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I've been on a bit of a Sci-Fi kick recently, so I'm going to be converting and painting up the Bones version of the Nova Corp troops.

 

The original head on this guy has a horrible mold line, so I swapped it with a GW Dark Eldar.  

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Nothing wrong with her head, I just don't like having a bunch of clones, so I'll be giving her a bare head.

 

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With new head (from GW Wood Elves).                                                                                

                                                                                                                                              

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These are the same figure. The one on the left has the head from the female trooper added. The one on the right is the original head; as you can see the detail is lousy, so it got cut off.

 

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The head/helmet with the lousy detail from the guy above is now hanging on her belt.        

 

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These guys have some extra equipment added.

 

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One of the guys from above is going to become a sniper.                                            

 

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And his rifle, courtesy of a GW Tau.

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That's all for now, but I have a few more conversions to do before painting starts.

 

 

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Great work!

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Fantastic!

Good way to make them unique!

 

 

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Clone syndrome is one of my biggest pet peeves in minis, great mods!

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Excellent tweaks!

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Excellent work!

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Of course now that they're unique their widows will grieve when they die on the tabletop...

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All the more reason for them to fight harder; now they have something to live for!

 

Thanks, everyone. I did a little more work last night, but nothing terribly picture worthy. We'll see what happens today/this evening.

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Nice conversions.  Looking forward to more.

 

I used some GW wood elf heads to convert some GameZone Dark Elves into high elves.  They are nice heads. 

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Thank you; sorry to keep you waiting so long. Here is the rest of the squad finished. (Well, the conversions are done, I'm working on paint as we speak)

 

The sniper. I added some detail to his helmet where the gun was attached previously, and fixed the gap in his arm with some greens stuff.

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Head swap; I used an old GW Necromunda head that has been in my bits box for a while now.

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Another head swap; this time with an old GW Dark Eldar head. I cut off the top knot, and added a spec ops type headset from green stuff.

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Headset from the other side.

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Special weapons trooper; she was given a grenade launcher made from a gun barrel and random gun handle, again from the bits box.

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These guys got some extra pouches on their backsides, and had their heads turned.

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This is what those guys looked like originally (no conversions here).

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Sarge got a hand grenade and a properly bad-arse looking head, complete with stogie (both GW again)

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Special weapon trooper, he got a grenade launcher added to the bottom of his weapon, and a little GS work to fix up a detail on his helmet that got damaged.

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Special weapon trooper; this guy got a flame thrower added to his weapon. The flamer came from Wargames Factory Great Coat troops kit.

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As of this writing, they're actually primed, and have some paint work on them. Pics of that in a while; I had to modify my original paint scheme for them. The first figure I did was waaaay too dark. Experimentation is in progress...

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Good weapon additions.

 

 

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Thanks, Xherman!

 

Quick update to these guys; all of them at this level right now:

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Yup, not much to look at right now, the clothing  and armor are basecoated. I still need to do his weapon, boots, gloves,straps, and other little details.

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