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Tyron
25-06-2014, 23:11
Hi all,

I'm in the final stages for my kickstarter and I need some help with one of the trays.

I want to make a cavalry tray and the only cavalry models I have are chaos knights (actually chaos marines posing as TWC).

There are many different cavalry models in the fantasy range, so I want to get a medium length to make the slots.

If any of you could be kind enough to measure the full length of your cavalry (from the tail to the tip of the lance etc) and post them here that would be great.

At the moment I am coming up with 36mm x 80mm and if I did this I would be able to fit 18 cavalry but I feel it may be to short. However I could alter it and fit 14 cavalry at 36mm x 100mm but that may be too big?

Cheers!

Epicene
25-06-2014, 23:20
You may find its not the lance or tail that will cause issues, its the horizontal width where the feet poke out over the sides of the base.

Ramius4
26-06-2014, 02:23
Is it a movement tray for gaming, or a display base?

If it's for gaming, ideally it should be made to fit the bases of the models, not the models themselves. And it should have as small of a lip on the edge as possible.

boli
26-06-2014, 07:33
If you glue on the horse directly square you need to have like a 5mm spacer between each rank. And maybe 1-2mm space between each model.

However I'd noticed with my models if I glue them all on at a slight angle (say 15* from the vertical) they fit together a lot more easily often needing no addition space.

Ofc it also depends which cavalry models you are referring to this is for high elf cavalry (dragon princes, silver helms) so I presume its similar with other models.

Tyron
26-06-2014, 12:16
Sorry guys I mean for a storage foam tray I should have been more clear.

Thanks!

felimid
26-06-2014, 12:24
Ok height, length, width in mm:
Dragon princes lance up: 100, 65, 25.
Silver helm lance up: 105, 60, 25.
Silver helm lance down: 65, 100, 25.
IoB reaver knight: 80, 65, 25.
Spider rider: 65, 50, 40.
Boar boy: 80, 70, 35.
Wolf rider: 80, 65, 30.
DE cold one knight lance up: 110, 85, 25.
DE cold one knight lance down: 70, 120, 25.
I have measured tallest model, normally standard bearer and with OnGs measurement includes spears raised and lowered. Hope this helps.
What is your kickstarter gonna be called and any idea what day it starts?
@ previous replies: the op refers to foam trays for cases.

Tyron
26-06-2014, 21:57
Ok height, length, width in mm:
Dragon princes lance up: 100, 65, 25.
Silver helm lance up: 105, 60, 25.
Silver helm lance down: 65, 100, 25.
IoB reaver knight: 80, 65, 25.
Spider rider: 65, 50, 40.
Boar boy: 80, 70, 35.
Wolf rider: 80, 65, 30.
DE cold one knight lance up: 110, 85, 25.
DE cold one knight lance down: 70, 120, 25.
I have measured tallest model, normally standard bearer and with OnGs measurement includes spears raised and lowered. Hope this helps.
What is your kickstarter gonna be called and any idea what day it starts?
@ previous replies: the op refers to foam trays for cases.

Thank you for taking the time to measure them. The results are leaning to another idea for the tray I had.

Not sure on the name yet, I do have the "company" name though. I will hopefully try and get it done for tuesday- wednesday at the latest.

Thanks again!