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  1. How to Customize Aftermarket Airplane Stands

    Quote Originally Posted by OldGuy59 View Post
    I just received a few minis from a fellow gamer. The gamer used Litko stands and gimbal mountings, and didn't keep all the original stands. Also, I have some paper models, and have ordered Aerodrome Accessories stands for them. I want to match up all the models with stands, and put the data for the plane on each of the stands. Hmm... How do do this?Since joining the forum, I had run across a Base Card file in the hobby section (I used them to make my home-made card bases. Thanks Zakopious),
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  2. Which aircraft are capable of dropping bombs?

    Quote Originally Posted by flash View Post
    Research is the short answer Mick - there's no official listing but most two seaters were capable, though likely not all did depending on their squadron role.
    Some single seaters were rigged for close support, the Camel in particular was used in that role.
    Here is a list that I roughed out a while back for an unofficial bomb load / points that might give you a start point.

    Machine ------------- Payload Kg / lb --------------------- Damage: full load / half load
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  3. General Overview of WWI Miniatures - Timeline and Theaters 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by OldGuy59 View Post
    My first kick at the can [up to 10th edit (Post #36), edits, confirmations, references], trying to emulate Dan-Sam's WWII line-up of minis to conflicts. Was this an eye-opener! I actually have a few interesting options for what was supposed to be a Western Front collection. This is including the proposed Series 9 release, and some substitution suggestions for existing models. I'm not knowledgeable enough to sort out which planes flew where, but I know there are lots of people out there that
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  4. My Gimbal Installation Method

    Quote Originally Posted by BryanR View Post
    I received my gimbals in the mail from Aerodrome Accessories. Now I just needed to figure out a good way to install them.

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    I was planing on gluing the ball part into the plane, and mounting the ring part on a stand like Col. Hajj suggests. I even ordered a bunch of extra ball bearings so I could switch out all my minis, and future minis with the ringed pegs. But I couldn't bring my self to drill into my minis, so I opted for the following
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  5. Strategy Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by RJames View Post

    Wings of Glory ● Campaign Rules and Awards
    Crash survival:
    • Roll 2d6:
    6 or less: KIA
    7: survives landing but dies of wounds (DOW)
    8: severely injured; must skip 2d6 missions; may fly again thereafter
    9: injured; must skip 1d6 missions; may fly again thereafter
    10: bruised; must skip 1 mission; may fly again thereafter
    11+: unharmed; may fly again immediately

    • Modifiers
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