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MobileSuitRandom wrote:Intriguing. What's the symbol on his shoulder pad, the greenish one?


The normal Librarian skull with rams horns, same as the blue one without helmet.

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 SergentSilver wrote:
On a side note, one of the other models that came with him is a rather nicely painted Librarian, who also happens to be the only Librarian I have ever seen wearing a normal helmet.
Most had helmets in RT, then it changed over time...

SoL Link - Lexiccanium 2.


Nice spot! I've looked through SoL a lot and never noticed before that the second variation of each of the three schools has a normal helmet.
   
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Ah, I meant the greenish symbol on the unidentified ad-mechy dude's shoulderpad, not on the greenish Libby, sorry for being a bit vague.

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 MobileSuitRandom wrote:
Ah, I meant the greenish symbol on the unidentified ad-mechy dude's shoulderpad, not on the greenish Libby, sorry for being a bit vague.


Oh! No problem, here's a pic. Not sure why it wants to be upside down, but it seems to be two cherubs holding up a banner.

   
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I have that exact admech looking guy without a base, and I can tell you the tab is no help. I put a pic up on dakka a while back and no one was able to ID it. Just a copycat model by some non-GW company, though a cool one.

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 The Power Cosmic wrote:
I have that exact admech looking guy without a base, and I can tell you the tab is no help. I put a pic up on dakka a while back and no one was able to ID it. Just a copycat model by some non-GW company, though a cool one.


Thanks


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So it's likely not GW then, but it may be an early event model like the 3rd party AdeptiCon models.

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 SergentSilver wrote:
All right, got a new one for you all! Who the heck is this guy?



All I can really tell is that he seems to either be old Admech or an Inquisitor judging by the robe and power armor.


It's from a GW-like line from the early 90s, blanking on its name right now... The same folks who did the GWAR game and the almost Cadians and the Near Battle Sisters.

Demonflame? Demonforge? Demonblade? Gonna go with Demonblade. But yeah, they also did some cool figs to fill gaps in the 40k range.

 
   
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Wow, you're spot on with Demonblade. Never heard of these! Game apparently was Shockforce and this guy's a "Lord of Technology" sculpted by Bobby Jackson http://www.miniatures-workshop.com/lostminiswiki/index.php?title=Shock_Force

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 MobileSuitRandom wrote:
Wow, you're spot on with Demonblade. Never heard of these! Game apparently was Shockforce and this guy's a "Lord of Technology" sculpted by Bobby Jackson http://www.miniatures-workshop.com/lostminiswiki/index.php?title=Shock_Force


Wow! Looking over the whole range makes me want them all! They're not just GW-like, they're totally complete copycats though. It's unashamedly obvious what each model is ripped from in early 40k/RT.


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Still, from the Lord of Technology/Techno Cleric name, seems my intention to use him as a Techpriest Enginseer was right on the mark.

Edit: I meant to click Forum Index and accidentally Exalted myself... How do I undo this before I look like I'm trying to boost myself?

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Alright my fellow mini collectors! I've recently got a bits box from someone who was selling a good size collection of old models, and I need quite a bit of help figuring out a number of the bitz. As always, I'll probably find some of it in SoL eventually, but all help is appreciated. In the spirit, feel free to request better pictures of anything specific you think you might have an idea about, but want to see more detail to be sure. Also, for obvious things such as "a metal missile", I'm not looking to be told what it is so much as what model/kit it originally came with.

Here's a whole bunch of metal and plastic bitz to hopefully make some sense of:

Now I've tried to sort it to some extent based on intuition of what goes together, and what I can tell is that I seem to have some of an old AT Titan in the back left, most of a SM Whirlwind upgrade set in the back middle, and a possibly complete SM Vindicator kit for the old Deimos Rhino body in the front right. As for the rest, I know enough to make guesses and tell some parts like the metal Armored Sentinel caps, but I don't know if there's more to it and such. Some of the minis in the front left may not be GW.



