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Richard B.
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Mexican additions

Post by Richard B. » 09 Oct 2018, 10:06

I like to plan my builds together in batches of similar or themed bits. A couple of these have sat patiently awaiting their turn for ages, this is about 2 weeks worth all told.

Smashed cart
Sgt`s Mess kit with some mods, added load & based
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Civilians
EWM figures, some minor mods, the mule is from the Matchbox Aussie set
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Field hands
Sgt`s Mess road crew with head swaps
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All together
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Odds n`sods additions to my factions
L-R: EWM Soldadera, Sgt`s Mess civilian, old Airfix Confederate
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L-R: 2 x ERM Soldaderas, another old Airfix Confederate
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Two as yet unreleased ERM figures (the Mexican has an arm swap)
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All together
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Clergy
A mix or Sgt`s Mess and Elheim (I`ve forgotten who made what?)
Priest plus two Franciscan Friars
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Priest, Nun & Novice
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French Nun
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All together
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Federal cavalry - maybe more Colorados?
8 old Airfix US Cavalry, 7 with head-swaps, most sabre arms replaced by rifle or pistol arms, some added kit too.
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Crappy attempts to show the rearing horse/rider combo close-up
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All together
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"“Sir with the compliments of my officer, your shooting was excellent – you killed four of our men”!
Un-named Traillieur to an artillery officer at R`Fakah, Morocco, Feb. 29th, 1908

David Reasoner
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Re: Mexican additions

Post by David Reasoner » 09 Oct 2018, 11:26

Lovely work as always, Richard. A very useful looking assortment, too.

David

Richard B.
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Re: Mexican additions

Post by Richard B. » 09 Oct 2018, 11:32

Cheers David :D

Not the finest quality, but extra stuff for the tabletop - I must have about 40 Federal cavalry now :lol:
"“Sir with the compliments of my officer, your shooting was excellent – you killed four of our men”!
Un-named Traillieur to an artillery officer at R`Fakah, Morocco, Feb. 29th, 1908

granty101
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Re: Mexican additions

Post by granty101 » 12 Oct 2018, 08:28

Richard B. wrote:
09 Oct 2018, 10:06
Clergy
... two Franciscan Friars
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I thought they were Hobbits from Lord Of The Rings... :lol:

Grant
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CarlL
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Re: Mexican additions

Post by CarlL » 12 Oct 2018, 19:25

Richard
More great variety of figures, promoting 'side show' theme, inspiring. (And I thought only old geezers like me still had those old Airfix Confederate infantry and US cavalry these days!)
I think the rearing photo does work nicely the blurring works well to give it some charm without missing the nice revolver you gave this rtider!)
CarlL

CarlL
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Re: Mexican additions

Post by CarlL » 12 Oct 2018, 19:29

PS A what if from a Mexican Revolution ignoramus
Did the Mexicans not follow the French tricolour with three vertical bars? Or is this a cavalry pennant following a different style in this period?
CarlL

Richard B.
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Re: Mexican additions

Post by Richard B. » 13 Oct 2018, 07:28

CarlL wrote:
12 Oct 2018, 19:29
PS A what if from a Mexican Revolution ignoramus
Did the Mexicans not follow the French tricolour with three vertical bars? Or is this a cavalry pennant following a different style in this period?
CarlL
I just asked Google and this was the first image that appeared :)
"“Sir with the compliments of my officer, your shooting was excellent – you killed four of our men”!
Un-named Traillieur to an artillery officer at R`Fakah, Morocco, Feb. 29th, 1908

Peter
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Re: Mexican additions

Post by Peter » 28 Oct 2018, 14:00

Nice work Richard. I like the wrecked carts.

Peter
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"I've done so much with so little for so long, I'm now entitled to do anything with nothing"

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