Author Topic: Random Diorama Ideas  (Read 36639 times)

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #175 on: July 25, 2023, 09:56:05 PM »
A memory from years ago, dredged up today due to something else. 

I live in a trash-picking ripe area and one day, one of those hexagonal end table tops followed me home - both the wooden frame and the faux (cast?) marble top. The size was probably 12" per side or 20+" across.

My thought was that for wargamers, these would be swanky representing a single square from the game board in a much larger scale (so someone playing SQUAD LEADER could use microarmor and larger models).

When separated, either the wood frame or the 'marble' could also be an artistic diorama base.

Both items went away years ago, but I figured I'd share the potential for you motivated folks.


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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #176 on: July 26, 2023, 07:29:33 AM »


The late spring flowers blooming are a nice contrast.

See also -> https://news.zerkalo.io/world/18559.html

This dude looks like one of Frank's animations.
« Last Edit: July 26, 2023, 07:35:31 AM by Story »


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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #178 on: August 29, 2023, 03:08:43 AM »


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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #179 on: August 29, 2023, 06:07:20 AM »


The late spring flowers blooming are a nice contrast.

See also -> https://news.zerkalo.io/world/18559.html

This dude looks like one of Frank's animations.


Iím surprised that no one tries to gather these destroyed vehicles for scrap purposes. Thatís pretty good steel. I the Ukrainians use the broken ones for parts but these are only good for junk now.

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #180 on: August 30, 2023, 07:09:06 PM »


Iím surprised that no one tries to gather these destroyed vehicles for scrap purposes. Thatís pretty good steel. I the Ukrainians use the broken ones for parts but these are only good for junk now.

Ukraine is still at war, heavy recovery assets are still at a premium.

Remember, the French didn't start tidying up until late 1945 at the earilest.

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #181 on: September 26, 2023, 01:57:44 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #182 on: September 26, 2023, 05:08:29 PM »
This type of thing always hammers home to me just how cheap all this military hardware was after the war, when it was no longer needed.
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #183 on: September 26, 2023, 06:33:25 PM »
Frank,
lookin' at choo here

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #184 on: September 26, 2023, 10:37:53 PM »
The Vickers Mk. VI was  light tank... but I think it would be safer for the three guys pushing to pull instead.

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #185 on: September 27, 2023, 06:50:31 AM »
The Bomber gas station is a real 'blast from the past'! Sorry to see her in such rough shape.

A gas-up and burger-stop at The Bomber was mandatory on childhood family road trips through Oregon (Dad always preferred 99E to the I-5).
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #186 on: October 14, 2023, 05:42:22 AM »

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #188 on: November 17, 2023, 02:03:52 AM »
Wow!  I like that. :smiley: :-*
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