So for these, most of the plastic seems to be fantasy, but I can't even tell if it's all GW or not since I'm not very familiar with non-VC/TK/HE armies of the Old World. I am guessing the plastic torsos on the right are old Chaos Marauders perhaps? As for the metal, I can tell the two torsos on the back left are CSM, but what kit were they from? I don't recall any metal torsos with separate legs. My guess is Bikers since the SM had a metal upgrade kit of torsos with a single arm, but I don't know of an equivalent CSM kit. The plastic torso with legs in the middle look Tau-like, but I can't recall any kit where they're just standing straight like that.


Mostly old backpacks, but also some other bitz, such as an Ork torso I don't recognize the style of at all. I can tell the power armor backpack is CSM, but I don't remember any model or kit with a half backpack like that.


Last but not least, a random lot with a lot of weapons.
   
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The Ork torso in the middle photo is from the old plastic warbikes. The top photo has several bits from the metal killa kan (middle bottom). Bottom photo has more dred cables and bitz.
   
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Thanks. I had a feeling there was at least the main body of a Killa Kan in there, but I couldn't figure out the rest from everything.
   
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1 beastman lord on chariot

2 old chaos spawn "limbs"

3 nurglings

4 ork prospector backpack

5 looks like a fiend or steed of slaanesh, but i dont think that is what it is. i can read the second word on the tab of the mini as "beast". if you can make out the first word that is most likely the name of the mini.

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You've got a Gorkamorka Mutie raider in there, that's the weird horse and one of the metal upper bodies. Parts from a Gorkamorka Digga Truck too. In fact, there's quite a few Gorkamorka bits in there so it might benefit you to have a look through that range on Google to eliminate a bunch of stuff.

http://www.solegends.com/gorkamorka/c1999p0163-01.htm

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Some of the plastic torsos are

Skaven assassins. They first came out in Mordheim.
Old plastic marauders (Still in print)
Either old chaos warriors or knights. IIRC the knights were a hybrid kit, but it’s been a while.
Spoiler:

(Note to self, take pictures of my old chaos stuff)
An eldar crewman. Probably from the Falcon kit.

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Also, a couple of Sentinel pieces on the first pic, see here http://www.solegends.com/citcat2006us/c2006usp0305-01.htm

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Peterhausenn wrote:1 beastman lord on chariot

2 old chaos spawn "limbs"

3 nurglings

4 ork prospector backpack

5 looks like a fiend or steed of slaanesh, but i dont think that is what it is. i can read the second word on the tab of the mini as "beast". if you can make out the first word that is most likely the name of the mini.

6 dragon ogre body


Juxtimon wrote:You've got a Gorkamorka Mutie raider in there, that's the weird horse and one of the metal upper bodies. Parts from a Gorkamorka Digga Truck too. In fact, there's quite a few Gorkamorka bits in there so it might benefit you to have a look through that range on Google to eliminate a bunch of stuff.

http://www.solegends.com/gorkamorka/c1999p0163-01.htm


Nevelon wrote:Some of the plastic torsos are

Skaven assassins. They first came out in Mordheim.
Old plastic marauders (Still in print)
Either old chaos warriors or knights. IIRC the knights were a hybrid kit, but it’s been a while.

(Note to self, take pictures of my old chaos stuff)
An eldar crewman. Probably from the Falcon kit.


MobileSuitRandom wrote:Also, a couple of Sentinel pieces on the first pic, see here http://www.solegends.com/citcat2006us/c2006usp0305-01.htm



Big thanks to you all! Been a massive help so far!

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Regarding this:

Spoiler:


The upper right is an old Ork Stormboy jumppack, the wings belong to the old Dark Elf "harpies" from the late 90's before the Chris Fitzpatrick refresh of the line. The cloak next to the wings belongs to an old 80's Warhammer Vampire Count.

