Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sniff Glue and Worship Satan

Misleading post title but I saw that on a T-Shirt and it made me smile. Offensive to some, humorous to me. However on the subject of glue and plastic glue in particular.....I have been sure to have the window wide open and take a lot of breaks when building the small Perry plastic War of the Roses horde. Been a while since I have done a plastic build project.
I now have 1 of each of the three 1450-1500 plastic kits. It's going slowly but well. I am really enjoying the process and can highly recommend these 28mm kits. The products will be expanded with a light horsemen option released hopefully early in the new year. Awesome! much plastic. Spot the missing heads.
So far I have plenty of Foot Men at Arms dudes in the best full Plate Metal armour available and 12 Archers. Horses are well under way for at least 1 unit of 6 but I am yet to build the riding Knights. 
Beyond Lion Rampant this collection will easily expand out to an Army for use in Kings of War (or any other large unit battle game for that matter). You can make a HUGE variety of poses with the foot figures. I will build a mercenary crossbow unit as well. The European Mercenary box comes with plenty of Pavises as well for that upgrade option.
I haven't picked up a brush since I completed the Dystopian Mercenary fleets but I had a curious look on the Irresistible Force webstore (Australian shop) and was excited to see they had in stock some Winsor & Newton Series 7 brushes. You might be able to spot them in the photo above. I did not hesitate to get two more. They cost more than the average brush but I got one a long while back and it's been the best brush I have ever used and it's still going. It really needs a proper clean so a likely future purchase is some really good brush cleaning fluid.

Cheers for now from Brendon


  1. Nice looking figures, good variety of poses too. Love the post title by the way, reminds me of home :-)

  2. Inspiring picture - I will be starting my Lion Rampant WOTR forces soon, and now I've seen yours I'm really looking forward to getting on with them!

  3. Looks like you're going to have fun with those Brendon.

  4. I got used to glue and such over years. The only things I go outside for are spray undercoating and stripping metal models with powerful varnish removers (the latter is done with a pair of pliers and rubber gloves as well. No wonder I feel good when I model and paint - its the glue!

  5. Thanks for the comments everyone. Not much progress over the weekend. Big backyard project under way. Dang it!

  6. I'm excited to see your take on these models.