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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #120 on: 27 December 2019, 22:40:26 »
The only thing I could find was the white on purple symbol for the Thumpers Assault unit.  Some fan ones have them in tiger stripe orange.

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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #121 on: 28 December 2019, 00:29:00 »
The Militia‘s shortage of supplies often leaves their equipment in locally-produced black primer, but units with the means have adopted a bright orange as their standard color. - Camospecs
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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #122 on: 28 December 2019, 01:27:18 »
i copied this from one of the sourcebooks to post in an old thread, but darned if i can find it again right now, IIRC it was a pre-dark age era work so this represents the earlier days of the Militia.
The Militia's shortage of supplies often leaves their equipment in locally-produced black primer, but units with the means have adopted a bright orange as their standard color.

my current Icon is a Hound in Militia colors, TRO art with colors by a friend.


kevarin_hound_filtvelt_militia by Mark Temple, on Flickr
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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #123 on: 28 December 2019, 04:31:26 »
Thanks! Well, if I do that, it'll be colourful ... the Thumpers favour yellow & black trim.
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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #124 on: 28 December 2019, 17:00:44 »
Basically, all the Filtvelt military equipment is painted up like like construction machinery and/or firetrucks.   ;D
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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #125 on: 29 December 2019, 17:12:29 »
So I have my battalion planned. Looking for an excuse to buy some Skytrex Action 200 (1:200 scale minis), so a platoon of Chieftans as Rommels, and a platoon of M60A2s (the 'Starship') as Pattons, plus a platoon of Ranger VV1s for the armour. The 'Mechs are already put aside.

I'll be going the 3rd Filtvelt Defenders - a nice little comment to the effect that they're organised for combined arms at the company level. So justifies a nice organisation with lance of 'Mechs, platoon of armour, platoon of vehicles.

Must do some proof of concepts to get the right orange - not sure to go base drab orange with brighter highlights, or base brighter orange with drab highlights.
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* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #126 on: 31 December 2019, 12:28:10 »
What mechs are you using btw?

Right now, I could field a Filtvelt 3145 expeditionary force if I wanted to . . . hmm, and might for a pick up game!

Hound
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Hetzer
Hetzer
and maybe some J Edgars for giggles . . . unfortunately, they will all be forest camo or primer.
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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #127 on: 01 January 2020, 00:25:21 »
Since you have a “H” theme going, you could add a Hornet (HNT-182 model) - this was initially a major refit but could possibly be in production (see TRO Republic Vol II)

Filtvelt is at least refitting or even producing Javelins too (JVN-11P model) TRO:3145 NTNU.

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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #128 on: 01 January 2020, 23:35:35 »
What mechs are you using btw?

I'm using up minis I already have in my strategic reserve - trying to run them down before the KS minis arrive. Old minis look somewhat anaemic next to the new GoAC minis. So I've got:

Charger
Banshee
Archer
Jagermech

Shadow Hawk
Hatchetman
Quickdraw
Whitworth

Locust
Assassin
Cicada
Clint

Filtvelt has all these at Early Republic era, I just need to work out the variants so I can mod the minis. Whitworth, for instance, is going to be the WTH-1H RL carrier version.
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* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #129 on: 02 January 2020, 11:17:14 »
Heh, I LOVE the WTH-1H . . . my mercs managed to salvage a -1S that was pretty chewed up and it was cheaper to put it back together as a -1H, which makes it a good trainer & guard.  Any Thunderbolt toting variants of those?

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Re: Down at the holler--The Filtvelt Coalition Faction Page
« Reply #130 on: 02 February 2020, 23:26:27 »
97Jedi and I were trying for something a bit less “Dukes of Filtvelt” but that didn’t seem to go through. It was Blue-Grey with red trim.
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