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Savlar Chem Dogs WIP (Leman Russ Finished Mar 13)

Astra Militarum Conversion Chem Dogs

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++42ND SAVLAR CHEM DOGS++

Hey, I've been lurking here for a while, but this is my first post
I've been out of the hobby for about 6-7 years now, but I've decided to get back into it with a new army. I decided to go with something with plenty of converting opportunities. I've always like the post apoc bandit feel of the Chem Dogs.

This is my first platoon squad

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I'll hopefully be getting some paint in the mail in the next few days. So i'll post an update with a colour test

Thoughts?


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Looks great. I like the mix of bits. Poses and conversions are very good!
You nailed the chem dog look ;)

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COOL . One of my favorite regiments.


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Loving them so far! I'd definitely throw in some of Anvil Industries parts as well; some of the pieces they sell would work well with the aesthetic you're going for.

I don't suppose you'll be converting them a suitable tank, will you? Like say, a Ragnarok? msn-wink.gif

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Thanks guys, I'm pretty happy with how they've turned out

 

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Probably not a Ragnarok but i've got some ideas on what to do for tanks msn-wink.gif


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My Savlar Chem Dogs WIP - 'Cry Havok and let slip the Chem Dogs of war!'

 

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I always wanted to see someone make an army of these! They're probably my favo IG regiment. Supercool! :D



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Very nice work. Will you be adding any 'acquired' equipment to the army?



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There will be some small things (like lasguns in a very familar green). But there will definitely be some more outlandish equipment the troops have 'found' ;)

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My Savlar Chem Dogs WIP - 'Cry Havok and let slip the Chem Dogs of war!'

 

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Nice

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Nice conversions!


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One of my favourite guard regiments, looking forward to more, keep up the good work.

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Impressive! What color scheme are you thinking of using?

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Good job thus far.


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Those pieces from victoria minis? Thinking about getting a few parts myself, how is the resin to work with?



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Nice to see other regiments on here. They look good.


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Thanks everyone. I've got a whole bunch of conversions figured out for characters, this is just the beginning, I just have to wait until I have the money.

 

Impressive! What color scheme are you thinking of using?

I'm going with really earthy colours, unpainted metal armour with yellow shoulder armour and pale skin.

 

Those pieces from victoria minis? Thinking about getting a few parts myself, how is the resin to work with?

Yep, I've never used resin before and they were fine. a few parts were a little bit waxy but i literally just rinsed them under the tap and they were fine. gluing resin to resin the glue takes longer to dry but nothing major. 


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My Savlar Chem Dogs WIP - 'Cry Havok and let slip the Chem Dogs of war!'

 

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Look great man!! I love Victoria's stuff... have a bunch for my guard... I usually get lil bitty balls of GS, put a dab of super glue on each piece of resin, place GS ball at joint and press together... much faster and stronger join
Looking forward to seeing paint

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Look great man!! I love Victoria's stuff... have a bunch for my guard... I usually get lil bitty balls of GS, put a dab of super glue on each piece of resin, place GS ball at joint and press together... much faster and stronger join
Looking forward to seeing paint


Thanks, yeah thats pretty much what I did with the heads. Makes it heaps easier :)

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My Savlar Chem Dogs WIP - 'Cry Havok and let slip the Chem Dogs of war!'

 

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Ah, that's a name I haven't seen in a while. Looking good.

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I applaud anyone attempting to tackle the Chem Dogs.

Keep at it :D



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Thanks guys.

I'm still waiting on paint and I got a bit bored today so I made some terrain...

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I feel like it needs something more... any ideas?


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brettfp does Necromunda - Various Necro projects

My Savlar Chem Dogs WIP - 'Cry Havok and let slip the Chem Dogs of war!'

 

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I'm wondering, "Why the hell would they need a chem tank like that?" and the best explanation I can think of is promethium fuel, in which case, you should add some pumps (look for models of M3 gas stations), so the Chem Dogs can refuel the vehicles they "commandeer."


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Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement) or the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

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I was thinking it would just be ludicrous amount of nitro-chem stimulants. msn-wink.gif


Creepy Chaos Stuff - Mechanical Daemons & Death Guard

Waaagh Sparktoof - Kult of Speed Orks

brettfp does Necromunda - Various Necro projects

My Savlar Chem Dogs WIP - 'Cry Havok and let slip the Chem Dogs of war!'

 

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I think some transports, heavy support, and fast attack options will be more useful. Even if "fast attack" consists of heavy stubbers bolted to the hood of a "commandeered" Ferrari (see the 'Twisted Metal' video games), it'll still be better than simply pumping an infantryman with combat drugs (which may kill him, and thus, prevent him from fighting in the Emperor's name).


Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)

Warhammer 40,000+ Star Wars- Rian Johnson- Reylo= AWESOME! (Knights of Renaissance)

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement) or the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

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The chem dogs need their daily dose of chem to hound about. Great tank!