|Eureka Mycenaen spearmen as they arrived:|
how could anyone live with these ridiculous whippy extensions?
Replacing them is straightforward: it just requires a waste of time, effort and cut fingers.
|Clippers, Scalpel, Pin-vice hand drills, Files|
After removal I drill out the hands using a succession of ever-larger Pin-vice hand drills. I have three drills preloaded with different bits. It saves a lot of time changing bits. I think I'll get some more.
|North Star wire spears and superglue gell.|
The Foundry Aegean Bronze Age figures are open handed, while the Foundry Nordic Bronze Age figures (which I also bought at the SELWG Show) have thick spears with a reasonable prospect of survival.
|Eureka and Foundry spearmen with fitted North Star spears.|