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About FredG

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  1. It's really just the drummers it's an issue with. The others, fifers and the horn players, didn't really have much to clean off. Luckily the fusilier and musketeer sets are a harder plastic
  2. The figures containing instruments from the Hat sets of 1806 Prussian Grenadiers and 1806 Prussian Elites. These are all in a soft plastic so no mould lines were removed ( I found it took a very long time and the poor finish obtained with the plastic peeling made it a pointless exercise.. Individually based so that the figures can be moved from Regiment to Battalion to Brigade at will.
  3. The not so near future finally arrived. L'empereur et son garde du corps
  4. Another base grassed. It;s the only gardening I'm doing just now.
  5. FredG

    1806 Prussian Grenadiers

    I do know what the title is, I typed it. Den del som säger att Napoleon är en tagg. Det är inte titeln
  6. FredG

    1806 Prussian Grenadiers

    Apparently they're lost. They're in the wrong thread. This one is titled 1806 Prussian Grenadiers
  7. FredG

    1806 Prussian Grenadiers

    Just as I was thinking we didn't agree on anything.
  8. FredG

    1806 Prussian Grenadiers

    Perhaps if you stopped looking at the figures with a modern eye for colour you'd realise that the "flat" look you don't like is more historically correct. Natural fibres coloured using natural dyes,. Dyes that run so reds end up as a light pink stain. "Whites" that are often unbleached so should be shown as ecru. That's before we get on to rain, mud, dust, burnt powder effects etc. I know many like to put a black border around detail to highlight it but really, to my eye, it just makes the figure look like a highly coloured in strip cartoon. Have your opinion by all means but if, as you espouse, you don't want to start a fight please keep it off this thread.. A topic on painting techniques and historical representation/exaggeration in small scales would be far more suited in its own thread.
  9. FredG

    1806 Prussian Grenadiers

    I've no idea what you mean. These are Infantry on campaign. By the end of the campaign the troops would quite often be barely recognisable as human so to show pristine full dress uniforms when in combat is a little silly in my opinion.
  10. FredG

    1806 Prussian Grenadiers

    The third instalment of this set, the firing line IR10 Wedel IR41 Lettow The Grenadier Battalion of Major von Borstel (IR10) Grenadier Officers of (L - R) IR46 Thile, IR54 Natzmer, and IR4 Kalckreuth. Still one more instalment to come.
  11. FredG

    1806 Prussian Grenadiers

    IR46 Thile in advance.
  12. I've finally started my 1806 Prussians. They will all be Hat and these are not the best figures that I will ever have to paint but neither are they the worst. I've been pleasantly surprissed how they inproved with the final washes. This set are marching Grenadiers from IR4 and IR54 which make up a Grenadier Battalion under Oberstlieutenant von Vieregg (IR Nr. 54) who will be appearing at a later date. I haven't based the officer yet as he's waiting for a mate from IR54, his boss and a few others. This one is IR4 Vorwarts meine kinder!
  13. Slavonian-Peterwardein Carlstadt-Oguliner (Ogulin)