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RogerC26 Mar 2018 3:05 p.m. PST

Just finished some Cossacks for the Retreat, little write up on the blog.

https://gapagnw.blogspot.co.uk

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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP26 Mar 2018 3:25 p.m. PST

Nice! This campaign is fascinating I've been collecting stuff for it for years and have finally committed to painting up more of it. I manage to do everything but French infantry.

RogerC26 Mar 2018 3:35 p.m. PST

Cheers Flashman, I intend to have French infantry but have started with Poles for now.

von Winterfeldt30 Mar 2018 5:04 a.m. PST

very nice cossacks

Three Armies30 Mar 2018 5:43 a.m. PST

Superb work

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP30 Mar 2018 6:24 a.m. PST

The Cossacks are great in their subdued colours (so often they look like multi-coloured cartoon characters) and great snow effect table base.

Your discussion about base depth is interesting. Makes you realise why some makers leave the bayonets off, occasionally, as an option to add, because they can be so fragile……..

Or so I am told…………

von Winterfeldt30 Mar 2018 8:50 a.m. PST

so when you have a shouldered musket – an added bayonet isn't affecting any base depth.
In case you want to be more base depth realistic, cut the musket's off right from the left hand of a miniature firing it.

RogerC01 Apr 2018 3:05 a.m. PST

Thanks guys, have pretty much decided to go with 50mm front and 60mm depth, jury still out on making cavalry bases a little deeper. Planning to have a go next weekend whilst the basing department is at home so we can work through it together.

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