You have several Necromunda backpaks. Two Delaque heavy w/ flamer backpacks, one Cawdor Heavy Stubber and Goliath Autocannon backpack (under the Vampire cloak).

I also see two different 40K missionary backs packs with a tankbusta stickbomb backpack in the middle. I also see a metal Imperial Guard comms from 2nd edition (it looks like a chunky version of the one on the Catachan sprue, which you appear to have a couple of). The backpack with the hanging canteen is actually part of the scout sentinel upgrade sprue; you have some camo netting from this same sprue next to it). There's also a Marauder chieftain cloak next to those.

That Chaos Marine backpack might be the one that came with the original metal/plastic hybrid biker kit (you have a pair of metal torsos from that kit in another photo).

Next to the Mekboy backpack with the wrenches, there's the Escher Heavy Stubber backpack, the Necromunda Bounty Hunter backpack, another Goliath Autocannon backpack, and the Delaque Lascannon backpack.

EDIT: Your weapons page has a ton of Necromunda pistols (including a pristine Fanatic Press Van Saar pistol sprue and Mad Donna's plasma pistol arm!) as well arms from the 40K Khorne Juggernaut champion, the top of the Necromunda Telepath Wyrd's staff, some loincloths from the metal/plastic Dire Avenger kit, helmets & gorgets from the plastic mounted skeletons from WHFB in the 90's, braziers from the old metal VC Black Coach, a plastic plasma pistol from RT, Gorka Morka mutie saddlebags, DE Wych shoulder pads, chain/hooks from the original DE Reaver Jetbikes, Gorthor The Beastlord's back banner (next to the Khorne Fleshhound dewlap), and an arm with puppet from the Mordheim WitchHunters Zealot*

*(BTW, I need one of those if you ever want to trade; I have two of those little puppets on bases like familiars)

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 Peterhausenn wrote:

5 looks like a fiend or steed of slaanesh, but i dont think that is what it is. i can read the second word on the tab of the mini as "beast". if you can make out the first word that is most likely the name of the mini.


Unfortunately, all I can make out is "MU__ BEAST", though it looks like it might say "MUSE BEAST". It does resemble a Seeker mount.


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 MobileSuitRandom wrote:
Also, a couple of Sentinel pieces on the first pic, see here http://www.solegends.com/citcat2006us/c2006usp0305-01.htm


From that page, it looks like I have everything except the Sentinel Pilot (technically I do have multiples of this, they're just sitting on Heavy Bolter platforms xD), Sentinel Multi-Laser, and Steel Legion Sentinel Lascannon (I actually might have this from another trade, but I don't recall for sure)! Am very excited to have a complete main body of an original Sentinel! The rest that aren't in the pictures I either didn't include because I thought I knew what they were or they were from other trades.

Incidentally, this means I now have a full squad of Armored Sentinels. One NoS plastic still in the old Battleforce box from just after the plastic Command Squad came out, one newer old metal, and now one original old metal.


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Regarding this:

Spoiler:


The upper right is an old Ork Stormboy jumppack, the wings belong to the old Dark Elf "harpies" from the late 90's before the Chris Fitzpatrick refresh of the line. The cloak next to the wings belongs to an old 80's Warhammer Vampire Count.

You have several Necromunda backpaks. Two Delaque heavy w/ flamer backpacks, one Cawdor Heavy Stubber and Goliath Autocannon backpack (under the Vampire cloak).

I also see two different 40K missionary backs packs with a tankbusta stickbomb backpack in the middle. I also see a metal Imperial Guard comms from 2nd edition (it looks like a chunky version of the one on the Catachan sprue, which you appear to have a couple of). The backpack with the hanging canteen is actually part of the scout sentinel upgrade sprue; you have some camo netting from this same sprue next to it). There's also a Marauder chieftain cloak next to those.

That Chaos Marine backpack might be the one that came with the original metal/plastic hybrid biker kit (you have a pair of metal torsos from that kit in another photo).

