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Two British Line Units

April 3, 2010 8 comments

Here are a few quick snapshots of some newly sealed British Line units.  I learned a valuable lesson with these….don’t paint faces after having hurt your hand shoveling snow…

I was torn between repriming or just pushing ahead so I could work on the next unit.  Needless to say I’m not satisfied with the quality, but I wanted to offer up at least one update in the last 20+ days.  On to the pics.

Two units of line.  One with green facings and one with yellow facings.  These are the first 1/2 of the British Guard list.  I’m looking forward to a game on Tuesday where these guys may or may not see action with in my friend Chris’s force.  I’m hoping to be the attacker in that one using French guard!

45th foot sans flags and basing

83rd foot sans flags and basing

The intention is to base this list along the lines of the first division at Fuentes de Onoro.  72 tartans are in progress and 2 more boxes of Perry French Dragoons are in the mail to me for a support choice.  I’m shooting for the end of may to be able to run a core and 2 cav. support choices.  What I need to find are a few of those wargamers that over indulged in Perry plastics and are looking to trade some of them away on the cheap…

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