|"Come in Brian? Can you hear me Brian....over" " I'm right beside you Phil.....are ya fkn blind!!?"|
As you've probably guessed, these two Eldar are the other two crew members from the heavy weapons teams. I bought these guys along with their pals eons ago, but not to use as they were intended. You see, I've always thought they looked pretty cool as stand alone minis. But these two (as opposed to the other two minis from the teams) couldn't really be used as straight forward combatants. Wielding their funky looking Artillery sights just doesn't fit....for me anyway. So, out with the saw & I "fixed" em but good!
Mini's in opposite positions to the original shot......stupid cameraman!
|Right guy had his sight amputated & refitted after silly design choice.|
|A Heavy Bolter says to your enemy in no uncertain terms "I'm more than OK with collateral damage!"|
|Power fist made from an Old Glory robot arm part.|
|I tried using GS to add a bit of detail to the Power fist. I carved the integral cable off of the back on the guy on the |
right because it wouldn't match up with the rear of the Heavy Bolter. I replaced it with copper wire.
|I feel like chicken tonight!|
It was a pretty straight forward conversion i.e. weapon swap with the barrel shortened and a guitar string for the feed tube. Followed by a bit of GS....job done.
|Standing is normal, prancing on the battlefield is not.....fact!|
|I think I'll paint the tanks up like glowing energy cells? So they don't look like what they are :P|
|Drilled the barrels, so you know he means business.|
|"I dare ya to come over here and say that!!"|
I stuffed about with his feet, angling the toe tips down at a more normal position, and pinned the bastard into a "proper" pose on his base. Next was his back pack & cable.....just coz I think it looks good. I'm thinking this guys carrying a Las-cannon....three barrels have gotta mean that, right?
I've finished converting up all of the Eldar minis that I wanted to now. In total I've got eighteen of them, about six or seven of them converted. I've primed them, now they just need a lick of paint & the whole nasty crew will be one big happy family!
I is done runnded out of fings ta says.
* I think this guy was originally a Swooping Hawk Exarch?