Monday, 27 February 2017

DaveD - Sudan - Royal Engineers (120 points)

Engineers are always a good source of scenario fodder I think . Build a bridge, fort, be escorted to some place or other, so I have taken the opportunity to utilise and convert some spare figures. These were Perry gunners left over from the last gun battery. I have added a range of tools into hands (tools from Thormarillion in Germany) having removed the rammers. I also completed two waggons & 4 lots of non scoring stores (bits by Ainsty) sections . The mules for the waggon are by Tiger Miniatures , again left overs from the battery limber teams - all good recycling. The two waggons and loads are by Warbases. I have left them without drivers etc for now as they will do service in other conflicts I think - likewise I will probably revisit the missing traces etc at some point this year.

The Officer of Engineers is an old Connoisseur figure who has gone native , having taken a shine to his tarboosh!




So 10 foot, 8 mules and 2 vehicles = 120 points

This I think is likely to be my last entry , unless I can squeeze something under the bar at the very  end. The man cave is now out of production due to building works on going (hence the less than posed photos) . I have painted everything I set out to - and a bit more... so good luck and bon chance to those chasing me - I fully expect to be caught and passed by a number of you.

Oh and if you are in the UK  next week I am running a decent sized game at the Hammerhead show in Newark. Pop by and chuck some dice.

I will be watching til the end!

cheers
Dave...

MilesR: Another cracking colonial submission from Dave never ending supply of Sudan Campaign material.  The wagons and teams are just superb and will make great objectives for a scenario or two. Good luck at the Hammerhead show and please takes lots of pictures.  What you've put together with your Sudan collection over the years in nothing short of awe inspiring.  Best of luck with the house move also.

38 comments:

  1. At this point I think Dave's excellent Sudan figures probably number more than the men who fought in the campaign.

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    1. Thanks Adam.at this point it even feels like it too!

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  2. And don't those engineers look grand? Top work Dave :)

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  3. Fantastic collection Dave - congrats on another amazing and inspiring body of work in the Painting Challenge. Well done.

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  4. A great finish to an amazing set of submissions Dave- Huzzah!

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    1. Thanks PAUL. The paint and chats have been really productive for me!

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  5. Ok, and guys around here ask if I ever sleep with the stuff I get done.... They really need to see your output Dave. Amazing quality and quantity!

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  6. Great way to complete the challenge. I would love to see pictures of your game at Hammerhead.

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    1. Cheers , they will be on the blog after the weekend

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  7. Top work Dave, well done ol' chap!

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  8. Lovely Dave, I would love to see your Sudan figures in person, they must look amazing on the table.

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    1. Thanks John , there shouldbeplenty of battle pics on the blog coming up

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  9. Lovely looking figures, the warbase wagons have come out really well!
    Best Iain

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  10. Lovely work Dave. Good luck on the move!

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  11. Take a well-deserved breather!

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    1. Indeed.. it will be brushes and the drill for a while

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  12. Gorgeous work Dave. Those Warbase wagons are very nice little kits.

    Have a great time at Hammerhead!

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    1. Thanks MrC . Looking forward to it

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  13. Lovely stuff and well done on recycling spare parts from other projects.

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    1. Thanks , was pleased as able to make use of them for sure

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  14. Fantastic work, Dave! I really like those wagons! They and the engineers will add greatly to your scenarios too!
    I'm pretty sure the mancave expansion is for your Sudan collection. If you start eyeballing India, you may need to plan a subbasement! ;)

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  15. OMG just gobsmacked Dave. Come back with more soon!

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    1. There is another challenge worth of interesting imperial units at least have no fear

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  16. Wow, these are top of the shelf Dave! Really enjoy following your Sudan project.

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