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Title: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 19 February 2011, 05:40:14 AM
After 36 people donned the Prussian helmet last year, it's time to try and beat that with our new Roman helmet!


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 19 February 2011, 05:41:24 AM
The helmet's first outing, at the Recon show last December:


(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5165/5250704436_7f07f5df2b.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5123/5250706372_579250c0b7.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5207/5250708254_ea083f2d28.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5161/5250106053_3a16fb1c3f.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5208/5250107865_2db19c96d9.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5246/5250109519_7aa3dba35d.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5287/5250111229_8a04e14828.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5284/5250113189_40162e0ae7.jpg)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 28 February 2011, 04:23:36 AM
And three more recruits from the Cavalier show!:

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5219/5484693902_4b287d12aa.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5176/5484101819_90a957a7b7.jpg)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5256/5484104629_2955e73118.jpg)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Maenoferren on 01 March 2011, 12:28:13 AM
I evidently did something bad and look what I ended up wearing
We who are about to die salute you :D
(http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc31/Maenoferren/Picture0003.jpg)
Sorry Leon couldnt resist it  :D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: ianrs54 on 01 March 2011, 10:10:13 AM
Vast improvement in appearance.........

Well som e one 'ad to be first. :-* :'(


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Maenoferren on 01 March 2011, 10:55:01 AM
Ha ha ha :)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Maenoferren on 02 March 2011, 11:48:03 PM
(http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc31/Maenoferren/Picture0001.jpg)

my other hat  :D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 03 March 2011, 01:27:28 AM
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc31/Maenoferren/Picture0001.jpg
my other hat  :D

Now that's a hat!   :o 8)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Maenoferren on 03 March 2011, 01:31:15 AM
Now that's a hat!   :o 8)
Yep it is indeed :D :D :D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 03 March 2011, 01:40:10 AM
I'd get one for the 2012 shows, but you wouldn't be able to see who was wearing it!  I might get one for myself though, just to scare the kids!


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: nikharwood on 04 March 2011, 02:33:16 PM
Top-notch hat  8)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: ianrs54 on 04 March 2011, 04:51:14 PM
Suspect it's more likley an offensive weapon under the 1956 Public Order Act.

IanS


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Arsenus on 04 March 2011, 04:58:21 PM
Ooowwww, very nice! Mine is smaller than yours...^^


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 04 March 2011, 09:11:23 PM
Ooowwww, very nice! Mine is smaller than yours...^^

Now, now, let's not start comparing the size of our helmets....


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: nikharwood on 04 March 2011, 09:26:23 PM
 =O


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Arsenus on 04 March 2011, 09:33:25 PM
^^


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 19 April 2011, 11:30:33 PM
Here's the additions from Salute!


(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5024/5633189876_e80779ed86.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5633189876/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5106/5632609295_507b90e94a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5632609295/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5144/5632611449_f78f30e60c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5632611449/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5065/5633196400_010bcf845e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5633196400/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5104/5632615605_6c979cfa00.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5632615605/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5028/5633200426_8b1542f5f7.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5633200426/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5308/5632619713_182b724645.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5632619713/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5304/5633204526_d4fa1b2e43.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5633204526/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5063/5632517887_47644ac27d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5632517887/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5024/5632512929_8dd0ce097d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5632512929/)

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5222/5632515381_5a9a528177.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5632515381/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Nosher on 20 April 2011, 08:45:42 AM
Who let the last two into the show????? :o

I know its been a number of years since I last managed to attend a show but when did wargamers get that pretty?


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Hertsblue on 20 April 2011, 12:06:23 PM
Miniature Wargames is looking up :-*


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 08 May 2011, 07:01:14 PM
Here's the willing volunteers from the Falkirk show!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5022/5700119894_1b626b300d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5700119894/)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2419/5699551717_410fbbb202.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5699551717/)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3636/5700126964_ceeb3dc1cd.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5700126964/)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3471/5699558563_0bc07649e2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5699558563/)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3499/5699526147_fae540be0a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5699526147/)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2572/5700100938_1c0b4ac020.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5700100938/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Derek H on 08 May 2011, 09:09:41 PM
Here's the willing volunteers from the Falkirk show!

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5022/5700119894_1b626b300d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5700119894/)

Jim Louttit

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2419/5699551717_410fbbb202.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5699551717/)

Derek Hodge (me)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3636/5700126964_ceeb3dc1cd.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5700126964/)

Sandy Gillespie

Alll from the South East Scotland Wargames Club




Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: GordonY on 08 May 2011, 10:17:04 PM
Oooo - err, how come me and Mexican Dave didnt get to try the hat on?


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 09 May 2011, 01:09:18 AM
Oooo - err, how come me and Mexican Dave didnt get to try the hat on?

Not sure, it was sat right next to the till! 

