Post by glennwilliams on Jul 24, 2019 8:34:52 GMT -9
Technician First Class Ivor couldn’t believe the display: whatever had jumped into the Saran system was big, spewing smaller objects almost instantly, and headed his way. Hitting the alarm button, he automatically triggered a data dump back to their main base, Tango Prime and roused the marine guard team still asleep in their barracks. The real question was could their home base go to defcon one fast enough. With a (perhaps last) sip of awful coffee, he activated the active protection systems on the sensor tower’s struts and platform. Simultaneously, he heard the proximity alarms as a ground attack began. The presumed stealthed arrival of the commando raider ship had gone unnoticed. He grabbed the Mk17 carbine from its rack and headed for his defense assignment.
Finger and Toe Models announces the release of TANGO PRIME: LISTENING POST, a 28mm, modular sci-fi intelligence outpost. The set is composed of three basic parts: a frame in two different textures for building the tower; an walled platform; and a sensor mast. Additional parts allow the frames to be stacked to various levels. There are two small buildings: the equipment shed and a barracks. Extra parts allow you to vary the weapons on the frames’ struts.
Since this is a TANGO PRIME series model, it is scaled and textured to fit all the other Finger and Toe Tango Prime sets, while also being compatible with the ARSENAL series of standalone weapons and the weapons of Guns of Pavarone.
Remember, every Finger and Toe model comes with SMOOSH ASSURANCE: if ya’ll smoosh any part of your TANGO PRIME: LISTENING POST, a new one waits your summons (if you have the sacrifice) from hard drive and printer.
wyvern: surfduke: You should be able to post links to any files or images already on a website somewhere by just adding the URL when you set-up a post using the full "Create Post" Forum post editor (i.e. NOT the "Quick Reply" version).
May 27, 2020 10:20:28 GMT -9
wyvern: I've found Photos loading the first image slowly every time I've switched on the computer in recent times. It's been OK after that, but seems like it can't quite remember how to do it just after it's been woken up...
May 27, 2020 10:17:36 GMT -9
surfduke: Do you want a preview pdf of the Jupiter 2 here? If so how do I post it.
May 27, 2020 0:39:56 GMT -9
Vermin King: That would explain why 'Photos' loaded slower this weekend. It was 'improved'
May 26, 2020 8:07:25 GMT -9
wyvern: It wasn't some fresh Windows "improvement" then... I noticed the icon for the MS image viewer, "Photos", changed a few days back as well. Doesn't seem to have changed the app, as far as I can tell. Yet.
May 26, 2020 4:26:25 GMT -9
lightning: Glad that only a restart was involved. I wouldn't have the energy to much more today :-)
May 26, 2020 3:01:39 GMT -9
Vermin King: I had a scare and a half. Went to open a pdf for the first time today and nothing happened. Checked All Programs and saw that Reader updated on 05/23. Restarting fixed it. Whew
May 25, 2020 10:56:44 GMT -9
Vermin King: His eyes must not be as old as mine
May 21, 2020 11:12:39 GMT -9
cowboyleland: I always thought Tirick was a little mad.
May 21, 2020 7:11:40 GMT -9
Vermin King: Really worn out tonight, so when I'm like that I just look for things I used to have, but don't any more. I got the Zippy models and am rebuilding my Tirick/TCF Gaming folder. How the heck would anyone build his 1/1000 Battletech mechs without enlarging
May 20, 2020 17:12:58 GMT -9
Toman: yea I have been. pretty cool project. I've done a few scratch builds like that but not as large. cutting individual stones or carving stones in foam sucks.
May 19, 2020 16:50:41 GMT -9
Vermin King: Anybody else following Mauther's home-made Playmobile castle build? Looks really good so far
May 18, 2020 18:13:38 GMT -9
cowboyleland: Good point. Maybe make the wing feathers seperately so that the wind could get through them?
May 14, 2020 6:10:23 GMT -9
squirmydad: We had two operators for the hawk though, one to carry the weight and the other to flap the wings.
May 13, 2020 11:02:25 GMT -9
squirmydad: Probably silk and dowels. I assisted in the construction of a giant hawk puppet for an indoor show, probably about the same size as that pegasus.
May 13, 2020 11:01:49 GMT -9
Vermin King: It's got to be really light. The article dealt with parade puppets. I don't think I'd want to be trying to control that in a stiff wind
May 13, 2020 4:21:20 GMT -9
lightning: that's a nice pegasus!
May 13, 2020 4:10:32 GMT -9
shep: Will it fly, if you move the wings fast enough?
May 13, 2020 1:10:51 GMT -9