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Old 31 May 2006, 17:24   #1 (permalink)
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2 Sniper drone boxes
- 50 bucks
- ohkaay looking drones.

3 Sniper path finder blisters
- 30 bucks
2 Tank commander
- 0 bucks
8 doodads from the bits box (shield (stealth) generator, multi track, etc)
- 0 bucks

awsomely cheap and cool looking sniper squads
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Old 31 May 2006, 17:29   #2 (permalink)
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Good call. When you stop and look at it, there is really little reason to use drone models if you don't want to. The idea of an unmounted Pathfinder sniper unit with special equipment is fluffy and inexpensive.
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Old 31 May 2006, 17:48   #3 (permalink)
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That's the meal ticket man. It's what I ended up doing. I originally was inspired because of the following new Pathfinder Blisters:



One of them actually looks just like the spotter, minus the contraption. And the sniper on the ground is just perfect. And who doesn't have spare gundrones?

Just use the railrifles that come with the 'finders and make some sniper drones!

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Old 31 May 2006, 19:45   #4 (permalink)
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I actually really like the sniper drone models. So I'll be getting more of them. The new pathfinder snipers IMO are way out of proportion. And I've even considered trying to use their rail rifles from the drones for some conversions. Some pathfinder's with those babes should look mighty sweet.
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Old 31 May 2006, 22:03   #5 (permalink)
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Even better idea! Convert them! It is an effective conversion that some people might not even notice. Youl need a pulse rifle a fusion blaster a target lock and drone parts for each. You cut off the end and middle off the fusion blaster and attach the pulse rifle and target lock.
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Old 31 May 2006, 22:13   #6 (permalink)
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Never really thought of converting one but it might make a great project.
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i think i'll use the sniper pathfinders to count as a sniper team
but one question are the pathfinder snipers out yet?
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Old 31 May 2006, 23:05   #8 (permalink)
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yeah, they've been out for a while now. the new ones for about a month or 2, and the old ones (which were basically pathfinders with a different gun mold) have been out for a few years.
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Old 31 May 2006, 23:28   #9 (permalink)
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The sniper drone models are actually really cheap in comparison for metal models 4 models for 25$ while otherwise 40$. Plus they are much cooler looking than the conversion idea you have. But good idea for people low on cash. ;D
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