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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 06-13-11, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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So i gave up the battle and bought the dreadknight kit. I have an old renegade mechanicus force that i had put together years ago. Using the old witchunters and demonhunters dexes. Anyway with the introduction of the new GK dex they have been revived and so far have played quite well. The Dreadknight grabbed my interest as a conversion opportunity. I have knocked it together over the course of the weekend and i quite like the kit. I just hope people like what i did with it.

It certainly looks like the sort of thing the mechanicus would tinker with so i removed the gk crewman and replaced him with a wired in servitor. The extra arm pivots look far more appropriate as weapon hardpoints. Well thats my opinion anyway. There is plenty of work left to do but as a concept i think it fits the bill.

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I think that this conversion looks very good. It sort of reminding me of the Knights of Taranis from Mechanicum, HH. Small walkers, but big enough to make a letal dent in most thing. So looking forward to the conclusion of the project.
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Mucho improvo !

I like it a lot, even though I really do not like the original kit.

Dropping the baby carrier and the shoulder mounts have made one hell of a difference.

The legs could probably do with some form of armour, something more angled than the original ones though..
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Awesome! Huge improvement over the original design. I agree, the legs could use some armor plates, nothing really advanced, you could probably make it out of plasticard. I'd also add something on the backs of the hands, as the empty flat areas the weapons are supposed to mount to are a little boring. And add some Mechanicus symbols.

Great conversion though! I like it a lot! +rep

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Looks great mate, different and interesting. can we see the rest of the force?

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Just a little tweaking and it looks infinitely more interesting then the original model. My one problem with it is that the sword honestly strikes me as being out of place. When you've got twin cannons rigged to your shoulders and manly robot fists like that, the sword just feels a little redundant. Otherwise, absolutely kickass!
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You have made the Dreadknight look good.

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Here it is with some additional bits and a spray of undercoat.


Hope this is a further improvement.

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Am I the only one that is reminded of the Tau Bsuits feet.
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Damn that is 60% better.


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