Welcome to AGSH. A wargaming blog dedicated to my Dad and the world's most noble hobby; collecting toy soldiers. Here toy soldiers clash in great battles from scales of 3mm to 54mm. Also the historical records of the imaginary states of the 6mm Republic of Prussia, the Kingdom of Aksum, the Principality of Huack, the Khedivate of Turkoslavia and the Duchy of Saxe-Huack.

"Truly it can be said of him, without count are his soldiers & beyond measure his might." - Prince Edward in reference to Lord Butler & his invasion force departing London for Mars.

Monday, August 22, 2016

3mm Union Army - First Regiments

Sunday night I painted up an infantry regiment and artillery battery for my 3mm Union Army, Irish Brigade. I used a blue spray primer from Army Painter and based the models on cut vinyl floor tile 50mm x 40mm. Tonight I sat down to paint and flock the bases. I am not overly happy with how they turned out. The flock/paint had trouble adhering to the base. I've not encountered this before. Perhaps next time I should use a glue/paint mixture. Also it seems using the blue primer was a mistake. I think and others have posted that for this scale priming in black handles your highlighting.For now though they stand ready to serve their adopted country. The next regiment I paint will be primed black.




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