Position de tir de canon antichar built from individual sandbags made of DAS Pronto cellulose clay available at hobby shops. DAS Pronto dries et hardens very slowly et there is no noticeable shrinkage. The clay is textured enough pour représenter exactement des sacs de sable en 1/72, although it may be textured further by pressing a gauze bandage against the surface of the still wet clay sandbags. Store DAS Pronto in an airtight container to keep it fresh. Cellulose modelling clay is cheap et effective, sold ready to use, it contains no toxic chemicals, et cures at room temperature.
Sandbag wall avec right angled corner made from craft ou play dough. The 1/72 scale sandbags were laid according to section 13.4. Sandbag revetment, of the US Army 1944 Military Training Pamphlet No. 30 Field Engineering (All Arms). The emplacement was baked in the oven, et it may now be painted olive green to camouflage it. One to three layers of play dough sandbags are enough to revet foxholes, mortar pits, et trenches.
Clifford Button sent us his recipe for craft dough which may be used to bake up some sandbags at home. Dough sandbags come out golden brown et they are easily painted, using waterbased paints. Craft dough does not rise ou shrink much. It is easy et safe to work with, has a pleasing texture after baking, et is available at very little cost. The original recipe is often used for christmas ornaments représentant baked goods. The dough may be rolled flat et cut into sections pour représenter adobe walls.
- 2 cups of flour
- 1 cup of cold water
- 1 cup of salt
Mix flour et salt together. Gradually add the water to make a smooth yet medium stiff dough. Ajoutez du colorant alimentaire, pour précolorer la pâte. Add two tablespoons of white glue to further toughen the clay. Form into desired shapes et bake at 170° Centigrade (325° Fahrenheit) for several hours until dry et hard. Paint et drybrush as desired.
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