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Old 15 Apr 2007, 22:10   #1 (permalink)
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I was going through some of the 40k Tau Empire concept picks a while back and came across this one. Inspired I made some models of them.



Anyone know who these guy's are meant to be? If not how about suggestions for names for them, Tau and Imperial.

As I said I've got some conversions of them and a some home brewed rules, but I really need a name for them. So let your imaginations run riot if there's no official name for them.
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Old 15 Apr 2007, 22:20   #2 (permalink)
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They're probably some off-shoot of a Kroot, possibly from a six llimbed Tyrranid (eg a Warrior or Tyrant or 'fex). Maybe call it a Krootifex? :P
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Old 15 Apr 2007, 22:52   #3 (permalink)
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Krootifex... That's just awesome.
It has TWO guns??
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Old 15 Apr 2007, 23:02   #4 (permalink)
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Looks like one gun and a box of ammo. Very odd unit.
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I believe so, I get mine at Walgreen's for around $7. Brake Fluid works too (Pine Sol Works on metals, not so well on plastics), but I prefer the spraycanniness of the Easy Off. Spray it (Wear gloves, it's important), let it sit, and take a toothbrush to it later.
so what your saying is that oven cleaner can remove paint from plastic models? and after that, you take a toothbrush to your plastic model, and the paint just comes off?
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Old 15 Apr 2007, 23:39   #5 (permalink)
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Looks like some WWII machine-gun ammo box, except in the 41st millenium. Maybe it's a heavy-bolter-type-gun?
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Old 16 Apr 2007, 00:59   #6 (permalink)
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I want to say it could be like a kroot-gun thats not mounted....
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Old 16 Apr 2007, 01:21   #7 (permalink)
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Wait, not a Kroot Gun...

AN ASSAULT 3 KROOT RIFLE!
Yea-yah!

Still, pretty awesome picture.
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Old 16 Apr 2007, 02:00   #8 (permalink)
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How many attacks would he get in CC with those four arms?
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I believe so, I get mine at Walgreen's for around $7. Brake Fluid works too (Pine Sol Works on metals, not so well on plastics), but I prefer the spraycanniness of the Easy Off. Spray it (Wear gloves, it's important), let it sit, and take a toothbrush to it later.
so what your saying is that oven cleaner can remove paint from plastic models? and after that, you take a toothbrush to your plastic model, and the paint just comes off?
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Old 16 Apr 2007, 02:04   #9 (permalink)
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Hey that gun looks a little like a fusion blaster (bottom) and the top lookes almost like a laz gun (hey is that 2 words by the way). :huh:but it closely resembles a Kroot with 2 pairs of arms; maybe its called a Quadkroot (from the root "quad" wich means four (arms)) with a laz blaster and a fusion gun. hehe I switched the words thats soooooo cool
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Yea the top gun does look a bit like a las gun with the bottom looking like a fusion blaster.

Maybe you should post some of your conversions on the conversion board.
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