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Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 5:44 a.m. PST

Hi everyone. Does anyone have a link to some painting guides for the ECW. I'm building a small force for Pikeman's Lament.

arthur181505 May 2017 5:54 a.m. PST

See the very helpful guides to clothing and flags on the Baccus 6mm site:
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The information is equally valid for larger figures.

Personal logo Private Matter Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 7:01 a.m. PST

Nice link Arthur1815

Here's some more info but it's not as good as Arthur1815's link when it comes to explanations:
link

I have several hundred ECW figures from Warlord Games to assembly and paint so I too am interested in any and all painting guides.

Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 7:38 a.m. PST

I got interested in the ECW because I started to read Michael Arnold's civil war novels; The Civil War Chronicles, very good story lines and lots of action. So when Pikeman's Lament came out I decided I good get away with painting a company or two and not have to field great armies.

Onomarchos Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 8:46 a.m. PST

Irish,

I have gotten back into ECW because of Pikemen's Lament also. Here is a pic of one of the units from my latest force. More pics on my blog.

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Mark

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Supercilius Maximus05 May 2017 11:17 a.m. PST

Here are some very useful notes from the website of Prince Maurice's Dragoons, a re-enactment unit:-

princemauricesregiment.org.u … diers.html

princemauricesregiment.org.u … -1643.html

I also have some research (not mine, but collated from various sources not otherwise found in one place) on the King's Oxford army in 1643-44, and would be happy to put it up on here if required.

Timbo W05 May 2017 2:28 p.m. PST

Quite nice one here link includes Covenanters and even a little on the Irish.

And as ever – all are welcome to browse and edit the BCW Regimental Wiki here wiki.bcw-project.org/start :-)

Personal logo Private Matter Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 3:53 p.m. PST

IrishMarine: I saw your mention of Michael Arnold on another thread. Unfortunately none of the libraries in my area have any of his books. I'd really prefer to read one before I buy the series.

Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 6:10 p.m. PST

I buy the used copies on amazon so far they've been great.

Personal logo Private Matter Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 7:17 p.m. PST

IrishMarine: I signed up to kindleunlimtied just to read these books.

Lancer58 Supporting Member of TMP06 May 2017 7:57 a.m. PST

Take a look on the sealed knot site, lots of info on there, just finished the earl of Northampton regiment of foote

Glorfindel77713 May 2017 8:25 a.m. PST

Onomarchus,

Some lovely figures !

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