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Atheling23 Oct 2022 1:05 a.m. PST

I recently put together some simple (but effective?) conversions to create more varied command bases for my Early Byzantines. Since the days of seeing Barry Hilton's Flodden bases and David Imrie's wonderfully well c0nstructed Late Roman era units back in the early 2000's I have tried to present by bases as small vignettes where possible.

For more information on which packs I used from the Aventine Early Byzantine range, what composition I went for and for many more pictures please hop on over to my Just Add Water blog here:

Command Base 1:
A simple repositioning of the arm was all that was needed to make the advancing Skutatoi/Kontaratoi model into an advancing standard bearer.

The Finished Article:

Command Base 2:
The standard on the right was carefully clipped off, filed down and replaced with part of a wire spear. The Draco was easily glued into place.

The Finished Article:


My Just Add Water Miniature Painting Blog:

dragon6 Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2022 2:37 p.m. PST

Very very nice. Back in the eighties I did some nice minifigs.
They were nice figures for the day but not as good as yours

Atheling23 Oct 2022 10:17 p.m. PST


Very very nice.

Thanks, appreciated.

Back in the eighties I did some nice minifigs.
They were nice figures for the day but not as good as yours

I'd love to see them if you have any pictures?

My Just Add Water Miniature Painting Blog:

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