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Made in eg
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt



They got a lot of use as battlewagons when they were new too.

 
   
Made in us
Courageous Questing Knight





Philadelphia

The green army men china oil drums I bought for $3 for 10 look great... better than my GF recasted barrels and cheaper honestly since I only have a small single barrel two part mold.

edit figure for scale

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Made in us
Krazed Killa Kan






Columbus, Oh

can you throw a figure in there for scale?

2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

Order of St Ursula (Sisters of Battle): W-2, L-1, T-1
Get of Freki (Space Wolves): W-3, L-1, T-1
Hive Fleet Portentosa (Nids/Stealers): W-6, L-4, T-0
Omega Marines (vanilla Space Marine): W-1, L-6, T-2
Waagh Magshak (Orks): W-4, L-0, T-1
A.V.P.D.W.: W-0, L-2, T-0

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Philadelphia

added figures for you porkuslime

   
Made in us
Regular Dakkanaut





Thanks for the tip on those barrels. I picked some up, and the same ebay seller had these watch-tower things (with a REALLY wierd name, 'Pavilion Whistle' -- presumably a bad translation) that I picked up as well. Not sure what the scale is going to be but I'm guessing if it works for army men it will work for us. I'll post a pic with an ork boy for scale when they arrive next month (slow boat from China!)
   
Made in us
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Columbus, Oh

 Stevefamine wrote:
added figures for you porkuslime


Appreciate it steve.. off to ebay for checking on those barrels!

2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

Order of St Ursula (Sisters of Battle): W-2, L-1, T-1
Get of Freki (Space Wolves): W-3, L-1, T-1
Hive Fleet Portentosa (Nids/Stealers): W-6, L-4, T-0
Omega Marines (vanilla Space Marine): W-1, L-6, T-2
Waagh Magshak (Orks): W-4, L-0, T-1
A.V.P.D.W.: W-0, L-2, T-0

www.40korigins.com
bringing 40k Events to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Oh. Ask me for more info! 
   
Made in eg
[MOD]
Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

So apparently these are showing up the discount store 5 Below and are the right scale and everything.







$50 on Amazon, but even at that price might be worht it.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073HCFHPY?pf_rd_p=c2945051-950f-485c-b4df-15aac5223b10&pf_rd_r=GSMK9BXJJVF36NDF9WSG


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Ah here

https://www.fivebelow.com/search?q=nano%20space

Look like you buy the parts piece meal.

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Hex bug stuff is quite cool but pretty pricey.

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 
   
Made in us
Courageous Questing Knight





Philadelphia

If you have an airbrush and base the space set it'll honestly look great.


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 ChargerIIC wrote:
Speaking of jumping toy lines. Remember Mage Knight? That Collectible game aimed at teenagers?

Turns out a Dwarven Steam Behemoth is under $20 on eBay and exactly everything a battlewagon should be:



I've used mine from back in the day for a Dwarf Kings of War Steam Behemoth and sold them for around $20+ each after I ditched the army. Solid toy - but really hard to chop up and convert

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Regular Dakkanaut





Not real impressed with the "pavilion whistle" watchtowers. Really thin plastic and quite alot of flashing. Comes in 2 pieces, shown with a couple boyz and a grot for scale. Forgive the awful photo, my phone has a terrible camera.
[Thumb - watchtower.jpg]

   
Made in us
Courageous Questing Knight





Philadelphia

They do not look that good youre right. Slightly too small


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They do not look that good youre right. Slightly too small

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Regular Dakkanaut




Oh man, that Thomas Super Station is such a good spot.
   
Made in us
Strangely Beautiful Daemonette of Slaanesh






Cryptek of Awesome wrote:
I haven't gone through the whole thread so apologies if it's already been mentioned.

The Thomas & Friends Super Station
Kids got this from a generous & overzealous Aunt & Uncle and it looked so cool I picked up a used one for $40 a few weeks later for the sole purpose of stealing parts for Necromunda/40k. Amazon also apparently has them on sale and you can sell off the trains and any extra tacks you don't need to offset the price.

