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Old 05 Apr 2006, 18:12   #1 (permalink)
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Default Too cheap to buy Sniper drones?

Yup, that's me. I'm not overly interested in buying Sniper drones because I won't use them that much due to the already stated reasons. However, I had a reveltaion the other day. I was looking through my codex and I though "Hey, the rail rifles look like pulse rifles turned upside down." They even have the black grip that FWs would need, but drones have no use for. So I've been thinking of converting some drones into Sniper drones using pulse rifles. As for the other things adorning them, I'm thinking shoulder pads for the fins that stick forward, but I'm unsure what to do about the weights that hang back. The spotter will likely be the Tau from the Devilfish. You know, the guy with the binoculars who's simply just standing. So if anyone has any ideas about how to model the weights, extra large antenae, or any other suggestions, please post.
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meh....I forgot that I pre-ordered three teams...and ended up buying three more at gamesday....I was pretty pissed at myself when the preordered ones came in the mail, since they are a 0-1 Heavy choice...Now I have to figure out how to get rid of $75 worth of excess heavy metal :P
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Old 05 Apr 2006, 18:39   #3 (permalink)
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if I use them I'm definitely converting them to make them look more like rail rifles and less like pulse rifles. As for the conversion bits, some real world screw heads and some blocks of plastic should make nice counter balances.
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SCREWS!!!! BRILLIANT!!!! They look just like counter balances.
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Old 05 Apr 2006, 18:47   #5 (permalink)
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meh....I forgot that I pre-ordered three teams...and ended up buying three more at gamesday....I was pretty pissed at myself when the preordered ones came in the mail, since they are a 0-1 Heavy choice...Now I have to figure out how to get rid of $75 worth of excess heavy metal :P
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Old 05 Apr 2006, 18:49   #6 (permalink)
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yeah and I was thinking for those wings do you have any old fighter jet toys you don't play with any more. Look around your house befor you throw something out ask youself "does this look like anything to you?"
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sell your $75 worthless metal on ebay.
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Or mail them to me!
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ive got seconds on that offer
 
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