Nov 28, 2016

GNW Swedes, part the ten thousandth


I've completed two more units of foot and rebased the Västerbotten unit for my 1/72 Swedes. I also converted/sculpted a unit of horse.





I have used multiple layers of yellow on these, I think it turned out right.


There's a spare Russian dragoon figure in the center, leading the others on. 


Four of the riders are Strelets figures, receiving the heat treatment for a more moderate pose, GS hats on some and their swords replaced. The other four are my own green stuff sculpts, pretty OK considering I did nothing of the sort for a long while.


These are the sculpted figures, they fit the Strelets ones quite nicely.

I have bought a group of Italeri Prussian riders, no sure if I should add more GS magic and convert them for the GNW, or replace the headgear and just use them as Austrian cheveauxlegers. I could always use the Cossacks of Mazepa as second-rate allied Swedish cavalry :)

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