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More Lads – IRA (4)

Just finished a few more lads for the good fight.  I’ve painted all these poses before, just trying to keep the paint schemes separate enough to keep them all unique looking.

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Rolls Royce 1920 MK 1

I found a nice vehicle to accompany my British troops in the IWI or VBCW.  It’s a very nice Rolls Royce 1920 MK1.  It’s from Company B, but at the time that I ordered it they were out of stock and I had to order from Brigade Games. This was a tricky model to put together, luckily […]

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Fresh B’Hoys – IRA (3)

Just finished popping the paint on some new B’hoys.  This is the second group of the Musketeer IRA Advancing models that I painted.  I swear I ordered the IRA Shotguns pack, but I’ll roll with it.   I’m going to need multiple packs of each before the end. I’ve tried to paint each group with […]

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British Regulars (2)

I’m becoming quite addicted to these Musketeer Miniatures.  It seems they are incredibly fun to paint, I just wish there was less cleanup involved in the process.  It seems that the mold lines take quite a bit of work to get rid of, and there are some blemishes on many faces that I dare not […]

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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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English Regulars, BUF, IRA, and Eddie

I have been wanting to paint this lot for some time.  All of the models are from the Musketeer Miniatures Interwar and WW1 ranges, with one exception.   The figure of Edward is a freebie given away at a British wargames show called Partizan.  A very nice gentleman sent it to me, thank you again sir. […]

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Black and Tans (1)

I painted these Black and Tans from Musketeer Miniatures a while ago, but finally snapped the photos this morning.  They were a bit flashier than I’m used to but cleaned up well. They were fun to paint, but I’m a sucker for puttees.  I couldn’t really figure out what color exactly to paint the RIC […]

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Trouble in Ireland – IRA (1)

I’ve had my eye on this period for some time and the Paul Hicks’ figures finally pushed me into getting started.  I also bought the original VBCW book for some light reading and to get more use out of IWI figures.  I thought the IWI offered some engagements with low model counts and few specific […]

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