For Christmas, I received a couple of sets of older (1997?) Star Trek Strikeforce figures. There are toys that are somewhere between 25mm and 28mm with the thinner proportions of 1/72.
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Saturday, January 15, 2022
A few years back, I painted up Star Wars: Imperial Assault and most of the expansions for a fellow. He recently got a hold of the last expansion so I said I'd finish it off so everything matched.
This was a pretty diverse set. There were 8 loth cats (whatever that is) from the extended universe. Fun models, two to a base. There were also four death troopers which posed some painting challenges since they are all black.
There were also two characters: some kind of droid lady and a clone trooper maybe?
All were painted to match their character cards and were a fun diversion from endless gold lace on Crimean War uniforms.
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Some more 28mm Crimean troops from Foundry. This week we have some lancers (9 troopers and 2 leaders).
Nice figures that arrived painted. I rebased them to 25x50mm bases, added a wash, and the pennants.
Up next: Some Star Wars Imperial Assault figures and then maybe some Crimea artillery.
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Most of the figures are unpainted. These guards were painted. I touched up the paint, washed, and the based them. They turned out really well, I think.
The basic paint job was super neat so took a wash well. The flock is some new Woodlands scenic stuff that I'm trying out (mixing two colours).
There was also a three-man command unit. I don't see a flag in the box, but that should be easy enough to remedy.
Next up are some British lancers and then some Royal Horse Artillery.
Saturday, December 25, 2021
I had purchased some Victory Force Miniatures ST:TMP Klingons a few years ago and painted them as Romulans. I hauled them out, touched up the paint jobs and marched the basing.
I also finished adding some hair to the Harry Kim (ST:VGR) figure (an old Wesley). I could not get a decent shot but the result is much better than this photo suggests.
Up next: Maybe some Star Wars or maybe some Crimean War figures. We'll see.
Saturday, December 18, 2021
As part of a job lot, I ended up with some old 25mm Heritage Federation sculpts, painted with enamels from 1978ish. I did some highlights, washed, and based them.
Saturday, December 11, 2021
I finally managed to find some old (1978) Heritage ST:TOS 25mm figures for a decent price. These go for the moon on fleabay (between $10 and $35 per figure!).
These were painted with old enamels (very neatly) but had picked up some chips and were a bit dark. I highlighted, washed and based them.
For 40-year-old sculpts, these are pretty decent figures. Small and slight by today's standards, but a fine addition. I will do a comparison of different manufacturers over the holidays.
Up next: Some Federation troops and some Romulans.