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    Post  Ray Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:22 pm

    As I am seriously contemplating of this caption when ready "My Order, My Knights" or vice versa or something within that line & obviously referring to St.John himself wearing the uniform of his Order, I baptise this thread St.John Red Hospitaller cheers

    Just a quick update since I can't take pios as yet Embarassed

    This will be as he was in the other thread, with the same face & more or less the same hair style since everything came off as I needed a more significant conversion to this one with slung sheild over his back, so I had to rework all the mail coif & reposition sheild slings over his right shoulder & under his left arm Twisted Evil

    Finishing the last few strands of hair Suspect & also fabricating a Saracen sword Suspect since St.John will be sporting the double handed bastard sword over his right shoulder cheers

    He will also be standing over a green Saracen banner (Ivan please note I bit your bait Twisted Evil ) with the Saracen sword lying on it Laughing
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    Post  iCocker Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:19 pm

    Viva San Giovanni!

    Nice idea of the patron! A bit too militant for the prophet but not a common thing to see him displayed for sure ... you had to do him red hux ... the Order is ours aswell [better translated in Maltese Smile ... issa ifihma kif trid LOL]
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    Post  skyhigh Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:30 pm

    iCocker wrote:Viva San Giovanni!

    Nice idea of the patron! A bit too militant for the prophet but not a common thing to see him displayed for sure ... you had to do him red hux ... the Order is ours aswell [better translated in Maltese Smile ... issa ifihma kif trid LOL]



    lol! lol! Tajba din Ivan... lol! lol!
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    Post  Ray Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:49 pm

    iCocker wrote:Viva San Giovanni!

    Nice idea of the patron! A bit too militant for the prophet but not a common thing to see him displayed for sure ... you had to do him red hux ... the Order is ours aswell [better translated in Maltese Smile ... issa ifihma kif trid LOL]

    Well, having the NOD from you is a BLESSING Ivan cheers since this is shattering the borders of Historicity to enter the Realm of Imagination pale

    Yes that is a good one Laughing "L-Ordni Taghna Lkoll" Laughing

    Do you think it should be "My Order, My Knights" or "My Knights, My Order"?
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    Post  Ray Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:02 pm

    The Saracen Sword in progress so far Twisted Evil just to post some pics & start breathing some life into this thread cheers

    It is fabricated from a piece of 3mm copper rod, hammered flat & filed & shaped accordingly. The guard is a mix of MS & Duro and filed & shaped when putty was dry.
    The lion's head pommel is the same mix of MS & Duro stuffed into a Siligum Paste mould on the nose guard of the Saracen helmet which I made originally & which will accompany the other half of my dual build project, the Helmeted Black Hospitaller Twisted Evil



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    Post  iCocker Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:40 am

    I would go My Order first, as they first made a hospitaller order to help pilgrims then they became warrior monks ... nice sword !

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    Post  skyhigh Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:57 pm

    Very nice work indeed........ cheers
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    Post  Ray Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:55 pm

    Saracen Sword (Scimitar) updated & Saracen Banner added Twisted Evil

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    Post  Ray Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:10 pm

    St.John ready cheers

    First 2 pics shows him prior to side sword, sheild & bastard 2 handed sword sub assemblies cheers

    The rest are how he would appear when finished Suspect

    Undercoat next Twisted Evil


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    Post  RayCaruana Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:57 pm

    I LI cheers KE siehbi!! Very very much
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    Post  iCocker Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:01 am

    Taghna Lkoll! :p
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    Post  Dottore Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:44 am

    Great work as always maestro! The banner on the ground is a mix of duro and magic sculp? Not as green as pure duro seems to me....

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    Post  skyhigh Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:56 pm

    Prosit Ray, keep up the good work.. cheers
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    Post  Ray Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:07 pm

    Dottore wrote:Great work as always maestro! The banner on the ground is a mix of duro and magic sculp? Not as green as pure duro seems to me....

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    Yes it is Dic Roe Twisted Evil as are the Scimitar's hilt & pommel & also end of sheild sling on right shoulder blade Laughing

    Ivan, Ray C & Marco also thanks for looking & your kindess I love you
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    Post  alexbb Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:48 am


    now this will be worth watching, the additions have turned a good miniature into an excellent one
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    Post  Ray Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:52 am

    alexbb wrote:
    now this will be worth watching, the additions have turned a good miniature into an excellent one

    Thanks a lot bro I love you
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    Post  Guest Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:06 am

    Excellent work so far!

    p.s - nice looking penknife you made! Twisted Evil
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    Post  Ray Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:36 am

    Thanks a lot JF Laughing

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