more stable on those pesky hills.

I'm working my way through the Imperial Guard & I'm quite pleased with the results of the new bases:




I'll move onto the 2 Corps of French line I have, then Russians, Prussians & Anglo-Dutch……phew!

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2022 6:08 a.m. PST

Very nice looking. What base material did you use: cardboard, or MDF, or _____? Cheers!

Perris070715 Aug 2022 6:53 a.m. PST

How did you remove them from your old bases? They look really nice.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2022 10:31 a.m. PST

That looks good indeed. It does appear some poor aquarium suffered a raid. grin

Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2022 1:16 p.m. PST

MDF , cut to order by my local laser cutter chap – 100 bases @ $8. USD

I soak the old ones as I use wood work glue (the white stuff)to stick figures on & this comes off easily with water.

And finally the terrain is a mix of my own making – various bits of pebble, flocks & some dyed foam.


Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2022 6:15 p.m. PST

The gravel that aquariums sell is often used by gamers for rocky terrain. At least it is in the USA.

Gozerius15 Aug 2022 9:01 p.m. PST

I have found the fine gravel used for ball fields in our local parks works well. It doesn't need painting.

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