Lots of little details to paint - rubble, pipes, cables lying around the tracks - just pop the face off the crane, paint everything Grimdark and you have a really cool base. You can build it up on the girders for height or lay it flat and encircle it with track.


Any chance you have pictures of the super station after its been repainted/converted?
   
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Et In Arcadia Ego





Canterbury

not a toy as such but

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Regular Dakkanaut




Hiding behind terrain

I noticed Tech Deck park terrain for those fingerboards and BMX toys and thought the stairs looked a good size for 25mm based models to stand on. Just have to shorten or replace the rails. The ramps were pretty steep looking tho.
There's probably a whole bunch of stairs available for fingerboards and bmx out there. Some of the stairs would look right at home on urban or city tables.
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Tech Deck was mentioned on p7 if this thread but the images all seem to be broken now.

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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Seven Year War Afficianado






Chicago

Gonna have to check the local 5 below for that hexabug stuff. Really useful bits there.

 ChargerIIC wrote:
Speaking of jumping toy lines. Remember Mage Knight? That Collectible game aimed at teenagers?

Turns out a Dwarven Steam Behemoth is under $20 on eBay and exactly everything a battlewagon should be:



If anyone is looking for one of these, PM me, I should have an extra one available...

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My Project Log, mostly revolving around custom "Toybashed" terrain.
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/651712.page

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Made in eg
[MOD]
Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

I picked up 2 Hex Bugs fuel trucks at 5 Below (so $10 for both)





They're big but on the crude and under detailed side. They're also more Lego-like than expected, held together by clips sort of like the old Lego Technic sets. So there's room for converting and bashing them.

 
   
Made in eg
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

Some finds on Alibaba.

Besides the aformentioned vans

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RCtown-Children-Boys-Alloy-Transport-Vehicle-Truck-Ambulance-Car-Model-High-Simulated-Model-Toy-zk25/32842082542.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.8.63812a63DentTH&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_9_10065_10130_10068_10890_10547_319_10546_317_10548_10545_10696_453_10084_454_10083_10618_10307_537_536_10902_10059_10884_10887_321_322_10103,searchweb201603_6,ppcSwitch_0&algo_expid=3b0e5ea4-215e-4004-b9d8-dfa8abd04078-1&algo_pvid=3b0e5ea4-215e-4004-b9d8-dfa8abd04078&transAbTest=ae803_3



There's a nice dump truck that doesn't look too modern

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RCtown-1-50-alloy-articulated-dump-truck-model-toys-high-imitation-alloy-engineering-vehicle-model-metal/32945961161.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.93.602d55a1HDCpzA&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_9_10065_10130_10068_10890_10547_319_10546_317_10548_10545_10696_453_10084_454_10083_10618_10307_537_536_10902_10059_10884_10887_321_322_10103,searchweb201603_6,ppcSwitch_0&algo_expid=8d4ed7b4-ee2e-420f-a41e-5fd6a9ae6daa-13&algo_pvid=8d4ed7b4-ee2e-420f-a41e-5fd6a9ae6daa&transAbTest=ae803_3



Some big Chinese army trucks

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RCtown-1-32-Military-Diecast-Transport-Trucks-Car-Sound-Lighting-Pull-Back-Toys-Models-Gift-for/32890590394.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.184.602d55a1HDCpzA&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_9_10065_10130_10068_10890_10547_319_10546_317_10548_10545_10696_453_10084_454_10083_10618_10307_537_536_10902_10059_10884_10887_321_322_10103,searchweb201603_6,ppcSwitch_0&algo_expid=8d4ed7b4-ee2e-420f-a41e-5fd6a9ae6daa-27&algo_pvid=8d4ed7b4-ee2e-420f-a41e-5fd6a9ae6daa&transAbTest=ae803_3



And enough die cast cars in 1:43 to stock any number of battlefields.

https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?spm=2114.search0104.spellresult.1.71e64153wKA9XW&initiative_id=SC_20190225200647&SearchText=diecast+car+1%3A43&g=y&misspellText=diecast+car+1%3A43

 
   
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Philadelphia

That greentruck looks great for Ork boy Trukks

   
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That dump truck looks good. With a little work it will be just the right amount odd for 40K.
   
