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Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Its hard not to be impressed. Have you ever googled "Gitsplitta"

Your Famous! ... and dont even know it lol

"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Well then look at it this way, someone famous loves YOUR work! And you've inspired one of my best, most creative pieces. So what does that make you?? "Undiscovered!"



Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in ca
Adolescent Youth with Potential




Yeah styro got it a bit mixed up...I had a total of 3 tactical squads each of which had a lascannon. I deployed two combat squads into my objective and a second one directly across from his... the 3 lascannons that barely missed that game also ended up doing next to nothing the following game!

dantay_xv wrote:Was he running 2 devastator squads? i didnt think tac squads could take 2 heavy weapons, just 1 heavy and 1 special.

I do not have the codex in front of me so not 100% on this but pretty sure thats the rule.

If so your friend was runnng 2 illegal tac squads as you said they had 2 LC each

Nice bat rep though, what SW character waas the counts as Lufgt Huron?
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Ya sorry about that. I figured I messed up somewhere


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Gitsplitta wrote:Well then look at it this way, someone famous loves YOUR work! And you've inspired one of my best, most creative pieces. So what does that make you?? "Undiscovered!"




Ha Ha I like that


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So on Sunday I managed to put together the 20 SW I got. I decided against magnetizing the arms for these guys. I have a total of 12 guys magnetized and I think thats enough. I can make them what ever is needed; Wolf Guard, Grey Hunters, Lone Wolf, and even a squad of blood claws(if I was ever to use them)
I hope to prime them this week

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Sounds like good progress and a good decision with the magnetizing.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in us
Automated Rubric Marine of Tzeentch





Defiler looks pretty cool, same with the Oblit.
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Thanks, Its sad that they are collecting dust now and not being used. On the plus side at least they are on display in my living room cabinet.

"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Hey guys, I have some sad news and a bit of good news.

Sad News: My good buddy Bunker has decided to leave the Warhammer 40k universe for good, He will be missed.

Good News: I GOT ALL HIS STUFF!!

There is so much stuff mostly his BA army so I took a few pictures of it scattered in my living room




Alot of it is more then I need. So i will prolly sell some of it. Here are individual pictures of some of it:



Three Predators I Sold all three



Three Baal Predators I Sold all three



Three Vindicators



Three Landraiders (one NIB) I Sold one

Some of the troops


30 or more mixed

6 Razorbacks (no pics yet)

and alot more!

My favorites are the BITS! lots and lots of bits! and also the transport case. The case is the Sabol Armored Company it is huge!

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Holy smokes Styro!! That's an amazing number of models! While it's always sad to see a battle brother fall by the way-side but at least his gear has found a good home. Be exciting to see what you do with it!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Barpharanges









That's uh...allot of models you get yourself there...well uh...I must say you are lucky. The colors help as well, since they are red and black.
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

None of these items, helps me with my on going problem... finishing anything!

Now that I have way too many models and going overload. I now have 5 LR! 10 Rhino/Razorbacks, 3 Vindi, 5 predators, and 3 baal ones which i dont know what to do with. I dont know where to start. I have no interest in starting a new army... I really want to finish the first one. Maybe when I see more Complete's on the Original Post then i might consider it

I am lucky, but they need alot of work. again like the last time everything is glued. So I started freezing them and taking them apart.
All the red needs to be re-done and I'm not a fan of the black either.
Even been thinking of stripping them or just air brushing over it.
alot of work

woot I just noticed that this is the 100th post for the Blog

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Well, pick through it carefully... take what you want. Sell the rest and use the proceeds to hire someone to paint for you!

Problem solved...

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Ha Ha! Sounds like a plan!

SoOOo Does that mean you want the Job?

"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Not in this lifetime!! But there are some good commission painters out there. Just make sure you talk to a variety of folks to get recommendations and observations before deciding on one.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Hey it was worth a try. I'd prefer to paint it all myself. I'll just finish around retirement!

I think I allready sold the Baal predators. Fingers crossed.

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in gb
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Bobbing along on the briny North Sea, and Montrose, Scotland when home

Oooooh what else might you be selling/ trading.... I love tanks.

Kanluwen wrote: What's that quote from Mauleed? "When you can make complete strangers on the Internet hate you, you know you're doing something magical."?
Hatemonger wrote: If that is true, then GW must be run by Gandalf and Nagash and Harry Potter and Tinker Bell, because this site alone is crapping rainbows worth of magical internet nerdrage.
- H8

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Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Sorry, the stuff I do sell will be sold locally

So I have some questions

I started this army as Chaos and with chaos you have CSM, Aspiring Champions and Chosen. You didn't really have to make them look too different. But now that I'm doing SW do I have to? Do i have to make it visably clear the Wolf Guard from Grey Hunters?

