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Postponed May duel

Please choose your winner

Poll ended at 09 Sep 2018, 18:37

Union Zouave
10
63%
11th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Wallace's Zouave
6
38%
 
Total votes : 16

Posted by Dad's Army on 02 Sep 2018, 18:37

This is duel nr.177 folks!

The rules this time were:

The duel against mister X, who will duel every month..
- Union Infantry, Italeri set 6012
- Monthly duel mister X
- 2 pictures

You have a week to choose your winner.
Once again gentlemen take your places and may the best painter win.
Please leave comments after the duel has finished


"Union Zouave"

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"11th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Wallace's Zouave"


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Dad's Army  Netherlands

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Posted by Dad's Army on 09 Sep 2018, 19:03

Well this was a duel worth waiting.
In my list I had placed "cancelled duel" because it keeps getting a later entry.
Even had switched a duel, but that didn't help.
But finally hee it was, two nice painted models I must say.
And the winner is, Mr. X well done!
He was up against David (ildfus mahler) who did a nice job also.
A shame just 15 other voters clicked on the button, hopefully next duel will have more votes.
Guys thanks for dueling, it was fun again!
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Posted by MABO on 09 Sep 2018, 21:17

Congratulations to both painters. I vote for David, But the pictures of fabulous Mr.X shows much more of his figure. So, well done.
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Posted by Susofrick on 10 Sep 2018, 07:53

I liked Mr X's pictures better so he got my vote, but both were very nice entries!
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Posted by ildfus mahler on 10 Sep 2018, 13:43

Thanks, everyone! I am really happy to see that Mr X won. Of course, normally I would have liked to win, but this time I am glad that Mr X did it - I put his (and Remco's) patience to too great a test. Sorry, also, for the "meh" pics. I did not have my camera with me and tried to do the figure justice with my cell phone...

So, congratulations to Mr X for an excellent duel and a well deserved win! Thanks for your patience. Keep up the great and steady work!

Best, D.
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Posted by Ben90 on 10 Sep 2018, 16:18

:shock: Missed this one, sorry! But great entries! I would have voted for the "loser" :thumbup:
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Posted by Bluefalchion on 10 Sep 2018, 16:40

Very nice duel here. Maybe some of our usual voters missed this one because of the topic title.

As for David's entry, I do not think his photo is "meh" whatsoever. As always, his paint work and photography are art, pure and simple. Maybe some voters liked the entry of Mr. X because of the bright colors.

Last comment--the figure is pretty flat. He is using a ramrod to load his musket, but he is looking straight ahead and cannot see what he is doing!
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Posted by Mr. Andrea on 11 Sep 2018, 15:18

Nice figure, great entries, fun duel. I voted for the loser as well: wonderful shading, nice pic. I see the red trousers made a difference here :mrgreen:
Congrats to both contenders!
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Posted by Peter on 11 Sep 2018, 19:58

Pity I couldn't give two votes, one to each entry! I like them both and voted finally for the winner this time!! But as said they diserved the win both! Wonderfull painted figures! :thumbup:
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Posted by Kekso on 12 Sep 2018, 11:23

So few votes for such 2 excellent entries. That's real shame.
Thank you both for dueling and congratulations.
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