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The bugbears that came in Bones 3 (the 4 identical ones) all had really floppy maces. Last night I decided to do something about that. One got a plastic ax from the weapons sprues, while the other is getting a spear based on a bamboo skewer. I'll be adding a proper spear to the tip of the skewer made out of greenstuff, but I need to make it first. 

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I love doing Bones weapon swaps, however I would like to suggest something more!! I would love to see you cut the bamboo spear guy's arm and rotate it so that he's holding a longer version of the spear across his body and into his other hand. You should just leave the shield there! 

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7 minutes ago, Adrift said:

I love doing Bones weapon swaps, however I would like to suggest something more!! I would love to see you cut the bamboo spear guy's arm and rotate it so that he's holding a longer version of the spear across his body and into his other hand. You should just leave the shield there! 

Excellent idea! I'll do that with one of the other 2 still waiting for their swaps!

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On 3/24/2019 at 10:27 AM, Adrift said:

I love doing Bones weapon swaps, however I would like to suggest something more!! I would love to see you cut the bamboo spear guy's arm and rotate it so that he's holding a longer version of the spear across his body and into his other hand. You should just leave the shield there! 

In progress!

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Bit more work on these guys. I decided the 2 handed weapon would be a big ax blade type thing. Still need to add a bit of details to it, but the blade is attached. And the guy with the spear? Or what I thought was gonna be a spear... well turns out that it's a spiked ball from a GW beastman kit. 

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Tonight I converted the last one to hold a sword, and gave him a Warhammer Bretonian Men at arms shield. I also glued everyone onto 40mm GW bases (that I'm pretty sure were from some Riders of Rohan...)

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Also appearing is the WotC Chainmail Bugbear (I'd love Reaper to sculpt one of their bugbears in this pose) and the original Bones Bugbear I painted forever ago. 

 

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