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Leader of the Sept







Nice orkification there

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Croatia

I bought my brother two zvezda 1:100 scale tanks and some plasticar for Christmas, so that he could make them into grot tanks. He finished a project he was working on until recently and he finally started converting them. I'll post pictures when he's done with them. Did anyone else do something like that before? I would love to show him some inspiration.

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Ancient Space Wolves Venerable Dreadnought






I... actually don't know. Help?

 Power Elephant wrote:
I bought my brother two zvezda 1:100 scale tanks and some plasticar for Christmas, so that he could make them into grot tanks. He finished a project he was working on until recently and he finally started converting them. I'll post pictures when he's done with them. Did anyone else do something like that before? I would love to show him some inspiration.


I have had some ideas, including doing the same with a few 1/72s. Although the cheap price of Zvezda is pretty tempting...


Off topic, has anyone tried to make something similar to a wall out of an Imperial Bastion?

To Valhall! ~2800 points

Tutorials: Wet Palette | Painting Station
 
   
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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

Caestus Assault Ram and Stormfang gunship. A fairly middling model and a downright ugly one that combined, make this beauty. The basic Ram model isn't bad, it always just struck me as a bit bland -the glass cockpit and wing turbines do wonders for it.

No links or further info on this one unfortunately
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Wicked Warp Spider





What a wonderfull thread! Many great conversions here - I especially like Stormtalon Walker, the "dognaught", looted Nids and Beastmen. But as usual in such threads, there is very little Eldar related ideas, so I thought I'll share one of mine. Exodites are perhaps not entirely "outside the box" compared to looted Nids or Beastmen, but I never saw anyone made seer on an antigrav chariot:






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And one other, perhaps more inline with OP request. During 2nd ed, Eldar Dreadnaught could be equipped with D-Cannon. Now I find it quite odd, that from 3rd end onwards Wraith Lord is the only Wraith construct that has no Wraith/D weaponry. So I made this "upscaled" wraithguardlike version of Wraithlord:



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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

Sylvaneth and Nurgle parts go quite well together, as you can see from these Plagueberers-Dryad combinations. Courtesy of Charlie Brett from the 40k Converters Facebook group.
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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

I'm sure, like me, a lot of you were impressed by the new Van Saar models. With a few Tau parts and minimal work, they make pretty excellent high-tech infantry squads, in this case as Gue'vesa / Human Firewariors.

Taken from a thread on Reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/Warhammer40k/comments/9a9ywx/counts_as_tau_fire_warrior_breacher_team_test/
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Leader of the Sept







Mmmmm... great amalgamation of van saar and tau bits. Great paint job too. Thanks for sharing.

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Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

 Flinty wrote:
Mmmmm... great amalgamation of van saar and tau bits. Great paint job too. Thanks for sharing.
You're welcome. I think we can expect to see a lot of great kitbashing on this very versatile kit. Plenty of potential with Guard and Eldar parts too.

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Giggling Nurgling




cold darkness of the far north

Has anyone found/done a death guard dreadnaught/hellbrute conversion using the legs of a dune crawler to create a spider-dread?

Those plaguebaneths (sylvabearers?) look great.

"Do you hear something in the hold?" Frigate Einstein circa M31 
   
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Enigmatic Chaos Sorcerer





British Columbia

I humbly submit my most recent Daemon Prince.

A combination of Flagellants, Rhino, Imperial Sector, and Chaos Vehicle upgrades to give the Sassy Nurgling a stature and battlefield role equal to his quality. Decided to keep everything other than our star in subdued colors to better draw the eye to everyone's favourite Nurgling.



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 Crimson Devil wrote:
That's what 7th edition is about. Yelling "Forge the Narrative Pussy!" while kicking your opponent in the dick.
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Virginia

I’m starting a blog on here when I get my new iPhone tomorrow and can take better pics of my huuuuuuuuuuuge collection of unfinished models. I really enjoy converting and it slows me down from finishing projects but modeling is its own reward in my opinion, hopefully a blog will give me some added motivation to keep things moving along! Anyway I’ll drop some stuff here as I take pics.

Adeptus Titanicus models don’t come with all the weapon options so I’m kitbashing my own stuff with the help of 3D printed pieces.

I made kitbashed some macro Gatling cannons for Warlords, a carapace warp missile launcher and turbo lasers for Reavers, and then a pair of Reaver melta cannons. A bunch of those pieces are from Contemptor dreadnought weapon arms I’m not using.

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3D printed laser blasters, plasma cannon, and kitbashed gatling

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Macro Gatling

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Reaver melta

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Reaver melta and warp missile

   
Made in fi
Hardened Veteran Guardsman





Here's my take on space beastmen. Not as good looking as the ones posted on this thread but currently my personal favorites on my hobbytable.





   
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Longtime Dakkanaut





Virginia

I love beastmen space marines, I almost did a Khorne Beskerker force like that but then crunched the numbers.
   
