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Hue Street Diorama Base
CMOT
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Posted: Sunday, November 06, 2016 - 10:28 PM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at the recent diorama base release from Black Dog in 1/35th scale titled ''Hue Street Vietnam 1968 diorama base''.

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Posted: Sunday, November 06, 2016 - 10:42 PM UTC
It looks pretty nice overall. It really is more of a vignette base though, too small for a diorama in my way of thinking.


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...I am quizzical of the backpacks shown on the base from a period point of view; they look too modern, but I could be wrong.





The rucksacks are correct for Vietnam era rucksacks. They are early Tropical rucks (ALICE-style) and didn't really change much until the MOLLE system was introduced in the early 2000s.

Vietnam rucksacks.

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Posted: Sunday, November 06, 2016 - 10:57 PM UTC
Thank you for the clarification Gino, I just was not sure.
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Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 05:35 PM UTC
I think the citadel wall would've been more interesting !!