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Click here to go to home page All figures and models are supplied unpainted. All standard packs are priced at £3 each and generally contain 8 infantry or 4 cavalry figures.

Accessories  

XX001 3 x 3 cm bases (square)
These are used for the majority of Peter Pig rule systems.   Usually infantry
40 Bases in a pack. £3.50

XX002 3x 4 cm bases (rectangular)
Usually used for cavalry and equipment.
40 Bases per pack.   £3.50


 XX003 4 x 4 cm bases (square)
These are usually used for guns and generals
10 Bases per pack £2


Battle Clock £4.50 (XX020)
To record the game countdown.
Goes from 0 to 21. Most Peter Pig games use a 21 point countdown.
Diameter 3" (7.5cm)


Piggy Dice £6
Bag of 20. Choose colour   All dice are 16mm size.   Piggy on the 6.
Pink (xx200)                                                 Black D6. (xx201)
Red D6. (xx202)                                   Orange (xx203)
Kawasaki green (xx204)                   British racing green (xx205)
Blitzkrieg grey (xx206)                           Spitfire blue (xx207)  

16mm dice. Peter Pig first produced these dice with piggy head on the 6 (instead of the traditional 1 in 2003).
Another innovation from Peter Pig.

XX004 Pair of choice dice
2 faces "I choose" 4 Faces Blank.
Used when a player wishes to choose the location of the casualties inflicted. Used in some Peter Pig rules.   £1.50 per Pair

Peter Pig 15mm figures
Peter Pig is one of the world's leading 15mm manufacturers.  We make 5500 different figures and models.  These are distilled into   1800 (15mm) packs. Every range has an associated set of 15mm rules. Also there are related 15mm scenery ranges to accompany the figure ranges.  In these days of wandering measures of sizes into 18mm,12mm and other sizes close to 15mm, Peter Pig has remained true to the 15mm ideal.  These other sizes are often an attempt by a manufacturer to create a market  for just their peculiar size. It is also used by sculptors who cannot work well with the 15mm size restriction and so need extra size in order to create acceptable sculpts. Peter Pig will continue to do 15mm wargame figures.  We will also constantly return to each range in order to carry out updates and additions. Thus we have 15mm ranges with longevity and future potential.

Range 7  ACW riverine

Hammerin' Iron an overview of the range

Ships The ships are all built to a scale of 1/600th. They are designed as robust wargames models.
This means they should withstand some rough hands.
The ships are all waterlined. The ships are quite thick in their waterline but you can sand them down as much as you want to make them sit lower in the water.

Masts Most ACW ships had any masts removed when in riverine actions. The masts were replaced by single pole masts for flag display etc. We DO NOT provide these pole masts in order to keep costs down, but do give indentations at the correct places on the models if a customer wishes to drill out the hole and put wire in. We can drill the holes and provide the wire for an extra cost (£2). Contact us by E mail and we will do the extra drilling and supply the wire or even glue it in of required.

Funnels Each ship is provided with the appropriate funnel castings. A lot of the ships use a universal funnel casting which needs to be trimmed to the right size. The funnel supplied is quite long in order to allow for customers who drill the original funnel hole deeper in order to create a super strong hole for the funnel. Any ship with a universal funnel will have a mm (millimetre) figure beside it, which indicates how tall the funnel should be above deck level.

Ships boats Most ACW ships had lifeboats. These were often towed behind in order to avoid cluttering the deck and gun arcs. We DO NOT provide lifeboats with the models in order to keep the costs down. Lifeboats are sold as a separate pack (pack 13). These boats can either be surface mounted on the model, or two holes drilled and the boat davits dropped in to those holes. WE can do the drilling and fit boats for you at a cost of £3. Contact us if you require this service.


Rules, scenarios  and accessories

The first version came out 20+ years ago. This 2011 edition uses many of the earlier mechanisms but now includes a scenario generator, more ship statistics as well as fire rafts, torpedo boats, mines, submarines and forts. Excellent. The rules include order cards and play sheets. No additional books needed. Gives a really nice game in 2.5 hours or less. Tim has put the wire spine on them to allow the book to be laid flat when gaming.

