Modelling and Conversions
Some new photographs and conversions.
The Grot Bomb Launcha, this conversion
uses a Skorcha (as I had one spare) with the turret (and part of the chassis)
taken off at a 45 degree angle. You could use a Wartrak and take the gunner
off, it would probably be easier than the Skorcha. I used a combination
of a saw, clippers, a craft knife and a lot of swearing as it wasn't that
easy to cut through the metal. I then used a piece of plastic strut to
make the firing platform, the strut was already "I" shaped.
A Pulsa Rokkitt was then stuck on top, some green stuff to make the cockpit,
this was done by putting a small circle of green stuff on top of the Rokkitt.
I then took a poor Gretchin and cut him in half before sticking him into
Painting was done by undercoating in white,
painting in the black parts and the crew. The black sections were then
drybrushed with Tin Bitz and then lightly drybrushed with an alumnium
coloured paint. The rest of the model was then painted red and given a
chestnut ink wash.
Ork Trukk with Krooz Missulz (aka an Orkish
version of the Imperial Deathstrike Missile Launcher, but why not use
the Krooz Missulz rules for the Mega-Gargent. The model is built using
a Flakwagon base, a firing platform from a Pulsa Rokitt and the Krooz
Missulz, well it's a 40k scale Fighta-Bommer Missile.
A Squiggoth with scratch-built howdah
containing plastic ork infantry and some buggy gunners.
A Squiggoth with a combi-weapon of a
Hydra Flak Gun and an Ork Big Gunz.
An unconverted Squiggoth.
A converted Battle Fortress (uses turrets
from a Squiggoth and two plastic Battlewagon turrets).
An converted Battle Fortress, complete
with Flakwagon gun and boyz in the back.
Ork Trukks full of Shootas. These are
Flakwagons, Ork Buggy Gunners, some of the trukks have had shovels (Imperial
bulldozer blades) added.
Close-up shot of Ork Trukk.
Empty Ork Trukks (some have had extra
front and back bitz added to the passenger compartment, these were taken
from the sides of other Flakwagons).
Ork Bowelburna with plasticOrk Battlewagon
Ork Mek Trukk, designed to be used on an
Orky airfield. Simply a Flakwagon with the sides removed, a "crane"
added from the plastic "grabby" bitz from the plastic Ork Battlewagon
sprue and a Mek stuck on.
Killa Kans (easy these ones, just remove
the "claws" from regular Ork Dreadnoughts)
Ork Gun Trukk (Zap)
Ork Gun Trukk (Zap). Take one Ork FlakWagon, use a Big Gunz
(mount on gun carriage and cut off wheels) and place where you would put
the Flak gun. You could add Ork crew if you wanted.
|Gun Trukk (Zap)
Ork Gun Trukk (Lobba)
Ork Gun Trukk (Lobba). Take one Ork FlakWagon, use a Pulsa
Rokkit (mount on firing launcher carriage and cut off wheels, though I
have also used the "wooden" launcher which works well) and place
where you would put the Flak gun. You could add Ork crew if you wanted.
This Ork Trukk is not firing as a normal Pulsa Rokkit would - so remember
to make that clear to your opponent. You could also use the model as a
Pulsa Rokkit if you wanted.
|Gun Trukk (Lobba)
Ork Trukk. Take one Ork FlakWagon, fill in hole with green
stuff and then glue in two gunners from Ork Buggies and there you are
an ork Trukk ready to transport the Boyz into battle.
Another variation (this time not from Epic Magazine #2)
is viewing this Trukk more as a M113 ACAV style vehicle.
Ork with added Ork Gunners, Pulsa Rokkit
and Gunz taken from Flakwagons to replace the original turrets. Rules
This shows a side-view of the Ork Battlefortress
with Pulsa Rokkit and FlakWagon guns.
...the other side showing Ork Gunners.
Ork Battlefortress trundles through a
ruined Imperial city supported by Wartraks and Trukks.