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Personal logo Scott MacPhee Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 10:15 a.m. PST

I have finished painting every British regiment at Waterloo.

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Puddinhead Johnson02 Feb 2018 10:45 a.m. PST

Now do every Austria regiment at Wagram….

Personal logo Scott MacPhee Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 10:48 a.m. PST

Close to it.

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Louie N02 Feb 2018 11:35 a.m. PST

Great work on an epic project.

Personal logo Scott MacPhee Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 11:37 a.m. PST

It's nearing the end now, Louie.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 3:16 p.m. PST

Nearly…..

But…and please forgive a total anorak

Guards cavalry at Waterloo. 4 regts not three. RHG, 1st and 2nd Life Guards and 1st Dragoon Guards

You have shown RHG (Oxford Blues etc…basically crested helmet in blue coats)

You have show the two regts of Life Guards from the Household Cavalry (1st and 2nd)…same rig but redcoats. Except you called them Dragoon Guards.

The Dragoon Guards were different and there (in large numbers!) also in Somerset's Brigade, but in a rig indistinguishable from 1st Royal Dragoons (other than not having the tails of their horses "docked"). You need one more Guards unit alas, in the French style helmet with the horse tail, as for 1st/6th Line Dragoons, with blue facings of course.

Great work. Tell me where to stick this information and I will understand.

Personal logo Scott MacPhee Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 3:24 p.m. PST

Thanks, Liam. I had them as 1st and 2nd Life Guards in my painting notes, but somehow I messed it up while typing this morning. I have fixed the error.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 3:29 p.m. PST

I am just glad you were not totally hacked off at me pointing this out. 1st DGs are always the poor relation as such a dull rig…….how do you tell them from line?

Benito Champley05 Feb 2018 8:17 a.m. PST

Weeel, Dragoon Guards are not really Guards…

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2018 9:15 a.m. PST

Brave man…………Funny thing. RHG, Blues were long not regarded as Household strictly speaking

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