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Atheling01 Feb 2020 2:26 a.m. PST

Here's the completed unit- I'm going to add a dozen or so Mounted infantry on foot and a couple horse holders too:



For more pics and info on how they were converted please feel free to take a look on my blog here:
justaddwater-bedford.blogspot.com/2020/02/perry-miniatures-converted-mounted.html

justaddwater-bedford.blogspot.com

Durban Gamer01 Feb 2020 4:25 a.m. PST

Beautiful work!

Timmo uk01 Feb 2020 4:40 a.m. PST

Very nice indeed. It's s shame there are still such gaps in the Perry Sudan range which petered out when it was only part-way done.

Prince Rupert of the Rhine01 Feb 2020 4:40 a.m. PST

Those are fantastic. Well done.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2020 8:37 a.m. PST

Nicely done

Atheling03 Feb 2020 12:59 a.m. PST

Thank you for the encouraging words guys.

It's s shame there are still such gaps in the Perry Sudan range which petered out when it was only part-way done.

The Dymanic Duo sometimes pop back and fill in gaps in their ranges.

I think I'll drop Michael a line and ask about the Sudan range. Seems like a good time(?).

Timmo uk04 Feb 2020 8:58 a.m. PST

Atheling,

A good idea.

I have asked from time to time. A few gaps I'm aware of:

At least Command and swordsmen packs for the late war Ansar and the Nile arabs. Both these types only have two packs unlike the early war Beja who are covered by nine packs for the foot figures. It's the late war Ansar that I'd like to see expanded and covered in as much detail and variety as the Beja. Given how iconic and important these troops are I'm amazed they haven't been done. Had I known this would be the case I'd have never started the project at all.

No British artillery other than the screw gun. They could do a Sudan crew for the 9 pdr in the little Wars range

no gun limbers at all

No command for the Beja Camel riders

No Guards ( these are a nuisance as they only need a badge added to the helmet but it's too big a badge to just add by painting.

I'm sure there is more they could add.

Atheling04 Feb 2020 10:56 a.m. PST

Hi Timmo,

All very good points! Funnily enough it hadn't crossed my mind about the lack of gun crew and the Late Ansar command packs!!

I'll fire off an email tonight and see if I get any hints.

One never knows.

justaddwater-bedford.blogspot.com

SgtGuinness Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2020 2:39 p.m. PST

Great brush work! Your enthusiasm for getting the period and battle OOB is infectious. I'm still slowly adding to my Sudan project, which most likely will never be complete.
Cheers,
Sgt G

Volleyfire28 Feb 2020 5:13 p.m. PST

I asked them on their facebook page when they released mounted infantry for the Zulu War if they were going to produce mounted infantry for the Sudan, and the answer wasn't exactly positive, so I doubt you'll see any of the gaps filled.

Jack Jones29 Feb 2020 3:03 a.m. PST

Hi all

Yes … it's a shame there are some significant gaps in the PM range.

I would like to see additional British artillery and limbers, etc, too. I have petitioned (via their Facebook page) for Jack Tars hauling a Gatling gun limber.

Since I am just at the beginning of my Sudan project, perhaps time is on my side in respect of additions to the range.

@Atheling: Your fabulous mounted infantry conversion must have been a fairly expensive undertaking.

Cheers
JJ

archiduque02 Mar 2020 8:15 a.m. PST

Excellent work mate!!

takeda33311 Apr 2020 9:05 a.m. PST

Gorgeous unit, well done.

Volleyfire19 Apr 2020 2:43 p.m. PST

Any response Atheling to your email to the twins?

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