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carojon Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2017 2:15 a.m. PST

Time off in the summer provided the opportunity to do some more work on the Dark Age collection.

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If you would like to know more then just follow the link to JJ's

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Jonathan (JJ)

foxweasel Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2017 3:29 a.m. PST

They are impressive. Nice mix of plastics and metals, time for the plastic haters to stop hating maybe.

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2017 5:14 a.m. PST

Looks great! Yes, plastics look good. I just don't want to assemble things that much.

KniazSuvorov30 Sep 2017 5:21 a.m. PST

They look great!

Greylegion30 Sep 2017 6:50 p.m. PST

Really well done. They look the part.

carojon Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2017 4:44 a.m. PST

Thanks for your comments chaps.

I don't come at plastics with any preconceptions taking them on their merits with the advantages and disadvantages plastic has to offer.

I also started in the hobby from a heritage of building plastic kits so really love the construction process and the ability to scratch build and personalise a collection that plastic offers.

I hope the pictures show the potential of these plastic ranges.

Cheers
JJ

Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse01 Oct 2017 1:09 p.m. PST

Who is the head taker? That is a facet of A-S "culture" that I have never read about.

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2017 2:27 p.m. PST

Perhaps a collector for the "heafod stocc"?

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Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse02 Oct 2017 4:34 p.m. PST

Cool. Thanks for the link. Seems a bit odd in an army. That threw me.

carojon Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 1:08 a.m. PST

The head taker is King Penda, the killer of kings, King of Mercia and last pagan Anglo-Saxon King in England. As a Mercian myself, l thought he rather fitted the bill for my character figure.

JJ

archiduque07 Oct 2017 3:22 a.m. PST

Excellent work!

Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse10 Oct 2017 9:27 a.m. PST

King Penda, got it. Nice touch!

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