Sunday, May 19, 2013

Wargaming Lebonan 1983 and the Beast

Last Saturday  Rich Uncle Pat put on a game using Rock the Casbah by Two Fat Lardies.  Anton and I where the PLO.  And three other gentlemen where the IDF.  I hope that Anton will be posting the pictures of the marathon game.  We started at 1300 hrs and end at 2320 hrs with only a pizza break. The battle didn't go good for the PLO.  We did manage to knock-out a Merkava.  But this was after about 10 round of RPG's .  But there was the Beast a Balaton D9 Dozer that would not die.  Anton and must of fired 50 RPGS on.  Lost several squads of PLO in the process to trying to knock.  The killer dozer had a pal in the form of M163.  This APC never run out of ammo.  For vehicle that only carries a 1000rds it destroy more squads and snipers than any vehicle of IDF squad. Needless to say it turned out to be a Bad day for PLO

Today I found this picture on Missing Lynxs..   A 1/72 Balaton Dozer, the vehicle is a  piece of art. 
The Beast

On another note. My M5 have been shipped by the War Store for my IDF halftrack project. The M3 are finished. Just need to take pictures.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Found another Blog that has Arab Israeli Wars info

A few months back I found a blog "Natholeon's Empires".  Nate was fielding a version of  FOW for the Arab Israeli Wars.  His blog is real good.  While reviewing is later go around with the AIW Nat  mentioned another site. Broke Low another great Blog.  More Arab and Israeli armor and his updates on his variant of FOW AIW.

Check out his site.
Broke Low

I think you will like it.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

M3 Infantry troops painted

It been a while but I finally got them painted.  Used the guide on the M3 box for painting the troops.  The only color I didn't use was for the jackets.  That color came of the of the Life Colour set for US Infantry uniform (UA419). 

 Once painted the next step was to washed the troops with Vallejo Wash Sepia.  This I found for me is the best wash for miniatures.

I bought mine at Michigan Toy Soldier.  You can also buy it from the Warstore.  The troops are still on the sprue.  Found this is to be the easy way to paint them. 

All that is needed now to finish up the M3 and M3A1 half tracks.  Should be posting pictures soon. let me know what you think...