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nevinsrip Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Aug 2017 12:16 a.m. PST

I've been talking re-flagging and re-basing my older units. Actually, bringing them up to speed, is more like it. My terrain techniques have improved slightly since the 80's or '90's and a little work goes a long way. These can look much better.

To be blunt, my flags sucked. Way too large and overblown.
They all needed changing.

First off, I ordered all the flags that I could for Mr Ramos and FOW. I already have GMB's entire line. I set off using tips from our veteran flag makers here and soon had 50, or so, flags all ready to be assigned.
The choice of the 3 RD NY was just random. John Bryant had sent me a Fife and Drum unit painted in Gray/Green and a note saying 3 rd NY. I checked back and found that I already had a 3 RD NY, painted by the very same JB, 10 or so, years earlier!
The other unit was a jumble of Perry/Foundry/ Eureka figures and I decided to re-name them the 6 th MD. Which works out just fine, as I plan to move them into my Maryland Brigade, with Foreman's Reds and Gist's Lights.

So, the FIRST totally completed, nothing more to be done, Unit is the 3 RD NY.
I should be able to finish several more quickly, as a couple of regiments are all finished. except for flags

Not delighted with these pix, but they will do for now.

I'm rolling!!

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Alexja10 Aug 2017 3:28 a.m. PST

i like your basing :-)

PVT64110 Aug 2017 4:10 a.m. PST

Very nice!

Bill N10 Aug 2017 1:14 p.m. PST

Back in the 1970s that was the first regiment I did.

95thRegt22 Sep 2017 12:31 p.m. PST

Not bad,but the flag is 1779,and the uniforms 1775.

Bob

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