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 Flinty wrote:
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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Do you have any scale pics for those? Or can you give a rough estimate of size?

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lots of cool ideas here.

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 Sinful Hero wrote:
 Flinty wrote:
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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Do you have any scale pics for those? Or can you give a rough estimate of size?


Yup..here you go.

The mewp trucks convert down to a reasonable personal.mewp for 28mm, while the tank will.work nicely for.cover in Necromunda without fully blocking LOS.


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What about this guy as a large monster for an Idoneth Deepkin army?

https://www.amazon.com/Schleich-Monster-Kraken-Figurine-Multicolor/dp/B079NQ53BM/ref=pd_sbs_21_3?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B079NQ53BM&pd_rd_r=CK5JZJR6PYHDNJY8C4WM&pd_rd_w=C8FQ7&pd_rd_wg=Hhdvd&psc=1&refRID=CK5JZJR6PYHDNJY8C4WM



I've been tempted to get a different model as a counts-as for a Khorgorath
   
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I'm tempted to pick up a couple as proxy DE K-beasts.

Good find!

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I picked up a bunch of these humvee toys at the local dollar store. Seems like a close size match for some 40k vehicles. Might be good fodder for Ork Trukks or Battlewagons, civilian vehicles, or terrain. Take the wheels off, prop it up on blocks, etc.





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Cheap as chips SF bunker/manufactorum/industrial unit at Argos for £4.99:







£4.99! Here: http://www.argos.co.uk/product/5274116
   
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Glowy fish, useful for those sea elf weirdos


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Shark! Don’t know if I can make this work but it leaves me something to play with in the bath


   
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Cairo, Egypt

Saw these at Target today, look like they could be some cheap and cheerful terrain.

https://www.amazon.com/Little-Tikes-Waffle-Blocks-Rescue/dp/B06XPCQZ52

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Kind of a Soviet brutalist sort of look, not bad for $12
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MN

I was looking for some plastic Dinosaurs and came across this fun site for plastic soldiers with a bunch of terrain...

https://www.toysoldierco.com/Eras/Pre-History-Figures--Dinosaurs-and-Cavemen/Department.aspx?DeptID=842&AssocDeptID=3



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I found these guys at the local Dollar Tree :


I'll probably give the jeeps to my son, loot the digger-parts, and I'm thinking of using these as the basis for Ork lobbas :
   
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Annual reminder, arts and crafts stores have their Halloween stuff out. So if you're looking for skeletons, skulls, haunted houses etc this is your time!

They'll be cheaper in November but you'll only get.the dregs then
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I've FINALLY tracked down what I consider the right Train for 40k.

WOW Toyz (the z is important on searches), "Classic" line. They make two engines, four styles of cars, and tons of track. Cost is maybe $25 a set on Ebay or Amazon, or $10 a car. Though they are actually a little small really, they are plenty big enough on the table and I think will look fine if you redo the doors on some of the cars.... Armored Train, here I come!






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Kid_Kyoto wrote:Annual reminder, arts and crafts stores have their Halloween stuff out. So if you're looking for skeletons, skulls, haunted houses etc this is your time!

They'll be cheaper in November but you'll only get.the dregs then


Nice, I hadn't noticed there was a construction pack! There's a military pack available right now that comes with a toy tank and a really nice fuel tank on a base. I hadn't seen one in years but some time ago I used one on this piece of terrain.

https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/502981.page#top

I'm fairly certain it's the same piece I used for the fuel tank on the right. as a size comparison the fuel tank has about the same length and width as a Hot Wheels vehicle.


kestral wrote:I've FINALLY tracked down what I consider the right Train for 40k.

WOW Toyz (the z is important on searches), "Classic" line. They make two engines, four styles of cars, and tons of track. Cost is maybe $25 a set on Ebay or Amazon, or $10 a car. Though they are actually a little small really, they are plenty big enough on the table and I think will look fine if you redo the doors on some of the cars.... Armored Train, here I come!






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Those are great. Some of them are closer to 1/56 though the passenger train is closer to 1/64. I agree that it's actually quite good for wargaming. A true-scale train on a wargaming table is just HUGE. A scaled down toy like this or a length-compressed O-27 scale (close to O scale but intended for sharp curves) train is much better. If you poke around on Ali Express you can find individual cars from the WowToyz/Fenfa trains for around 5-8 bucks each.

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 kestral wrote:
I've FINALLY tracked down what I consider the right Train for 40k.

