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Saddle Breaking Campaign
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 02:35 AM UTC
Simple rules:
1. Any scale
2. Any era
3. Finished project must show rider with his mount.
4. Any rider, any mount (you can show orc on a wolf, knight on a horse, wizard on a dragon, hunter on an elephant, or nomad on a camel - it’s your choice).
5. Rider does not have to be riding on a mount – you can show rider taking care of the mount or resting with it as long as it is obvious that project shows rider and a mount.
6. Timeline: June-March’13 (or other if you want)

What do you think?
Jon334
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 02:52 AM UTC
I'm interested, I've a few mounted figures awaiting some attention
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 07:28 PM UTC
Great to see you are interested Jonathan!
We need "only" 3 more people to go.
Jon334
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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 01:24 AM UTC
Hopefully there will be some more interest.
If anyone needs any inspiration for this they should go and see 'Warhorse'!
HARV
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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 01:35 PM UTC
Hmmmmmmmm.................possibly. I will have to give it some thought.

Randy
Kinggeorges
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Barcelona, Spain / España
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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 02:07 PM UTC
I'm interested in it ! I have a n old project in mind that could perfectly match with this campaign proposal
Julien
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 08:03 PM UTC
Randy, Julien, great to see you here!
So we have to find one more person and convince Randy
Jon334
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Posted: Friday, February 17, 2012 - 12:37 AM UTC
Come on guys; horses are a lot easier to paint than ride!
HARV
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 02:06 AM UTC

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So we have to find one more person and convince Randy



Okay......I'm in. I have a couple of projects in mind. More than likely it will be a conversion of a US Cavalry figure that I have that is mounted on a horse. I want to convert the rider into a Sioux warrior with some captured US Cavalry equipment and weapons.

Randy
endrju007
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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2012 - 08:17 PM UTC
Randy, is it the second figure from MB set you've used for Wild West Campaign?

One more person and we're ready to go.

Andrzej
HARV
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 03:31 AM UTC

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Randy, is it the second figure from MB set you've used for Wild West Campaign?



It is. I hated to see it just go on the shelf and not get used. So I think I can make the rider into a warrior fairly easily.

Hopefully we will get one more interested. Have you thought about posting this on Armorama? Maybe we can get someone with a Cossack rider or something that might be interested. Just a thought.

Randy
windysean
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Wisconsin, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 04:04 AM UTC
If you need one more live body, I have a kit on the shelf that might work.
I have the Boraxo 20-Mule Team promotional kit, about as old as I am, still waiting for paint. The driver rides the last mule while holding the brake for the first wagon. I have a million campaigns going this year, but I can spend a week or so on this if it means seeing some nice work from you guys.
-Sean H.
Jon334
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 04:51 AM UTC
Nice one Sean,

looks like this is a goer then!
windysean
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 07:18 AM UTC
Thanks, Jon! I still have to get around to seeing "War Horse" too. My wife cries at the commercial though, so she won't see it with me!
-Sean H.
Jon334
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 09:44 PM UTC
My wife cried at the commercial too Sean and she cried during the film but she thoroughly enjoyed it as did I.
Jon334
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 10:02 PM UTC
All being well this is what I'm planning to do for this Campaign;

http://www.frank-miniatures.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&Itemid=58
Frank Miniatures 75mm Mounted Viking which I picked up at Euro Militaire a couple of years ago.
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
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Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 01:46 AM UTC
Sean, it's good to see you here!

Campaign is set and ready to go - you can enlist HERE.

here is our banner (I hope you like it ):

http://gallery.kitmaker.net/data/27324/Saddle_breaking_campaign.jpg

Jonathan, that's a great looking figure.
I'm going to paint this gentleman from Andrea Miniatures:
HARV
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Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 01:52 AM UTC
Well.....I'm enlisted.

Randy
Jon334
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Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 02:09 AM UTC
How do I go about enlisting Andrzej? I followed the link and eventualy ended up back here
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
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Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 02:16 AM UTC
Jonathan, go through the link, you should see grey box on the right side of screen (on the level of our rocking animals banner). Click "ENLIST" button (you have to be logged in).
Jon334
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Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 02:26 AM UTC
Sorted! Thanks Andrzej, I hadn't logged in.
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
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Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 07:54 PM UTC
Only two weeks and we're on! Do you have your kits already?
AJLaFleche
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Massachusetts, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:21 AM UTC
I'd missed these posts before.
Count me in. I have a couple Nocturna kits near the front of the work bench queue

and
As well as a few on my MFCA shopping list for this weekend:



and
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
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Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 09:07 PM UTC
OK, we're on today!

I cannot wait to see which figure will Al choose.
AJLaFleche
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Posted: Sunday, June 03, 2012 - 12:49 PM UTC
I'm starting off with the Nocturna Invader, the second one on my list. The kit is primed, the horse is assembled, with Nimix PE bits and foil reins. The base is in process, though not the one I had made. The countours made for some nice points of interest.