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I'm Dave and live in Morpeth, Northumberland in the UK.
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I am a painter/collector of figures first and a wargamer second. My thrill in this great hobby of ours is to place that final well researched & painted unit into the cabinet. The actual gaming with the figures is an important but secondary experience, we all like to win, but it isn't the be all and end all of it, being with good friends and having fun is.
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Sunday, 16 September 2018

There and back again. 28mm Austrian Hussars 1794.

Well, no hobbits but I have been here before. I have just completed the replacement 28mm Austrian Hussars for the French Revolutionary army, as you guys will know these twenty four Eureka figures will replace the 30mm Elite cavalry that I sold, hence the there and back again crack.
Twenty four 28mm cavalry take a bit of painting and yes I did them in one batch, if I'd split them up to paint I would have given up half way through and made do with twelve of the buggers! I am pleased with them though, very colourful.

7th Regiment 'Liechtenstine':

I know they didn't carry their flag at this point in time but hey I like flags!
Off for a well earned rest.


  1. The hard work is clear and the results worth the work.

  2. Cracking looking regiment Dave. Well worth the effort

  3. Thanks lads, I am pleased with the result.

  4. Lovely looking Hussars! Their uniform colors are among the nicest - which says a lot for Hussars!

  5. Austrian hussars colors are so fantastic...as your job!

  6. Beautifully done sir...
    And a lovely colourful unit.

    All the best. Aly

  7. Faboulous Brushwork Dave,

    I do love Austrian hussars!


  8. Damn it David, seeing the Eureka figures with your paintwork is rubbishing my efforts to be frugal.

  9. Hi Dave, I've stumbled on this page while looking for Wargaming info in Northumberland, I live in Morpeth and started using models etc. Are there any groups in the area, I'm also in me 50's and thought it was just youngsters. Any info from anyone would help. gmatthewson33@gmail.com cheers

  10. Just got back from holiday so thanks for the messages guys, G Matthewson, I have sent you the info for the local club.