Archive | March, 2011

Review of War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America’s First Frontier by John F. Ross

This is my review of War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America’s First Frontier by John F. Ross I finally finished this book after a number of weeks, I’m a notoriously slow reader. This book starts at the beginning of Rogers’ life and gives a great account […]

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28mm French and Indian War Manufacturers

I thought I’d write this post as I’m constantly amazed at what’s out there for the FIW period. Here’s a list for those that find it through google, but mostly for myself. I tend to forget things after a while and lists help. This list in no way constitutes anything other than MY OPINION. It […]

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Rangers (1)

These troops have been a long time coming. I choose to paint them last as they are the most involved troops that I posses. Lots of straps and buttons and trim. I’m very happy with the results and it was kinda nice to have a more regular type of troop to paint for a change, […]

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Huron (1)

Just finished these up last night. This is the second set of Indians I’ve done and the first with any experience in 28mm behind me, if paint all of 19 models counts as experience. I used a wash on these, which I didn’t on my previous Mohawks, and I think it helps to soften the […]

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Canadian Militia (3)

I’ve been working on these guys for a while and I finally have enough of them to put a small unit on the table. I finished two lads that I had painted previously and stripped as I didn’t like the effects of GW washes. After some time in Simple Green, they were ready to base […]

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