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The Prussian Landwehr have good potential for lots of conversions you could paint them as Napoleonic Russian Militia
or how about Austrian Landwehr with a head swap
or if you swap their heads with Hat's Peninsular British Infantry you get these
The 2nd Landwehr Infantry Regiment of Silesia wore stovepipe shakos at Waterloo
and if you then swap the Prussian Landwehr heads onto the Peninsular British Infantry you get Hanoverian troops for Waterloo many of which were not issued shakos and wore simple caps like the Prussian Landwehr such as these
Could be time to place or top up your order we appear to be stuck on stage 7 and as you may remember every little helps
Great ideas and inspiration Brian! I hope it's ok but I have quoted your post over to the TMP and Benno thread on the Prussian Landwehr crowdfunder in the hope to inspire some people who might not visit Hat's forum on a regular basis.
Thanks for passing on the post to TMP and Benno's the more who know about Prussian Landwehr Crowdfunding project the better, if you or anyone else could continue passing information or the latest update to your Yahoo group, Reenactment groups, Wargames Club, History buffs, Model shops and friends who knows where it could lead.
You will need to show them the Prussian Landwehr crowdfunding link with the information
Thanks again to everybody and remember Every little helps
I have placed an order not for hundreds of boxes but more than I would normally buy I hope that helps us get a little closer to the 8th stage, I have been waiting years for the prussian landwehr to go with my favourite Prussian infantry mac sets, so I will sit back now and look forward to seeing the bonus figures.
That's the spirit Dougie - every little helps.
Let's hope there are some more still undecided - come on in, the water's lovely
I have increased my order if you are thinking of doing the same or making your first order now would be a good time.
On my last email to Hat about how the crowdfunding was going they replied they would make a decision on Monday, sounds a bit ominous to me.
I know I keep joking about buying the remaining boxes but if you can help us out as my joke is going to bite me on bum.
Remember Every Little Helps
Hopefully if they are going to call it, they could ring the bell for last orders and anyone on the fence can make their final decision one way or another. Also we could get the word around other forums that its time for last orders if that is the case.
I have now doubled my order for the Prussian landwehr this is a lot of money for me but they have been number 1 on my wishlist for a long time and I could not let the crowdfunding fail when it's so close to victory.
Looks like we have lift off Prussian Landwehr Crowdfunding status shows stage 9 Approved, Still taking pledges and the progress bar has turned green.
It looks like Every Little Helps has helped. and Bonus Figures are being decided