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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

Which reminds me, why is there no Matchbox sized Helicarrier toy for my desk?

They could have the classic Kirby one, the movie one, maybe some of the comic ones (Landron had a great carrier)...

It is because Hasbro hates us all?

 
   
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Seven Year War Afficianado






Chicago

That Thunderbird toy is 16 inches long. That might not be far off for full on 28mm!

I'm downsizing my toybashing junk but man is that tempting!

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Napoleonics Obsesser




MN

Elif, imagine a game of Mechattack where that Thunderbird hot drops a mech right into the combat on the table!

I added a game using those Nano metal repaints onto my blog if you are into that sort of thing.....



https://bloodandspectacles.blogspot.com/2018/06/battle-report-super-systems-4th-edition.html

The miniature gaming police did not knock down my door and drag me away for committing heresy..... yet. These were super fun to re-paint and I all ready have two more figs on the painting desk.

Next up, maybe some Skylanders! in battle.

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Do you like Free Wargames?
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Devastating Dark Reaper






I have a sector imperialis board at home and while it is vary nice, the roads are completely clear firing lanes. I’ve been checking the toy aisles for some chunky vehicles to break up the shooting gallery. So far I've found this thing that looks like it will work as some kind of ad-mech garbage truck.







 
   
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Seven Year War Afficianado






Chicago

Dang that is perfect!

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Cog in the Machine





Germany

@Destroyer_742: That's a very cool conversion! Awesome to see, how some subtle alterations (painting and adding some small iconography) can change the whole appearance of an item.

I already love this thread and hope to see many more conversions of toys into wargaming pieces!
   
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Been Around the Block





A closer look at the Halo Nano Metalfigs. Plus, Desert Batman!



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Experienced Maneater






That Paw Patrol vehicle is pretty good. I just checked Amazon and there are a lot of them with different loadouts. Tug boat, different trucks, etc.
Can we see a scale shot with some minis?


 
   
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Devastating Dark Reaper






 Hanskrampf wrote:

Can we see a scale shot with some minis?


Sure.


It’s large enough to hide a battle tank behind, but getting more line of sight blocking terrain was the main reason I bought it



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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

Wow a lot bigger than I thought.

 
   
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Powerful Phoenix Lord





Fess up...who else started making Pac Man sounds when they looked at those pics?
   
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Experienced Maneater






 Destroyer_742 wrote:
 Hanskrampf wrote:

Can we see a scale shot with some minis?


Sure.
Spoiler:


It’s large enough to hide a battle tank behind, but getting more line of sight blocking terrain was the main reason I bought it





Awesome, thank you!


 
   
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Owns Whole Set of Skullz Techpriests






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Wow that actually kinda works. I thought it'd be way too big.

   
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Legendary Dogfighter




england

I can't tell the difference between toys and actual GW products...XD
   
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Seven Year War Afficianado






Chicago

ValentineGames wrote:
I can't tell the difference between toys and actual GW products...XD


You're assuming there ever was a difference...

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Price.

CHAOS! PANIC! DISORDER!
My job here is done. 
   
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Devastating Dark Reaper






I liked how the first one turned out so I bought another.








Spoiler:

 
   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

Stop making me want Paw Patrol!

Stop!

 
   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Rubble on the double!

I've got a bunch of Paw Patrol rings with the shield shape I was planning to use (with some plastic wings) on some Arbites-inspired terrain. Do you want some of them?

   
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Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

That paw patrol stuff is terrific
How did you paint it up? Was the plastic difficult to get the paint to adhere to?

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goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
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 Ratius wrote:
How did you paint it up? Was the plastic difficult to get the paint to adhere to?

Really really lazily. I just sprayed them with silver spray paint, then applied one coat of khorne red for the red, one coat of Retributor Armour for the gold and a heavy wash of apple barrel black paint thinned down with water and a bit of flow aid. No issues with paint adhesion so far.
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Longtime Dakkanaut






No pics as on my phone but Playmobile have stared to sell there gladiator arena again.

These were going for daft money on eBay so they have released them as a direct only order on there webstore. They are perfect for arena rex or anything that need a a roughly 2ftx2ft arena.
The official Arena Red convention display is a converted one of these and looks great.

They don't come with any of the figures or other stuff anymore and are just bagged rather than boxed almost like somebody at the company plays Arena Rex and knows what they were being bought for.

Your last point is especially laughable and comical, because not only the 7th ed Valkyrie shown dumber things (like being able to throw the troopers without parachutes out of its hatches, no harm done) - Irbis 
   
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Experienced Maneater






Rogue Idol alternative?



https://www.amazon.de/Schleich-70141-70141-0-Steinmonster-Spielzeug/dp/B079NH9PW3


 
   
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Powerful Phoenix Lord





Dallas area, TX

Batman Begins Tumbler as an alternate pattern Land Raider:
Spoiler:

   
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Mutilatin' Mad Dok




Sedona, Arizona

Don't mind me. Just posting so I can find this thread later.

 welshhoppo wrote:

I like my Orks how I like my Emperor, dead.
 
   
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You could, of course, just subscribe to this thread too...

Insidious Intriguer 
   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

Bit of a recycle but I'm getting ready for a move and used my pile of dime store space ships to make a space hulk.

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/689209.page





If you're doing any sort of space gaming some of those packs can be your best friend.

 
   
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Seven Year War Afficianado






Chicago

Now that's a real hulk. A massive collection of other ships fused into one.

I'd probably attach them a bit more geometrically, but the warp does strange things to these assemblages and it certainly looks great.

I think I have all the stuff displayed in the before/parts pic!

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Visit the Chicago Valley Railroad!
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Made in eg
[MOD]
Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

I still have a lot of the large airplanes and bits so I may try making them into ork cruisers.

The Ork Hulk is more like a ship, it actually has some control over movement etc, I had a lot of fun so maybe I'll do one as 'terrain' next which doesn't need to be as linear.

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I just picked up some super cheap toy vehicles for their payloads to be used in my Necromunda scenery. A couple of pounds each from Amazon. I might be able to reuse the wheels as well, but it's the tanks and movable platforms I'm.interested in.







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