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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 11:58 a.m. PST

To convert these to SF Desert Horsemen?



Perhaps, to look a bit like this . . .






Or would I be better off adding robes and turbans to these guys (or other 15mm PA horsemen)?



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Mako1125 Oct 2012 12:19 p.m. PST

Easier to mod the top ones, I think.

Nothing a dremel, a small hole punch and some thin styrene for the goggles, and some green stuff can't handle.

CorSecEng Inactive Member25 Oct 2012 12:29 p.m. PST

Body swap the khurasan stuff for rebels sahadeen.

You might be able to tweek a few of the sahadeen skulpts to look good sitting on a horse.

AVAMANGO25 Oct 2012 9:46 p.m. PST

I think the top ones have a very nomadic feel to them, all you will need to do is give them some ultra tech or sci-fi looking weapons and they will look the part.

Von Trinkenessen26 Oct 2012 4:52 a.m. PST

Great figures for conversion : plastic rod for sights and grenade launchers.
Green stuff for masks,goggles,pouches,visors for horses etc.
20 years ago my oppo used 25mm Turag figures for scifi with only a paint job, nobody twigged at conventions that they were historical.
love the hmg in the range minimal conversion to a heavy pulse cannon etc.

Stepman326 Oct 2012 5:29 a.m. PST

Rebel Sahadeen can be converted with a few snips to the base and file the feet, small cut to the crotch, ouch. Slight spread to legs, fit on a good mount… search my blog and youll see mine…Stepman3@ blogspot…

ArmiesArmy26 Oct 2012 6:21 a.m. PST

definitely mod the top ones!

Id love something like that for my Rusk'ies…sadly I have no chance with horses!

haywire Supporting Member of TMP26 Oct 2012 7:11 a.m. PST

Copy Von Trinkenessen idea and add some green stuff to make kneepads. Extra rolls and kit to the horses, maybe some fuel cans for water.


Dropzonetoe Fezian27 Oct 2012 6:32 p.m. PST

Clip a few of the rifles and make them more modern – You don't have to change a lot either. There are tons of stories of recovered weapons in Afghanistan being quite old.

Swap out a couple rifles, A pair of goggles and perhaps a bit of modernist looking kit on the horse and it would be good to go.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2013 5:19 p.m. PST

Peter Pig has just released Tuareg heads that would be perfect for converting figures into post-apocalyptic or desert planet dwellers:

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