Saturday, 25 August 2018

We All Make Mistakes

At Britcon I bought three packs of figures. One of them is shown below. They are Essex (RNO2 Azab/Turk Javelinmen). As always I really enjoyed painting them. I've painted so many Essex figures over the years that I now find them relaxing to paint.



I had to file the fez/hat down as I wanted them to represent Afghan javelinmen for my Timurid Art de la Guerre (ADLG) army.



Where's the mistake I hear you ask! Well in ADLG javelinmen are not light infantry but light medium infantry. So I should have bought two packs and placed three figures on each base. Doh!

As a result I now have four bases of javelin armed light infantry that don't belong in any of my armies. Never mind they were fun to paint. Any suggestions?

7 comments :

  1. Just use them anyway, declare the fact of what they represent before a game.

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  2. LOL I will take them off you :-) "Free to a good home", though seriously try flogging them on EBAy

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    1. I wondered if I would get this comment. :-)

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  3. They are nicely done, sure they will sell quickly.

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  4. use them as rear rankers for the three man bases?

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    1. Now that's an idea but I'll have to wait until I've bought and painted the front rank bases.

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