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ToneTW11 Jun 2018 10:49 a.m. PST

Another little departure from my usual scale and era having come across a few sci-fi things in my collection.

I discovered on Arcane Scenery's webshop Trent miniatures AWI range which includes seperate heads. They seemed perfect, spare heads in Tarletons that fit into the GW plastic Cadians. Giving the guardsman a horse and musket era feel, then repainting them based on 19th century Prussians, with the armour painted in a silver metal inspired by Napoleonic French Cuirassiers. I did have to snip the ponytail but other than that the head fitted like a dream.



showparade.blogspot.com/2018/06/hadria-line-infantry-imperial-guard.html

Louie N11 Jun 2018 11:40 a.m. PST

That is a cool head swap there.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2018 11:45 a.m. PST

Very cool!

Westwind German heads work pretty well too

Prince Rupert of the Rhine11 Jun 2018 12:41 p.m. PST

ha that's cool. I do love converting unusual IG regiments. I would never have thought of that though.

Jim Selzer Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2018 4:01 p.m. PST

sweet

emckinney11 Jun 2018 6:07 p.m. PST

That's quite nice. I shudder at the cost of all those headless AWI figures.

Or did you swap the Cadian heads onto the AWI figures and call them "Can-cadians"?

Lonkka1Actual11 Jun 2018 11:39 p.m. PST

For the longest of time I've been planning to build and paint my Imperial Guard (original plastic ones) as 1808 Finnish troops.

Already did a unit of Roughriders that way and it was fun.

ToneTW12 Jun 2018 2:37 a.m. PST

Thanks for the comments guys! Fourtunatley no headless horsemen after this conversion thanks to the heads being sold as an accessory:

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Legion 412 Jun 2018 10:34 a.m. PST

Nice idea ! And very well painted !

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