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MaksimSmelchak Inactive Member10 Apr 2008 7:04 p.m. PST

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MaksimSmelchak Inactive Member10 Apr 2008 7:07 p.m. PST

Hi All,

*** Has anyone out there built a 28mm Barbary Pirates / Corsairs ship and crew? ***

I recently picked up a couple of packs of RAFM's corsair pack which comes with three figures:

1. A standing fellow with an Arab sword and a fez.
2. A kneeling fellow with a fez and musket.
3. A more traditional pirate fellow with a head wrap, pistol, and dagger.

I've already built a 28mm WAB Arab / Moor / Saracen / Andalusian army and have some leftover figures including a few odd Ral Partha Sinbad figures from way back when…

I'm very tempted to build a Barbary war galley with crew… and am looking for some inspiration or to see if some wargamers before me have created anything to inspire me. Please share links!

Shalom,
Maksim-Smelchak.
6mm-minis.blogspot.com/

Gattamalata Inactive Member10 Apr 2008 7:58 p.m. PST

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jpattern211 Apr 2008 8:35 a.m. PST

You can find Xebecs on Ebay, but they aren't cheap: auction

For several years, I've been tempted to buy one and bandsaw it into a waterline wargaming ship, but they're just a bit too pricey for me.

dandiggler11 Apr 2008 11:20 a.m. PST

Old Glory makes a Xebec. I believe Eureka makes a range of corsairs, and Crusader and Foundry have a few in their packs.

MaksimSmelchak Inactive Member27 Apr 2008 10:35 a.m. PST

Hi Guys,

Thanks for all of the great advice!

I have taken some phots of my 28mm Barbary Pirates / Corsairs crew if you'd like to peruse them here:

link

I also have a few others photos including some 28mm WAB El Cid Sudanese spearmen.

Shalom,
Maksim-Smelchak.
6mm-minis.blogspot.com

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