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Offline Rogerc

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #30 on: February 02, 2021, 10:54:55 PM »
The new Border Reivers book by Robert Lowe mentioned above is out now, just got mine.
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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #31 on: February 03, 2021, 01:01:16 AM »
The new Border Reivers book by Robert Lowe mentioned above is out now, just got mine.

An excellent read too! Got me going on to a Moss troopers project using Perry’s,so obviously very late for this period.
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Offline Metternich

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #32 on: February 03, 2021, 09:39:38 PM »
I received mine too.  A few other things to read first, and then will get down to reading it.

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #33 on: February 05, 2021, 03:21:52 PM »
Started reading A Dish of Spurs, which is full of wonderful period detail.  Is it just me, or is this a 16th Century True Grit ??

Offline Rogerc

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #34 on: February 05, 2021, 07:45:52 PM »
Theres more than a nod to True Grit for sure.

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #35 on: February 06, 2021, 01:00:36 PM »
The Robert Carey novels by PF Chisholm are also a rattling good read. A mix of mystery/detective work and straight action, but certainly I think has good period flavour and lots of ideas for scenarios too. The books are mostly in omnibuses of 2-3 books (omnibi?) - the first of which is called Guns in the North. Recommended.

Offline Rogerc

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2021, 12:56:38 PM »
Completely agree, some nice ideas for scenaiors in there and a really lovely read.

Offline Metternich

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #37 on: February 10, 2021, 12:27:40 AM »
Already got out my copy of En Garde and working up various of the characters from A Dish of Spurs.  A wonderful read rich with period detail.

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #38 on: February 10, 2021, 12:20:13 PM »
I really enjoyed A Dish of Spurs and have just got my copy of Guns in the North. Just like all my projects this one is growing and growing, if you want some different buildings you could check out Fogou Models they are well cast and characterful.

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #39 on: February 10, 2021, 01:06:41 PM »
I've been trying to identify sources for suitable buildings in resin, but every search I do ends up swamped with mdf, oh and Grand Manner (but I like to do my own painting). What do Fougou have?

Anyone got any suggestions for suitable resin buildings in general? How do Hovels match up to 28mm (as compared to 25mm)?

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #40 on: February 10, 2021, 04:55:00 PM »
I've been trying to identify sources for suitable buildings in resin, but every search I do ends up swamped with mdf, oh and Grand Manner (but I like to do my own painting). What do Fougou have?

Anyone got any suggestions for suitable resin buildings in general? How do Hovels match up to 28mm (as compared to 25mm)?

There is a list of resin building makers at the top of the Medieval Adventures forum you might find useful

Offline Rogerc

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #41 on: February 11, 2021, 09:03:53 PM »
Personally I think the Hudson and Allen buildings from Vatican Enterprises are perfect, I have a bunch of them for this period and they are great.
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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #42 on: February 22, 2024, 11:34:08 PM »
I thought I would add to this topic as it was helpful in choosing miniature ranges for my Border Reiver project. Here are two Foundry Swashbucklers and a TAG tudor ( Percy) between them. Not totally mismatched, but TAG range is more petite. I won't be mixing ranges in the same unit but I will be using TAG for the cavalry ( with dismouted options).
[url=https://ibb.co/NrSrR5P]percy" border="0http://]]<a href="https://ibb.co/NrSrR5P"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/JqQqZV4/percy.jpg" alt="percy" border="0"></a>[url][/url]
« Last Edit: February 23, 2024, 12:57:20 AM by Freelancer »

Offline THE CID

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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #43 on: February 23, 2024, 07:14:52 AM »
What about Flags of War miniatures, they are probably the best Reivers on the market.
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Re: 28mm Border Reivers - Help me make an up to date list/size comparisons
« Reply #44 on: February 23, 2024, 10:52:38 PM »
Personally I think the Hudson and Allen buildings from Vatican Enterprises are perfect, I have a bunch of them for this period and they are great.
http://www.wargamescenics.com/
cot by Roger Castle, on Flickr
house by Roger Castle, on Flickr

Two beautiful buildings there Roger
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