Next to the Mekboy backpack with the wrenches, there's the Escher Heavy Stubber backpack, the Necromunda Bounty Hunter backpack, another Goliath Autocannon backpack, and the Delaque Lascannon backpack.

EDIT: Your weapons page has a ton of Necromunda pistols (including a pristine Fanatic Press Van Saar pistol sprue and Mad Donna's plasma pistol arm!) as well arms from the 40K Khorne Juggernaut champion, the top of the Necromunda Telepath Wyrd's staff, some loincloths from the metal/plastic Dire Avenger kit, helmets & gorgets from the plastic mounted skeletons from WHFB in the 90's, braziers from the old metal VC Black Coach, a plastic plasma pistol from RT, Gorka Morka mutie saddlebags, DE Wych shoulder pads, chain/hooks from the original DE Reaver Jetbikes, Gorthor The Beastlord's back banner (next to the Khorne Fleshhound dewlap), and an arm with puppet from the Mordheim WitchHunters Zealot*

*(BTW, I need one of those if you ever want to trade; I have two of those little puppets on bases like familiars)


Thanks a bunch! This is incredibly helpful. With accurate names, I can search for the models myself and figure out what's what by the pictures in the old catalogues. And if it's the puppet arm you want, I certainly don't have any use for it other than stealing your idea. I am slightly tempted to put the whole thing on a tiny base and paint it up as a horrifying cut-off arm playing a sock-puppet familiar for Chaos, a-la Thing from The Addams Family.

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 MobileSuitRandom wrote:
Also, a couple of Sentinel pieces on the first pic, see here http://www.solegends.com/citcat2006us/c2006usp0305-01.htm


I was able find a bunch of stuff in the Warhammer 40,000 Classic Range! Thanks again for that link!
   
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The little pile of sandbags with the binoculars on go with those Catachan tank riders from your very first post (the seated ones, legs spread, no base tab); they came with the Leman Russ Exterminator kit in 1999:

http://gelfins-cabinet.blogspot.com/2012/04/imperial-guard-strikes-back.html

You've got the twin autocannon piece too, bottom left between armour panels for a Vindicator (go on the plastic 1st edition model bt came out in the early-mid 1990s for 2nd edition) and what look like parts for a 2nd edition Ork dreadnought.

In addition in that photo, the reptilian set of legs with no torso (top left) is from a mid 90s Dragon Ogre, I think. Under that is a Bounty Hunter from Fanatic-era Necromunda (early 2000s)

Just to the right of the Leman Russ Exterminator sandbags is the heavy stubber and backpack from a 1995 Necromunda Escher heavy.

The two legs to the right of the square wooden platform piece are from a Nexus Hellcat Strider from the Kryomek miniatures game; early 1990s but satill available from Scotia Grendel. Looks like a small ED-209.

The spider thing with the integral base is a old Ork squig from 1st edition - early 90s, possibly late 80s. That one there looks quite shiny, though - could be a leter casting.

The chap in robes with the laspistol is a Chaos cultist from late 2nd edition - 1997 or so.

Top right is the front of a 1st edition Imperial jetbike. There's another part below the Chaos CUltist and the Harpy, there's also a third part with the seat and engines but I don't see it anywhere.

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 AndrewGPaul wrote:
The little pile of sandbags with the binoculars on go with those Catachan tank riders from your very first post (the seated ones, legs spread, no base tab); they came with the Leman Russ Exterminator kit in 1999:

http://gelfins-cabinet.blogspot.com/2012/04/imperial-guard-strikes-back.html

You've got the twin autocannon piece too, bottom left between armour panels for a Vindicator (go on the plastic 1st edition model bt came out in the early-mid 1990s for 2nd edition) and what look like parts for a 2nd edition Ork dreadnought.

In addition in that photo, the reptilian set of legs with no torso (top left) is from a mid 90s Dragon Ogre, I think. Under that is a Bounty Hunter from Fanatic-era Necromunda (early 2000s)

Just to the right of the Leman Russ Exterminator sandbags is the heavy stubber and backpack from a 1995 Necromunda Escher heavy.

