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Offline jimbo81

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Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« on: December 11, 2017, 02:20:06 AM »
Apart from warlord model's shotte and pike range of winged polish cavalry which I find are a bit small - does anyone now an alternative range of winged lancers - need to buy a tonne of knights and want to make a winged lancers theme - but I don;t want to pay the exorbitant fees on ebay for out of production winged lancers models (that I don't really rate).  I need heroic scale 28mm models.  Does anyone know any model range I can chase for these?

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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2017, 03:56:46 AM »
There are a range of companies that just make the wings. So if you liked a mounted hussar or light / medium cavalry unit, you could buy those wings and stick em on the backs for instant winged lancers.
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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2017, 08:49:04 AM »
Foundry do some but they are not 'heroic' size, and not that cheap either.



https://www.wargamesfoundry.com/collections/16th-17th-century-renaissance-polish

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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2017, 11:00:05 AM »
If I recall correctly, The Assault Group.

Ah yes ... http://www.theassaultgroup.co.uk/product/polish-winged-hussar-unit-builder-box-set/

Figures can be ordered in groups of three as well as the unit set linked.
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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2017, 11:17:34 AM »
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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2017, 11:36:53 AM »
Here is a picture of some of The Assault Group figures painted ...

http://www.1-72depot.com/wargames/28mm-polish-winged-hussars/

By the way, not sure these are "heroic" 28mm.
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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2017, 11:48:28 AM »
TAG (The Assault Group) stuff is not heroic - it is historical size and similar to Foundry or Warlord Games.

Good stuff though - I have a lot of their excellent Tudor models.
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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2017, 06:11:20 PM »
There are a range of companies that just make the wings. So if you liked a mounted hussar or light / medium cavalry unit, you could buy those wings and stick em on the backs for instant winged lancers.

this. Empire pistoliers make a good base model. Heroic sized horses for sure. Maybe Bretonnian lances.
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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2017, 04:48:38 AM »
I used to have a DBR renaissance Polish army, and I thought some of the hussars were from Redoubt, but the horses didn't looks this weedy:

http://www.redoubtenterprises.com/shop/?page=shop/browse&category_id=7927c3e36618fae5cd9a7666beefd6f2

I think the important part of using any historical miniatures with WFB & other "heroic" fantasy minis is the size of the horses. So if you can get some big horses, I think a lot of the historical minis will look OK (provided they fit on the horses...)


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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2017, 03:30:36 PM »
There was a polish company doing a fantasy version Mtd and dismtd I seem to remember but cannot find them on the net.

Here's an suitable ogre :
https://hexy-shop.com/shop/fantasy-miniatures/lehistan-hussar-companion/
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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2018, 10:42:04 AM »
I would also recommend Pistoliers as a very nice base model, but I am curious as to the alternative Wing makers as I have searched for those before without success. Could you suggest anything Warlord?

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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2018, 01:49:32 PM »
Maximini makes Hussar Wings, 6.99 $ for a set of six. I've got them, and they're very nice resin pieces.

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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #13 on: January 01, 2018, 10:24:16 PM »
Pistoliers is a good idea, along with Maximini Hussar wings which I can also recommend. All you need now is for Karak Norm Clansman to do a tutorial on green-stuff chainmail.

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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2018, 10:30:48 AM »

These might be ok too.

http://www.theassaultgroup.co.uk/product/polish-hussar-wing-x-10/

They have a variety of actual Hussars and Cossacks as well which might take your fancy?

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Re: Alternative Winged Lancers models?
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2018, 03:48:53 PM »
Maxmini wings look positively excellent, nice find Zygmund, thanks!