Saturday, 18 February 2017

From MilesR: Moderns and Chindits (270 points)

 A little bit of Saturday morning 28mm figures painting...
 First up 16 Modern Soviet troops from Empress Miniatures.  Fantastic figures!
 Next is 10 WW2 Chindits from Warlord Games.  These guys are a blast to play in Bolt Action and will go to fill out my British Burma theatre army.  The quality of the castings was very poor and required a lot of time to fix up.

 Now some more Empress stuff in the form of 20 modern British infantry and...
8 SAS troopers.

I must say the quality of the Empress figures I have painted during this year's Challenge have been superb.  In fact I may be ordering some more for the final "push" to March 20....

54 figures in total should net me 270 points.  The paint quality is a bit rushed but not bad for a mornings worth of work.


Ok Miles, your "little bit of Saturday morning 28mm figures painting"  is equal to 2/3 of my production in the entire challenge.  

Anyway, I really like the moderns.  Nice work on the bases.  Warlord figures are a bit of a crap shoot from everything I've seen and heard.  My only experience was with some plastic AWI Hessians - nice sculpts but the heads were in three pieces!  I'll chalk up a ho hum 270 points on the Spreadsheet of Doom for you.

12 comments:

  1. You did all of that in a morning? I dont get that done in a week - and I paint every day! Chindits are fun to play indeed. I am surprised the casts were poor thats unlike Warlord in my experience actually.

    Great stuff mate :-)

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  2. 'A bit of Saturday morning 28mm figure painting...'

    Miles, you're as bad as Byron and his 'tabletop quality' twattle. ;)

    Great stuff, but how about some closer shots of your work?

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    1. If I take closer shots they look worse!

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  3. Not bad for a morning's work. Glad to see you're taking things easy after the stresses of those meetings in the Turks :)

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  4. That's a lot of troops for one morning! Holy cow. Nice work!

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  5. Nice work Miles! You should try the TAG Chindits, they're wonderful minis.

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  6. Briiliant stuff, if I could paint as quickly as this my lead mountain would be halved in no time!

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  7. What's that you say 'A bit of Saturday morning 28mm figure painting...'! Well, that's more figures then I've painted this challenge! Your a machine Miles.

    Christopher

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  8. I agree with both the Snowlord and Christopher above, also: feeling jealous!

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  9. They look mighty fine for "a morning paint session" Did you start your day with expresso shooters?! ;)
    I quite like the British troopers and the SAS, the remind me of the British and Kiwis at FOB Frontenac, but they need to a little more sunburnt and dusty to really fit! ;)

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