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wrgmr110 Oct 2017 3:40 p.m. PST

7th West Prussian Regiment.

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14Bore10 Oct 2017 4:11 p.m. PST

Excellent job, no flag or just not yet?

18CTEXAN10 Oct 2017 4:13 p.m. PST

WOW! Great painting! Please post after mounting/grassing!
Cheers from Texas!

pbishop1210 Oct 2017 4:49 p.m. PST

Impressed.
Also from Texas

wrgmr110 Oct 2017 4:55 p.m. PST

Thanks Gents!

14bore WIP = work in progress, I have GMB flags to attach yet. 😃

idontbelieveit Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2017 5:52 a.m. PST

"Last"? What does this mean in a wargaming context? Is there ever really a "last"?

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2017 5:54 a.m. PST

Beautifully done! Are these for Shako II?

wrgmr111 Oct 2017 7:48 a.m. PST

Idontbelieveit I've been painting Calpe Prussians for over 3 years, with inturruptions. This is the last unit to be painted of just under 1000 figures. So last of the Prussians, yes. Last of painting heck no!

Thanks BigRed, yes for Shako 2.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2017 8:31 a.m. PST

Same thought crossed my mind. I swore, I vowed…..no more Saxon Gardes du Corps, I cannot excuse any more mamelukes, there were only so many Gendarmes d'Elite, how many 95th rifles does anyone need?

and then someone releases a new series of them

wrgmr111 Oct 2017 9:10 a.m. PST

deadhead I hear you. I have 2 Regiments of Foundry Prussian Cuirassiers, I was waiting for Peter at Calpe to sculpt some. To no avail. Now I get an e-mail from Front Rank with their new Cuirassiers…..Groan! I love Front Rank and they would be a better fit for Calpe as the Foundry, Perry sculpts are small.

Personal logo paxx88 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2017 7:18 a.m. PST

Lovely work, I need to paint some Prussians its been awhile, but the Saxon Gardes du Corps is tempting me too..the paradox!

wrgmr113 Oct 2017 3:34 p.m. PST

Thanks Paxx!

Markconz15 Oct 2017 1:01 a.m. PST

Excellent job!

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