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Old 12 Mar 2008, 00:28   #1 (permalink)
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There was a post earlier about rough rider mounts and i explained my rough riders and now ive got some pitures. they are made as follows:for legs use the classic guard heavy weapon legs, they are split and meant for stradaling large cannons

use paper clips to extend the normal space marine bike hande bars.
shave off the exasut pipes on the marine bike and thin down the foot rests. use extra tank tracks over the shaved exausts.
use normal hunting lances, and plastic special weapon arms to connect the torso to teh handles..











this ogryn i painted won best in show in the NYC deamon in the city competition

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Old 12 Mar 2008, 00:32   #2 (permalink)
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Hey, that looks spiffy. Might have to get me some of those.

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Old 12 Mar 2008, 01:49   #3 (permalink)
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yah thnx, the camera wasnt cooperating, but im glad you like it. tis a good conversion for carapce doctrin using armies because its more modern than horses. not too expensive, just buy the scout bike box twice and the bits and its comes together well.

only problem the lances bend easily.
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Old 12 Mar 2008, 01:55   #4 (permalink)
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Ouch, just checked prices, and its $90 for 6 bikes, plus rough riders, unless you converted your own lances.

For photography, if I may make a few humble suggestions-

1. Don't photograph on a glass table

2. Try to hold the camera more steady- both hands, and rest your arm on the table if you need to. Take the picture when you've just inhaled- you'll be steadier (Ah, the joys of Sniper School on America's Army).
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sorry, heres how i did it


1 box of scout bikes = 45

2 boxs of normal marine bikes= 30

5 heavy wepon legs = 10 (2 dollars each)

5 rough riders lances = 7.50 (1.25 each?)

about a 100 dollar conversion

cheaper then forge world

only about 40 dollars more then the normal mail order blisters.

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2. Try to hold the camera more steady- both hands, and rest your arm on the table if you need to. Take the picture when you've just inhaled- you'll be steadier (Ah, the joys of Sniper School on America's Army).
Ahh good old AA, i should realy get back into that game, the guard look great (from what i can see :P) and the ogryn is awesome, just the pictures are too blurry
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Old 12 Mar 2008, 11:32   #7 (permalink)
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sorry, heres how i did it


1 box of scout bikes = 45

2 boxs of normal marine bikes= 30

5 heavy wepon legs = 10 (2 dollars each)

5 rough riders lances = 7.50 (1.25 each?)

about a 100 dollar conversion

cheaper then forge world

only about 40 dollars more then the normal mail order blisters.
This is all very well, but can you still get the bits individually? Last I heard GW had slashed their bits catalogue, meaning you'll have to buy whole sets to get the pieces you need.
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This is all very well, but can you still get the bits individually? Last I heard GW had slashed their bits catalogue, meaning you'll have to buy whole sets to get the pieces you need.
yeah that could be a problem... exspecally when you want to equip your entire army with Kasrkin backpack
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Old 12 Mar 2008, 16:17   #9 (permalink)
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This is all very well, but can you still get the bits individually? Last I heard GW had slashed their bits catalogue, meaning you'll have to buy whole sets to get the pieces you need.
To be honest I think they'll still have some kind of bits ordering function, but it won't be the same as before. Things like a Backpack Bits bundle may come about (I hope so), but I can't see it happening for the legs used in this conversion (unfortunately).
yeah that could be a problem... exspecally when you want to equip your entire army with Kasrkin backpack
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oh yeah,

GW did stop indivudual bitz order..

meh... thats a problem.

some one should make a rant on that
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