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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2022 9:29 p.m. PST

"After I finally finished the first third of Tilly's army and painted it with a box of Zvezda's Turkish Horsemen, we thought it was time to take them into battle. However, in order not to be left without any kind of historical background, we linked the battle to Pope's siege in 1597, when a united Christian army marched against the Turks…"




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Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2022 11:16 p.m. PST

Nice find Tango. Those Zvezda sculpts are superb.
I wonder whether the pikemen are Revell with extended pikes? If so the extensions (possibly done with the visible silver sleeves) are excellent.

colkitto13 Oct 2022 2:41 a.m. PST

Lovely figures. I'm guessing the pikes have been entirely replaced – they look thin, and some of the hands appear to be open. Maybe wire, or perhaps more likely broom bristles given the slight droop?

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2022 2:18 p.m. PST

You are probably right. Big job to replace the pikes! For a moment I had thought someone had found an easy way to make these excellent Revell figures perfect.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2022 8:47 p.m. PST

Happy you like them boys…


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