Thursday, 30 April 2015

Eeyore joins the party! Has anyone seen it's tail?

Hi guys, GR here.

We're having a blast painting the new mechanicus stuff, and I've finished the Ruststalkers - great miniatures, and a joy to paint. There'll be pictures very shortly.

In the meantime, I got hold of a new Onager (Wiki says: Asian Wild Ass - hence the silly post title), and while it has a lot of potential, I wasn't too thrilled about the way the turret and the cannon sat on the legs - therefore I decided to tweak it a bit.

I used the bolter canopy ring from the rhino/landraider sprue, and glued it underneath the turret, to give a new mounting to the ball joint on the legs:

Combined with tilting it a bit forward, this gives it a more "bulging-back-body-spider-tank" look, that I like a lot better than the standard version. I also moved the gun mount a bit lower down, to keep a sleeker look:

As always, comments and critique is appreciated. :)

Oh, and I've found a pic on the web, which you may find interesting - if you're into Mechanicus. The next few weeks are going to be VERY interesting:


  1. "...VERY interesting." And f**king expensive... *sigh*
    The new pose is quite good. Very speedy and aggressive.

  2. Couldn't agree more - a very nice little tweak.

  3. I like your repositioning. However, it feels a bit strange to me that the motion isn't mirrored in the legs...

  4. Oh I'm so looting that idea! :)

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