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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

I never would have thought to use a dreadnought torso to build an aircraft. Spaniel Williams of the 40k Converters Facebook group did, and a great job he did. It's entitled the "Eagle Owl" and is a Squat bomber / ground attack craft. The tail guns are a particularly nice addition. Parts used: Redemptor dread torso, Aquila buttresses and ladder from the Basilica set, Stormtalon gunship wings and engines, various weaponry, plasticard.

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Yorkshire, UK


Old metal landspeeder, old metal predator turret, old metal whirlwind launcher and dreadnought legs
   
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I have done a few small conversions like mad catting my deredeo, did some head swapping for a tzeentch daemon prince and made a squad of knightly power lancing vanguard vets.
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Dublin

Most of us would be in agreement that the Goliath truck is one of the best 40k vehicle designs of recent years. Surprisingly, the chassis also makes a great body and cockpit for a large walker like an Imperial Knight. There are quite a few of these knocking around on various conversion forums, these trio were some of the nicer ones I found. Courtesy of Mi He from the 40k Converters facebook group.
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Dublin

Another one of my "cohesive" unit poses, this time with an assault squad. Fairly straightforward idea -1st rank fighting in a defensive shield line, 2nd rank running forward to counter-charge and dish out the pain. The Forge World boarding shields are a great piece of kit, particularly the way arms can be posed to poke weapons through the loophole of the shield. Excuse the picture quality, I'm still getting the hang of miniature photography.
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Dublin

Following on from earlier posts on Stormtalon/Stormhawk aerodynamic improvements, here is a very different approach, in which the tail of the Stormhawk is placed in front of the cockpit, and the thrusters and wings moved forward, for a more Viper-esque look. Stormhawk and Nephilim parts also used.

Thanks to Raymond Dyer of the 40k Converters Facebook group for this beaut
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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

Not being a fan of the silly and impractical, the most pleasing Ork vehicles to me are ones that look like an effective design while still retaining the crudeness that is at the core of greenskin engineering. This "F14 Orka Hunta" nails it. Built around a core of 3 dakkajets. Thanks to Daniel Lister of 40k Converters on Facebook.
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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

Kroot "Chocobo" cavalry. A great combination of heavily converted AOS Stormcast Griffon mounts and Kroot. What struck me about these is how fitting Giant Death Chickens looks as mounts for Kroot.

Thanks to Ali Baba of 40k Converters Facebook group
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Dublin

Giving modern kits the Oldhammer treatment: These are Thrugg's Ork Raiders. I much prefer this toned down look and the more practical padded armour to the more modern ones. Mostly Green Stuff sculpting from what I can tell.

Thanks to Apologist or permission to share. Lot's more shots of these gems and others on his blog: https://apologentsia.blogspot.com/search/label/Luggub%27s%20Drop%20Legion
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Walking Dead Wraithlord






nou wrote:
What a wonderfull thread! Many great conversions here - I especially like Stormtalon Walker, the "dognaught", looted Nids and Beastmen. But as usual in such threads, there is very little Eldar related ideas, so I thought I'll share one of mine. Exodites are perhaps not entirely "outside the box" compared to looted Nids or Beastmen, but I never saw anyone made seer on an antigrav chariot:






Automatically Appended Next Post:
And one other, perhaps more inline with OP request. During 2nd ed, Eldar Dreadnaught could be equipped with D-Cannon. Now I find it quite odd, that from 3rd end onwards Wraith Lord is the only Wraith construct that has no Wraith/D weaponry. So I made this "upscaled" wraithguardlike version of Wraithlord:





Hey What kits did you use for the rider? Particularly the head.
   
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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Dublin

The armiger hull lends itself really well to kitbashes. This armiger / sentinel kitbash is intended to be a Leman Russ.

Link to owners gallery: https://www.dakkadakka.com/gallery/user/122864-rocksville.html
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I let the dogs out 
   
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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot






A fun little project of mine that unfortunatly still waits to be finished (live happened, you know)



Basically a Chimera front and floor, a Leman Russ back and top, Taurox tracks, sidedoors, forward turret, Sentinel exhausts, "Turret" and various small parts from those sets as well as Baneblade, Tausor Venator and Devil Dog

~6300 build and painted 
   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

 thegreatchimp wrote:
Not being a fan of the silly and impractical, the most pleasing Ork vehicles to me are ones that look like an effective design while still retaining the crudeness that is at the core of greenskin engineering. This "F14 Orka Hunta" nails it. Built around a core of 3 dakkajets. Thanks to Daniel Lister of 40k Converters on Facebook.


So glad I finished my Imperial Air Force BEFORE I saw that. I can't think about how much that thing costs...

Anyway I will add my take on the Marauder bomber. I hate resin and the FW model was a bit too WWII in space for my tastes so...



The terrain kit probably cost about as much as the resin would but I like mine better

And the whole air force.


 
   
Made in gb
Leader of the Sept







That is definately a different design space from the GW version. Very cool conversion. Is there nothing that GWs terrain offering cannot accomplish

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

Terranwing - w3;d1;l1
51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

 Flinty wrote:
Is there nothing that GWs terrain offering cannot accomplish




No. No there is not.

 
   
 
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