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General Kirchner21 Sep 2019 9:18 a.m. PST

fantastic! I love buys like that.

and extra kudos for your wife!


well done on the paint job.

BigNickR22 Sep 2019 7:48 a.m. PST

There's a crashed blackhawk that I used once. perfect scale

companycmd23 Sep 2019 9:23 a.m. PST

Wait… your WIFE "found something for your war game table…" ??

do you live in another universe?

Is she an android and did you program her?

Did you guys JUST -like 3 days ago- get married (the reality of your hobby has not sunk in yet)

Does she have any sisters of hobby-bearing age?

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP23 Sep 2019 12:25 p.m. PST

I hit the aquarium section of stores every once in awhile to see if I can find anything useful. You did a nice job on this.

Personal logo Nashville Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2019 8:49 a.m. PST

for water on your table top use a shiny Blue Color Sea Ocean Fish Tank Aquarium Background Seascape Poster Wall ..get one without fish and its shiny and shimmers. Great for Caribbean waters.

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2019 6:40 a.m. PST

Looks good! Well done with the wife. Garage and yard sales can yield some treasures. As can pet stores with aquarium terrain. : )

Ammianus20 Apr 2020 7:31 a.m. PST

Amazon US seller "Blue Ribbon" has a plethora of wargameable aquarium ornaments. I have two ruined temples that I use for DBA camps. Happy shopping!

Part time gamer07 Jun 2020 2:54 a.m. PST

Is there ANY chance this lady can be cloned?

The only other guy I know w/ such luck, was a young sailor, no longer in our area.
He enjoyed RPG, she had no interest in the hobby, BUT loved Painting and happy to do it for him, and she was Good. Thanks to her, he had some of the best on any table.

suka1945 Supporting Member of TMP14 Jul 2020 7:06 p.m. PST

It kind of looks like the bridge sold in some of the 54mm Marx Sets.

Amalric07 Sep 2020 1:07 p.m. PST

Nicely done.

There are a ton of great aquarium ruins out there and cheap/used is even better.

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