WOW Toyz (the z is important on searches), "Classic" line. They make two engines, four styles of cars, and tons of track. Cost is maybe $25 a set on Ebay or Amazon, or $10 a car. Though they are actually a little small really, they are plenty big enough on the table and I think will look fine if you redo the doors on some of the cars.... Armored Train, here I come!






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Sweet! Every game of every genre needs to do a train heist scenario at some point! I mean look at Firefly and Star Wars!

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I just scored these bad boys on eBay for £6, scaled against some random models.and a chimera.



I'm not sure what I'll.do.with the hulk mobile but the iron man driller thingy will become a semi-abandoned mining machine for my Necromunda table. I just need to replace/build up the crew compartment at the top and add s9me searchlight and maybe a weapon mount for self.defence.

You could probably gin it up as a Termite with minimal.effortif you were so inclined.




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While at California Adventure/Disneyland I encountered the Precision Series playsets for Cars. They had a picture of a mock Radiator Springs which was pretty cool. But the buildings themselves scale fairly well to be used in 28/32mm gaming and they light up. They can be a bit expensive, given the details, lightup and brand but you can also find decent deals on them as well. The top comes off, inside has decorations and usable terrain internally as well. The cars themselves aren't the right size but the terrain itself seems to match up decently.

   
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OK so for a while now I've wanted to do a WWII Landing Barge style shuttle big enough to hold a Chimera or Rhino or two. I've looked at different kits and toys but never found the right size. I finally gave up and figured I'd either have to scratch build it or just file it under never.

And then my girls started watching something called Paw Patrol...





$30 and the cargo area is supposed to be 4"x12", so big enough for two Chimeras.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N9KQQ4N/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_1

I'd have to build a top deck, engines and winglets, and 40k it up (SKULLS!) but it wouldn't be impossible...

I couldn't. Could I?

Oh and for those looking for an Osprey like VTOL,,,

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MZXSSD6






 
   
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Chicago

Dark Severence,
That playset looks great. There was a series of Cars playsets sold in normal stores a while back that had some great potential for a retro-50's look. They were spot-on for 28mm. I had a V8 Gas station that was perfect but I gave it to a buddy for his terrain. They also show up used from time to time.


Kyoto,
Paw Patrol, Ha!
That landing Craft is briliiant.
I almost kept my kid's paw patrol VTOL when they grew out of it but I gave all that stuff to a friend's kids.

There was an earlier red and blue one and it can often be found cheap online or at resale shops.


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I did say that I should show this off in here. Although not a new toy in any way.

I happened to have a Terminator 2 bio-flesh re-generator play set.
This was originally used to cast a fleshy gel about a skeleton.

But now you can use the mould to create statues.
Although getting them out whole is tricky.


That just means you make ruined statues.
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and for scale:
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The army- ~2295 points (built).

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Having a table full of Ahhhhrrrnuld statues would be hilarious!

 Stormonu wrote:
For me, the joy is in putting some good-looking models on the board and playing out a fantasy battle - not arguing over the poorly-made rules of some 3rd party who neither has any power over my play nor will be visiting me (and my opponent) to ensure we are "playing by the rules"
 
   
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Gods, I remember that playset!

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/581001.page#6570095don't click this link...
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 Crimson Devil wrote:
7th edition 40k is a lot like BDSM these days. Only play with people you know and develop a safe word for when things get too intense. And It doesn't hurt to be a sadist or masochist as well.

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SoCal

I bought this tank from Walmart for about $6. For the same price, it is larger than the Bronekorpus and about as well detailed, although it probably needs some stowage bits and some hatches or sensors (MEdge terrain sprue?) to look better next to 28mm miniatures. The other two minis were $5 each at the 99c Store, the basis for a walker and a flyer or BFG ship.
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SoCal

Here is a scale shot of the tank with a GW figure, a Mantic mini and a Raging Heroes mini.
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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
Here is a scale shot of the tank with a GW figure, a Mantic mini and a Raging Heroes mini.


Oh that is quite nice! Thanks for the scale shot.
   
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I chuckled at the Terminator "fleshinator" set. I had that way back when. We did end up using the grey plastic portion as Necromunda scenery in high school.
   
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Good pick, can almost be a super heavy tank. What were the baby supers called? Smaller than a baneblade, bigger than a Lander Raider? Those.

THE CORPS! choppers and aircraft have tempted me for a while to make landing craft and shuttles.

 
   
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The Macharius?

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Cairo, Egypt

 Easy E wrote:
The Macharius?


Macharius, Maccragge, Malcador, Marbo, something like that.

 
   
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