Cast Seven Years' War semi-flat 40mm scale Austria Hungarian metal officer and standard-bearer with interchangeable heads.
This mould contains the standard bearer figure and also one page of paper flags (download more) and 4 brass rods (buy more) from which to make the flag-staff. You need to use a small hand-drill and a drill-head of 1mm diameter. Drill downwards through the upper hand of the Standard bearer casting using the small indent as a guide and continue through the indent on the lower hand until you reach the standard base. Remove the drill and insert one of the brass rods in place through the holes.
Difficulty Levels 1 to 5:
Casting Difficulty - 3
Assembly Difficulty - 4
Painting Difficulty - 3
Use 4 clamps instead of two (or use more elastic bands than normal). Space the clamps on the upper and lower quarters of each side of the mould when securing the mould. Venting should only be needed if you are not using Model Metal.
When venting you may need to drill a 1.5 mm hole through the mould at certain points. On the reverse side of the mould (the plain side) where the hole comes out you can add a channel upwards if you choose to, but as long as you have placed the rough side of the support board against the mould the air should be able to escape safely.
Mould 3106 Austria: Hungarian Officer and Standard Bearer casts.
Figures painted by Richard Hattersley.