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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Borodino

They've been sculpted by the "good one"...

cuirassieurs in cloaks

I would presume while waiting in reserve they would be wearing cloaks, keeping their beasts warm too.

Re: cuirassieurs in cloaks

Dear Hank,

that's a subject for another set, isn't it?


Re: Re: cuirassieurs in cloaks

Hi Strelets,Well I do hope so. With some clever sprue design, an optional head dragoon/cuirassieur/carabinier could be done.These figures could then pretty much be generic from Napoleonic(1805) through WW11(1918).

Psst ...Crimean War Hussars convert to Crimean War Uhlans with coats real easy.Head and one lance arm from figure transfered.Make a fair campaign set.

Old metal rider mounting method

btw Many metal wargame manufacturers had their figures cavalry saddle moulded with the figure. A Cloaked Ciurassier figure wouldnt need a saddle.The intended figure shape should also be easier to fit to the horse.

I guess britains and timpo did this with some of their knights etc in 54mm.

Re: Old metal rider mounting method

Also a German metal figure maker does it that way: Art Miniaturen. They mould the saddles with the cuirassiers. Martin