During the last game that I had we started talking a bit about Rough Riders and if I should get me a few to try out. Now I do have some massacred old attilan figures that looks like hell, and they did not turn out better when I tried to change heads on them. So if I wanted to try them I had to come up with something else.
Then I noticed that I had a pack of Perry Miniatures French Dragoons sitting on my shelf, I'm not really into napoleonics right now, so I pick up a few of them and stuck some cadian parts on them.
In an effort not to waste to many nice Perry Minis doing something like Rough Riders, I decided to magnetize at least all the weapon arms, so that I could make a few with lances and have the option of creating a few special weapons to put on them in the future. And a second nice thing is that I can transport them a lot easier when I don't have to fit the 80mm lances I put on them.
So far I have only really done one weapon option, and that's for my sergeant, he has the option of a chain sword or a power sword, depending on the mood of the day.
Here's a bunch of pictures on them so far
And each of them in a little more detail
Finally all the magnetized parts I've stuck together right now