Yeah I wish HBG would take a pic with the scupt next to an OOB unit, so you can get a better concept of its size.
So I ended up just buying some more Tigers, painted them brown, and decided not worry about the historical accuracy.
Just for fun painted some Aces from each country in Axis & Allies
Nice! I like those aircraft stands, too. You could play “Check Your 6!” with those stands.
@barnee I have 24 different painted aces, 3 from each country. After reviewing photos of fighters I noticed some had individual paint patterns, so I looked up the aces and tried to match them. They are no where near the quality of DMcLarens work. I will send a few more pictures, hope you enjoy.
@sansmerci Here is the new 3G40 map with some of the Japanese fleet. Hope to use Axis & Allies war at sea minis in the game.
These are great! If you want to get squadron letters and numbers for your aircraft, the white letter and number sheet from I-94 has the perfect size. Great looking aircraft, and carriers too! Where did you get the carriers? Did you do the decks on them?
@DMcLaren Thanks, I have been getting the decals from Historical Board Games will check out I-94. The ships are from my War at Sea collection looked like that out of the box. Got the big 3G40 map will see how it plays with those big units.
@sansmerci War at Sea collection? I’ll have to check those out- they’d be great for tabletop Victory at Sea on a hex map, too. The letters and number decal sheets at HBG are the I-94 decals, so if you got those, you’re all set! I’d advise getting a few sets of each color- you can get creative in the use of sections of letters for colored stripes and such. And that map is a thing of beauty- where did that come from?
@DMcLaren First check out Axis & Allies Miniatures, War at Sea in Forums section of Axis & Allies.org you can also go to Axis & Allies Forumini to see lots of customized ships. I have some red numbers but have not used them yet. Bought a 20/0 brush and Micron Pens at Michaels they where out of the others. The map I had printed in Hong Kong from files provided by Young Grasshopper its 73" X 33". Here are some of the new units needed for 3G40 and the map set up for round one .
@sansmerci I got the map from X-raypad they got the file from Young Grasshoppers posts then sent me a picture of the file. They printed it and sent me a video of it, shipped it and I got it in 8 or 9 days from ordering it to receiving it.
LOVE those biplanes!!! They look awesome! The game in progress shots give a great view of both the map and the pieces. I don’t know what you paid for that map, but it was worth every penny! Is that a GHQ transport I see in P-50?
@DMcLaren Thank you. The biplanes are from HBG and the transport is from my Axis & Allies War at Sea collection. All the large ships are from War at Sea.
@sansmerci Holy cow this makes my “customization” effort look laughable.
@sansmerci I like the flames here.
@LevHunter Thank you.
I just noticed the UK coaster roundel from HBG with a ship and some chips on the lower left of the last picture. We use them for our “Buy Box” so we don’t have to reach across the board. Is that what you use them for as well?
@DMcLaren In the 3G40 game rules they are used for buys that take two turns to build what you see on the German one is Elite Infantry that cost 2 when you buy them then 2 more the next turn when you put them on the board the Super Battleship costs 6/6/6 and is the only combat unit that needs three turns to build. How did you get the customizer badge? Thanks for all the pictures of your set and the very helpful tips.