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by chema1986
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: When did Spain adopt the flintlock?
Replies: 2
Views: 1281

Re: When did Spain adopt the flintlock?

Hello , Well I really don't know but I guess some units used Flintlock and others Matchlock, which was being slowly replaced at that time. It may be impossible to know :S and about artillery uniforms I have been searching information for years.. without success, So I paint my artillerymen blue coats...
by chema1986
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: Stradiots and Javelin armed cavalry in TYW ?
Replies: 4
Views: 4542

Re: Stradiots and Javelin armed cavalry in TYW ?

The Army of Flanders kept lancers until 1640. The Stradiots were still around, but as for mounted crossbowmen I haven't found evidence of that. However Catalan soldiers included crossbow infantry in the early 1600s (at least rebel ones) according to recently released minituras canovas plates. Also ...
by chema1986
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: New color plates (free) for Spanish Catalan in NYW
Replies: 4
Views: 1722

Re: New color plates (free) for Spanish Catalan in NYW

TheRightfulKing2013 wrote:
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:52 pm
Are the soldiers with the black sashes the rebels or the loyalists?
Hello mate! Those are rebels, probably armed by the French
by chema1986
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: War of Devolution 1667-1668... Uniform ideas?
Replies: 6
Views: 2177

Re: War of Devolution 1667-1668... Uniform ideas?

Thanks for the Info! I knew some of the details about the Chamberga guard regiment, but it seems that the illustrarion is not correct, because the guard was dressed in yellow and red. I dont know why is coloured in red and blue in that illustration, anyway is a posibility. The problem with that war...
by chema1986
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: War of Devolution 1667-1668... Uniform ideas?
Replies: 6
Views: 2177

Re: War of Devolution 1667-1668... Uniform ideas?

Thanks for the Info! I knew some of the details about the Chamberga guard regiment, but it seems that the illustrarion is not correct, because the guard was dressed in yellow and red. I dont know why is coloured in red and blue in that illustration, anyway is a posibility. The problem with that war ...
by chema1986
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Donnybrook GNW
Replies: 2
Views: 1097

Re: Donnybrook GNW

Really nice miniatures :)
by chema1986
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Wanted: details of Spanish horse regt c.1680
Replies: 9
Views: 3336

Re: Wanted: details of Spanish horse regt c.1680

Hi Ray,
You may be right, is too hot there, but the Moors used more cold steel weapons and armor than their Europeans counterparts I believe, so my countrymen may have used their breastplates for defense against cavalry lances or swords... both posibilities are right for me !

Cheers

Chema
by chema1986
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: War of Devolution 1667-1668... Uniform ideas?
Replies: 6
Views: 2177

War of Devolution 1667-1668... Uniform ideas?

Hello mates, I have been thinking about expanding my collection and make some regiments or tercios for the war of devolution. Thinking about the miniatures in 28mm for the Spanish and Walloons my initial thoughts were a mix of late ECW miniatures (maybe Bicorne or Renegade) with some Front Rank's Mo...
by chema1986
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: New color plates (free) for Spanish Catalan in NYW
Replies: 4
Views: 1722

New color plates (free) for Spanish Catalan in NYW

Hi all! I have recently found this new color plates which deal with Spanish (Catalan) troops who fought in favour and against the Hispanic Monarchy. I highly recommend them because there are quite a few ! You can navigate through new posts because it covers not only TYW, Franco-Dutch war or NYW (our...
by chema1986
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Wanted: details of Spanish horse regt c.1680
Replies: 9
Views: 3336

Re: Wanted: details of Spanish horse regt c.1680

Hi there, Yes sadly all my photobucket pics are gone... I´m working on a new method... sorry for the late answer, yes all the info provided by Glorfindel is right. Happy painting and show us pics of your horsemen!

Cheers
by chema1986
Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: Spanish Tercios parading in Madrid in front of the King 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2246

Spanish Tercios parading in Madrid in front of the King 2017

2 Months ago, during the military parade of Spanish national day, some Spanish tercios of the Army of Flanders paraded with the rest of the army because of the 450 aniversary of the "Spanish Road" which linked Brussels with Milan bordering France. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpAH-Ybdi6A Cheers!
by chema1986
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Saxon Gun
Replies: 11
Views: 2614

Re: Saxon Gun

very nice indeed :)
by chema1986
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: My project...Sculpting Spanish for Late 17C. Comparison pic
Replies: 17
Views: 9026

Re: My project...Sculpting Spanish for Late 17C. Comparison

Hi Chema, I thought that much:-) To your comparing picture...could you tell me(us) who are the other manufacturers? Besides of Warfare to the far left :wink: I just noticed that this is my 1964th posting.... my year of birth/prototype finished :lol: :lol: Sure mein Freund, The manufacturers are fro...
by chema1986
Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: My project...Sculpting Spanish for Late 17C. Comparison pic
Replies: 17
Views: 9026

Re: My project...Sculpting Spanish for Late 17 C. Officer a

Hi Chema, as lovely your own illustrations are did you see those? https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/the-vinkhuijzen-collection-of-military-uniforms#/?tab=navigation&roots=26:335391c0-c55b-012f-7139-58d385a7bc34 Best, Günter Hi Günther, yes, I knew them and got inspired by them too, th...
by chema1986
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Goltz Dragoons!
Replies: 5
Views: 3063

Re: Goltz Dragoons!

Ey, those are veeeeeery nice troops, well done!

Cheers

Chema