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by Russian James
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Market place
Topic: Painting services...
Replies: 0
Views: 1308

Painting services...

Mr H. I hope this is permitted here... Many of you will recognise me (and some of my figures) from various posts on this forum... I am now offering a professional painting service https://jacobitepaintingservices.co.uk . Wargames standard figures in 28mm & 15mm, along with flags and banners if requi...
by Russian James
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Russian General
Replies: 2
Views: 882

Re: Russian General

How dare you suggest that one of our glorious Russian Generals could be captured by the dastardly Swedes!!!

Who's side are you on sir...??? :?
by Russian James
Sun May 20, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Congratulations beneath the lilly banners
Replies: 4
Views: 1316

Re: Congratulations beneath the lilly banners

Congrats! Well deserved...!
by Russian James
Thu May 03, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Uniform Material
Replies: 5
Views: 2056

Re: Uniform Material

Most people would be in wool coats at this time, quality varying by social rank (suspect there was an early version of Confederate 'shoddy'). Richer individuals would have had silk coats, which would give richer colours and 'brighter' look due to the silk reflecting light better than the wool. Silk ...
by Russian James
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jacobites in Russia
Replies: 2
Views: 1264

Jacobites in Russia

Found this book while I was on holiday - very interesting and a lot of potential 'what-if' scenarios to keep Mr H occupied!

Swedes in Scotland, Russians in Prussia, Sweden and Russia allied against England...
by Russian James
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: LoA WARGAMING WEEKENDERS
Topic: Spring 2018 Weekender
Replies: 12
Views: 3746

Re: Spring 2018 Weekender

Should have said, all booked... :D
by Russian James
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: LoA WARGAMING WEEKENDERS
Topic: Spring 2018 Weekender
Replies: 12
Views: 3746

Re: Spring 2018 Weekender

OK, will do...


Skullduggery? Double dealing??? Moi...? :shock: :shock: :shock:
by Russian James
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: LoA WARGAMING WEEKENDERS
Topic: Spring 2018 Weekender
Replies: 12
Views: 3746

Re: Spring 2018 Weekender

Ok, I can manage this one!!!

What are the payment arrangements? Book direct with hotel or through LoA / Toggy?
by Russian James
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: LoA WARGAMING WEEKENDERS
Topic: Spring 2018 Weekender
Replies: 12
Views: 3746

Re: Spring 2018 Weekender

I know I've missed the last few meetings, but room for a (not so) li'l 'un...?

Whats the costs and arrangements for Dumfries?

Just need to confirm that SWMBO isn't away that weekend...
by Russian James
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Christmas!
Replies: 9
Views: 3322

Re: Happy Christmas!

...also slightly belated, but no less well intentioned - Happy Christmas and I hope Santa (Barry!) was good to you!!! :wink:
by Russian James
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: How to represent Russian Horse Grenadiers
Replies: 19
Views: 4702

Re: How to represent Russian Horse Grenadiers

I'm planning on a mixed unit, 12 men, one base from each regiment.

On a similar vein, does anyone know whether Sheremetev's and Menshikov's Life Squadrons would operate separately (as a single base each, I assume) or were they combined for action?
by Russian James
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: No colours for the fusiliers?
Replies: 20
Views: 5140

Re: No colours for the fusiliers?

For the Royal Regiment of Artillery, the guns themselves ARE the colours, it may have been the same for the fusileers as they were originally the artillery train guards...
by Russian James
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Kalmar Regt.
Replies: 7
Views: 3173

Re: Kalmar Regt.

No Gunter, I will join up with my Saxon ally and we'll wipe out the damned Swedes!


(All I have to do now is win the lottery so I can purchase enough Russians & Cossacks!!! :roll: :roll: :roll: )
by Russian James
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Kalmar Regt.
Replies: 7
Views: 3173

Re: Kalmar Regt.

Truls, my forum name might give away where my GNW loyalties lie... :D :D :D
by Russian James
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: A mixed bag... pt5 (final!)
Replies: 0
Views: 1429

A mixed bag... pt5 (final!)

...and now somethings a bit more modern! A Warlord Games Soviet WW2 T'chanka with the crew converted for White forces during the Russian Civil War - working on the horses right now! An Empress Models resin Challenger 2 - a big beast!!! I was fortunate to obtain one of the last S&S Models 28mm Jackal...