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Clutter

Clutter

Here we have a variety of clutter from Ainsty Castings, which I picked up at Triples last weekend.

This stuff is well worth buying - it's pretty nicely cast, with not too many air-bubbles and reasonable detail. I don't think tea chests are actually appropriate for the setting, but given that this is Old West Hollywood-style, I don't really care - they're big enough to provide obstacles and view blocks, and they look fairly reasonable.

Banditos

Banditos

Here are theGreat Escape GamesBanditos, which I finished off first thing this morning.

I went to the Sheffield 'Triples' show at the weekend, and acquired various 'odds and ends' of clutter for the town.Stagecoach, tethered horses, a couple more water-troughs, and a host of different bits of 'baggage' and stuff for the shops to sell.

Pinkerton Men

Pinkertons

Here is my take on Great Escape Games' 'Pinkerton Men'. Painted in the usual way - starting with a white primer, blocked in base coats, then a brushed-on coat of Army Painter Quick Shade 'Strong Tone', finishing off with a squirt of Testors' Dull Cote. The two figures not wearing dusters are Great Escape Games 'Rogues' - John Bridges and Ely Fergus.

Livery Stable

Stable

Here is 4Ground's Livery Stable. I didn't do a great deal of 'titivating' on this model. I touched up and washed the paint on the laser-cut edges; fitted 'glass' in the windows, including a few broken and cracked panes; repainted the floor; added hay and straw to some of the stalls. The two figures included for scale are from 1st Corps' '

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