If So:
I have been converting my Berzerkers and giving them a different colour scheme to become my Wolf Guard. I was proxying the Chain axes as Power weapons, but I dont think I can do that in tournements. I really like the work I've done on them. Should I try to rip off the arms and magnetize them for real power weapons?

But now after buying 20 SW and getting alot of troops from bunker, I can replace my berzerkers. I have magnetized 12 or so SW, that way I can switch out power weapons and stuff. These guys can be my Wolf Guard and they can also be plain marines. I'd like to keep these my normal paint scheme, but then you cant tell the differnece when I use them as Wolf Guard. Should I paint them my other scheme thus making them Wolf Guard only?

I also now have tons of bits. Is there certain shoulder pads or helmets to tell them apart? Most of them I dont even now which chapter they belong to.

If not:
Then dumping the berzerkers and equiping the magnetized marines in power weapons should be enough, right?

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Yeah, the power weapons will make them stand out.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Bobbing along on the briny North Sea, and Montrose, Scotland when home

The difference between wolf units is shoulderpad design on the right shoulder, grey hunters generally are red and black, blood claw, sky claw and swift claw would be red and yellow, long fangs, black and white, thunderwolf cavalry, wolf guard are yellow and black. Wolf Lords... go nuts
The left shouder has great company design on it.

Otherwise they look the same, but you could do more detail work etc on the wolf guard to make them relly stand out.

The chain axes could be frost weapon, the chain section is krakens teeth etc frost weapons = power weapon with +1 strength, Power weapons would make them more identifiable however.

You could also use the wolf shaped helms from the sprue if you do not want bare heads

File off the bunny ears on the berzerkers and you have MK3 helms.

If you need a look at the codex let me know...

Kanluwen wrote: What's that quote from Mauleed? "When you can make complete strangers on the Internet hate you, you know you're doing something magical."?
Hatemonger wrote: If that is true, then GW must be run by Gandalf and Nagash and Harry Potter and Tinker Bell, because this site alone is crapping rainbows worth of magical internet nerdrage.
- H8

18000+ points
3000+ points
Follow my Space Wolf building exploits here@ http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/321095.page  
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Thanks again for the help dantay. I like the frost weapon Idea.

Because these SW have sworn loyalty to Huron Blackheart and the Red Corsairs I dont think they would keep their ranking colours.
As a gaming standpoint I had one person mention that they couldn't tell the difference between my guys and that I should show, some how ,that they're different.

Here are my pics of the converted Berzerkers I did:


I like the way they turned out, I dont mind removing the arms and magnetized them. Its really up to how many come apart.

Or since I bought more SW guys and Magnetized them, it will be easier to use them for Wolf Guard. but only if I dont have to paint them different. I would like to paint them the same as my regular marines so I can switch back and forth.

( oooh just thought of something now ) I could always paint the shoulder pads on the magnetized power weapon arms different scheme (black like the berzerkers) and regular bolter arms the same scheme (Red).

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Those look great Styro!! Well done! I like the shoulder pad idea... I'm sure it will help.

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Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Bobbing along on the briny North Sea, and Montrose, Scotland when home

Yes they do look good. The faces look suitably feral and the glow on the eye lens is nice.

I have never been completely sold on the head of the centre model, so never use it, but it looks suitably "regal" for a wolf guard, I might have to consider using them in future.

Hmm white pad for long fangs, yellow for claws, red for hunters and black for wolf guard. Would be a quick and easy way to tell the difference. Or possibly silver trim on the hunters and gold on the guard?

I think the chain axes look really lethal, but maybe give them a silver/ blue glow so they look energised maybe?

Kanluwen wrote: What's that quote from Mauleed? "When you can make complete strangers on the Internet hate you, you know you're doing something magical."?
Hatemonger wrote: If that is true, then GW must be run by Gandalf and Nagash and Harry Potter and Tinker Bell, because this site alone is crapping rainbows worth of magical internet nerdrage.
- H8

18000+ points
3000+ points
Follow my Space Wolf building exploits here@ http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/321095.page  
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

dantay_xv wrote:Yes they do look good. The faces look suitably feral and the glow on the eye lens is nice.

I have never been completely sold on the head of the centre model, so never use it, but it looks suitably "regal" for a wolf guard, I might have to consider using them in future.