Hammerin' Iron rules

Sheets and download scenarios

The D6 +x tells players how many hexes in from their edge to place each ship.
e.g given "Monitor, Governor Moore D6+1, D6-2" . Means that the Monitor is placed D6 add 1 spot hexes in from the table end and the Governor Moore is placed D6 +2 spots, hexes in from the table end.

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Click here for Scenario 1 ship sheet
Click here for Scenario 2 ship sheet
Click here for Scenario 3 ship sheet
Click here for Scenario 4 ship sheet
Click here for Scenario 5 ship sheet

UK Buyer
£16

European buyer  £18

Rest of world buyer
£20

Hammerin' Iron game mat.(07070) £26.50 This mat measure 5 feet by 3 feet. It is made of a lightweight polyester. It can get a bit creased if you are rough with it. However it can ironed by your husband using the least hot setting.   

Union ships

These boats provide a good range of what was available to the Union navy. The Union had access to better shipyards and engineering.
Many Union ships were pre-war wooden boats that soon came to grief against the new ironclad boats.

1.USS Monitor
(metal) The famous turret ship
 £4.50
Funnel = none

3.CSS Planter
A useful side-wheeled paddle steamer can be used for both sides
£4
Funnel = 18mm

5.  USS Essex
Slab sided union ironclad

£4
Funnel = 10mm

7.USS Miami
Well armed side wheeled wooden ship
£4.50
Funnel = 16mm

8.USS Signal
Typical stern wheeled paddle steamer

£4
Funnel = 16mm Paint by Dave Parkin

16.USS New Ironsides Really big "ship of the line" (Warrior equivalent) £4.50
Funnel = supplied


17.USS Fuchsia
(Metal) Small gunboat, very numerous
£4.50

21.USS Sandusky  
A single turreted monitor with a deck structure
£4.50
Funnel = 13mm Paint by Dave Parkin

22.USS Onandaga
Double turreted monitor. Too powerful.

£4.50
Funnel = supplied

25.USS Choctaw
Very ugly Iron clad, big paddle boxes.
£4.50
Funnel = 17mm

33.USS Benton
Very big ironclad, wide too
£5
Funnel = 16mm

35. Commodore Morris Typical ferryboat pressed into service. Double ender £4
Funnel = 12mm

36. USS Canonicus
Later streamlined single turreted monitor (metal)
£5
Funnel = supplied


37. USS Cairo
Slab sided Ironclad Very common....
£4.50
Funnel = 15mm

38. USS Sassacus
Very big double ended steamship/sidewheeler looks powerful.
£5
Funnel = 16mm

47. Mortar schooner (metal)
£3
Funnel = none

48. USS Hartford
screw Sloop, Farragut's Flagship"damn torpedoes etc"

£6.50
Funnel = supplied

49.USS Indianola (another ugly union ironclad)
£4.50
Funnel = 15mm

50. USS Blackhawk
Very Large multi deck paddle steamer. (Admiral Porter's Flagship)

£5.50
Funnel = 18mm

51.USS Tyler
Paddle Gunboat

£4
Funnel = 16mm

52. Switzerland US Army Ram Ship

£4
Funnel = 16mm Paint by Dave Parkin

54. USS Keokuk (metal) £4.50
Funnel = supplied

53. Mortar Rafts (8 of)
Funnel = n/a

57. USS Passaic (metal) £4.50
Funnel = supplied

58. USS Tuscumbia
( very wide paddle ironclad)

£5
Funnel = 16mm

59.  USS Chilicothe Paddle ironclad

£4.50
Funnel = 16mm

60. Balloon barge

£3.50
Funnel = n/a

67. US 90 day gunboat
(5 part kit)
Very numerous wooden boat.
£5.50
Funnel supplied

Size of a 90 day gunboat compared to a coin.

Professionally painted Passaic. Super!

