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A reseen Marauder MAD-3r for me. I want one based off of the new art so badly.

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 master of ordinance wrote:
A reseen Marauder MAD-3r for me. I want one based off of the new art so badly.


Isn't Btech being relaunched? Maybe they'll have one in the new range?

   
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Cary, NC

 Ratius wrote:
Definitely this guy for me




Oh, man! I'd love to get one of those, but I'd like the most banged-up, weaponless one I could find (but not one with stuff already glued all over it). I'd love to make one into an Ork Looted Wagon, but I couldn't bear to do it to one in good condition and deprive some actual SM fan of it.

 
   
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Da Butcha wrote:
 Ratius wrote:
Definitely this guy for me




Oh, man! I'd love to get one of those, but I'd like the most banged-up, weaponless one I could find (but not one with stuff already glued all over it). I'd love to make one into an Ork Looted Wagon, but I couldn't bear to do it to one in good condition and deprive some actual SM fan of it.



Keep an eye on eBay.
You quite often see damaged ones for around £20.
I managed to get a 100% complete and undamaged one for £40 a few months back.
   
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Pleasant Valley, Iowa

There are 2 minis that I desperately wanted and that were sort of rare; I am pleased to say that I have acquired, built, and painted them both.

The 2002 Necron Lord:
Spoiler:



I am trying to get every Necron lord that was ever released, and I think I got them all, except the very first Egyptian-style one, because I think it's very ugly.

What made this one hard wasn't that it was hard to find, so much as I wanted it fairly cheap: you see them all the time on ebay for around $50, but sometimes you see one for about $10 from someone who doesn't realize it's rare.

After looking for about a year or so I realized I was being very silly because I make good money now and that's a stupid-ass hill to die on, so I bought one for $35; and then immediately desecrated it by adding horns to him to boot.

Ork Nob with Banna:
Spoiler:


This one actually WAS hard to find; it had been re-released in Failcast but lol obviously I wasn't buying that. I wanted the original metal one, and I did eventually find it after looking for about 6 months or so. In retrospect I sort of wish I had gotten the failcast one and fixed whatever odious nonsense came with it; turns out this mini is hideously balanced and every time it falls over, the banner breaks ever though I pinned it carefully.
Be careful what you wish for, you might get it I guess.


The final "mini" that I want and has ever elduded me is the original FW Battle Fortress.

Spoiler:


I scratchbuilt a rendition of it, but it really wasn't the same.

I still want that original Battle Fortress.


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Oh I forgot this guy - missed 3rd altogether and as result him :(


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 Ratius wrote:
Oh I forgot this guy - missed 3rd altogether and as result him :(



I have the Flyrant version of this Tyrant.

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Near Jupiter.

Well at the moment its Nurgle the great unclean one. ( not painted yet )

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For me it's the new Khornate dragon from FW.

The rider looks like utter dog poop, but I would swap him out and convert a 40k version. I created a character a while ago who rides a Khornate dragon but never finished the model, so this would be a pretty slick way of accomplishing that dream.

Maybe. One day.
   
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Genestealer Cult LImosine, man i want one of those things.

   
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West Michigan, deep in Whitebread, USA

I actually got one of my Holy Grail minis a while back, it was Ashoka from Hell Dorado. Been wanting it for years and could never find one, even on Ebay. Finally found one, so I jumped on it. It had to ship all the way from the Ukraine, so it took more than a month to get to me. Really nice resin figure, thought it might have been a recast at first, but frankly in this situation didn't care.

NOT my mini, but until I can get a decent photo to happen, it gives a good look at the figure.









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Boskydell, IL

The Ciaphas Cain miniature. Dang I want that.

(Someday I'm going to have to buy the Brother Vinni one, just to have A Cain mini.)

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I want a Ciaphas Cain miniature, but not the crap one that was briefly available for sale. I picked up the old metal Commissar with one hand behind his back a while ago to convert; I really should finish that off. I've got Jurgen and the Salamander all ready for him.

I didn't know any Hell Dorado miniatures were made in resin; all the ones I ever saw for sale (until it was sold on to whoever it was that buried it) were metal.
   
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West Michigan, deep in Whitebread, USA

Yeah, I dunno. I originally thought it was supposed to be a metal figure, so I assumed the resin one I got was a recast, but later some other pics I saw online had a few as resin, also.



