Space Marine Heroes

I treated myself to the new Space Marine heroes range by games workshop. they were available, up to now, only in Japan . Since last weekend you can get them in Europe , too. As far as I know they are available worldwide now.

This is a complete box with twelve figures. The set is meant to be set up in a shop like this:

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I bought the complete box from an online retailer here in Germany. There are 9 different figures so there will be duplicates in this box.

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the individual figures are packed in their own boxes and you can’t tell which figure is inside. Lets hope every figure is in the box !

Here are the 12 figures I got and as you can see I got every figure of the nine different ones and 3 figures which were double. I am not sure if that is the case in every box or if I was just lucky. Now of to assemble and paint them as members of the Galactic Knights chapter brothers.

The Bär self propelled howitzer

As you might remember I scratch build the “Ziege” APC for my imperial guard army.

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As this vehicle is build to be modular I can use the running gear to accommodate other payloads. The next payload is a self propelled howitzer module. It is called “Bär” (bear) in this configuration. It will be used as a stand in for a Basilisk in Warhammer40K games.

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Here you see the undercarriage with the completed howitzer payload fitted, turning the vehicle into the Bär.

Here are pictures of the single parts wich will be cast in resin later.

And here are pictures of the building process. The parts were again build from extruded polystyrene .

The howitzer payload was designed after the Bundeswehr Panzerhaubitze 2000 wich looks like this:

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More pictures when I finish casting and painting it up.