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Author Topic: Diablo Jon's - Diablo Crusade 40K Project (more plague marines )  (Read 23656 times)

Offline Diablo Jon

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Re: Diablo Jon's - Diablo Crusade 40K Project (Finished Arch Heretic)
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2016, 08:49:45 PM »
very nice, chock full of character ! always good to see a unique army !

Cheers mate plugging away at my next army some Imperial guard.

Offline Diablo Jon

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Re: Diablo Jon's - Diablo Crusade 40K Project (Imperial Guard Armoured car)
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2016, 06:42:49 PM »
Ok so having finished my first army for the rebels it's time to start on my first regiment of imperial guard for the imperial crusade army. I 've started with a light infantry regiment the Redroran Rangers. If your interested in the background or the army list there's some stuff on my Blog here

https://diablocrusade.wordpress.com/2016/02/16/the-redroran-rangers/

https://diablocrusade.wordpress.com/2016/02/29/1500pts-redroran-rangers-army-list/

Mean while my first unit for the army is a Skunk-Bear armoured car converted from a 5.00 1/43 diecast I picked up at The Works shop here in the UK



and turned in to this





A couple more pictures and some background and stats for the Skunk-Bear armoured car can be found on my blog here for those interested

https://diablocrusade.wordpress.com/2016/03/01/skunk-bear-armoured-car/

Cheers Jon

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I liking the look you're achieving with this project. The repurposing of larger scale models is taking me back twenty years.
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Offline Diablo Jon

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I liking the look you're achieving with this project. The repurposing of larger scale models is taking me back twenty years.

Cheers.

I wouldn't dream of using 1/43rd with 28mm WW2 historical stuff because it would look oversized but in the dark future apparently everything is a bit oversized so it seems to work quite well. :D

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It's also easier to pop out the cupola with your chainsword so you can wave it around.

Offline Elbows

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Awesome stuff.  Oddly, when I read the update I thought to myself "wouldn't it be cool to do a South African themed Imperial Guard force?".  I was surprised to the see the French armored car.

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Offline commissarmoody

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Cool conversion. I will have to check out your blog
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Cool conversion. I will have to check out your blog

Thanks feel free  :D
« Last Edit: March 02, 2016, 07:35:11 PM by Diablo Jon »

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It's also easier to pop out the cupola with your chainsword so you can wave it around.

very true it ain't 40k without a bit of



 :D

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Awesome stuff.  Oddly, when I read the update I thought to myself "wouldn't it be cool to do a South African themed Imperial Guard force?".  I was surprised to the see the French armored car.



Now that would be cool Leman Russ Oliphants and Chimera Ratels

« Last Edit: March 02, 2016, 07:44:40 PM by Diablo Jon »

Offline commissarmoody

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The I do remember the Italian army has a heavy armored car with what I believe is 105 or 120 cannon on it. The name escapes at the moment buy it looked pretty cool.

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The I do remember the Italian army has a heavy armored car with what I believe is 105 or 120 cannon on it. The name escapes at the moment buy it looked pretty cool.

The B1 Centauro




Big armoured cars/wheeled tanks do look cool.

Offline commissarmoody

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That's it!  :D

Offline Diablo Jon

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Right got my first squad of guardsmen finished. These guys are the Redroran Rangers elite light infantry types. Just another 65 to go  :?

   



a few more pictures and rambles on my blog for those interested here https://diablocrusade.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/first-redroran-ranger-squad/

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Not a bad. Nice to see those figs being salvage and being used

 

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