Clear Perspex Bases to suit Warmachine & Infinity

By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Sep 24th, 2014

Sally 4th got quite a response about their clear acrylic bases. They’ve got several more sizes available over in their webshop.


From the announcement:

Since we launched our range of Clear Perspex Bases last week, we have had a flood of emails asking for additional bases to be added to the range for their favorite systems. We always like to help out with a customer request where we can so we have added the following extra bases to the range to suit mainly Warmachine and Infinity. All bases are £4 a set.

30mm Clear Perspex, round, front/rear facings (20 per pack)
40mm Clear Perspex, round, front/rear facings (14 per pack)
50mm Clear Perspex, round, front/rear facings (10 per pack)
120mm Clear Perspex, round, front/rear facings (2 per pack)
50mm Clear Perspex, round,(12 per pack)
55mm Clear Perspex, round,(10 per pack)

The second most popular subject in our inbox has been how to re-base existing miniatures, so we have added a step by step guide to our hobby pages at

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  • chaoshead87

    What is the deal with all the clear bases lately?

    I know not everyone enjoys basing minis but come-on.

    Funny thing is that in my old age and lack of time I have been considering these, huh…

    • 4tonmantis

      I think the pre-printed maps and things like terra clips and battle systems are probably playing a large part of this. If done right, they can add a cinematic quality when paired with the more immersive terrain.

      Personally, I’ve been getting more into “correct” scale miniatures and away from GW and company with their tendency to supersize everything. I would prefer thinner bases so the scale of the people matches that of the vehicles more accurately. The 1/4″ thickness or so of most bases makes models taller than I would like so when standing next to correctly proportioned vehicles and scenery it still looks a little off.

  • blkdymnd

    We talked about that recently. We have figured that with the popularity of the mouse pad material printed gaming mats that cover up to a 4×6 table now, that the clear bases are becoming more popular as a by product.

  • Does anyone sell these or a similar product in the States? I would like to purchase, but I would also like to avoid high shipping charges.

    • 4tonmantis

      Litko is made in the USA and as far as I know offers some clear acrylics.

  • Justacomment

    I actually bought some from Broken Egg Games after seeing their proxy bases sets. (I use them for flying models in several games I play). Perhaps an old GW learned habit! 🙂 Anyway just shoot them an email or give them a call.