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PM Le Comte de Froufrou
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Le Comte de Froufrou
23rd Apr 2016 03:49:22

While the GNW range has Cossack cavalry, there are no Cossack foot. I've tried painting up some Polish Haiduks as Cossacks, but it just doesn't seem quite right. Any suggestions for proxies for C17th - C18th Cossack/ Ukrainian foot gentlemen?


PM rsjahn
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rsjahn
23rd Apr 2016 05:20:29

I'm just painitng some polish infantry as Cossack foot and I think they will turn out very well. They are nearly finished, next week I will have them ready and can upload some pictures.


PM Le Comte de Froufrou
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Le Comte de Froufrou
23rd Apr 2016 11:12:40

Do you mean the regular Polish foot? Asa I said, I got Haiduks, but somehow they just didn't look right.


PM rsjahn
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rsjahn
24th Apr 2016 05:58:20

Yes, the regular Polish Foot (GNP 11), not the Haiduks (GNP 09). 


PM rsjahn
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rsjahn
26th Apr 2016 10:07:40

And here we go:

Together with my Cossack-Cavalry:

I will add two more units of infantry and a command is also missing.

 

Bye, Ralf


PM Le Comte de Froufrou
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Le Comte de Froufrou
26th Apr 2016 09:07:11

Thanks for the pics. They look really good. I think Pete can expect an order very, very soon. Did you make the flags yourself?


PM rsjahn
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rsjahn
27th Apr 2016 06:03:24

The flags are in part from the internet (not very specific, I know - I don't remember where from), but reworked with GIMP. Its not possible to send an attachment here or in a pm, or is it? Otherwise a could send you the pictures.

Ralf


PM Le Comte de Froufrou
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Le Comte de Froufrou
27th Apr 2016 08:44:04

No worries. I've used MS Paint to make flags before, so I can do the same again. Thanks for the advice. I'm going to try to finish the rest of the Russians before I order any more figures. Then I can order more with a clear conscience.


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dourpuritan
28th Apr 2016 11:34:43

I thought all wargamers had a shiny lead mountain lurking somewhere. 


PM rsjahn
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rsjahn
28th Apr 2016 12:34:48

I have *g

And in the far far future I'm shure it will... *sigh*

 


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