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Old 28 Apr 2009, 19:02   #1 (permalink)
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Is there anyway to buy just shield drones? I want some but they only come with other models. Perhaps I should just rip apart my gun drones and paint some blue dots on them for shield drones
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Old 28 Apr 2009, 19:06   #2 (permalink)
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you can order a conversion pack from GW's site that gives you the parts to convert 4 gun drones into shield drones.
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http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/ca...tCatGameStyle=

That's going to be the best you can do as far as official GW stuf is concerned.
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I just made my own darn drones. Didnt even bother with an underbelly thing lol.
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Is there anyway to buy just shield drones? I want some but they only come with other models. Perhaps I should just rip apart my gun drones and paint some blue dots on them for shield drones
A quick and dirty solution any Tau player can use is to take the top of a standard gun drone and glue a crisis suit shield generator underneath. Bam, instant shield drone.
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Old 28 Apr 2009, 23:58   #6 (permalink)
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Is there anyway to buy just shield drones? I want some but they only come with other models. Perhaps I should just rip apart my gun drones and paint some blue dots on them for shield drones
A quick and dirty solution any Tau player can use is to take the top of a standard gun drone and glue a crisis suit shield generator underneath. Bam, instant shield drone.
I think they look just as nice.

I bore out the bottom of the gun drone so the little joining thing sits into the body snugly. I have to use two antennae, but that's nothing important when I have so many spare drones.
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Old 29 Apr 2009, 00:22   #7 (permalink)
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Best way to make a decent shield drone conversion is by sticking two ariels on top of a gun drone and glue the little power shield for crisis suit to the bottom!
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Old 29 Apr 2009, 17:40   #8 (permalink)
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I cant remember where I saw it but someone made shiels drones by having gun drones without guns and then a flying base infront of the model to represent the energy shield it makes.
Im going with that plan once I get arround to building shield drones (they are somewhat low on my priority list)
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I cant remember where I saw it but someone made shiels drones by having gun drones without guns and then a flying base infront of the model to represent the energy shield it makes.
Im going with that plan once I get arround to building shield drones (they are somewhat low on my priority list)
Sometimes it's better to use gun drones as shield drones, just way cheaper. I find that my crisis suits die more from massed small arms fire rather than armour cracking shots.
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Old 01 May 2009, 02:43   #10 (permalink)
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OP: no you can't just buy a whole Shield Drone kit.

Like was stated earlier however, you can buy a conversion pack and make use of all those extra frisbees Gun Drones

Also said earlier you can convert! That's where this comes in: http://forums.tauonline.org/index.ph...9531#msg959531
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