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MiniPigs21 Feb 2019 1:40 p.m. PST

Recommendations for 15mm Cossacks suitable for GNW? Nice Sculpts on the larger size to go with Legio Heroica and Blue Moon figures. I think I am not crazy about the Blue Moon 15mm Cossacks.

nickinsomerset21 Feb 2019 2:02 p.m. PST

Would the "By Fire and Sword" chaps be any good?

Sorry it is a UK link, but worth looking if they are available in the US,

Tally Ho!

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2019 4:00 p.m. PST

I use Essex miniatures for my Don Cossacks.

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MiniPigs21 Feb 2019 5:30 p.m. PST

@nickinsomerset

How do you find those Fire and Sword Cossacks…and the Polish Hussars too?

I shouldve also asked for best Polish Hussars in 15mm

von Schwartz21 Feb 2019 6:09 p.m. PST

Its been a few years but the best 15mm, Polish, Winged Hussars I've seen was the Essex, but then that was back in 90s. Good detail, and animation, proportions were acceptable also as I recall. They had some decent Cossacks too as I recall.

nickinsomerset22 Feb 2019 12:38 a.m. PST

Mini, My favourite Hussars are the Legio Heroica chaps, I have a couple of units of the Fire and Sword Hussars, not too bad.

Happy with the Cossacks, they form the majority of my Cossacks,

Tally Ho!

JonFreitag22 Feb 2019 3:21 a.m. PST

Take a look at Eureka's SYW Cossacks. Fine sculpts in dynamic poses and large in size.

Cavcmdr22 Feb 2019 10:57 a.m. PST

The Essex Cossacks were a little large for my taste. I bought old Freicorps figures.

Have fun.

MiniPigs28 Feb 2019 12:11 p.m. PST

Those Eureka Cossacks are nicely done but too late. I need good late renaissance looking Cossacks.

Where do you get Freikorps15?

I dont like the Fire and Sword sculpts

I do love the Legio-Heroica Polish Winged hussars and am about to buy a bunch of figgies from them.

Anyone ever seen the Blue-Moon GNW Russian Cossack sculpts?

Why is it so hard to find good Cossacks?

von Schwartz28 Feb 2019 1:17 p.m. PST

Minipigs, if you are in the colonies, I recommend Scale Creep for FreiKorps.

BTW could you load some pics of your Winged Hussars, I may want to rebuild my Siege of Vienna era Polish?

MiniPigs27 Mar 2019 8:10 p.m. PST

Hi there. When my painter paints them (Polish winged hussars) and they get loaded onto an album I'll post them here.

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