Made in us
Seven Year War Afficianado






Chicago

Good stuff as always K-Kyoto!

That Hex bug stuff is great.

That dump truck is fantastic. Wonderfully angular. Would only take a new coat of paint to look futuristic. Here it is for 2 bucks less.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1-50-alloy-articulated-dump-truck-model-toys-high-imitation-alloy-engineering-vehicle-model-metal-diecasting/32818362286.html?spm=2114.10010108.1000014.1.77451b51j11Mlw&gps-id=pcDetailBottomMoreOtherSeller&scm=1007.13338.112237.000000000000000&scm_id=1007.13338.112237.000000000000000&scm-url=1007.13338.112237.000000000000000&pvid=e31d300e-cdba-41c7-8600-3c9478124aa4

Also, that might be the best price yet I've seen for those Ali Express van/ambulance/service trucks.

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Chicago Skirmish Wargames club. Join us for some fast-play, indie gaming in the windy city.
http://chicagoskirmishwargames.com/blog/


My Project Log, mostly revolving around custom "Toybashed" terrain.
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/651712.page

Visit the Chicago Valley Railroad!
https://chicagovalleyrailroad.blogspot.com 
   
Made in us
Courageous Questing Knight





Philadelphia

has anyone reported on the trucks?

In anycase this is the banekorpus tank with Krieg Turrets and some destruction for terrain https://imgur.com/gallery/FdbbRCD

I've recasted a dozen or so other turrets to eventually make a tank company with them and the toy.


   
Made in eg
[MOD]
Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

 Stevefamine wrote:
has anyone reported on the trucks?

In anycase this is the banekorpus tank with Krieg Turrets and some destruction for terrain https://imgur.com/gallery/FdbbRCD

I've recasted a dozen or so other turrets to eventually make a tank company with them and the toy.



The truck looks fine, the APC a tad undersized but works for a police/civilian vehicle and terrain.



Love your Bonekorpus terrain!

 
   
Made in eg
[MOD]
Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

If anyone needs 75 dinosaur skeletons...



https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DY8QJY6/ref=sspa_dk_detail_2

 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Also includes dinosaurs that are not skeletons 2/10. Would not archeologise.

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 
   
Made in eg
[MOD]
Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

Better?



https://www.amazon.com/Bedwina-Dinosaur-Skeleton-Assorted-Figures/dp/B07JM47P1T/ref=pd_bxgy_21_img_2/133-0750899-9625155

 
   
Made in ie
Regular Dakkanaut




You could make some interesting "spooky cursed rock" props from those swirly looking boulders with not much effort. The big rock lends itself neatly to some kind of chaotic shrine.

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Made in au
Owns Whole Set of Skullz Techpriests






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

I do love the continued inclusion of the Dimetrodon, something that very specifically wasn't a Dinosaur.

   
Made in us
Krazed Killa Kan






Columbus, Oh

those trees have promise.. Would need a paint job and a bit of effort but could work for a Nurgle theme...

2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

Order of St Ursula (Sisters of Battle): W-2, L-1, T-1
Get of Freki (Space Wolves): W-3, L-1, T-1
Hive Fleet Portentosa (Nids/Stealers): W-6, L-4, T-0
Omega Marines (vanilla Space Marine): W-1, L-6, T-2
Waagh Magshak (Orks): W-4, L-0, T-1
A.V.P.D.W.: W-0, L-2, T-0

www.40korigins.com
bringing 40k Events to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Oh. Ask me for more info! 
   
 
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