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Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Dec 2017 4:53 a.m. PST

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Chum Andrew Brentnall has painted and based a regiment of the new Baccus 6mm minis for our coming For King and Parliament rules. The base is one of my irregular Batbases, just over 12cm wide.

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'Cos the rules are grid based, units and bases can be any shape or based for any rule system. Below is the Royal standard, very appropriate as we are off to Nottingham tomorrow, where it was first raised.

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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian13 Dec 2017 5:13 a.m. PST

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mollinary13 Dec 2017 5:47 a.m. PST

Thanks Simon,

Actually, the base is only 65mm wide!

Best,

Andrew

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Dec 2017 6:39 a.m. PST

Astonishing; incredible what one can do in the smaller scales. That's one of the mounted command bases, then, they are tiny!

mollinary13 Dec 2017 6:53 a.m. PST

Sorry, Simon, but in the command base pack I bought there are 6 of these, and six which are half the width, all but circular. I think the latter are the cavalry command!

Best,

Andrew

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Dec 2017 6:59 a.m. PST

Yes that's the one, from the command base pack.

I can only marvel that I now have you:-

a) chamfering
b) flocking!

;-)

Best, Simon

Personal logo rampantlion Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2017 8:05 a.m. PST

Nice work Simon!

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Dec 2017 8:20 a.m. PST

All Andrew's work this time, I can only take credit for the base design.

takeda33313 Dec 2017 10:00 p.m. PST

OMG, those are small and Gorgeous! Beautiful work.

grambo Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2017 5:15 a.m. PST

Very nice indeed, a stunning paint job.

Guillaume deGuy Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2017 5:26 a.m. PST

Absolutely beautifully done, Mollinary. The basing is amazing.

mollinary15 Dec 2017 1:58 p.m. PST

Thanks ‘Guillaume' . Funnily enough the basing is really simple. It involves using one of Simon's clever, serrated edge bases, with edges sanded down to meet the table, with the Baccus basing system, using only the wash, base coat, and top coat. I cannot recommend this system enough, for figures from 6mm through to 15mm. It is clever, simple, and produces great results every time. It has revolutionised my basing.

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