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Offline Captain Blood

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #45 on: September 12, 2016, 10:43:52 PM »
Little gems  :-*

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #46 on: September 13, 2016, 08:53:18 PM »
Thanks - they are great little figures!

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #47 on: September 14, 2016, 10:57:23 PM »
Regiment Boisseleau





Got this unit finished (except flags, which are on order).

I'm pleased with how they have come together!

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #48 on: September 15, 2016, 02:56:19 AM »
Did you replace the pikes with piano wire or something similar?

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #49 on: September 15, 2016, 07:35:23 AM »
For this range the pikemen are open handed (unlike most of penrakens other figures). So the pikes are just straight pieces of wire. Pendraken sell these pre-cut, but you could cut your own, but the Pendraken ones are that cheap it seemed much easier just to buy them!


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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #50 on: September 25, 2016, 09:14:31 PM »
Reinforcements Arrive

Received a nice heavy box from Pendraken on Saturday morning


From left to right, more infantry, commanders, dragoons, artillery, and on the right pikemen, and cuirassiers - and flags at the top (obviously).

Managed to get the guns assembled, and them and the commanders sprayed this afternoon.

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #51 on: September 26, 2016, 04:41:21 AM »
Excellent!

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #52 on: October 05, 2016, 10:43:18 PM »
Jacobite Foot

Been working on these chaps for what seems like ages - irregular units always take much longer than uniformed ones



At the minute a generic Irish unit, with a low number of muskets, and no uniforms.

As well as these chaps, I have got a fair bit of artillery assembled, and sprayed, along with crews and lots of command figures.

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #53 on: October 09, 2016, 11:40:31 AM »
Factory Painting ( as I call it) irregulars can be sped up by batching a few units together... I tend to paint a hundred figures at a time for this (28mm)

With 8 or 10 figures per strip, each strip gets painted the same and at the point of basing they are mixed and made not irregular units :)

If you are painting regular units, add a couple of figures to each unit batch and when you finish throw the spares into a spares pot for making into an irregular or forlorn hope base :)
Same can be done for combined grenadier units :) paint them with the unit and base up later

Shaun

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #54 on: October 10, 2016, 12:44:26 AM »
That's a great idea about adding an extra figure or two to the regular figures and saving them.

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #55 on: October 11, 2016, 07:36:50 AM »
Yes, painting a couple of extras from regiments sounds a good idea.

Fortunately I only have 1 more irregular foot unit to do. And perhaps a cavalry one...

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #56 on: October 16, 2016, 06:39:01 PM »
Had some time to add flags to the 5 regiments that I have painted and based:


We have left to right, Tyrconnel's horse, Earl of Antrim's, King James' Guards, Dutch Garde to Voet, and Meloniere's regiment.
The Earl of Antrim's was intended to be Regiment Boisseleau - but I don't have flags for them :(




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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #57 on: October 16, 2016, 06:47:57 PM »
Absolutely splendid, Fred. I am seriously tempted to break out my huge pile of 10mm Pendraken packs I had earmarked as pirates, and do this with them instead.  :-*

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #58 on: October 16, 2016, 06:55:26 PM »
Very kind!

They are cracking little figures.

It would be great to see you paint some big battalions. Or some pirates, having seen the one you did a bit back.

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Re: 10mm League of Augsburg - William vs James
« Reply #59 on: October 18, 2016, 07:56:35 AM »
Got the next regiment pretty much painted, this is an Irish one without official uniforms, and a bit short of firearms too


 

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