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@Ouze, oh, the Battle Fortress, how I wish I could find one of those. Or for Forgeworld to put the damn thing back into production!

I managed to get one of the FW Fighta-bommer’s for a reasonable price last year; even with the nice plastic kit, I just wanted the old style one too. Wish I could find the Fighta too, but they just don’t seem to show up.

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 filbert wrote:
Mine would be some of the original Chaos Dwarves. I had a bunch years ago before I was really able to appreciate them properly. I would love to get hold of a Chaos Dwarf Lord on Lammassu.


I've got a sorcerer on lammasu that I'd more than happy to part with...

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Sneggy wrote:
Genestealer Cult LImosine, man i want one of those things.


I don't think GW ever made an official GC Limo model - I think the ones shown with the army list were conversions of die-cast cards.

Having said that, Wargames Exclusive does a decent couple of limo models...

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Not die-cast cars (there's photos of them from various angles on oldhammer groups and blogs, as Bryan Ansell has them in his personal collection now), but definitely scratch-builds.
   
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Delaware, USA

I've heard that it was an official mini and a studio conversion, but when WD did their bit on the battle for Macragge I saw a Saul Invictus (Ultramarine 1st company captain) that I fell in love with.

From what I remember there was a captain in terminator armor that was similar in pose but used a power sword instead of fist and a storm bolter instead of the twin-linked plasma pistol.


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The Shire(s)

A stormplasma-relic armed Terminator model would be pretty awesome.

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Anor Londo

 AegisGrimm wrote:
Yeah, I dunno. I originally thought it was supposed to be a metal figure, so I assumed the resin one I got was a recast, but later some other pics I saw online had a few as resin, also.


I'm pretty sure all of the Helldorado minis were metal. The fact that you got it from Ukraine is also a bit of a red flag, as it's home to Legendarion & his Cadwallon recasting factory.

I do miss Hell Dorado though, some fantastic sculpts.
   
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West Michigan, deep in Whitebread, USA

 Frankenberry wrote:
I've heard that it was an official mini and a studio conversion, but when WD did their bit on the battle for Macragge I saw a Saul Invictus (Ultramarine 1st company captain) that I fell in love with.

From what I remember there was a captain in terminator armor that was similar in pose but used a power sword instead of fist and a storm bolter instead of the twin-linked plasma pistol.



I remember that figure, it is most definitely the metal Terminator Captain converted to have a plastic Marine power fist and Captain Invictus' plasma blaster (made from two plasma pistols). I thought about making one myself, as I have two of those Captains.

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Dallas, Texas

Constantin Valdor, ebay is mostly recasts. The model from forgeworld is just too much and I'm not sure I play enough to ever rationalize purchasing it.

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Dallas, TX

 AndrewGPaul wrote:
I want a Ciaphas Cain miniature, but not the crap one that was briefly available for sale. I picked up the old metal Commissar with one hand behind his back a while ago to convert; I really should finish that off. I've got Jurgen and the Salamander all ready for him.

I didn't know any Hell Dorado miniatures were made in resin; all the ones I ever saw for sale (until it was sold on to whoever it was that buried it) were metal.


Spoiler:


I just finished my pair recently, they are from Artel miniatures, sadly the Cain model is already OOP, though Jurgen is still available.
   
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Wait, Artel minis are limited?

   
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Dallas, TX

 H.B.M.C. wrote:
Wait, Artel minis are limited?


They don't advertise it, but yeah in all reality it is, I got a hold of the inquisitor Eisenhorn gang of 5(Eisenhorn with staff(OOP), distaff, recording old guy, police old style(OOP), Ravenor prior to injury(OOP)).
   
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Jurgen looks too clean there. To be honest, I was just going to use the stock Valhallan meltagunner as Jurgen.
   
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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
Wait, Artel minis are limited?


Limited by C&D letters from GW.
   
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Pleasant Valley, Iowa

 Jadenim wrote:
@Ouze, oh, the Battle Fortress, how I wish I could find one of those. Or for Forgeworld to put the damn thing back into production!


I check Ebay now and then, but I never have very high hopes. Even if one does appear I imagine it would be at least $400-$500.
   
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philadelphia

Krieg gorgon, can't find one anywhere. Also the old goliath bounty hunter.
   
 
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