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These look a minor update to the the nearly press fit plastic marines that go back to at least the 90s with the 2ed edition. These look like they added a couple of minor pose variations to the basic model. If my recollection is correct you got two squads of them in the core box set. 

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Nice!

 

Of course if you made them glittery and sparkly they would have been Chaos Marines dedicated to Slaanesh.

Now they serve the Emperor.  The FALSE EMPEROR!!!
CCCHHHHAAAOOOOSSSS!!!!

Woops, did I show my true colours again?

 

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It is inevitable. If you paint 25/28/32 mm miniatures long enough, you will paint at least a couple of Space Marines; or as Victoria Lamb called them: "pointy nose Robot Guys."

Yours turned out SPLENDIDLY. I love your take on the shoulder pads. VERY WELL DONE!

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1 hour ago, malefactus said:

pointy nose Robot Guys

 

Beakies! Or Mk VI Corvus armour if you want to be technical. The original Space Marine armour from 1987 and still the best.

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