Monday, September 1, 2014

Making a submarine (1) ...

I'm making something a little different, sparked by possible story lines on the Somewhere in England blog. This time a submarine !

The submarine is to be generic, so could be shown in use by either side - for story line posts or game posts (attack on submarine in dock ...)

Off to the scraps box (card, sprue and plasticard) to make a conning tower and simple deck gun, shown here with some 1/72 figs.


I marked out a base hull outline on some 3mm MDF and cut it out, trying out the placement of the conning tower and deck gun.
Overall length is 20", a smaller one used for coastal actions.

5 comments:

  1. Brillliant, could be used in a number of skirmish scenarios.

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  2. Excellent - and a very practical piece of equipment. In fact so good is the design, you have given me the idea how to make such maritime beasties for my own 'Jono's World' navies...

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  3. Excellent work ,well done.The model looks great.

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  4. Simply, yet effective - brilliant! Why do I keep thinking, "The land that time forgot"?

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    1. I had the same idea when thinking of games and scenarios to use it in

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