Puppetswar Weapon and Head size comparison

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Cathar
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Puppetswar Weapon and Head size comparison

Post#1 » Jan 13 2018 05:08

Hey all,

I am thinking of getting either of these for use as Cyclic Ion Blasters on my Crisis suits:
https://puppetswar.eu/product.php?id_product=734
https://puppetswar.eu/product.php?id_product=276

It says they are either 34 to 40mm long, which should be about the size (maybe slightly bigger) as regular crisis weapons.
Has anyone ever tried any of these out on Crisis suits? Bonus internet cookies for pictures.


I am also thinking of using these as alternate heads for my Firewarriors:
https://puppetswar.eu/product.php?id_product=679

Any experience with puppetswar heads on T'au models?

Disclaimer: I did a search for puppetswar but it was only people talking about the jetpacks for vespid conversions, and a thread with no longer functioning images.

Cheers,
Peter

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Arka0415
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Re: Puppetswar Weapon and Head size comparison

Post#2 » Jan 14 2018 08:49

Cathar wrote:I am thinking of getting either of these for use as Cyclic Ion Blasters on my Crisis suits:
https://puppetswar.eu/product.php?id_product=734
https://puppetswar.eu/product.php?id_product=276

It says they are either 34 to 40mm long, which should be about the size (maybe slightly bigger) as regular crisis weapons.
Has anyone ever tried any of these out on Crisis suits? Bonus internet cookies for pictures.

I haven't used these bits in particular, but I've seen some Puppetswar conversions now and again. I'm pretty sure these bits are designed for Space Marine turret mountings, so they might be big on XV8s I think. Plus I just measured a some real XV8 guns and they're around 28-30mm in length. So again these could be a bit big.

Cathar wrote:I am also thinking of using these as alternate heads for my Firewarriors:
https://puppetswar.eu/product.php?id_product=679

Any experience with puppetswar heads on T'au models?

I've used Puppetswar heads on Guardsmen, and they worked great, so I bet they'd be good for Tau too. They may look odd compared to actual Tau heads though (same is true with Guardsmen), so I would do all-or-nothing.

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Ifrit
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Re: Puppetswar Weapon and Head size comparison

Post#3 » Jan 14 2018 02:40

Puppets of War is pretty good. They do end up with miscasts some times where the mold shifted but their customer service is really good and will typically send replacements. The heads can be a little small comparatively to a normal FW Head... so keep that in mind.

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