conversion. this is my first full conversion that i tried. I used a couple of ork bits and some tau bits. please tell me what you think. my only problem was the
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this is my first full conversion that i tried. I used a couple of ork bits and some tau bits. please tell me what you think. my only problem was the tau legs which i tried to fix with armor plating.

please give me any feedback you can. my favorite part of the hobby is building and so i would love to get better at conversions.

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#16 - aperturepony ONLINE (01/11/2014) [-]
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User avatar #11 - topoftherock (04/09/2013) [-]
Since i can no longer edit this content, i would like to ask any viewers to help me come up with a name for my conversion. I was thinking something like "mecha trooper/commander" or something like that. I would love any suggestions.
User avatar #12 to #11 - pjotor (04/09/2013) [-]
Is this meant to be used to play?
User avatar #13 to #12 - topoftherock (04/09/2013) [-]
yes. although i will probably use him as a captain. but i would still like a name for the figure.
User avatar #14 to #13 - pjotor (04/09/2013) [-]
What army are you playing?
User avatar #15 to #14 - topoftherock (04/09/2013) [-]
space marines. salamanders chapter.
#6 - yesilift (04/09/2013) [-]
we would never wield filthy xeno weaponry
User avatar #10 to #6 - topoftherock (04/09/2013) [-]
good thing i changed it to a power sword. however my guy likes to use the weapons of his enemies as clubs sometimes.
#7 to #6 - restfullwicked (04/09/2013) [-]
those are bloodravens who cares what they think, lol.
some chapters do use xeno weapons, relictors and the like. not to mention Yarick's powerclaw. i know he isnt a space marine but even so he is still a badass
#1 - bulwark (04/08/2013) [-]
first thing about conversion is: don't do something that just doesn't work :p

I think you should stick with some normal legs instead of tau legs, since you just cover them with plates anyways :)

Sometimes, a good way to practice conversions is to get a battalion and try to put pieces that don't match on to others.

this picture is a chaos warrior I did, but I took the shield and lance from a Knight, slapped a shoulder plate on it. it makes a huge difference without making it harder on yourself to assemble/paint and cover up :P
#2 to #1 - topoftherock (04/08/2013) [-]
I definitely agree. the thing is, I had no more space marine legs. i was using bits given to me by a friend. i tried to cover up the tau legs as much as possible but....tau legs. until i get new sets i will focus on modifying my normal army.

here is the sergeant i made using two grey knight bits. the halberd and the helmet. i did this a few months ago while building my army.
User avatar #3 to #2 - bulwark (04/08/2013) [-]
Ah yea, when you're needing bits then its kinda hard to keep going hehe :)

but yea, the rule is pretty much "Less is more". Nice Sergeant btw, although game wise I don't think he can use a halberd, but as you said, you're more about building and painting rather than gaming, just like me :)
#5 to #3 - topoftherock (04/09/2013) [-]
i just replaced the tau arm with a space marine arm wielding a power sword. I think it looks a lot better with that.
User avatar #4 to #3 - topoftherock (04/08/2013) [-]
game wise it counts as a power weapon. i'm trying to get bits from all of my different friends. my friend who plays orks gave me soooo many bits.
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