My Maximilian Adventure project continues to advance. Currently in production is a group of Republican/Liberal regular cavalry:
They are pretty simply converted from Perry plastic ACW cavalry. They require the kepi building up higher and the addition of a cloth cover with a neck curtain. Both are from Green Stuff.
Mexican cavalry at the time seem to have been mostly lance-armed. I'm using all three standard poles from the Perry box but I've also added a spear (and hand) from one of the Gripping Beast Dark Age Warriors boxes. I like the way you can mix and match bits from other boxes of plastic figures.
Although there are only seven shown in the photo above, I'm actually making nine; a standard Sharp Practice unit of eight plus an extra figure to act as Leader. This is a lot of 28mm figures to paint in one go and you'll see that in an effort to retain my sanity I've got a mixture with some still to be converted whilst others are nearly completely painted.