Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

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Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

Post by Extra Crispy »

As my terrain collection grows storing it is becoming a bigger problem. Not storing it so much as finding stuff.

How do you store your terrain so you can find the pieces you want when you lay out a table?
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Re: Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

Post by pmskaar »

Hi Mark

I store my Terrain Maker in large Rubbermaid type tubs. I put all my road sections in 1 tub for easy access and have my flats in the same tub. The hills and slopes are in a separate tub. Any woods sections are stored on top so the trees don't get smooshed. My streams and rivers are in a separate tub.

I have 3 sets of Terrain Maker - 1 European Summer set, 1 European Winter set, and a Desert set for North Africa and Middle East. Fortunately, I have a large space in the garage to store these tubs.

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Re: Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

Post by Gazza »

I don't own much (any really) terrain as the club has enough for our (my) needs. Before I joined the club I did try to make my own buildings (based on an article in an ancient copy of Miltary Modelling - a UK magazine). Still got about half a dozen - all in this sort of state.
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To answer the actual question though :wink: the club uses a number of different storage systems from large metal units with drawers to plastic tubs and boxes. More photos to take on my next visit.

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Re: Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

Post by Gazza »

OK, I've finally been over to the club today, so here are the promised photos.

An overview of some of the storage drawers.
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A closer look. Concentrating on the micro armour terrain.
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One of the micro building drawers - pulled out at random.
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Some of the larger hill/ridge sections.
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A few more.
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Re: Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

Post by Beagle »

I’d love some storage drawers like that, kudos.

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Re: Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

Post by redleg »

That is a very cool terrain storage system!
Time on the recce is time well spent!

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Re: Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

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I normally store terrain in clear plastic bins for easy transport.

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Re: Never Mind the Troops: How do you store your terrain?

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For my GHQ hexes I have large plastic bins. For the buildings I have a metal cart with drawers. Need another solution for building as I’m running out of room…

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