Thursday, 16 September 2010

Imperial Guard Medium Recon / Fire Support Vehicle

I've wanted to do this model for a while now. A local competition spurred me into getting it done.

It's meant to fit into my desert guard army and is inspired by the Jackals and Coyotes in use with the British forces in Afghanistan.

It is made from a couple of Land Speeder Storm kits with wheels from some great 1/32nd scale Long Tom models I picked up for £3 each.

I'm pretty happy with the way it turned out apart from the head of the guy on top fixing the TL autocannons which I plan to change with the crew head from the new Leman Russ kit.

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Wednesday, 15 September 2010

WIP Warboss on bike


Just a few pics of my Warboss on a bike. The model is for use in my ork army which I have just started. It is also my Golden Demon plan B model.

An AOBR Deffkopta is the basis for the model.

More pics and details soon.

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Tuesday, 7 September 2010

1st Up - Stormraven

This is my take on the Stormraven. There are many conversions out there and I wanted to do something a little different.  Mine doesn't really follow the Blood Angels Codex description of a mini Thunderhawk but I think it stays well within the generic space marine 'look' of compact and robust.

I knew when I started that I wanted the cockpit to be asymmetric and that lent itself so well to positioning the Bloodstrike missiles to the side in front of the fuselage. I also knew that I wanted to add a magnetised dreadnought in the carrying position and I think this worked quite well.

The majority of the model comes from the Valkyrie kit but I've also added some parts from the Manticore kit as well as a few bits from my bits boxes.

Apologies in advance for the photography. Hopefully future stuff will get some better pics as it's WIP and I'll add some better pics of the Stormraven as it get closer to completion.

A New Day

Welcome all to my 40k modelling, converting and painting blog. Not quite sure how this is going to turn out so please stick with me as I find my feet.

I intend to post at least a couple of times a week but if I've got the bit between my teeth on a particular project it may be more.

Anyway to get things started I'm going to do a couple of posts on recent finished or nearly finished projects. The current big project is for UK golden demon so will stay under wraps for now.

I welcome your comments and criticism and if you need any help, advice or would like to commission a conversion please also get in touch.

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