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RogerC16 Jun 2021 10:25 a.m. PST

Finished painting my first unit of British foot for the 1745 Jacobite rising, details and images on the blog here link

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Berzerker7316 Jun 2021 11:53 a.m. PST

Great looking troops!

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2021 4:07 p.m. PST

Those looks lovely, congrats!

I got the same figures from both kickstarters, but who knows when I'll get to them … lol.

Texaswalker Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2021 8:32 p.m. PST

Look like good sculpts, and good job painting. Did the British regulars have turnbacks in 1745?

RogerC17 Jun 2021 5:05 a.m. PST

Cheers guys, I cracked straight on with these as the whole unit was just 4 figures short of complete. Texaswalker yes generally the coats were turned back, however on campaign and particularly in winter or inclement weather theturnbacks were let down and the lapels fastened over. This is probably how the British regulars appeared in the French and Indian War and certainly in 1745 as the campaign was through Autumn and Winter.

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