Wounded Chindit

Wounded Chindit

Friday, 23 September 2016

US Cavalry

The summer months have not been productive though a number of things are nearing completion. Hopefully over the next few weeks a few more bases should follow.

This group are mounted  US cavalry with carbines from Peter Pigs Western range, pack 54. I was happy with the finish until I spray varnished them and they  went a grey hue. Out came the paint brushes again.

Thanks for stopping bye.

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Colours purchases.

Well it's been over a week since Colours and it's time I should have posted some pics of my loot.

It's a bit of a mix but like a lot of us guys I have a lot of projects on the go.

 First we have some PSC 15mm British 25pdrs & Quad Tractors and a box of German medium trucks along with a spray can of British Khaki.

Next we have some bits for Frostgrave. A box of Northstar Gnolls and some Reaper Miniatures, 2 Gnolls and a Great Worm.

Finally we have some PeterPig figures and bases. There are a few packs of WW2 British Paras to complete the options for my next project to start (hopefully next month). Also in the picture are some newly released WW2 Russian special forces - bought on impulse.

Anyway thanks for taking a look and I hope to have a few pics on here of my 15mm US Cavalry in the next week or so.


Saturday, 10 September 2016

Off to colours

I'm off to Colours shortly. I'll be bring son no.2 ( my youngest) with me for his first show. He's all excited about it but I think it's more to do with the pack lunch he's taking! 
I've not spent much on the hobby this year but have saved up my pounds instead and hopefully will be getting a few bits today.  

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Ironclad Miniatures steam rotocoptor

This lovely model steam rotocopter was finally finished during the week. It was based on an mdf board with a base of ready mixed filler topped off with mixed sized gravel. The dried based was sprayed with german dunkelgelb and highlighted with various mixes. 

The tree trunk was in fact some sort of shell that that i pick up on the beach in the summer. I thought it would come in useful.

Sorry about the photo quality - pictures taken with the tablet.

Thanks for taking a look.

Sunday, 31 July 2016

July's paint table

I got back yesterday from a weeks holiday in Devon and decided to take a look at the painting table. Nothing completed in July and no blogs! but things are on the go.

On the left and front is the steam powered helicopter from Ironclad Miniatures that I picked up at Valhalla. On the back left are the Halflings I finished last month. The rest are 15 mm Peterpig US cavalry which seem to be taking forever to complete. 4 bases are finished, 4 are painted and based and just need the bases painted and the 6 undercoated figures and horses are the 2 command bases.

Better have a productive August.

Thanks for having a peek

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Valhalla show

I had a good run down to Farnborough this morning with only a little traffic on the M3.  The show was small but with a nice mix of traders and a few games.
My lad got a bargain on the bring and buy (3 boxes of figures for £5.50) and I managed to pick up a couple of items.

On the left is as pack of 4ground Daldorr Columns. The box is a new release  from Ironclad Miniatures, a steam powered helicopter. And a lonely pot of paint.

Only downside was after I've got the car and was walking to the parking metre I noticed my car key was bent and it look like I wouldn't be getting home. I managed 2 straighten out the key somewhat and was able to open the car and start the engine and then turn it off and lock the car. We went into the show for a couple of hours but it's funny how something like this can play on your mind while trying to have some fun.
Anyway we managed to drive home albeit in traffic on the M3 and M25. At least I had a spare key when I got home so sorted for work tomorrow morning.

Thanks for stopping by

Saturday, 18 June 2016


Off to Farnborough's Valhalla show in the  morning with my eldest lad for a father's day treat. A nice smaller show. 
I haven't got s list of wants but hope to get a few bits and pieces. Maybe the Katy ambulance from Ice Cold in Alex.