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by Friedrich August I.
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Early Petrine Army
Replies: 8
Views: 1615

Re: Early Petrine Army

barr7430 wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:28 am
He knows, you know!
I KNOW that you have the same Books where I got this knowledge from :wink: :lol:
by Friedrich August I.
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Early Petrine Army
Replies: 8
Views: 1615

Re: Early Petrine Army

My 2 Cts, Muscovite Troops of the age before Peter has I rather high percentage of Levy Troops, The Noblemen called Boyar's, were the ruling, land and household owning class and as such of a feudal society in any sort of view. Cavalry approx. 30% of a Muscovite Army (1651 almost 52.000) Opolchenie -...
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Dixon minis
Replies: 10
Views: 1852

Re: Dixon minis

That is true we are not all the same size, its probably just wargames miniature enthusiasts who must have every man the same hight and build same sized shoes and waists it's a good job we are not real military Commanders we would have no troops! 😂 The best thing being a Wargamer is that no blood is...
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Dixon minis
Replies: 10
Views: 1852

Re: Dixon minis

Northstar will be massivein comparison, the style might be similar but the difference between 25mm and "heroic" 28mm will be very noticable. Would that be a real problem? At least you get some realism into the formation...use the "Heroics" as Grenadiers and Sub commanders and you get a step closer ...
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Spanish Cuirassiers 1660-1685
Replies: 4
Views: 1185

Re: Spanish Cuirassiers 1660-1685

Great paint and sculpting work, Chema. Well done!

To the Barons question, besides of France an Sweden most Countries in the Age between 1660 and 1685 kept a sort of caracole alive.
Slow learner you know and non showed them otherwise... reluctant so to speak. Traditions... and so on.
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Many Happy Returns Gunter
Replies: 17
Views: 4006

Re: Many Happy Returns Gunter

Gunfreak wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:26 pm
Yes belated happy birthday, may your Saxons finally defeat the Swedish.
We defeated them already :wink: The Saxons survived, endured and have been on the Winning Side.
The Swedish needed the Saxons as enemies. How else they would have built up their legacy? :wink: :lol:
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Many Happy Returns Gunter
Replies: 17
Views: 4006

Re: Many Happy Returns Gunter

Thank You my Friends, timely and belated ones :D
by Friedrich August I.
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Saxon uniforms in NYW?
Replies: 20
Views: 2468

Re: Saxon uniforms in NYW?

Günter, Thanks once again. Do you have an explanation of the colours plate for the cuirassier regiments? Very interesting. First I have seen anything on this subject. I am sorry, its a mistake made by me :oops: , those are colors for the "Ritterpferde" 1618 I remove the plate so it don't leads to f...
by Friedrich August I.
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Saxon uniforms in NYW?
Replies: 20
Views: 2468

Re: Saxon uniforms in NYW?

Thanks Dan Schorr. Do you have any information on whether the cuirassiers kept the lobster-helmet in the 1690s, and also when the matchlock was replaced with the flintlock? Also any information on dragoon uniforms? Dan is simply THE MAN for such questions...I am just a Scholar of his wisdom :wink: ...
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Saxon uniforms in NYW?
Replies: 20
Views: 2468

Re: Saxon uniforms in NYW?

The Saxon Uniform in these days were of a white grey color, only the Leibregiment wore red coats since 1688. The change to red coats came with an order from October 30th, 1695. Each Infantry Regiment had as a 9th company, Grenadiers attached. Those wore white grey Uniforms, blue Linen Caps and blue ...
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Many Happy Returns Gunter
Replies: 17
Views: 4006

Re: Many Happy Returns Gunter

Thank You Barry, I got your Mail on the "right" day so I expected it as a Birthday Gift from you :D

P.S.: I am thinking it over and let you know.

Cheers,
Günter
by Friedrich August I.
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Many Happy Returns Gunter
Replies: 17
Views: 4006

Re: Many Happy Returns again Gunter

obriendavid wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:52 pm
I see you are another year older GUNTER, happy birthday old chap!

Dave
That is NOTICEABLE already? :D
Thank You Dave
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE
Topic: ASPERN - ESSLING GAME
Replies: 2
Views: 1146

Re: ASPERN - ESSLING GAME

Lovely Pictures Bob! Thumbs up to the proud collector :D
I noticed too that large Regiments of Horse are eye candy for the the common Wargamer in GB :wink:
by Friedrich August I.
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: German states: Dates of flintlock adoption?
Replies: 8
Views: 1483

Re: German states: Dates of flintlock adoption?

According to a Schuster&Francke received the Saxon Army 1693 to 94 the Flintlock musket with Iron Ramrods
by Friedrich August I.
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: A Roman Legion 1:1
Replies: 2
Views: 1830

A Roman Legion 1:1

Hey Guys,

While searching the Inet for useful graphics of a Marching Camp I stumbled over this impressive Website

http://mules-of-marius.com/

Breath taking pictures

Cheers,
Günter