We'll have to get you at the Glasgow show if you're there...  :D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 25 May 2011, 12:45:26 AM
New pics from Triples:   :D

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2510/5753607848_ebeb8f6852.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5753607848/)


(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5185/5753625762_4df92433b6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5753625762/)


(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5108/5753084453_5917a0b4d6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5753084453/)


(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2065/5753634726_28f5e297a1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5753634726/)


(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2804/5753094123_e4fc02a4fe.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5753094123/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 06 June 2011, 06:36:41 PM
And just the one from Glasgow:

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5160/5802908826_879a19f2f1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/5802908826/)

 ;)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 06 September 2011, 05:38:43 AM
It's been a while, but we had another volunteer at Border Reiver:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6084/6119248520_34376fe43f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6119248520/)

 :D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 14 September 2011, 06:11:37 AM
And the Colours recruits:


(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6171/6146133642_a1225e7fc5.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6146133642/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6085/6146135068_90884cd484.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6146135068/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6175/6146139462_a0e1f07070.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6146139462/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6171/6146144314_30eb629ecd.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6146144314/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6158/6146145678_f99831f622.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6146145678/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6203/6146150178_8682d94ec6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6146150178/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6200/6146164964_da71961d9b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6146164964/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Hertsblue on 14 September 2011, 06:48:42 PM
(http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc31/Maenoferren/Picture0001.jpg)

my other hat  :D

Just don't look down quickly, you'll impale yourself on the spikes.  :o


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 05 October 2011, 05:08:05 PM
And the 3 recruits from the Derby show, as the Baccus team donned the helmet!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6195/6209640894_c171a9e6ab.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6209640894/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6017/6209121703_9d7031e25f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6209121703/)

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6225/6209123675_05dd63aac1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6209123675/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: nikharwood on 07 October 2011, 08:04:35 PM
And the 3 recruits from the Derby show, as the Baccus team donned the helmet!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6225/6209123675_05dd63aac1.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6209123675/)

Is that Igor then?


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 09 October 2011, 02:05:04 AM
Is that Igor then?

Nah, that's the chap who was running the Gettysburg game.  Igor was there on the first day, but not the second.


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 10 October 2011, 05:03:46 AM
And the addition of Erik at Skelp!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6045/6229056338_6a03686c08.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6229056338/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 08 November 2011, 06:34:46 AM
And Willie at Crisis!

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6231/6324196881_9f28d06647.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6324196881/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 23 November 2011, 09:29:20 AM
And a couple more recruits into the Pendraken Auxiliaries from Warfare!

(http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6059/6381984295_090a01a3b6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6381984295/)

(http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6211/6381987229_6da19d6b5b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pendraken/6381987229/)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: mad lemmey on 23 November 2011, 10:09:00 AM
Lawks, the second one is an awful shot of me!

Ho Hum!


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: nikharwood on 23 November 2011, 08:57:51 PM
Lawks, the second one is an awful shot of me!

Ho Hum!

Not to worry mate - you look like you're living up to your moniker  ;) :P ;D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: mad lemmey on 23 November 2011, 10:22:01 PM
I resemble that remark!  ;)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 29 May 2012, 12:57:18 AM
The Roman helmet has now been retired, but will be making one final appearance at the Pendraken Birthday Bash...  ;)

51 Auxiliaries in total donned the helmet over 2012, and we will be replacing it with a new one very soon, so keep an eye out for that! 

 8)


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Hertsblue on 29 May 2012, 09:28:08 AM
So long as it's not a tarleton!  :D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: ianrs54 on 29 May 2012, 12:46:42 PM
Quite agree, a nice Russian TANK HELMET perrhappes..... :d

IanS


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: OldenBUA on 29 May 2012, 12:49:43 PM
Quite agree, a nice Russian TANK HELMET perrhappes..... :d
IanS

Or an Aztec feathered headdress, ofcourse.


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: ianrs54 on 29 May 2012, 12:51:46 PM
CITES would prevent the Aztec headdress - feathers from rare birds. Also - HEALTH AND SAFETY - allergies.

IanS


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Hertsblue on 29 May 2012, 05:55:27 PM
Quite agree, a nice Russian TANK HELMET perrhappes..... :d

IanS

Or even the Russian winter fur hat, or the Soviet peaked cap with the absurdly high front, both easily obtainable.  :-bd


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: mollinary on 29 May 2012, 07:44:19 PM
No, we NEED a Samurai helmet!    None of this Eurocentric nonsense

Mollinary


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Leon on 29 May 2012, 07:53:55 PM
And Dave has chosen...






























(http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NTk4WDQ4MA==/$(KGrHqZ,!qgE-y+Ppm)yBPvkRkqzb!~~60_3.JPG)

He's obsessed with spiky objects...

 :-\


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Kiwidave on 29 May 2012, 08:55:40 PM
Nice helmet, but what purpose did the spike serve?


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: mollinary on 29 May 2012, 09:08:04 PM
Ask Michael Caine in the film "The Last Valley", from many,many, years ago!

Mollinary


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Hertsblue on 30 May 2012, 08:43:57 AM
Nice helmet, but what purpose did the spike serve?

They took them all off in 1915. Too many trench accidents?  :o


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: ianrs54 on 30 May 2012, 05:22:33 PM
Sorry no - too bloody heavy.

IanS


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Nosher on 30 May 2012, 05:51:41 PM
I reckon the new helmet is a throwback to Dave's Biker Boys days...

Right turn Clyde :ar!


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: mad lemmey on 30 May 2012, 05:52:23 PM
It's somewhere to put the paid invoices!  ;D


Title: Re: Pendraken Auxiliaries!
Post by: Hertsblue on 30 May 2012, 08:56:37 PM
Sorry no - too bloody heavy.

IanS

You should try on the original stahlhelm - then you can talk about heavy.  :-B