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by Friedrich August I.
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Horse colour conformity
Replies: 4
Views: 2352

Re: Horse colour conformity

Hi, Under normal circumstances I would say that times in which Regiments could pick certain colors for Horses from the available "Pool" is in Peacetime's. Rarely at War. Sure if you bread only, say, 3 Colors it might work to a point...but I doubt it. Variations of White or grey and brown would start...
by Friedrich August I.
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Market place
Topic: Book Clear Out 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 2962

Book Clear Out 2020

Gentlemen, After a pretty hard time for me I finally like to start again with doing Wargames. As I started 1988 with collecting various books until 2015 I gathered quite a lot of them. So now I think the time is right to clear out Books which no longer have any use for me but may help others in thei...
by Friedrich August I.
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: 17th Century Naval Games
Replies: 21
Views: 3998

Re: 17th Century Naval Games

I searched my link library and found this ->

http://www.navalwargamessociety.org/rulesonline.html

or

http://perfectcaptain.50megs.com/request.html --> scroll down to SPANISH FURY

click on the picture of Spanish Fury - Sail

Eventually you find there suitable small engagement Rules. :)
by Friedrich August I.
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Joyeuses grenadier
Replies: 3
Views: 2716

Re: Joyeuses grenadier

Very nice paint job!
For such a short lived unit I mean :wink: :D
by Friedrich August I.
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: 17th Century Naval Games
Replies: 21
Views: 3998

Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Looks like a nice start.
Did you try out Barry Source Rules? Here is a link to it.

http://legio-wargames.com/download/i/ma ... 0rules.pdf
by Friedrich August I.
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Christmas!
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

Re: Happy Christmas!

Frohe Weihnachten!
Merry Christmas from Austria!

Günter
by Friedrich August I.
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: German & other foreign regiments in Swedish pay
Replies: 8
Views: 2622

Re: German & other foreign regiments in Swedish pay

According to Schuster&Francke the Swiss Regiments were never brought to full strength while the French POWs formed a Battalion. Maybe Swiss and French formed later One Regiment where as 'several Regiments' seems more than unlikely. Dan Schorr stated the Uniform of the French as being Red Standard wi...
by Friedrich August I.
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: German & other foreign regiments in Swedish pay
Replies: 8
Views: 2622

Re: German & other foreign regiments in Swedish pay

When Sweden invaded Saxony they started with mass "recruiting" Saxon Troops and Citizens to bolster their Army for the March to Russia. So they all got Blue Coats as the Saxon Red would have been too hard of a Contrast in the Ranks of the Swedish Infantry. Presumably, even in sticking those POW's in...
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Trondhjemske grenader kompani.
Replies: 2
Views: 1773

Re: Trondhjemske grenader kompani.

Lovely!
Don't you fear their Bases will warp if you putting them into real snow? :D :wink:
by Friedrich August I.
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Lærdalske lette infanterikompani
Replies: 5
Views: 2074

Re: Lærdalske lette infanterikompani

Ok, found the Bugger that eluded me...
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Lærdalske lette infanterikompani
Replies: 5
Views: 2074

Re: Lærdalske lette infanterikompani

Yes, You are right...don't even remember where I saw those styles of Head dress with the Danish Light/Jaeger Corps... Just found that pdf here which helped me to understand :wink: https://www.chakoten.dk/wp-content/uploads/Danish-Infantry-of-the-Line-and-Light-Infantry-1803-1814.-The-Perry-Achieveme...
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Lærdalske lette infanterikompani
Replies: 5
Views: 2074

Re: Lærdalske lette infanterikompani

Nice! Are those the same who later(1809-12?) wore some kind of Polish looking Headdress?
by Friedrich August I.
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sculptor Wanted for 28mm Historical Flodden Range.
Replies: 3
Views: 2586

Re: Sculptor Wanted for 28mm Historical Flodden Range.

I took the freedom to link this posting to my long time Friend and Sculptor Steve Barber.
Wish you Good Luck with the Project :)
by Friedrich August I.
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: soldier shop books
Replies: 1
Views: 1994

Re: soldier shop books

La Guerra di Sardegna e di Sicilia 1717-1720 – Parte 2 volume 1 L’esercito spagnolo there are 3 volumes in this series, anyone seen them ?? any info much appreciated cheers Old John This Shop in Berlin seems to have some of the Series: https://www.zinnfigur.com/index.php?stoken=FB0793B8&lang=0&cl=s...