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Hey all,

Now, after reading the Inquisitorial Stormtroper entry in Codex WH, I was inspired to convert some 'Arbites' type troops for my Guard army. What I wanted them to have was a big ol riot shield (see picture).



Problem is, the Roman Legionaries I have are a tad too small to use their shields. Any ideas where I can get some?

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I used an old style rhino door for an ork riot shield one time but that is a difficult component to comeby nowadays.

Another option would be to make up a shield using plastic sheet and cast them up, they are quite flat making a casting quite straightforward.
 

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I used an old style rhino door for an ork riot shield one time but that is a difficult component to comeby nowadays.

Another option would be to make up a shield using plastic sheet and cast them up, they are quite flat making a casting quite straightforward.
Indeed, The front panel from the old rhino kit would be near perfect matches for those shields, and then you could cast them up.

Or you could use these guys from offensive miniatures with alittle customisation:

 

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Platicard sheet, either plain or embossed diamond plate if you wanted to spend the money, rivet platicard sheet sheet for the edges and fw etched brass aquilla eagle for the front.
failing that brettonian men at arms shields as previously stated.



 

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You could take a look at these Riot shields, they're supposedly 28mm.


OR

Interdiction Marines., which end up looking like this:

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I don't know either of these companies really, but they came up last time someone was talking about doing Arbites. Bretonnian shields will work, but be warned that they are not all the same - they look similar, but the sprue contains 4 different shields.
 

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Yup sorry sold out not long after posting the link, i guess some lurker on the site beat you to them.
Could still convert your own from platicard i guess. we will get more in assuming we shift some other parts from the men at arms kit.



 
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