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Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2019 6:11 p.m. PST

All,

Not long ago I knocked out some 6mm Modern forces from Heroics and Ros (you can see here: link for temperate climates, for use on my Cuba Libre blog. Well, that is to say, the infantry were based for temperate, because the vehicles are not based at all, and them not being based is actually part of the plan. See, by not being based, I can use them for both temperate and desert climates, but I still had a problem: no infantry for the desert. Well, being that I'm looking to play some Desert Storm after I finish off my campaign in (the fictional) Cronistria, I figured I'd better knock some desert-based infantry out. I went scurrying upstairs to see if I could find anything, and voila! Seems my massive sale had cleared out enough stuff that I can actually see what I've got lying around, waiting to be painted.

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So, what did I find? I found several packs of Modern UK Infantry, made by GHQ. Being that using the same style of infantry in 6mm (and sometimes even in 10mm) for each side has never bothered me, I immediately set to cleaning, basing, sanding, priming, painting, then washing those troops, enough for each side to have 18 stands of infantry. I can't really say who's good guys and who's bad guys, I just painted on two different uniforms, one completely desert colored, the other olive green with desert yellow helmets.

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Here is the desert-colored force. It is of note that I put a wash on the bases to make the sand pop, but I did not put a wash on the figures as I didn't want to darken them too much. Here you can see four mortar stands, three ATGM (Milan) stands, four SAM (Blowpipe) stands, and seven rifle stands

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And here are some rifle teams and Blowpipes from the olive green force.

To see a bunch more pics, please check the blog at:
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So, quick and easy, the infantry for Desert Storm are knocked out and ready to fight.

V/R,
Jack

Fred Mills07 Aug 2019 10:00 a.m. PST

Very nice.

Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP07 Aug 2019 11:40 a.m. PST

Thanks a bunch, I appreciate it.

V/R,
Jack

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