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by David Frampton
Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: Modelling & Painting
Topic: Orders of battle - Mons Campaign
Replies: 1
Views: 4167

Orders of battle - Mons Campaign

Hi All; I have been steadily adding to my lead pile to try some early WW1 gaming - namely part of the Mons campaign. This was inspired by seeing the 1914 battle displayed at Newark back in February. I wondered if anyone has looked at any Orders of Battle (ORBAT) from historical sources? I have done ...
by David Frampton
Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Modelling & Painting
Topic: Sand bags
Replies: 5
Views: 8676

Re: Sand bags

12mm kallistra "Raging Empires"
by David Frampton
Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: Modelling & Painting
Topic: Sand bags
Replies: 5
Views: 8676

Sand bags

anyone any thoughts on making scale sandbags? I thought of salt dough or miliput, in strips, then cut/pinched with a knife. Anyone tried this or have a better alternative??
by David Frampton
Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Kallistra General
Topic: Wars of The Roses - Battle of Bosworth
Replies: 4
Views: 6151

Re: Wars of The Roses - Battle of Bosworth

If you are into heraldry, Freezywater publications (available from Lance & Longbow stand at shows) have a superb range of heraldic banners and flags. They also have a magazine devoted to the era. Lots of uniform info available via them.
by David Frampton
Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Kallistra General
Topic: More early WW1?
Replies: 17
Views: 22338

Re: More early WW1?

Paul K wrote:
The 13 pounder QF gun was almost identical to the 18 pounder QF"
. Good call. I have compared pics of both and a very small reduction of the recoil system will make perfect QF guns. Order with you for collection at Partizan. David
by David Frampton
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: Kallistra General
Topic: More early WW1?
Replies: 17
Views: 22338

Re: More early WW1?

I would be keen to see 13 pounder QF guns as used by the Royal Horse Artillery. I need to build 'E' Troop RHA
by David Frampton
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Kallistra General
Topic: Using Kallistra for "The Great War" board game
Replies: 11
Views: 12662

Re: Using Kallistra for "The Great War" board game

I am looking forward to the tutorial. The wire I had earmarked for my project is far too big for 12mm
by David Frampton
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Kallistra General
Topic: Using Kallistra for "The Great War" board game
Replies: 11
Views: 12662

Re: Using Kallistra for "The Great War" board game

Looking forward to reading the tutorial
by David Frampton
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Kallistra General
Topic: Battle of Neuve Chapelle
Replies: 1
Views: 3552

Re: Battle of Neuve Chapelle

Great stuff. I was disappointed not to attend. I had to go to in-laws golden wedding anniversary.
by David Frampton
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Modelling & Painting
Topic: Damned Tartan
Replies: 2
Views: 6282

Re: Damned Tartan

I can confirm that a brown cover was worn over the kilt, it was a sackcloth colour