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  1. The Firing lines have been completed (for now) with representatives from two Regiments. Regiment von Niesemeuschel Regiment von Sanger I hope you like them.
  2. A British Siege Artillery position somewhere in the Peninsular. + =
  3. I've finally decided to stop touching these up (paint wise that is ). They'll do provided I don't magnify them too much so OK in one of the wall cabinets. I think my favourite bit on these are the buckles and fasteners on the carbine strap. Unfortunately I haven't taken a photo of those so you'll just have to imagine how well they came out
  4. Some time ago I decided to take eight figures from the Revell set 2578 British Life Guards and paint them as Blues and Royals.The horses selected from the set had a lot of extra plastic moulded on so they all had to be recarved, an annoying necessity. They were primed (brushed on black) them given a chocolate brown coat and then inked over black. This gave a very dark brown finish to further play with. I painted the sheepskin a sheepy colour and tried to give some semblance of a shabraque but failed miserably. At this point I just happened to fall upon the information that the Italeri set 6080 French Light Cavalry had the problem of too many shabraques and not enough sheepskins. I dug out a set of these from the stash and selected eight of the horses.. They looked ok to go, the Revell figures fit but the hiorses' tails were too long. I cropped one of the horse tails ( Left) and reshaped the end and it looked reasonable so continued. They don't look too bad. Here's the comparison with a Revell horse The Revell horses now have a new home in an Italeri box and the Italeri horses are set to have Revell riders. Primed Now to get on with the riders.
  5. Prinz Frederick August Regiment Grenadiers - Saxony 1806
  6. This site has links to Napoleonic Uniforms of most of the combative nations. Napoleon. His Army and Enemies Note to Microsoft Edge users:- Each of the articles linked can be made into .pdf files using the free app, Print Friendly and PDF. Just put the name in Edge search and it'll take you to the store. It's very easy to use, even for us oldies. Chrome has the app too. More goodies here, The Napoleon Series: Organisation, strategy and tactics
  7. At long last we and by great demand ( mainly by MrsG) I present my little band of Russians. They're Newline Designs 20mm so smaller than 1/72 scale. Here's a scale check, the officer isn't the most handsome fellow ever.
  8. A few resources for British Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars. British Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars. More British Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars Napoleonic Guide: British Cavalry A list of books for sources on British Uniforms of the Napoleonic Period
  9. This is a very useful resource for Napoleon's Cavalry Uniforms. There's something in there to learn about tactics and organisation too. Napoleon's Cavalry
  10. Here are a few online resources for Napoleonic Austrian Uniforms. Austrian army Austrian Infantry Austrian Cavalry Austrian Artillery This is a downloadable .pdf. Anyone who is interested in Napoleonics should have the information in this. Just about every Austrian Uniform question you'll ever ponder answered. ACERBI - The Austrian Imperial Army 1805-09 Enjoy
  11. This is the Encore kit and it needs a good amount of TLC to get it into shape. There's a good amount of sink marks and flash that need attention, but after some elbow grease and some serious clamping, it turned out alright. It's in a nice clean condition as I built it for dad and he's not a fan of weathering. It now sits in his study.
  12. I don't do RFIs very often but I'm pleased that I've finished this and its turned out not too bad. A couple of Airfix 54mm figures, some scratch building and some parts from the spares drawers. A Royal Marine Sergeant, circa 1805
  13. The first two are 54mm white metal figures: The third will be from the recent ICM French Infantry 1914 set, in 1/35 scale.... I did figures frequently when in my teens, but have done only one in recent years, so I expect a learning curve. The ICM set, in fact, I view as being practice of a sort for the metal figures, but I intend to get at least one decent figure out of the lot of four. The Dragoon (of a line regiment) is billed as in campaign dress, but is not really. I am probably going to do it as a different regiment, one with yellow facings rather than pink ones. The Voltigeur sergeant is of the voltigeur company of a line battalion, not of a voltigeur regiment. As was common for the skirmishers in Spain, he has discarded his outer coat, and is wearing only the waist-coat. It will be a little while before I can start in earnest, as I have two biplanes going in the Lesser-Built Air Forces GB here, that must be finished before the end of April, and are only about half-done at present.
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