Archive | February, 2012

Crossley Tenders

I’ve been watching these little beauties on other peoples photos for a while now.  These trucks are called Crossley Tenders and they carted the Black and Tans and Auxies around Ireland during the Irish War of Independence.  There’s lots of great footage of the troops packed into the back of these trucks and tooling around […]

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Fixing Up My Musketeer Miniatures

I have been quite taken with the Musketeer Miniatures line of figures for the Very British Civil War, they are one of only maybe two or three people out there making figures specifically for this somewhat unique setting.  They are sculpted by Paul Hicks and quite simple to paint.  My only problem so far has […]

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Canadian Militia in Capotes

These guys were great fun to paint.  I didn’t know a thing about Miliciens or Canadian Militia when I started this project over a year ago, but I have found them very interesting since.  The Galloping Major range seems to have embraced them with a passion as I now have 24 of them with completely […]

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BUF (2)

I’ve been planning on adding more troops to my VBCW project for a while, but I got sidetracked for a while with starting my own miniatures line.  At the moment I don’t have anything to do but wait, so on to more painting. This is a pretty tame group, just a few more weak minds […]

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BUF Painting Guide

I just finished up some more of my BUF troops for a VBCW and though they aren’t very complicated, I couldn’t remember what colors I used for  some of the details.  So this is mostly a record for myself, there may be others out there that would like a starting point for painting their own […]

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