Help support TMP


"Spanish American War using Jacklex 20mm figures" Topic


4 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Please avoid recent politics on the forums.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Spanish-American War Message Board


Areas of Interest

19th Century

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Link


Top-Rated Ruleset

The Sword and the Flame


Rating: gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star 


Featured Showcase Article

Ged's Painted Emir on Horseback

Showing off the work of Gerald Cronin, the artist behind the GJM Figurines Painting Service.


Featured Workbench Article


Featured Profile Article

Showdown at Prairie Butte

Almost two dozen desperate gunslingers were arrayed on the outskirts of town, armed with sixguns, rifles, scatterguns and a bloodthirsty desire to kill!


Featured Book Review


1,403 hits since 14 May 2020
©1994-2024 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

abc wargamers14 May 2020 6:28 a.m. PST

The first of a mini-series of blogs looking at re-purposing Jacklex figures from across the range by simply repainting them for a different period or nation or war.

When Jack made the American range it was specifically for Jack Black Pershing's raid into Mexico. In this blog Greg Potter has kindly provided an article and pictures showing them as Americans in Cuba painted in different uniforms and Confederates as Spanish. I thought I would share his article and pictures as an inspiration to show what can be done.

link

Legionarius14 May 2020 7:01 a.m. PST

Very nice. I have done a similar project in 1/72 with Red Box figures from their Boxer Rebellion range and a few ACW, British Colonials, and Boer War figs. The Red Box Chines un European equipment are perfect for Spanish in jipijapa straw hats. Other colonials serve for Spain's in Sun Hats. A fun period to be sure and a closer run thing than jingoistic post war propaganda has led us to believe. Cheers!

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2020 8:16 a.m. PST

Love the Jacklex miniatures.

SgtGuinness16 Aug 2020 5:49 p.m. PST

Awesome!!!!!

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.