All your base ? - General Ramblings #6

 
Have you ever had a situation, when you didn't have a base on hand, and you couldn't remember the dimension, or you were making a multi base slot and couldn't work out which base you could fit on the base ?

Well most of you, in this hobby, may have hit this on the most rarest of occasions. Like I did recently. After a few minutes of searching for what base was what size, I decided to make a little visio mock-up  to work out what bases would fit inside existing larger bases, so I could make a cinematic base for three models that would make up my Logan Grimnar conversion.

Here is what I came up with, so I wouldn't have to go hunting again, in to the future.

So you may be asking, "what do I need this for? "
As you know I am working on Grimnar and "Stormrider", where I want to model the mounted Grimnar with his two Thunderwolf buddies. The kicker is I want to be able to separate out any/either model from the base, if and when they die. But the issue is that the current Stormrider base (120mm x 92mm) is a little small for all the models. So I am left with either using plasticard cantilever extensions, or a larger base.
So if I use a larger base, what can fit on what?
This is where Visio comes into play. I can drag and drop shapes into the silhouette and work out what I need. For example, I worked out I will need a Knight titan base, with two nested bike bases and a new small oval base. Ideally I can slot these guys together like below
 
Or maybe I could do this?

 
Anyways, you get the idea.
Let me know if this would be of any use to you?



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