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Bureaucracy / Re: Website access requests.
« Last post by ultravanillasmurf on February 02, 2020, 09:19:42 AM »
Any movement on this?

I suspect you might be busy.
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... the verification process goes away after a few posts.  :)
Not sure if my ISP changing my IP address has prolonged the agony...
[Edit] Hooray!!! No verification!
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And the EDF Heavy Infantry.





Okay, this is the second time I have posted that one.

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So I have finally finished the Starter Skirmish Set I bought at Salute 2019.

Here are the Rascally Rabbits of the ILR Skirmish Squad.


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General Discussion / Re: Recommended Tool(s) for Despruing?
« Last post by ultravanillasmurf on January 26, 2020, 06:07:00 PM »
I use (some rather elderly) wire cutters and a collection of needle files. The half round and round ones are good for cleaning curved surfaces because the cutting surface follows creases and curves.
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ACP Rules Discussion / Re: First read through
« Last post by ultravanillasmurf on January 26, 2020, 05:33:40 PM »
Thanks.

The rule books are on my list for Salute.
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ACP Rules Discussion / Re: Slot Force Organization?
« Last post by ACP_Mike on January 02, 2020, 03:42:20 PM »
The idea here is that you have a standard force, then assign troops to missions depending on the points assigned by the scenario generator or the mission schedule.

if we want to formalise it, let's have a discussion and come up with something that people are happy with - this is all about community involvement.
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ACP Rules Discussion / Re: Discrepancy of carry capacity and squad size
« Last post by ACP_Mike on January 02, 2020, 03:39:56 PM »
Hi,
   
  no, it's not an anomaly.  It represents the idea that combat doctrine was developing at the same time as vehicle design, and sometimes they didn't marry up.

This is particularly true for the ILR, which started the war with a six-wheel APC that carried a half squad, then developed an eight wheeler that could carry the whole squad at once.

The BT-67P loses seats due to the turret installation, as well.

If you want to have desantniks, that's a cool option, or you could have extra vehicles.  Either solution is valid.

Mike
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ACP Rules Discussion / Re: Non-Almata Campaign Orbat / TOE?
« Last post by ACP_Mike on January 02, 2020, 03:36:00 PM »
Hi Direlda,

   this has been an ongoing task, and frankly, I put it aside before the holidays intending to finish it soon.  I'm tied up with family visitors util the 20th January, but will release all the orbats by the end of the month.

Sorry for the delay.

Mike
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General Discussion / Re: Recommended Tool(s) for Despruing?
« Last post by Deredo on December 24, 2019, 10:59:58 AM »
Hello Direlda, and welcome on board  :) I am certain that everyone has a different method for dealing with the odd sprue or bit of flash on their minis, as an IT technician I have the advantage of getting my mitts on lots of different tools, so for the softer white metal commonly used for figures, I have found a good but cheap electricians wire cutters does the job nicely for me.
Obviously you will want a bit of sand paper and maybe a hobby knife to tidy up the cut area and don't laugh but I prefer to use the cheap fingernail files found in a dollar/pound/Euro store as you can cut them easily to make them smaller, most have four grades of abrasives on them( some even have more) and you can bin them when they no longer do the job.