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Made in nz
Infiltrating Broodlord





R'lyeh



Has anyone bought any of these deals? I just ordered the big box (96 models including a not-typhus for 75 quid), and I'm wondering what I'm in for. I'm pretty good with clippers and epoxy so I'm not really worried about being able to make them, but I am curious to hear from any fellow dakkanauts who have purchased one of these kits.

RevlidRas wrote:
The current state of Necrons is all a random lark by the Deceiver, who reprogrammed all the Lords to believe they beat the C'tan aeons ago, replaced their personality engrams with those of unused villains from Brendan Fraser's The Mummy series, coated everything in cheap bling, and even managed to convince them that they actually use clearly satirical units like the Tomb Blades.
 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Mostly crippled...






United Kingdom

I've found that a razor saw is vital for these guys, mainly for the restic Corporation bodies, as its the only way to get a straight edge. I also found that cutting them in half below the belt or above the belt (so to speak) was better for the torso's/legs (as shown in the photo). The zombie/ghoul arms can be cut off easily enough but be careful to keep as much of the shoulder as possible, then it's a straight forward case of cutting off the bump on the corporation torso and then trimming the arm to fit and glue into place. If you have a glue activator it'll help, as they require superglue and the restic doesn't meet the plastic that well to begin with. You'll need lots of little blobs of green stuff to help position arms, torsos and heads together. Other than that they do require a bit of trimming on the plastic torsos as they have a natural bump to fit into the legs, so cutting these to form a straight edge I've found to be important, though it doesn't have to be that big as greenstuff can fill the gaps.

They do require work but they also look great when done and you can't really argue with the price. I tried to go for a 50:50 ratio between restic and plastic but found that a few just didn't fit right, so I used a combination of ghoul/zombie bits instead - either way they still blend in nicely with the unit once painted. I also find their size to be great when compared with Marines.

Enjoy

   
Made in us
Thermo-Optical Tuareg





California

I've been converting my own Marines with Ghouls (there's some in my gallery). I haven't had too much difficulty. Yeah, it is a little tough cutting the marine torso, but it certainly isn't impossible to do with just an X-acto knife. That's what I used. Green stuff and putty aren't really necessary either unless you need to A)build a limb/joint, B)want to sculpt some extra clothing onto the undead bits. The ony place you absolutely really need it though is to build a neck on the marine torso to accomodate the zombie/ghoul head.

   
Made in nz
Infiltrating Broodlord





R'lyeh

Thanks for the tips dudes. My models just arrived, and looking at them I'm already coming up with a few plans for modelling them. One is actually shocking simple, but kinda feels like a cop-out considering the box is a conversion kit.

RevlidRas wrote:
The current state of Necrons is all a random lark by the Deceiver, who reprogrammed all the Lords to believe they beat the C'tan aeons ago, replaced their personality engrams with those of unused villains from Brendan Fraser's The Mummy series, coated everything in cheap bling, and even managed to convince them that they actually use clearly satirical units like the Tomb Blades.
 
   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Make sure you post pics once you get going!

   
 
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