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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Plymouth University

As I'm beginning to make my BA list more competitive, I decided to add a squad of Sternguard with Combi-Meltas to the army. I stripped down the Sternguard and created these Combi-Meltas using regular Boltguns and Death Company Infernus Pistols.



What do you guys think?

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Rock n Roll man, what made you want to put it on top and not the botton.. Sort of like the M-16's with the grenade launcher on the bottom?

 
   
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I like, looks more feasable than the GW ones too.
Actually looks like a one shot melta now.

And can get any argument for WYSIWYG either.

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I like it!

Trouble is that those infernus pistols are rocking horse manure...

   
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I like it, good use for the pistols. I've been making some combi-meltas cutting the bottoms off of regular meltaguns and attaching a cut-down bolter to the bottom.

I might suggest cutting off the sight rail on the infernus pistol though, just to streamline it a bit.

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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Plymouth University

Thanks guys, I've made a full squad of them, including one armed with a more compact Multi-Melta. Once I have it painted to a decent standard I'll post photos of that too.

@angrypanda83: I theorised with attaching them to the bottom, but the barrel of the Infernus was too high compared to the handgrip in order for the parts to fit flush.

@MegaDave: Hmm, I suppose I could remove the sight from the Infernus. That would look better than having a chunky bit on top.

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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Plymouth University

Here's a few more WiP photos



And here's the Multi-Melta I mentioned in my last post.

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I'll add cables attaching it to the canisters on his backpack.

Enjoy!

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A guy at my local GW store decided to use some old hand flamer models he had to run as a combi weapon. He just hung the pistol off the waist and called it the combi flamer. The hand flamer would just be a one shot pistol and drop. You could do the same thing here with the infernus pistols

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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Plymouth University

I think they look better as one combined weapon, but it's a good idea nonetheless.

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I've thought about using them on my sternguard conversions as well. Already get a decent conversion using the old hand flamers and any plasma pistols I can find, so it's nice to know that they look decent before buying the necessary bits. Thanks!

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I like it. My only problem is I don't want to cut up 30 Infernus Pistols to do it. I'll most likely use this http://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Cheap%20combi-meltas but if I ever get some spare Infernus Pistols I'll probably do this my sergeants, it dose look realy cool.

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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Plymouth University

That method looks really effective but it also looks horrendously fiddly. I simply had to cut two weapons while that one requires 3 different weapons and other parts used in jewellery.

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Rubidoux, CA

Valkyrie wrote:That method looks really effective but it also looks horrendously fiddly. I simply had to cut two weapons while that one requires 3 different weapons and other parts used in jewellery.


Yeah it is a bit fiddly & honestly I wouldn't bother with the storm bolter drum.
The main reason I'm planing to use that conversion is I can afford it, the day I can afford 30 or so Infernus Pistols I'll use your conversion, like I said yours is pretty cool, Just more money then I have right now. By the way howed you make the multi-melta?

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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Plymouth University

Lol yeah getting 30 Infernus Pistols is guaranteed to be a PITA.

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Oh yeah, big PITA. By the way howed you make the multi-melta?

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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Plymouth University

The Fox Lord wrote:Oh yeah, big PITA. By the way howed you make the multi-melta?


The Multi-Melta I made a few weeks back when I was bored, it was sitting on my desk waiting to be used. I used the Combi-Melta from the Commander's box, and I removed the Boltgun barrel and clip. I added a Meltagun barrel from the Obliterator kit, and created the backpack canisters using a couple of little parts from the Eldar Heavy Weapon sprue.

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Rubidoux, CA

Valkyrie wrote:
The Fox Lord wrote:Oh yeah, big PITA. By the way howed you make the multi-melta?


The Multi-Melta I made a few weeks back when I was bored, it was sitting on my desk waiting to be used. I used the Combi-Melta from the Commander's box, and I removed the Boltgun barrel and clip. I added a Meltagun barrel from the Obliterator kit, and created the backpack canisters using a couple of little parts from the Eldar Heavy Weapon sprue.


That sounds doable, I'll have to see what bits I have at the moment (I'm short a multi-melta for my 3rd sternguard)

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I use old 2nd ed auto pistols and mount them under the bolt gun barrel. I agree that or your method look much more like one-shot meltas than GW's combi-weapons.

Nice work!

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