Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A Bunker in 30 Minutes

Funny where you find stuff sometimes...

So there I was shopping in a local drug store and as I headed for the checkout counter a bright yellow sign said...

"Valentines Candy 90% off"

V-Day was now 48 hours in the past and already big corporations were pushing to rid their stock of love to make way for bunnies and eggs. So I picked up a few things, some M&M's, a box of cheep truffles (tasted like crap too) and a box that contained solid chocolate lips.

The lips were ick but it's container was most interesting

Now flip it over...

Do you see what I see?

I scrambled over to my bitz collection grabbing some doors and weapons, even a communications dish and after I was done gluing and cutting I had a fully workable bunker


The entire project only took a half and hour. The traps that lines the edges are a couple of 25mm base sprues glued together. The doors and weapons from Space Marine tanks. The communications towers from the Battle For Macragge boxed set. The moral of the story is you find some cool stuff in the damnest of places sometimes. I encourage you to keep on the lookout. You never know if the next Big sale just might have something cool for your tabletop.


I'm interested to know what ya'll think of my little bunker, post a comment and hollar at me!


RonSaikowski said...

Flip that back over, build up some hils around the edges and you've got a great trench!

opiewan-kanopie said...

"Are those bums digging through the rubbish bins?"
"Naw, just gamers"
"Oh. That explains the smell."