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Made in ca
Long-Range Ultramarine Land Speeder Pilot






Warning this are real ultra marines anyone whom is offended by said marines should tuck tail and run! Right now! Quick! I said run!....


Ok enough of that. This was the first army I assembled and played back in the early 90's at the start of third edition. Most of the models you are about to see are ones I assembled/converted/painted 10 years ago and have since collected a lot of dust, battle damage, and in some cases even corrosion! Well here goes nothing. Let me know what you think of my skills back than (I was 13-15).

*Pics coming. Some SQL Error happened last time so reposting them in this thread may take a few minutes.
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Army Deployed at start of a battle.

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Scouts and Eversor.


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Note: D+ can take over 12 hours of driving in Canada. It's no small task here.

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Made in ca
Long-Range Ultramarine Land Speeder Pilot






Please ignore the dot of paint on the front of the models base. Its for quick determination of squad mates in a scrum. More coming giving me time to post em.
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Snipers with various patterns on their camo cloaks.

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Tactical 1, Combat Squad 1 - Plasma Cannon squad.

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Tactical 1, Combat Squad 2 - Flamer Squad with Rhino

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Tactical 2, Combat Squad 1 - Heavy Bolter squad.

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Tactical 2, Combat Squad 2 - Flamer Squad with Rhino

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Tactical 3, Combat Squad 1 - Lascannon squad.

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Tactical 3, Combat Squad 2 - Flamer Squad and Techmarine with Razorback.


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Focused Dark Angels Land Raider Pilot





585NY

the maimed arm on the lascannon squad is classic
lol
i love it

 
   
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Rogue Daemonhunter fueled by Chaos






Macon, GA

I love the old school look and the old vehicles. I run the old tanks myself, although I don't run UM.

Some of your colors seem flat, and a little blue ink or some extreme highlighting might help the blue pop a bit more. Of course, for 10 year old models painted in your early teens, they're quite good.

I like the camo cloaks, they somehow don't clash with the primaries of the rest of the army, which is what usually happens.


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Made in ca
Long-Range Ultramarine Land Speeder Pilot






more...
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Speeders - HB and AssCannons

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Side shot of the surprised dark eldar.

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Teleporting Termies with Chappy and Force Commander.

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Termy Sarge and thunder hammer protected in the middle.

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Termies with claws.

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Dread stomping over a dead heretic (as noted by the bloody word scrawled across its forehead :D).

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Cassius and Tigerius landing in a new unpainted pod I bought with the new dex.

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HQ squad with marine swinging Dead dark eldar head.


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Note: D+ can take over 12 hours of driving in Canada. It's no small task here.

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Made in ca
Long-Range Ultramarine Land Speeder Pilot






On to the heavy support.
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My Vindi

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Dusty Whirlwind

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Pred Annihilator - Never to be used in this config again! Stupidly expensive in the new dex.

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Dev Squad - Love the "Oh, Yeah!" fist pump of success pose. :D

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The ancient, dead horse in the hill the Dev squad is on.

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Vindicare Assassin and skull, complete with added eyeball.

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Dread stomping over a heretic, as noted by the bloody scrawled word across the marines helmet.


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Prescient Cryptek of Eternity





Mayhem Comics in Des Moines, Iowa

krusty wrote:the maimed arm on the lascannon squad is classic
lol
i love it


Pft. It's just a flesh wound.

 
   
Made in ca
Long-Range Ultramarine Land Speeder Pilot






@ Krusty:

Yeah I always wanted a marine that had some sever battle damage (after playing for a year seems so short now) but kept fighting anyways and I figured what better a place than in a shooty squad that will probaly be sticking around on the table most of the game. And so after some heavy moding and green stuff I created that little gem.

@ Polonius:

I think its the deep dark angles green base of the cloaks and the fact that when you see the cloaks from the back only the black gloves and boots of the scout show and from the front you don't see much of the camo, so it works really well together. I was thinking about going back and touching up as well as highlighting and shading all the marines. As a kid I always though ( and still sort of do) feel that adding fake highlights generally looks forced and silly. I feel the natural light of the room provides enough shadow, but like I said I was considering doing it to all of them now that I have more experience at doing it since I've started playing fantasy and doing it to all those models.

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Bane Knight






Tulsa, Ok, USA

Aduro wrote:
krusty wrote:the maimed arm on the lascannon squad is classic
lol
i love it


Pft. It's just a flesh wound.


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Hordini wrote:A little pee came out when I saw that.


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Long-Range Black Templar Land Speeder Pilot






UT

looks straight from the 3rd ed codex

A gun is a medium, a bullet a brush. 
   
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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot





Calgary

Noice.

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Boosting Ultramarine Biker




Arlington, VA

Ultramarines were my first 40K army, which I started over 10 years ago (and continue to add to). I have quite a few of the same older models that your force features. Many of my first attempts at painting them, I've since touched up and re-done so they stand next to my newer ones and don't look out of place when compared with the techniques I use now. Though looking at yours kinda makes me nostalgic. Regardless, thanks for sharing!
   
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Hurr! Ogryn Bone 'Ead!





Walker MN

wash-away wrote:looks straight from the 3rd ed codex

Quoted for truth
   
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Most Glorious Grey Seer





Everett, WA

Nice clean job. Not a fan of the old color scheme myself, but you're definately doing it right. Get some decals on those guys and you'll be good to go.

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[MOD]
Anti-piracy Officer






Somewhere in southern England.

Good clean paint job very competent for an early go.

You could easily whip up some weathering and so on if you wanted -- the vehicles would benefit.

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Stubborn Dark Angels Veteran Sergeant




Ontario

Do you have something against the Dark Eldar? Lol, it looks like a representation of what actually happened to the army.

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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot






Classically painted army = Never seen these days. At least where I game. Yeah, sure, every now and again someone starts off a few models with retro colors, but they never last long as intended. I think the red, yellow, and white colors really make an army BANG! and just remind you "it's only a game, have fun!" I think I might paint my Cadian army like that, now that I think about it... though I doubt I will... I like painting camo too much... Though I am painting my Rattlings as if they are wearing street clothes rather than field gear.

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Long-Range Ultramarine Land Speeder Pilot






Breotan wrote:Nice clean job. Not a fan of the old color scheme myself, but you're definately doing it right. Get some decals on those guys and you'll be good to go.


Yeah I used to have decals on them all, as you can see on the speeders, pred, and I think the one termy still have theirs intact. All thothers wore off do to heavy use and me as a youngin not useing some kind of finish on the marines to seal it. So I think after a few years I went and just removed all the decals with a brush and water from the troops because I was tired of reapplying new ones and looking at cracked or half torn ones. Just last night thougth I was thinking of possibly trying my hand at using green stuff to make all the symbols and then glueing those on and painting them up. I like the raised effect on the newer shoulder pads and I think that would add alot to this army's "classic, prim and proper" feel if they had all of their sqaud markings like you said.

Ratbarf wrote: Do you have something against the Dark Eldar? Lol, it looks like a representation of what actually happened to the army.


Actually each of those trophy mods are results of a tournament win back when I was a kid and representing the final opponents paint scheme and army. I have five of them although some are hard to see. There is the speeder one, the singing head one, the pred is running somone over (his arm sticking out from under the tread holding the side rail), the dread stomping over a heretic marine, and the last wasn't based at the time so I didn't include him in these shots.

Kilkrazy wrote: You could easily whip up some weathering and so on if you wanted -- the vehicles would benefit.


Yeah I think I'll try that out now that I have to paint that new drop pod anyways and then maybe give it a go on all the old vehicles.

Thanks for all your comments, everyone.

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