Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Great Italian wars 6 landsknecht pike blocks

So here we have two and a half landsknecht pike blocks, made up of Foundry levelled pikes and old glory angled pike backing them up, I think they combine quite happily. I do like the levelled pike look although I know they're a bit of a pain to use but, they look good to me and that's all that matters in my book!








Here's some pics of the old glory back up chaps



And all of them together, I've got another eighteen foundry  landsknechts with upright pikes to finish off the third unit but I haven't even primed them yet, so they will be a while yet! Still to come more pikes, crossbow men, landsknecht shot maybe something napoleonic for a change? 
All the best 
Iain 

10 comments:

  1. Top notch painting and basing, a wonderful and impressive pike unit!

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    1. Thanks Phil, that's very kind of you.
      Best Iain

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  2. Great Landsknecht pikemen, Iain!
    I agree one all counts wrt leveled pikes: (1) look great, (2) unwieldy on the wargame table, (3) they are your troops so your choice is top priority!

    Really superb work on these snd the Old Glory and Foundry look good together. Well done!

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    1. Thanks Jonathan, I also realise I must add flags to these units, that will improve them enormously.
      Best Iain

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  3. Great Stuff, they look really imposing and have a good density as well - Gendarmes won't be riding through them very easily!

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    1. Thanks Oli, like you I've adopted Olicanalad's six pike to a 45x 45mm base, they just look right with that density.
      Best Iain

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    1. Thanks a lot Ray, very kind.
      Best Iain

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  5. Great job, an impressive amount of pike and nicely based!

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    1. Thanks Mark,I'm basing up some Napoleonic French line infantry at the moment, hope to post them soon.
      Best Iain

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