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16 August 2011

Melted Tank Markers!

Nick speaking,

We are all used to tanks that are destroyed by Melta guns, but what about having a melted tank marker to represent the damaged tank?

Not so long ago, my buddy found these toy tanks in his local pound shop, although not pretty, they are about the same size a Predator/Rhino/Razorback, and we thought with a bit of work, they would make great stand in markers for destroyed tanks...


He took a blow torch to them, and on this subject, I have to say he is experienced with using tools like this, and I would not recommend anyone and everyone to start playing with blow torches! Here is what it looks like after he had melted it and with a coat of Chaos Black...


Add in a few flames and even without a paint job it makes a great looking 'wrecked' marker...


If your tank gets an 'explodes' result, it easily comes apart, and using the bottom half up side down does the trick nicely, and allows your models to be able to stand on them as well..


Not bad for a pound!

1 comment:

  1. Cheap, easy and effective.  Very convincing especially for a cheap toy.  I like it!  

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