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Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

Dear Strelets,

Looking great and wonderful to see useful and interesting casualty figures and civilians.

I wonder, are the muskets a bit too 'broad' meaning height from bottom to top on the longest axis?

Regards, James

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

Most intriguing! The casualties appear to be British/KGL, so presumably will be with a set of 'British Napoleonic Infantry in Action/Firing Line'....in which case this is bound to be good. The fallen casualty has a Belgic shako by the looks of things, so for the period 1812-15.

The civilian gentleman is excellent, and his monk-like companion is...well, just intriguing...

Thank you Strelets. Have a good weekend! :relaxed:

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

Nice to see some Naps. Great sculpting again. Really like the casualty figures, not enough of them in the hobby really to show the true reality of battles so these are a great addition.

Im non too fussed about the civilian poses. I have zero use for them and personally would rather if you want to do civilians, put them in their own set, then the extra space could be given to more casualties, NCOs or officers in the soldier sets.
However this is a mute point as there are those who do like the civilians.

I also think if you want to show some figures in different headwear to the Belgic shako within a set, do some in Stovepipe shakos instead of forage caps, as this would be far more useful. Forage caps werent really campaign dress and are more suited to a parade ground or camp.

The muskets do look a little bit thick but what bothers me more is theres no bayonet attached. As has been said loads of times, its a lot easier to trim off a bayonet than it is to glue one on.

So a really nice couple of casualties in an as yet unknown set, with just a couple of criticisms. Hopefully seen as constructive.

And not a curly wig in sight!!!

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

The muskets are suspect, too chunky to be British Brown bess, but I like all the poses.

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Great to see a Napoleonic set on the horizon seems to be a long time.
lets hope there is a few more in Strelets future plans:mask:

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Well better than looking at a snake (just) or reading Billy Smiths rubbish.

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

Hi Strelets,
Wonderful idea to do Napoleonic casualties. However, I am worried about the Brown Bess muskets; they may also be too short and please add the bayonet. it's quite cumbersome to do that myself every time.
I hope this can still be resolved before you make the mould.
Otherwise, best of luck and keep them coming!

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Very useful set. I do like especially the nun!

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What? That's a nun? Oh my! Thanks for clarifying. Well, when I look at that face I understand why (s)he became a nun ... :innocent:

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

Handlewithcare
What? That's a nun? Oh my! Thanks for clarifying. Well, when I look at that face I understand why (s)he became a nun ... :innocent:
😂😂😂😂😂 good one!

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

Goodie. More civilians :)
The soldiers are good too

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

****... even more beautiful Napoleonic figures... Can someone tell me how to find the time to paint them all?

The Muskets should really be reworked. Because a Brown Bess-Musket is really a very "slim girl". :kissing_heart:


Source: Davide Pedersoli

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

I personally love the civilian figures and while I'd buy a box or two of a separate set, the inclusion in regular set is (IMO at least) much more useful than the Streltsi figures. I was always intrigued by the Streltsi but find civilians more useful in my scenarios. I would like some refugee poses or perhaps some females nursing the wounded.

I'm also stoked by the casualty figures. I agree the weapons look a bit bulky but the overall impression is still good - and the figures are much needed. I always tell gamers use them for casualty markers. JMO again, to each his/her own.

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

Gerd
****... even more beautiful Napoleonic figures... Can someone tell me how to find the time to paint them all?

The Muskets should really be reworked. Because a Brown Bess-Musket is really a very "slim girl". :kissing_heart:


Source: Davide Pedersoli
I have a real one on my hobby room wall, a very slim firearm.

Re: Friday. Time for a rest (hopefully, not eternal) is near.

I have TWO real ones....

and a real Prussian 1809 ...

:wink: :smile:

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I really like the Casualty figures. I hope you do the same with new Highlander sets. And please use the sculptor you used for the Highlander Standing at Ease set. That's a keeper! Have a fun and safe weekend Strelets Team and families! :+1:

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Im hopeing that its a complete box of casualties and not just 1 or 2 in a box.
As its been said there are not enough on the market.
Yes the brown bess is tooooo fat it needs slimming plus a boyonet, as almost all would have been fitted dureing the conflict.
Saying all that im eagerly awaiting there release.
Keep up the great work your keeping this Nappy fan HAPPY.

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The civilians must be the parents of a fallen soldier, stricken with grief.

Strelets, this is a first one for me, is bringing tears to my eyes.

May there be a life after death for all those, who are so honored by our amazing Strelets team. I have been around plastic soldiers for almost 5 decades now, and I continue to be very pleasantly surprised and impressed. More and more I feel like a serious historical art collector.

Thank you Strelets!

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ciao, a tutti ovviamente stra felice e soddisfatto di veder finalmente le tanto attese ( almeno per me...) figure in attacco (ferit).... dell'epoca napoleonica.... Spero vivamente che riguarderanno anche per le figure di altri set come per gli highlanders e per le truppe francesi vecchia guardia e fanteria di linea sia in versione invernale sia estiva, oltre che per i prussiani di linea e landwehr, ma soprattutto, per i brunswickers, e magari dei Nassauers e belga olandesi o Hannover ... Inoltre credo che una figura o due con fucile senza baionetta.... ( anche se effettivamente un po' troppo grosso) (magari potrebbe andar bene per un rifleman) ....potrebbe essere accettabile come già in altri set strelets precedenti l'importante è che le altre figure le abbiano.... cmq sono curioso di veder se saranno pose in atto di difesa tipo formazione quadrati, o pose stile corpo a corpo.... vedremo, la pazienza alla fine ci premierà....
Riguardo invece ai civili mi aspetto siano di un altro set magari sempre di contorno a un set di cavalleria magari britannica questa volta.... cmq i miei complimenti a strelets continuate così....magari con nuovi set di artiglierie napoleoniche :)

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If these casualty figures finally herald the arrival of some much requested "firing line" sets, that would indeed be great. :+1:
Very much hope that Strelets, away from the usual Waterloo cliché, will certainly offer such sets for the considerable armies of the crucial battles & campaigns of 1812-15.
Corresponding "in action" sets (firing, reloading, casualties) would be highly desirable for French, Russians, Austro-Hungarians, Prussians in particular, but also for other essential troop contingents that participated in decisive battles, Poles, Bavarians & others...

The remarkable civilian bonus figures are, as always, most welcome. :+1: