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Title: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: Sunray on 20 September 2021, 04:14:34 PM
Has anyone experience of the above figures ?  Would they work visually with WW1 British in helmets (BP2) in terms of style and size?

I was thinking of them over SC1 Egyptians but happy to take advice  :)
Title: Re: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: fred. on 20 September 2021, 07:28:56 PM
I have these figures

Have a look in my painting diary for some photos.

I'll see if I have chance later to photo them next to some British figures - but my instinct is they will work fine together.
Title: Re: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: Sunray on 20 September 2021, 08:10:37 PM
Thanks Fred!  :)
Title: Re: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: fred. on 20 September 2021, 10:31:42 PM
Some photos

(https://i.imgur.com/1mdRqyH.jpg)

(https://i.imgur.com/l4U1wji.jpg)

(https://i.imgur.com/K5Ej84R.jpg)

Overall I'd say these match well size wise.

There are some close up photos of the figures in this thread  http://www.pendrakenforum.co.uk/index.php/topic,10433.msg126925.html#msg126925

Title: Re: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: Sunray on 21 September 2021, 05:34:06 PM
The case for the defence rests!

Thanks for taking the hassle to post Fred. :)
Title: Re: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: fred. on 21 September 2021, 05:36:24 PM
Glad they helped - fortunately with my newly sorted out storage they were easy to find.
Title: Re: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: Sunray on 22 September 2021, 03:53:26 AM
Quote from: fred. on 21 September 2021, 05:36:24 PM
Glad they helped - fortunately with my newly sorted out storage they were easy to find.

"Easier to find"- the bane of my figure collection! Like the way you have proxied in US officer figure. I have done the same and painted the helmet with a lick of Green Stuff to create sandbag cover & help blend.

Your attention to bases also is a lesson in WW1 history.  The Tirailleurs still have a scad of green field about them, whilst the late Brits are on war scarred soil.  Tells it own sad story in a powerful way,
Title: Re: query - F-13 Senegalese Tirailleurs
Post by: fred. on 22 September 2021, 07:46:00 AM
If it is a US officer figure in with the British, its by accident. I'm not aware that I've even bought US WWI figures - but a lot of my WWI figures came from wins on forum comps - so who knows what I might have asked for!


Yes, the basing is very deliberate, I do wonder if I have overdone the mud on the late war bases, it makes everything very dark. And whilst there are definitely periods / regions where this basing is right, I'm not sure how universal it was.