Great shots of the cannon. Nice army.
Great shots of the cannon. Nice army.
Famous work ! Very, very good job !
I hope, wie meet us sometimes on Gallipoli XII
@ Colonel Gordon: You'd like to send a liason-officer to Morden 279 to coordinate your strategies.
So, finally, after almost one year i finished painting my mortars, i will never, ever again glue everything onto the base before painting.
Now i shall attack the heavy bolter and some fieldguns.
Those are beautiful, especially all the mortars. Are the Fez's all green stuff?
...and, and, I never thought i'd say this, but i'd love to see a moustache painting tutorial
Thanks a lot.
Yes, the hats are all GS, the trick is to leave enough of the original hats as a core so that you don't have to gs everything.
The moustaches are also GS so everything you have to do is to paint them after priming.
I am be afraid, i have to send an Brigade .......
Ok, i know the thinks your learning about glueing the bases....but your work looks great. I love your stuff and your army. Welcome in ranks of Service Dress Lover Commanders !!
Mortars look awesome, also like the effect on the sandbags, makes 'em look so real
keep 'em coming
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I love guns, you love guns, everybody loves fieldguns!
the holes are there so that every platoon can use them, and i can remove lifepoints...oh, and because i have currently no more mordians to canibalize.
Okay, time to get interactive...i wonder if i should give them gunshields or not, what do you think?
And i found out that i forgot the ammunition...well i guess it's seven rounds for every gun, we don't wanna run out of ammunition in the middle of a game.
One tip, don't give them gunshields - they were only introduced after the turn of the century in the British army (owing to Boer War experience), and I'm guessing the Germans (and therefore the Ottomans) followed suit shortly after.
If you're going for a late 19th century feel to the army, then the guns as they stand are perfect. If you're looking for some context, check out a cinematic portrayal of our artillery right at the end of the century:
Young Winston - The Battle of Omdurman
okay, no gunshields then! Thanks for the compliment and the historic advice.
@ Young Winston:
Read the book "Crusade against the Mahdi", nice to see that there is also a film about it.
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Happy to help, although you're doing brilliantly by yourself.
Well it's only one sequence in a film about Churchill's life up until before the Great War, but it's a great battle scene. Michael Asher's "Khartoum" is a book I highly recommend on the Mahdist Wars, it's superbly written.
So, now, what do we need next to defend the Emperors Realm? Oh yes, a heavy bolter!
This is my first attempt at creating something that looks a litte bit like a dugout position:
Hmm, it's the fault of the cameras angles that the gun looks more slant that it really is.
Then i hope he likes it.
Hopefully i get even more historycally correct when my copy of the Osprey-book about the turkish army in wwI arrives from america.
(The one about the balkan wars is not yet in print, but i stay tuned )
You going to include condenser cans to go with those Maxims?
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Thanks a lot!
Well, we all know that the ottoman army had no commissars, but i bet they would have wanted to.
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Excellent conversion - where did you get the book from?