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10 replies to this topic  – Started by ACPin , Jul 12 2013 03:25 AM

#1 ACPin

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 03:25 AM


The British greatly emphasized mass line infantry fire and prized discipline.

In this regard, punishment was strict for deserters and disobedience.

The firing line allowed for the maximum number of muskets

to be brought to bare on a target, and therefore the highest volume of fire.

British soldiers were drilled extensively in the use of these primary weapons,

until they could load and fire their muskets with their eyes closed.

British officers usually armed themselves with flintlock pistols and sabers.


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Posted 12 July 2013 - 08:44 AM

Love the formation! Looking good! :thumbup:
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Posted 12 July 2013 - 01:59 PM

That's pretty neat! How did you attach the knees for the kneeling soldiers?
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Posted 12 July 2013 - 02:53 PM

That looks good! Personally I'm more fond of white pants whilst using redcoats but that's just a detail. I'm also curious to the technique you've used!

Nice work. :thumbup:

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 04:33 PM

Very creative, love the kneeling effect you used!
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Posted 12 July 2013 - 05:02 PM

That's awesome! I like white pants on the Redcoats better than the blue, but that's just me. Other than that tiny little personal detail, it's sweet! Great work. :wink:

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:49 PM

Nice! I find it very impressive!


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Posted 13 July 2013 - 02:49 AM

Using this attached to this and finally this ..should do the trick I guess..
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Posted 14 July 2013 - 07:43 PM

Very nice :thumbup: The kneeling effect is indeed awesome, and it's cool how you have all the background information.
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#10 ACPin

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 03:14 PM

Thanks all for your comments and quite surprised that the kneeling effect hasn't been done by anyone.

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Using this attached to this and finally this ..should do the trick I guess..
You'll also need this to attach it to the baseplate.

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 05:04 AM

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