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liborn23 Dec 2016 9:44 p.m. PST

I'm currently building a Montrose Scotch/Irish army and am about to paint the artillery. Can anyone tell me what color the artillery carrages and whether the barrels were iron or brass.
Thanks in advance….
J

bc1745 Supporting Member of TMP23 Dec 2016 11:29 p.m. PST

Depends on the ordinance ……Montrose had both iron and brass guns……also had some that were bound in leather!

As to carriages ……take your pick…..no standard colours….I have pitched ones(Blackened wood) to represent guns captured from the frugal covenenters and painted examples…red and yellow I think? For the foreign pieces landed at Aberdeen and Montrose.

Fill your boots basically!!

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2016 4:56 a.m. PST

I belive that Coventer carrages were treated with tar to preseve the wood rather than decorated. Probably

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tather than the black of pitch. I think that Montrose's guns would be the same.

x42

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