Monday, February 17, 2014

Japanese Type 92 70mm gun Platoon

Next up in my Japanese force is the Hohei Battalion Gun Platoon with the Type 92 70mm gun.  For the Japanese, the Type 92 takes the role of 81-82mm Battalion mortars in other armies.  It looks easy to put together from the components, but there was a fair amount of filing that had to be done to put the wheels on.  You will see in the pictures that the gun tube is pointing down...try as I could, I just couldn't get a pose with the tube pointing up.  :-(

Other than that it painted nicely. 

Platoon Leader and Observer:

1st Gun:

2nd Gun:

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Japanese Type 94 37mm gun Rapid-Fire Gun Platoon

Finally back to painting and playing Flames of War.  For those that don't know, I suffer from chronic neck and back pain and every 6 months or so the pain gets so bad I can't play or paint until I get some epidural injections of a magical medical mixture that puts it all right for another 6 months.

Just before my hands started hurting from the neck pain, I had started some more Japanese units.  In this case, it was the Hohei Rapid-Fire Gun Platoon with the Type 94 37mm gun. The Type 94 37mm gun is the main long range anti-tank asset...and boy does this army need long range Anti-tank assets!.

The Type 94 37mm gun platoon!

Pretty simple to put together

Platoon Leader:

1st Gun Team:
Wheel is a little wonky  :-(

2nd Gun Team:

Some how I left off the RED part of the platoon ID (Middle set of slashes should be WHITE RED)