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by Ham and Jam
Sun May 24, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Von luck and Lorraine schlepper
Replies: 17
Views: 1193

Re: Von luck and Lorraine schlepper

Does anyone know if it was actually used as a assault gun rather than mobile artillery? Well, it's an SP howitzer so yes, most of the time it's delivering indirect artillery fire. However, SP artillery was sometimes brought up to the front and used for direct fire, especially when the enemy were he...
by Ham and Jam
Wed May 13, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: Norway 1940, The Road to Dombas.
Replies: 14
Views: 1234

Re: Norway 1940, The Road to Dombas.

Iztvan is spot on, the Norwegians are Warlord plastic winter Germans in great coats with mainly a paint conversion, leaving off most of the kit and making sure they are rifle armed. LMG given a magazine and the HMG teams are Warlord Belgian figures with water cooled MG. They look great! What colour...
by Ham and Jam
Fri May 08, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: Norway 1940, The Road to Dombas.
Replies: 14
Views: 1234

Re: Norway 1940, The Road to Dombas.

Looks Great! What miniatures are the Norwegians?
by Ham and Jam
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: 1/200 Spitfire and Kittyhawk
Replies: 0
Views: 738

1/200 Spitfire and Kittyhawk

https://i2.wp.com/spqvi.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/BR8.jpg?resize=768%2C700&ssl=1 Decided to try something new. Keeping with the desert theme are a Spitfire and Kittyhawk. To see more pictures follow the link https://spqvi.com/2020/04/03/ready-for-battle-blood-red-skies-p-40-and-spitfire/ . Che...
by Ham and Jam
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: CoC 28mm Matilda II
Replies: 3
Views: 583

CoC 28mm Matilda II

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Starting off my Western Desert Army with a Warlord Matilda II. More pictures at https://spqvi.com/2020/04/02/ready-for- ... atilda-ii/

Cheers,

Ham and Jam
by Ham and Jam
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: How to stop battles degenerating into long-range shooting matches?
Replies: 19
Views: 2284

Re: How to stop battles degenerating into long-range shooting matches?

Isn't a "bold flanking manoeuvre (sic)" at this level more likely to transgress into another platoon's playpen and cause more problems than it solves? Well I guess that leaves only one option then... https://img.memecdn.com/world-war-i---the-hopeless-optimism-of-the-upper-class-officer-lt-george-fr...
by Ham and Jam
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: How to stop battles degenerating into long-range shooting matches?
Replies: 19
Views: 2284

Re: How to stop battles degenerating into long-range shooting matches?

We’ve all been there. The two sides line up and fire at each other across the gaping chasm in the middle of the table. Each unit sits motionless in the best cover it can find and blasts away at long range. No generalship, no subtlety, indeed no tactics — it’s all down to the luck of the dice. So, b...
by Ham and Jam
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion Project
Replies: 1
Views: 1422

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion Project

So I've set out on a project to recreate the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion 1 for 1 as they were on 5 June 1944. This will be the first of what I assume will be many posts. I hope you enjoy following adventure... https://spqvi.com/2019/10/04/1st-canadian-parachute-battalion-project/ https://i1.wp....
by Ham and Jam
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: CoC 28mm AVRE with Small Box Girder Bridge
Replies: 3
Views: 1039

CoC 28mm AVRE with Small Box Girder Bridge

As any ground pounder knows, wet boots suck! Hopefully my new ARVE SBG will help keep the chaps' boots dry and get the armour over any gap. https://i2.wp.com/spqvi.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/B1.jpg?ssl=1 As always pictures and a review on the link below: https://spqvi.com/2019/09/09/ready-for-ba...
by Ham and Jam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: Firefly with hessian cammo
Replies: 3
Views: 1103

Re: Firefly with hessian cammo

Looks great! Excited to try this on my next AFV