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Can't wait to see some of your pictures. Everyone should have a project to share. Enjoying this forum is a priveledge, and I enjoy both the art and the history of our hobby. I know I would box up all of my stuff and never look at it again if I didn't have the "sharing" thing with friends to look forward to. And thank you.
Cheers to ya Mate !!!
Hi Dave; sorry about the misunderstanding the other day - I was just citing an incident which was quite possibly regarded as a legitimate 'ruse de guerre' at the time, or may even have been simply a propaganda story. Anyway, hope your Mom's OK.
As for current project, I'm still trying to cope with the Caesar Biblical 'troop-surge'! Would just like to know when/if the Egyptian and Mycenean chariots will arrive...
Best wishes, Mike.
I'm in a bit of a funk. About a month ago I finished converting a regiment each of reiters and mounted arquebusiers for my renaissance armies and now I'm stuck for inspiration. Maybe its a sign that I should take a break for the summer.
To the truly toughest of the tough in their hearts, mon Legionairres, to: Loius, Madpenman, Mike B (! :-)), and Bill, and all the silent forum members, please post your hard earned works here on this forum and share with us your most passionate dreams in the 1/72 scale, whether painted or not.
No excuses mon Leginonarries !!!
This is a mature and leading-edge forum which you can always be proud of. Thank you to the Strelets*R Team for your support. And thank you for such a wonderful "Contributions" page. Awesone !!!
Next week, many a contributions will be a comming !!! :-)
Trimming the hoards of 1/72 plastic I've got, now reduced to just one big box after months of hard work in front of the TV.....target 6 weeks
Undercoating my Caesar figures and getting them seperated into consitutent armies.....target today!
Choosing a few of the above and painting them.....ongoing.
Finish gluing and painting Tamiya 1/700 Prince of Wales battleship.....ongoing
Finish gluing and painting Academy 1/72 Hurricane......ongoing
I love it!
1) finishing paint a 24 man battallion of highlanders (mix of airfix/exci and Odemars)
2) then doing a 24 man battalion of cacadores. (Odemars)
3) then some french horse artillery (full-dress) Italeri guard horse artillery, with zvezda guns, and head swops with zvezda shakos.
4) Some Odemars Olg Guard grenadiers
Target for all this- 6 weeks (we'll see!)
Complete my re-paint of French Guard foot artillery and French line foot artillery (Airfix and Esci); working also on an advancing line of Russian heavy grenadiers (Zvezda). Then there's the nightly trimming in front of the tv (Strelets has got me going after medievals and Romans!)
I should be ready for the next project by the time I'm 432.
making a diorama 4x8 ft of 18th or 19th cent's, a sort of multipurpose thing that I can use for awi, war of 1812, or nappy. I'm using hirst arts blocks for buildings.
Also going to make a new diorama 16ft by 6ft for a Napoleonic campaign in 2008. I generally game in the summer months and paint through the winter. My curent layout is in its 4th season and has been used for WW11 in Northern Europe.