26 December 2012

Naval Ships

A post a long time coming...

I ordered Panzerschiffe WW2 ships and dressed them up. I found at the
1/2400 scale, I don't need super detail nor the price that goes with it.
I recently purchased Naval Thunder and put together ships for the first
Guadacanal scenario.

The bases are large craft popsicle sticks. I love using them! You can easily
cut to your specs and low in cost. The rounded edge is perfect for showing
direction of a ship. I use them also for my 1/600-700 naval ships.

I added styrene rods for towers. I added artist matte medium to simulate the
ocean waves. I may add 1/2400 scale sea planes. I also added several layers
of gloss medium to the base. The bottom of the base I glued a Wargames
Accessories 1/2 x 1/2" metal base so I can add it to my magnetic lined box.

I am experimenting with shell splashes. Will post later.



  1. Good job! They painted up really well. I remember them way back in the late 70s. Still seem to be a bargain.

  2. The ships look great. I've always thought that Panzerschiffe did good gaming models and your modifications (styrene rods) and bases really add to the ships. I'm looking forward to reading about your Guadalcanal games.

  3. Thanks gents, had a motivational winter!