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KeepYourPowderDry11 Sep 2022 9:55 p.m. PST

Here's my 'finished' Covenanter army. Lots and lots of headswaps and conversions. Some of my favourite figures reside here. link

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(And yes I freely admit that 'finished'is a bit of a loose concept)

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2022 7:11 a.m. PST

Very nicely done!

Jim

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2022 12:01 p.m. PST

As always, great work. It is most impressive that you can do head swaps in this scale. My Covenanters have 9 foot regiments (only 20 fig units as per F. of Glory) with 7 more to paint. I'll need more gray paints!

KeepYourPowderDry13 Sep 2022 6:21 a.m. PST

Thank you both.

S – grey paint? If you are going for the traditional 'wargamer look' (as I did), then yes you will need lots. If you are going for 'probably historically accurate' then lots of browny grey paint. I do wonder if normal grey with a heavy old recipe Nuln Oil would do the job (it stains the block of colour as well as pooling in the crevices)?

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2022 8:49 p.m. PST

They look good to me, regardless of whether you were going for wargamer or historically accurate look.

Wargames Designs14 Sep 2022 6:12 a.m. PST

Very impressive army! I especially love the assortment of artillery and the cuirassiers, brilliant!

KeepYourPowderDry14 Sep 2022 9:13 a.m. PST

Thanks all. The heavy metal was a flight of fancy – Argyll's Lifeguard were 'possibly' equipped as cuirassiers. Which was good enough for me

takeda33314 Sep 2022 3:38 p.m. PST

Beautifullly done! Great looking army!

Gulfcoastdaddy01 Nov 2022 12:16 p.m. PST

Nice nice nice

KeepYourPowderDry01 Nov 2022 1:16 p.m. PST

Thank you

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