[Project Log] Shas'o Dre's Farsight Enclaves Cadre

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ShasODerpy
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Ghostkeel

Post#81 » Oct 23 2015 04:04

E'nigma wrote:Where did you get those jump packs?
He mentioned they were from Puppetswar.

Those would work great as Vespid Count-As too!
Shas'O 50mm, the Foresighted
WIP Tau

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Warhound
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Ghostkeel

Post#82 » Oct 23 2015 05:53

Officially ripping this idea.

Actually boxed my unbuilt true vespid last night, as i could not face them.

These guys will fit nicely;-)

Thankyou

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Shas'o Dre
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Ghostkeel

Post#83 » Nov 02 2015 10:50

Started my Coldstar Commander, and again really am liking the new kits.

While not our best Commander option, it's a really cool model and I think it will do well in casual games.
I have armed him with a shield generator and stimulant injectors.

I need to find some knee pads, the kit didn't come with any, and bulk up the arm where the burst cannon attaches.

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I used the burst cannon from the remora, the power source from the broadside for the shield generator and forgeworld suit head.
Hope you like it!

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Tearphoenix
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Ghostkeel

Post#84 » Nov 02 2015 12:54

Shas'o Dre wrote:Started my Coldstar Commander, and again really am liking the new kits.

While not our best Commander option, it's a really cool model and I think it will do well in casual games.
I have armed him with a shield generator and stimulant injectors.

I need to find some knee pads, the kit didn't come with any, and bulk up the arm where the burst cannon attaches.

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I used the burst cannon from the remora, the power source from the broadside for the shield generator and forgeworld suit head.
Hope you like it!


I really like how your have converted this guy. Did you have to do any tweaking to make sure the FW head would fit on the suit? Hope to see this guy painted soon!

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Shas'o Dre
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Coldstar

Post#85 » Nov 03 2015 07:32

Hey Tearphoenix, I just clipped of the "ball" under the head so it could sit centered on the suit, nothing fancy. Thanks for looking, glad you like it. Hopefully I can start priming all these new models soon, but who knows when I'll get to painting.

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Sitzkrieg
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Coldstar

Post#86 » Nov 04 2015 09:40

I really like the pose you did on the Coldstar. Did that require any clipping or is it available right out of the box with the new plastic Commander kit? The variant burst cannon also is much improved over the plastic included one.

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Shas'o Dre
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Coldstar

Post#87 » Nov 04 2015 12:16

no real clipping or chopping on this one, only the little knobs on the thigh ball joint.
glad you like it.

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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Coldstar

Post#88 » Nov 05 2015 05:31

Absolutely top marks on this plog,
your modelling and conversion work really take
it to the next level.
Really dynamic poses.
I feel inspired enough to do some hobby now!

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Shas'o Dre
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Coldstar

Post#89 » Nov 06 2015 08:03

Thanks Pounder, glad you like it and happy to put you in the hobby mood.

A while back I converted a Cadre Fireblade that I was very proud of and smart enough to know my painting skills weren't up to the task. I asked one of my friends to paint it, and man I am glad I did!

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I just have to finish the base to match my other units. Seeing this model has made me want to build some more infantry, and make some more cool tau special characters. My friend enjoyed painting her so I will be giving him more work! Hope you guys like her as much as I do.

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Shas'o Dre
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Re: [Project Log] Andre's Cadre WIP : UPDATED Coldstar

Post#90 » Nov 07 2015 09:33

Finally finished building and basing my first breacher team. Ten Fire warriors strong and a converted Cadre Fireblade which I have dubbed Breacherblade. These models were very fun to make, I think I used up all the pouches, clips and accessories from both the new Fire Warrior box and Pathfinder box.

Here they are:

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I changed up the fireblade since I last posted. I used a shoulder pad from the new crisis suit kit instead as it matches the breachers. Also added some bits to gun and tried to clean it up with some liquid greenstuff. Lastly I added the blade to his chest armor completing his badass look. I tried to use the new bonding knives but they were too big. Still I am pleased with the changes.

Will get to priming them soon, and will post progress. As always hope you like them, and comments and questions most welcome.

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