- May 17, 2009
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Yes they was called hedgehogs here a pic of how they looked\ said:I was thinking of making some of the girder type from plastic strip but I could do with a picture. Am I right in thinking they were called hedgehogs?Gern
Yes, I saw some of those in some of the images I found. Why were they pointing inland instead of seawards?\ said:You also could add a few wooden posts, sticking at an angle pointing towards the land-like an angled letter A.Si
The idea is that a tank or some other vehicle rolls up onto the obstacle and gets stuck there. If it pointed towards the sea it would not work. They are called Czech Hedgehogs.\ said:Yes, I saw some of those in some of the images I found. Why were they pointing inland instead of seawards?Gern
Dave for the sand just use any emulsion paint and some flour. Just paint the base with the emulsion then while still wet sieve some flour over the top then when dry just paint it the sand colour you want.\ said:I'll have to have another look then Ron. As I said, the only ones I've found so far don't show enough detail.I've checked out the figures here:
There are some rather good looking set pieces here. Hope I can do them justice.
I've got some budgie grit which I've used on dios, but the particles are much too big to represent sand in 1/72 scale. Could I use something like baking powder as an additive to emulsion paint to get a sandy texture? (I know you can buy textured paint but pennies are very tight so I'd like to find a cheaper alternative).
As Joe has said designed to cause problems, especially high-tide, to tanks, landing craft, to slow down vehicles or get them hung up so that two things happen: chaos from having vehicles and support fire trapped and struggling, landing craft with damaged drop-doors etc, also it means that a slow vehicle or stuck vehicle is an easier kill than one that can strole right up to your front door lol.\ said:Yes, I saw some of those in some of the images I found. Why were they pointing inland instead of seawards?Gern
Thanks Joe. That makes sense. I found this picture which may also be useful for a D-day build.\ said:The idea is that a tank or some other vehicle rolls up onto the obstacle and gets stuck there. If it pointed towards the sea it would not work. They are called Czech Hedgehogs.