Confederate ships

Many Confederate ironclads were built on hulls previously topped by wooden superstructures. Guns were varied and hard to come by.
The number of gun ports does not indicate the number of guns as the guns were often missing or mounted on internal swivels to operate from several ports.

2. CSS Manassas
Cigar shaped ram ship, great fun

£3.50
Funnel = 10mm Paint by Dave Parkin

4.CSS Nashville
Huge side wheeled ironclad. Looks really mean

£5
Funnel = 13mm

6.CSS Tuscaloosa
Very typical of confederate ironclads

£4
Funnel = 13mm

14.CSS Virginia
The Big Rebel ironclad that started a lot of fuss amongst the Yankees

£5
Funnel = 13mm

15.CSS General Sumter Side wheeled paddle ram , use for both sides.

£4
Funnel = 15mm Paint by Dave Parkin

19.CSS Albemarle Another typical confederate ironclad £4
Funnel = 9mm Paint by Dave Parkin

20.AD Vance
The best blockade runner of the war.

£4.50
Funnel = 13mm + sloped

24.CSS General Bragg Looks nice

 £4.50
Funnel = 15mm


26.CSS Governor Moore Cottonclad paddle Boat £4.50
Funnel = 15mm + sloped

27.CSS Selma
Long Paddle/gunboat

£5
Funnel = 16mm


34.CSS Tennessee
Huge casemate ironclad (a real killer)

£5
Funnel = 12mm

44.CSS Arkansas Casemate Ironclad

£4
Funnel = 11mm

45.CSS Palmetto State (Richmond class casemate ironclad)

£4
Funnel = 11mm

46. CSS Drewry
Small Gunboat-very common
£3.50
F
unnel = 14mm



Guns and ship accessories


These items can be used to enhance the look of the boats.

13. Ships boats on davits for any ship (8 of)

28. Wrecked ship pieces.
Random selection, looks good in a game

£4.50


68. Deck crew. (6 strips)

You drill a hole in your boat deck and drop in a strip!

29.Deck guns (heavy) (10 of)


43. Deck guns (medium) (10 of)


Next to Miami ship side

Figures are 3mm height

Troops in 3mm size

These troops can be used to run a land game alongside the naval game. They can also be used for battles in their own right. The guns are deployed with crews and limbers.
The infantry are in ranks with flags. The cavalry are deployed in ranks.

10. 12pdr Guns and limbers (8 of).
Useful for shore support.

39. Infantry blocks(8 of)
26mm by 6mm base


40. Cavalry blocks (8 of)

41. Skirmisher blocks

(8 of)

42. Command blocks

(8 of)




Markers and tokens  

62. HI "On table markers"
1x sub/1 x torpedo boat/4x mines/ 2 x fires
These are markers that a re placed on the game table to represent fires, torpedo boats, submarines and mines.

63. HI "Off table markers". 10 discs.
These are discs with label/image to record ship damage. These markers are kept off table with the ship record sheet.

£3.50

64. Battle clock. Counts from 0 to 8 for the HI game. (07064)
£3.50


97. Grand marker pack £20


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Guns, forts and scenery

These forts and pieces can be put along the river banks and shores. Either to shoot at the boats or to decorate the game. They are all to1/600th scale.

9. Coastal fort
with sloped sides.
Includes 5 guns (normal compliment for HI )
£6.50

11. Heavy fort guns 8 of


18. Harbour buildings number 1 (4 of)

£3.50

23. Wharf(5"). Has buildings and wagons cast on.

£4

30. Fort Sumter 1861
A big model which includes all the necessary guns etc.
(get one of these!)

£29


31. Barbette guns (10 of)

32. Carriage guns (10 of)

55. Rectangular city block (resin)

£5.50


56. Farm (resin)

£5.50

61. Small fort with 3 guns (normal compliment for HI )

£4.50


65. Fire rafts (2)
£4

66. Harbour buildings number 2
(2 buildings and 5 wagons)Suitable for objectives.

Click here for information about Naval boxed sets.

Ready made fleets for Hammerin’ Iron games.