Ha ha I hated that head too, but now I grown to enjoy Zerker the Barbarian!

dantay_xv wrote:
Hmm white pad for long fangs, yellow for claws, red for hunters and black for wolf guard. Would be a quick and easy way to tell the difference. Or possibly silver trim on the hunters and gold on the guard?

I like this and it wouldn't effect too much. It's the Right shoulder pad? Im not a fan of yellow and red but I dont field Blood Claws anyway.

dantay_xv wrote:I think the chain axes look really lethal, but maybe give them a silver/ blue glow so they look energised maybe?

So if i was to paint it a glowy frost blue you think they can really pass off for frost weapons? and are they worth the points to take?

"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in gb
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Bobbing along on the briny North Sea, and Montrose, Scotland when home

I have a friend who knows where to download the codexes for nada, i will see if i can get you the link.... I think they cost an extra 5 points more than standard power weapons.
As to whether they are worth it. Depends what they are hitting and also if they can reduce that to wound roll enough to justify the kills.
I think it will bump them to strength 5 from 4 so no instakilling going on from the strength, but it might make it easier to kill off stuff due to the power weapon effect bypassing armour.
Just paint the teeth wwith a light blue undercoat then a very very thin layer of mithril over the top and voila glowy blades.. the thin ness of the silver will allow the blue to peek through. YOu could even try some blue osl.

And yes it's the right pad, so the left would be free to add any icons etc you wish.

It might be worth finding legends of the Space Marines, atleast I think its that book. The first story is about Honsou fighting in a tournie arranged by the tyrant

Kanluwen wrote: What's that quote from Mauleed? "When you can make complete strangers on the Internet hate you, you know you're doing something magical."?
Hatemonger wrote: If that is true, then GW must be run by Gandalf and Nagash and Harry Potter and Tinker Bell, because this site alone is crapping rainbows worth of magical internet nerdrage.
- H8

18000+ points
3000+ points
Follow my Space Wolf building exploits here@ http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/321095.page  
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

I wanted to buy Vallejo Paints, mainly for the airbrush and I've been looking for Vallejo Model colour in Toronto for a long time now, to no succuss.
Two weeks ago after a game at a FLGS I saw them!! They just got them in, and I was really excited. Unfortunatly I forgot which paints I needed and as soon as I got home I got the comparision chart and wrote down what to buy. This FLGS is not as local as I'd like it to be, over an hour commute, so time passed by. Then the NEED hit again when I recieved Bunkers tanks. All that airbrushing! Excitement!
So friday I get off work early (1pm) and head to the FLGS. I get there and the place is closed! I was pissed! Two hours POOF, gone! I really wanted to paint this weekend. 'The Old Crow' is working both days, and that means paint-a-thon!
My buddy calls me up while on the way home, and envites me to goto Fan Expo. I've never been so I said sure since I'm not painting.

I had a good time a Fan Expo and after I decided to goto the FLGS for another shot at it. I'm half way there anyway. (for some reason it still took me an hour to get there) ... thank god it was open! I went crazy and bought $35 of paints. At GW thats about 3 pots, but Vallejo thats 10!!

3 Bloody Red
3 Gory Red
1 Orange Fire
1 Black
1 White
1 turquoise
1 Dark green

Of course, The Old Battleaxe finished work so Saturday was a painting bust!

Sunday!...
I set up the compressor, pulled out the air brush ... and spent the whole day painting. My hand were completely red (I really need to invest in some latex gloves). So I managed to paint 2 of bunkers primed only Rhinos and basecoat 25 marines before I called it a day.

I've taken some pics on my phone, but I forget it at home.
I'll post them as soo as I can


"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

As promised here are the photos




You cant see in the photo but there is a gradiant on both the red and the black.

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Ah yes... the demon of less than useful miniature photography. Happens all too frequently.

Looking good Styro!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

Rhino Update

Wow I'm am really close to finishing something. But I am losing interest fast!








Ive painted Two of these. But this one is more complete

I still have to do detail work on this one. all the detaill work needs to be done on the other one.

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"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Very nice looking rhino Styro. Love the shading and the deep red.

Hang in there my friend, you can see this through!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in ca
Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





Ajax, ON. Canada

I had 2 Really good games Today,

One was against Guis and his Orks (He must have the funniest Orks ever)

This game was Capture and Control but only went to 3 turns. I was too overwhelmed and surrendered. His Nob Bikers took out Huron and his Wolf Guard in one turn (I have never lost him in a battle before)

The second game I found more fun. it was Against Rythem and his BA. We had to end the game early on turn 3, at that point I won. If we continued I believe I still would have won or at least tied.

I cant wait to play them again

"The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

"Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
   
 
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