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Dean AKI22 Aug 2017 2:45 a.m. PST

What started out as these:


Have ended up as these after some TLC


A Scale image with a Chaos Knight who's 38m to the top of his helmet:


You can read more about the thinking, purpose and process on my blog, with a bunch more photo's too:


Who say's wargaming has to be expensive?!

PzGeneral22 Aug 2017 3:15 a.m. PST


Ping Pong22 Aug 2017 3:22 a.m. PST

I like this idea. Nice paint job, too.

OldGrenadier at work22 Aug 2017 3:54 a.m. PST

Very nice indeed!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP22 Aug 2017 4:29 a.m. PST

That's nice work.

Hitman22 Aug 2017 5:01 a.m. PST

Those look absolutely awesome. Well done sir!!! Thank you for sharing and may they bring you plenty if gaming happiness.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP22 Aug 2017 5:34 a.m. PST

Great work!

Col Durnford22 Aug 2017 5:50 a.m. PST

Great idea with an even better follow up.

Rogzombie Fezian22 Aug 2017 7:01 a.m. PST

Really really great idea and excellent painting.

ViscountEric22 Aug 2017 7:09 a.m. PST

Those bring joy to my heart, and a desire to hit the dollar store on my lunch break.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP22 Aug 2017 10:34 a.m. PST

Very nice!

Palewarrior22 Aug 2017 10:44 a.m. PST

These look very, very, very similar to Privateer Press's Blighted Ogruns…

goragrad22 Aug 2017 11:13 a.m. PST

Very nice!!!

Ivan DBA22 Aug 2017 11:18 a.m. PST

Well done!!

PrivateSnafu22 Aug 2017 11:35 a.m. PST

If you have the packaging still throw up a picture of the bar code please.

I like them, thanks for sharing.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian22 Aug 2017 1:26 p.m. PST

Anyone seen these stateside?

Dean AKI23 Aug 2017 1:56 a.m. PST

@Palewarrior: this was pointed out elsewhere; they are almost certainly copied from the three-ups or otherwise pantographed in China. I don't know much about Privateer Press but if their products are manufactured in China it'd be no surprise if they got cloned.

I think on legal grounds as these are a different scale and poseable, not specifically targeting the same market, not in principle usable in the same game, and with a limited range of modifications; they are probably safe from copyright infringement – in the letter of the law if not the spirit. Plus, good luck tracking down the manufacturer in any case. I doubt PP would deem it worth their time (GW would, but these companies probably know this).

That aside @ Private Snafu, I may have the packaging in the recycling; it might be possible to dig it out and get a snap…

gbowen23 Aug 2017 5:18 a.m. PST

You are only about 20 miles away. Where did you buy then from and are they still in the store?

SultanSevy23 Aug 2017 4:07 p.m. PST

Neat and nicely done!

Redroom23 Aug 2017 4:48 p.m. PST

nice work

Dean AKI25 Aug 2017 2:09 a.m. PST

@gbowen, IIRC it was Home Bargains; others have said they've found them in Poundworld. Mainly it's a case of getting out and looking, a bit of luck too.

Dean AKI25 Aug 2017 2:13 a.m. PST

As requested:


Huscarle27 Aug 2017 9:02 a.m. PST

Thanks for the heads-up. Picked up half-a-dozen in Poundworld (Bracknell); they had plenty more grin.

Must Contain Minis11 Jan 2019 7:57 p.m. PST

Those turned out great!

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