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Proposal : Launchers
panzerIV
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Posted: Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 03:58 AM UTC
Wowzer those hell cannons just wow!! Some logistics needed ha.
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:23 PM UTC
"Most excellent dude"
If you do a quick google for 'Aleppo Hell Cannon' you can find this and it's various derivatives.
Now to decide on scale - my preferred 25th or have a crack at the 35th scale game.
See you at the start line
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:17 PM UTC

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Roger that fits in its indirect fire i take it this is cheap quarry blasting?! Hell of an interesting project!




I suspect the firing command sounds a lot like "Allahu Akbar!!

Improvised Rocket Propelled Explosive Device or IRPED for short ...
/ Robin
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 09:53 PM UTC
Roger that fits in its indirect fire i take it this is cheap quarry blasting?! Hell of an interesting project!

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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 09:34 PM UTC

Just checking to ensure my possible project fits within the parameters
XCMG ZL30H TEL


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A lob bomb (known officially as an improvised rocket-assisted mortar, improvised rocket-assisted munition, or IRAM) is a rocket-fired improvised explosive device made from a large metal canister (usually a propane gas tank that has been drained of its contents and filled with explosives, scrap metal, and ball bearings)



As per the attached photos:





Awaiting the higher being's (Campaign Leaders) answer
panzerIV
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 06:00 AM UTC
@mark
Guided missile launchers are allowed scuds are guided launchers

I think ive finaly decided im goin to build the british MLRS
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 05:32 AM UTC
Indirect fire, rocket propelled, guided or unguided. Lots of good options out there.

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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 01:43 AM UTC

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For clarification, is the distinguishing feature that the system be unguided (rocket) vs guided (missile), or that it simply must be surface-to-surface, in which case things like TOW and SCUD would be acceptable?

Pretty sure I'm in, but need to figure out what to bring to the fight.




I would assume that the guided missiles are allowed:
"would anyone be interested in a launcher campaign?
when i say "launcher" i mean similar to artillery. When the standard artillery just wont make an impact and you need a big hit from a longer distance you call for the launchers and some one to press that red button to launch the surface to surface missile "
but I will leave it to the campaign leader to make the final call.

SCUD is used as long range artillery.
TOW is an anti-tank weapon and in that role it is not a substitute for artillery.


/ Robin
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:51 AM UTC
For clarification, is the distinguishing feature that the system be unguided (rocket) vs guided (missile), or that it simply must be surface-to-surface, in which case things like TOW and SCUD would be acceptable?

Pretty sure I'm in, but need to figure out what to bring to the fight.

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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:24 PM UTC
All,

Trumpeter's kit #00352 Hotchkiss 39 (H) will be my entry into this build.




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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:12 PM UTC
I vote for #4. You can tell its a launcher without having to stare at it.


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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 06:33 PM UTC

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My vote goes to nr 1.

The clearest image of an ancient launcher.
/ Robin



Okay, the only one I totally did from scratch and roughed it out knowing scaling would correct errors!!




but it gets the message across
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 01:29 PM UTC

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My vote goes to nr 1.

The clearest image of an ancient launcher.
/ Robin



Okay, the only one I totally did from scratch and roughed it out knowing scaling would correct errors!!

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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:42 AM UTC
Thanks Robin, just wanted to be sure.
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:40 AM UTC
Joseph,
The SA-2 is a Surface-to-Air, designed to shoot down aircraft.
This campaign targets Surface-to-Surface rockets/missiles.
Anything from Nebelwerfer up to tactical ballistic missiles.
The Katyusha /Stalin Organ would be somewhere in the middle of the range. The MLRS fits perfectly.

There is a dedicated Anti-Aircraft campaign which finishes on the last day of October this year. The SA-2 would fit there.

/ Robin
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:20 AM UTC
Would this qualify for this campaign?
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 09:53 AM UTC
Same here, #1
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 07:54 AM UTC
My vote goes to nr 1.

The clearest image of an ancient launcher.
/ Robin
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 07:44 AM UTC
Taking up Robin's suggestion

1

2

3


Then the above

4

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7

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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 06:35 AM UTC
Peter thank you some nice suggestions there. Has anyone else got any suggestions for ribbons or are we happy to make a vote on peters designs?
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Posted: Wednesday, August 08, 2018 - 09:57 PM UTC
Maybe leave out the "droppings" and get some free pixels to increase the length of the carriage and launcher arm?
The arm would be more horizontal, even tilted the other way, when the launcher is ready to fire so that would save a pixel or two in height.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 08, 2018 - 09:48 PM UTC
Yes, I first thought of a Ballista, but the size of the ribbon height limits what you can use, and it is difficult to get something recognisable. How is this?



To me it looks more like a dinosaur and his pile of leavings.....
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Posted: Wednesday, August 08, 2018 - 07:21 PM UTC
A variation on the catapult theme could be a Greek or Roman war engine.
One of the first military launchers.
Something like this:


/ Robin
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Posted: Tuesday, August 07, 2018 - 11:38 PM UTC
I'm in. Just got my Meng SA-11 in the mail today.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 07, 2018 - 03:14 PM UTC
Just throwing up some ribbon suggestions for launchers:







or ahem: