I recently won an ebay auction that was 2 Prince August 40mm molds, an officer and an infantryman. I then went a little crazy, and got 2 more molds from Prince August in Ireland. They are very easy to order from, and ship quickly.
I became interested in this from reading posts about the Not Quite The Seven Years War project of the HAWKS club. I had always wanted to game using the Charge! rules, and I loved the look of the 40mm partially round figures.
I had my first casting session today. It went pretty well. The two molds I had gotten off ebay cast the best. They had been used before, the seller said he had cast the molds and painted figures for a client. They were not vented, but still cast well. I had bought in addition bought 2 molds that were double molds. They had an NCO, a drummer, a grenadier and a standard bearer.
I got 6 of the basic infantrymen, 3 grenadiers, 4 officers, one standard bearer, one drummer and 2 NCOs. I will probably only keep the best two officers and melt the others. That mold casts well, and I don't need that many officers right now. I plan on casting on a regular basis. I am casting outside, and I don't think it will work too well when it gets cold.
All in all, a good afternoon.