Strelets Forum

Welcome to the Strelets Forum.
Please feel free to discuss any aspect of 1/72 scale plastic figures, not simply Strelets.
If you have any questions about our products then we will answer them here.

Strelets Forum
Start a New Topic 
Don Cossacks

Hi friends,

Don Cossacks in summer dress - interesting, maybe I can use them for the Russo-Japanese war and the boxer rebellion too?

What do you think?


Re: Don Cossacks -- Russo-Japanese War

I hope so, Uwe, as I'd like to create some Russo-Japanese armies without having to wait for the promised offerings from Caesar.
As a seasoned collector, do you have any suggestions for Russo-Japanese Japanese infantry from existing sets that wouldn't require a lot of conversion?

Re: Re: Don Cossacks -- Russo-Japanese War

Hi Peter,

I've converted some Japanese infantry from WW1 British Airfix. The Russians - simply HAT WW1 or other WW2 figures with a head conversion.

On the other hand, there are a lot of metal figures for this war on the market now. I've found a new one which produced 15 sets of Japanese alone in the last few weeks. I've got the figures last week, they are great! More will follow.


Re: Re: Re: Don Cossacks -- Russo-Japanese War

Peter and Uwe,

Andrew Hughes has some simple paint jobs to produce what look awesome Russian and Japanese formations. (RJW) (Boxer and Chinese imperials)

The Strelets Boer War range offers Indian and British formations for the Boxer Rebellion. And the WW1 and Crimean War sets also offer heaps of figures.

Have a great day, Frank

Re: Re: Re: Re: Don Cossacks -- Russo-Japanese War

Hi Frank,

what a great link, many thanks! A shame that the resolution of the pictures is not so good.

Top Foto offers some of these too, but with their code over it.

Take a look at this link if you want to spend more money:,shop.browse/category,Oh+What+a+Lovely+War+Range+1900-1938/category_id,3601f77ff465407e4ae7cb8c48a48449