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27 January 2012

How to Magnetise a Trygon, Mawloc and Trygon Prime

Nick speaking,

Still working towards my Fritz styled big bug Tyranid list, I know it's coming along slowly, but all good things come to those who wait! Anyway, I had trouble with my first Trygon, in that, I wanted to make it interchangeable, but couldn't work out how to do it! I am pleased to say though, that I did manage to fully magnetise up my second and third Trygons very successfully. When I built my third Trygon, I did a video of the progress in hope to help others...

6 comments:

  1. Wow, thats an amazing use of magnets! Can I ask where you buy them and what size? Cannot wait to see some paint of on them! (wink wink) :)

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  2. Thanks, Here is a link to the magnets I use from my UK supplier:

    http://www.guysmagnets.com/view-product/2-mm-x-1-mm-neodymium-disk

    And I will paint them one day =)

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  3. Hmm tempting to get a had full of these, they're quite reasonably priced as well!

    Can you recommend a size for infantry and then a size for wave serpent weapon mounts?

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  4. Oops, I actually gave you the wrong link before, the Trygon was done with some 5mm x1mm magnets that I got from my hobby shop, but you can easily get them with a search on eBay.

    These are the other magnets I use:

    This one is ideal for arms and the one I used to do my Wave Serpents:
    http://www.guysmagnets.com/view-product/3-mm-x-05-mm-neodymium-disk

    This one will fit some 'armpits' and is great for vehicles etc.:
    http://www.guysmagnets.com/view-product/18-x-116-neodymium-disk

    This one will fit the armpits that the one above is too big for and is a nice small magnet for any tiny jobs:
    http://www.guysmagnets.com/view-product/2-mm-x-1-mm-neodymium-disk

    Hope that helps

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  5. Thats awesome! Thanks for all the help and tips buddy! :)

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