Why is this here..


A Lead Odyssey is about my hobby, collecting, painting and playing with toy soldiers. It will cover the various rulesets I use, the figures I am painting (very slowly), and some games. Thanks to Harry Pearson for the Achtung Schweinehund reference. The uniform jacket in the picture was adapted from a safari suit, the weapon is a wooden sub-machine gun made by me and my dad. Cool eh?

I play a range of scales, rules and periods.. scales are anything from 6mm, through 15mm to 28mm for little men, but I also use 1/1200 for Napoleonic Naval, and 1/3000 for Pre-Dreadnought period Naval.

My tastes are eclectic, but I have avoided most 'Fantasy' Games for a few years, as I couldn't get into the usual suspects for Fantasy Battles, and didn't have a decent group to play role-playing style games.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Airfix Panther (Ernst)

I posted Bert a few days ago, so here's my take on the Airfix Panther. Now I know all about the defects of the model, but I thought a paint job, Milliput Zimmerit, and a commander might compensate a bit.

So here's my take...



I probably need to go back with Dullcote or similar..

1 comment:

  1. I gloss varnished the aircraft after painting (the 1/285th ones) and was tempted to leave them that way.

    I gave in and spray matt varnished so now they have a nice satin look which is pleasing to the eye at least.

    But I am getting more and more tempted with the glossy look ... am I retro-ing I wonder

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