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Posted on February 21st, 2018 under Posted by

This listing includes Japanese and US Marines for WWII.  They are a mix of Peter Pig and Old Glory.  There are 4 American Tanks, 3 Japanese Tanks, 200 Japanese Infantry and 96 US Marines.  They are either based in groups of 2, 3 or 4 fig…

28mm War of Spanish Succession Figures

Posted on February 15th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

This week submission contains 11 War of Spanish Succession troops. These are Foundry figures. I’ve painted them like the “Old Yellow” uniforms for the Spanish. Also I painted these with oil paints and this was my attempt at painting troops in mass with…

Miniart 1/16 French Musketeer Part II

Posted on February 12th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Part II of my work in progress of the French Musketeer.  Well if you remember from my previous post I wasn’t able to get the hair to match up. With some advice from the Military Modeling forum, I cut off the ears of the Musketeer and the hair fit …

Miniart 1/16 French Musketeer Part 1

Posted on February 8th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

My wife, for Christmas, gave me a present which was another Miniart 1/16 scale figure. This one is the French Musketeer.  I’m going to do a series on putting this thing together.  Maybe it will be helpful to someone in the future.To start off…

Four more Spanish battalions are ready to fight!

Posted on February 7th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

 Over the last week and half I was able to finish 4 more Spanish battalions. Please give a nice warm hand to the Guadalajara, de la Armada, Cordova battalions and the Valladolid Grenadier battalion.  They have made hard journey to the battlef…

1/16 scale Knight

Posted on February 1st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

So I’ve been working on my first large scale figure. A Miniart 1/16th scale knight. I had purchased this a few years ago at a Oregon model show and I’ve finally got the nerve up to try and paint it.  So all of my oil paint practicing has led me to…

The Spanish Battalions Granda and Cuenca arrive!!!

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 under , . Posted by

Two new Spanish battalions have arrived, the Granda and Cuenca units are ready to fight the British, Dutch and Portuguese.  It amazes me that there is so little information on the Spanish for this timer period as they were the focal point of …

First 2 WSS Spanish Battalions completed!

Posted on January 11th, 2018 under , . Posted by

I’ve completed my first 2 Spanish Battalions for my WSS project.  Joining their French allies are the Walloon and Spanish Guard battalions.  Only 16 more battalions to paint!

The last 2 French Infantry Battalions are Done!!!!

Posted on January 1st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

I am kicking off 2018 correctly by announcing that I have finished all of the French infantry battalions for my Battle of Almanza project!!!!  WooHOO!!!!The last two battalions that made it to roll call are the Daughine and Dillion units!!Here are…

Year end wrap up and a look ahead to 2018.

Posted on December 30th, 2017 under . Posted by

First of all Happy New Year to everyone!  May you all have a wonderful, safe, healthy and prosperous 2018!This has been a good year for me not just in a hobby sense but life in general. I received a promotion at work, my daughter is closing in on …

2 more French units completed

Posted on December 28th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Over the Christmas break I was able to spend some time painting and I finished two more French units for my WSS project.  I now introduce to you the Maulrevier and Schomberg battalions.  These took me 2 days to paint.  They were also my …

Thanks Santa Clause!!!

Posted on December 26th, 2017 under . Posted by

For the last several years I’ve been a part of Chris Stoesen’s Santa Clause event. You are assigned a random person who has a blog, you do a little research on what they working on and paint up a few figures, terrain etc and mail it to them for Christm…

Merry Christmas!!!

Posted on December 24th, 2017 under Posted by

From my family to all of you,May you have a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!

More French for the Battle of Almanza!

Posted on December 23rd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The Montsoreau and Vaudreuil units arrive for the French forces.  I only need 4 more French infantry units to finish these off. Then it’s on to painting the French cavalry. Then the Spanish, British, Dutch and Portuguese.  Enjoy the photos.&n…

Finished the 28mm AWI figure

Posted on December 15th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Well I finally finished my 28mm AWI figure I started about a week or so ago with the oil paints.  The figure turned out well, I think.  I also did a video about it so you can see it and a few other things I’m working on now and in the future….

Finished the 28mm AWI figure

Posted on December 15th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Well I finally finished my 28mm AWI figure I started about a week or so ago with the oil paints.  The figure turned out well, I think.  I also did a video about it so you can see it and a few other things I’m working on now and in the future….

Progress report and finished up some Imperial Romans

Posted on December 8th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

So I’ve worked a little more on the Imperial Romans and these are basically done with Oil paints, a few enamels and some acrylic paints.  I’ve also done a video if you wish to see a little more on what I’ve accomplished.  Go here if intereste…

Progress report and finished up some Imperial Romans

Posted on December 8th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

So I’ve worked a little more on the Imperial Romans and these are basically done with Oil paints, a few enamels and some acrylic paints.  I’ve also done a video if you wish to see a little more on what I’ve accomplished.  Go here if intereste…

Guns of Liberty AWI battle

Posted on December 3rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I ran a AWI game using the rules Guns of Liberty by Eric Burgess. This has been my groups go to set of rules for AWI for several years and I’ve run them at our local Enfilade convention in Olympia, WA.  This past Saturday I ran a game at our local…

Guns of Liberty AWI battle

Posted on December 3rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I ran a AWI game using the rules Guns of Liberty by Eric Burgess. This has been my groups go to set of rules for AWI for several years and I’ve run them at our local Enfilade convention in Olympia, WA.  This past Saturday I ran a game at our local…

Ambuscade: Portland’s 1 day Gaming Convention

Posted on December 3rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

So today was the 2nd annual Ambuscade Gaming Convention here in Portland, Or.  It was held at the Guardian Games store in downtown Portland.  The convention was well attended for the 2 gaming periods with 12 games total and about 30 to 35 att…

Ambuscade: Portland’s 1 day Gaming Convention

Posted on December 3rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

So today was the 2nd annual Ambuscade Gaming Convention here in Portland, Or.  It was held at the Guardian Games store in downtown Portland.  The convention was well attended for the 2 gaming periods with 12 games total and about 30 to 35 att…

2 new French Battalions ready for the table!

Posted on November 25th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I finished up two new units for my Battle of Almanza project.  The Maine and Hessy battalions are ready for duty!Here are a few pictures of the new units:This flag has been the hardest I’ve done. I’m not happy with it but I couldn’t figure out a b…

2 new French Battalions ready for the table!

Posted on November 25th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I finished up two new units for my Battle of Almanza project.  The Maine and Hessy battalions are ready for duty!Here are a few pictures of the new units:This flag has been the hardest I’ve done. I’m not happy with it but I couldn’t figure out a b…

Battle of Lazzara 1702 using Twilight of the Sun King

Posted on November 12th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This evening our little group got together for our first run through of the rules “Twilight of the Sun King”.  I picked the battle of Lazzara out of the scenario book I had purchased for our first battle. The troops are Kevin’s Seven Years War fig…