The two legs to the right of the square wooden platform piece are from a Nexus Hellcat Strider from the Kryomek miniatures game; early 1990s but satill available from Scotia Grendel. Looks like a small ED-209.

The spider thing with the integral base is a old Ork squig from 1st edition - early 90s, possibly late 80s. That one there looks quite shiny, though - could be a leter casting.

The chap in robes with the laspistol is a Chaos cultist from late 2nd edition - 1997 or so.

Top right is the front of a 1st edition Imperial jetbike. There's another part below the Chaos CUltist and the Harpy, there's also a third part with the seat and engines but I don't see it anywhere.


Thanks! Good eyes, especially on those Kryomek legs! I was guessing they were some early Imperial robot legs, so you've saved me a lot of fruitless digging through the old catalogues on that. And that Bounty Hunter too. I didn't thank that was even Warhammer related since it's tab doesn't appear to have GW on it.


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I found the Beast and the weird torso with what looked like a Plasma gun barrel on a stick! They're a Mutie Beast and Seeker Mutie with Jezzail seen here: http://www.solegends.com/gorkamorka/c1999p0180-00.htm

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 SergentSilver wrote:
Thanks a bunch! This is incredibly helpful. With accurate names, I can search for the models myself and figure out what's what by the pictures in the old catalogues. And if it's the puppet arm you want, I certainly don't have any use for it other than stealing your idea. I am slightly tempted to put the whole thing on a tiny base and paint it up as a horrifying cut-off arm playing a sock-puppet familiar for Chaos, a-la Thing from The Addams Family.




 
   
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 KidCthulhu wrote:
 SergentSilver wrote:
Thanks a bunch! This is incredibly helpful. With accurate names, I can search for the models myself and figure out what's what by the pictures in the old catalogues. And if it's the puppet arm you want, I certainly don't have any use for it other than stealing your idea. I am slightly tempted to put the whole thing on a tiny base and paint it up as a horrifying cut-off arm playing a sock-puppet familiar for Chaos, a-la Thing from The Addams Family.







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So a bit more out of the box. Did FW ever make yellowish resin? These look like Rengade torsos from FW, but I've only ever seen FW resin in greys.

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They did, yes. I’ve some original Epic/Aeronautica Imperialis models in beige resin, and I think there might even still be some on display in the Forge World shop at Warhammer World.

Those models came out with Imperial Armour volume 5, I think - Siege of Vraks part one. A little later than I’d have thought for beige resin, but I wouldn’t rule it out.
   
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Yellow FW resin isn't uncommon. I don't know if its still used though. I've got the old titan techpriest in yellow. You even see some stuff in a blue grey or even greeny grey occasionally.
But for the most part it's light/dark grey.

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AndrewGPaul wrote:They did, yes. I’ve some original Epic/Aeronautica Imperialis models in beige resin, and I think there might even still be some on display in the Forge World shop at Warhammer World.

Those models came out with Imperial Armour volume 5, I think - Siege of Vraks part one. A little later than I’d have thought for beige resin, but I wouldn’t rule it out.


Snrub wrote:Yellow FW resin isn't uncommon. I don't know if its still used though. I've got the old titan techpriest in yellow. You even see some stuff in a blue grey or even greeny grey occasionally.
But for the most part it's light/dark grey.


Thanks! That's really good to know for future reference. Guess I've got a good squad of renegades to make now. Always want to do some Chaos Guard.
   
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“ Unfortunately, all I can make out is "MU__ BEAST", though it looks like it might say "MUSE BEAST". It does resemble a Seeker mount.”

I believe you’ll find that’s “mutie beast”. That is definitely the mount for a Necromunda Mutie Raider. They may also have been reissued under the Gorkamorka line.

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Muties were always Gorkamorka models; released alongside the Digganob expansion.
   
 
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