20/11/2021

Yet more WSS Cavalry

Another batch of War of Spanish Succession Cavalry. All Strelets and there seems to be plenty more in the pipeline to keep me busy in 2022.
Wyndham's Horse will complete Palme's Brigade for Blenheim
French Grenadiers a Cheval, I didn't need them, but since Strelets produced them and they look unusual I had to get them.
French Gentlemens Regiments La Baume and Tarnau part of Broglie's Brigade at Blenheim. A painting conversion of the Strelets British Cavalry
Alongside the French cavalry are a couple of new French Commanders.

18/11/2021

A slight diversion - Gladiators

While back I bought a set of EM4 pre-painted gladiators at Penkridge warboot sale. I have now got around to basing them properly so they can be used for games.

15/11/2021

US selection for NW Europe

Continuing on painting my printed resin vehicles this time my yanks gain a number of bits to "complete" my collection.
A trio of M10s, I only printed the turrets, the hull are from Fujimi M36, so I could switch them over as needed.
The middle vehicle has the Fujimi turret
A Dodge "Carryall" and 6x4 truck
An extra M12 to match my Fujimi model. I sold off its original partner a distictly larger Italeri model. Behind is a GMC Pontoon truck complete with pontoon.

07/11/2021

More British for NW Europe

Another bach of 3D printed resin vehicles completed, this time to fill some gaps in my Commonwealth force for 1944-45
Some Recce, a couple of Staghounds, an AEC armoured car, with a Canandian Otter, I have left any decals off the Otter until I can sort out some Canadian ones. The others have markings for the Househould Cavalry when they were part of VIII Corps
A couple of Archers and a Valentine XI command tank to support my 43rd Wessex.
A pair of D8 Armoured bulldozers, something I have wanted to add to my forces ever since the RF D-Day supplement. They flank a Ram OP tank for my PSC Sextons.
Looking at the pictures I need to put some more matt varnish on the decals

02/11/2021

On the workbench - November 2021

The 3D printed resin mountain is slowly beginning to subside and I plan to be working on
  • British vehicles for North West Europe - well underway
  • US vehicles for ditto - well underway
  • WSS 3 x French and 1 x British cavalry regiment - primed and ready to start painting
  • WSS British & French Artillery
  • Then start work on my WW2 Pacific Japanese.

01/11/2021

Marmon Herrington's and friend

For may years I have desired some Marmon Herrington's in my collection especially after the 2009 Battleaxe Big Game, however it has taken till now to acquire (3D print) and paint some and I'm really happy.
Backup is provided by an Indian pattern carrier, a shame I couldn't find a larger decal for the 4th Indian Division

29/10/2021

All for one

Or not finished for quite a while, my latest collection of King's Musketeers and Cardinal's Guards from Strelets.

The mounted figures
King & Musketeers
Cardinal & Guards
Various French "Gentlemen" with a General
The new cavalry merged with the old Mars version
The duelists
The rest of the foot figures
I added a couple of the Ultima Ratio Musketeers so I could make a complete musketeer unit for Pikemen's Lament.
There weren't quite enough for the Cardinal's Guards, but I'll just add the halberdiers in when needed.