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Personal logo timurilank Supporting Member of TMP16 Aug 2020 5:47 a.m. PST

The Tuareg complete the refurbish programme for the moment as I have made a good start on a new project, but more later.

All the figures are converted Colonial Sudanese and Ansar figures from Old Glory. Face coverings, shields and trappings were made with Milliput.


Perris070716 Aug 2020 8:17 a.m. PST

Nice work! Looks very "desertish".

Personal logo timurilank Supporting Member of TMP16 Aug 2020 1:28 p.m. PST

Glad you liked them.

Swampster17 Aug 2020 12:30 a.m. PST

Good work. I've tried doing the same with making shields and adding face coverings, so I know what a chore it is.

Zippee18 Aug 2020 1:05 a.m. PST

Wouldn't it just be easier to use the Peter Pig Tuaregs?

Ironically I converted them in the opposite direction to produce generic early bedouin types. The originals come with the distinctive Tuareg shield as separate items

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Personal logo timurilank Supporting Member of TMP18 Aug 2020 8:09 a.m. PST


The purchase of Peter Pig or Khurasan Tuaregs would have undermined the purpose of the project. With more than 300 Colonial Sudanese idle, the conversion project has now made half the collection active.

Zippee19 Aug 2020 12:25 a.m. PST

Fair enough
and nice work

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