Sunday, January 10, 2010

Cold Weather Survival

This log cabin is made of all natural materials. Soldiers sometimes have to construct shelters, as at Valley Forge to withstand the cold and snow of a harsh winter.

These soldiers know that Russian winters can be very difficult and so they have been learning how to build a shelter to keep them safe when the temperatures get so cold that the motor oil in their tanks can freeze.

Modern warfare may need this ancient skill if the Cold War ever goes hot! US Army troops by MPC, Ring Hand figures.

Roy Toys makes the log cabin, and a large range of other buildings. They fit together very well, are all natural and very sturdy and inexpensive enough to build up a small village. Sold by mail and in shops.

As many of your know, my step-daughter is movie and TV star Marissa Tait. This Christmas she got me this log cabin for my 60mm army men to live in. Thanks Marissa!


Snickering Corpses said...

Reminds me of my old Lincoln Logs, a set of which I still have, except the Lincoln Logs are rounded rather than square.

Bunkermeister said...

Yes, these are very much like Lincoln Logs. Some areas built cabins that used squared off logs, and others used rounded logs. Rounded use more chinking between the logs, squared required more work to make the log, but they fit together better.

These are all wood and very nice.