This afternoon, my son (Byron of FOGAM/Bhgs fame) decided to have a practice game with our planned britcon armies. Byron tried out Later Swedish (salvo pike and Shot). My numbers worked well in that I was able to gang up on his units, but once my poor units started taking damage from shooting, the breaking on 2 bases lost as against 3 bases for average troops really had an impact. The charges went as expected being against salvo foot. Interesting, reroll ing 6s was not that much of a problem as only two of the rerolls ended in a positive outcome dropping to a negative.
Plan now is the re-evaluate fielding more average units and maybe going for the 1644 option to bring in the new model army allies.