Sunday, December 7, 2014

7th Hussars

This was another one of the DPS painted units I got for Xmas last year.  It was a bit odd and I couldn't decide whether it was the 4e or 11e Hussards.  I cleaned them off, but hadn't decided when along comes the chance to do Waterloo and what am I short of?  British light cavalry.

The wonderful centjours.mont-saint-jean.com site gave me the 7th Hussars.

Apart from removing the plume, it was mainly repainting the busby, saddle trim and some other detailing.  No flying pelisse, but in this scale they could be wearing them or not and it would look much the same.

16BrLC in line.

12BrLC in column.

16BrLC in column.

Charge!

One other change I made was to swap out some standing horses for Old Glory walkers, trotters and gallopers that I had spare.  Two had missing tails, but I rebuilt them using wire and plaster.

12 comments:

  1. Great Hussars (Napoleons Battles Basing?) I haven't seen Cavalry done like this in a while.

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    1. Yes, Napoleon's Battles. Getting ready for Waterloo 2015 hopefully with the Marechal Edition, but not holding my breath.

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    1. We will see, with only a 20% recall rate I don't think they will be around long.

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  3. nice blue and small red scarlet colors make the figures "pop" from their bases..a nice unit indeed..

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    1. You are right, The red trim works best on the saddle and the red bag looks better than the previous plume.

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    1. Thanks. Now I have to do some Light Dragoons.

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  5. Nice conversion work Mark - these look much better than the originals and that is saying something!!

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    1. Thanks. I can't do faces as well as DPS do.

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