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Dadster Supporting Member of TMP28 Jan 2020 6:41 a.m. PST

Looking for input. I read that the Guides Cavalry in the NWF an indigo blue turban – I assumed it was solid – but all references I have seen in colored pictures show a more medium to dark blue with half the turban having a yellowish Scots tartan pattern. Which I will never be able to paint with my limited abilities – what did you guys do?

Also Foundry Gurkhas all have bed rolls slung over their soldiers – I found no pictures with a bedroll – and have no idea what color it was supposed to be – brown, khaki, suede?

Thanks,

Frank

John Armatys28 Jan 2020 9:49 a.m. PST

For the Guides turban see link

The stripes could be done with a blue gel pen if you don't feel up to doing them with a brush (and if the figures are 28mm a few representative stripes would be better than trying to produce a scale copy).

The Gurkhas' "bed rolls" are greatcoats – I'd go with grey – Google "british army" grey greatcoat to get some sample pictures.

Dadster Supporting Member of TMP28 Jan 2020 3:27 p.m. PST

Thanks for the info John! Much appreciated.

Rhingyll Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2020 7:29 a.m. PST

I just painted a white rectangle shape and put a blue line down the middle, One in the front and two in the lower back left and right sides. I know it isn't 100% correct but was good enough for me.

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Rhingyll Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2020 7:30 a.m. PST

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Dadster Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2020 11:06 a.m. PST

Thanks for the idea Rhingyll – that I can
do, so it will be good enough for me as well!
Thank you

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