Saturday, 20 March 2010

Modular bridges

Not bridges in the Bailey bridge sense, but rather ones built to a standard scale to fit in with my SYW buildings. The standard footprint is 60mm x 60mm or 120 x 120mm. This means that my standard 45mm square based units will fit neatly.

I just got started, then remembered the article in the wargames annual by Charles Grant, so I added the partial and completely damaged versions as can be seen. In normal use the intact versions at the rear will be used. Construction is a mix of foamcore and hardboard.

Trouble is, now I'm wondering whether to add one or two extra short sections to give more flexibility.

If anyone is at WMMS tomorrow you can find me on the Lance & Longbow stand

8 comments:

Donogh said...

Nicely done! Touch of genius (I haven't seen Charles Grant's article on this so I'll credit you)

Rafael Pardo said...

A great idea the ruined sections!
Rafa

Bluebear Jeff said...

Nice, I like them.


-- Jeff

Alanus, Dux Homunculorum said...

Very nice idea. I'm nicking it!

abdul666 said...

So ingenious and well done!

Steve-the-Wargamer said...

Ditto! How did you do the rubble sections??? Small squares of foamcore??

Fire at Will said...

Steve, yes, the blocks are foamcore, but from the latest boards where the foam was less crumbly than before so it could be carved in chunks

Maverick Collecting said...

Really nice, your damaged one is better than most commercial ones I've seen over the years...!