Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Dragonforge Flying bases rule the skies!

Well, when there is a new product that makes my gaming life better, I usually buy a lot of it and then tell all my friends to buy it.  Well, my latest recommendation is the Dragonforge Flying Bases.

Let's face it, the Games Workshop flying bases do not make you feel good about their stability.  How many times has one of your Valkyries or Stormravens taken a dive off the GW flying base?  Well, I have had it with them.  I recently purchased enough Dragonforge Flying Bases for 6 Vendettas, 3 Vultures, 3 Thunderbolts, 3 Lightnings, 2 Arvus lighters (bought them before the Rule of Three) and my Maruader Bomber.  

So how did they work?  GREAT!  The bases look awesome as you choose the base you want from the extensive Dragonforge line.  You can choose from any type of base that Dragonforge makes.  There are styles similar to most of the major resin base styles you see out there.  He makes Valkyrie sized bases and even larger for things like Maruader Bombers.  So even though I don't use Dragon Forge bases for my troops, I found a base that was close enough.  And then Jeff will custom cut the acrylic to any size you want!



Here are some photos to show you how the system works.


The Dragonforge Flying Base has three parts.  The first is the Base, which you buy separately.  The second is an acrylic rod which is VERY sturdy at 6" long and 1/2" wide.

  
Finally is the adapter which fits a Valkyrie perfectly as it has the same footprint as the GW adapter.

I will have my Maruader Bomber base up soon and will make sure to share photos of that with you, but I highly reccommend these to anyone with any sort of Flyer!

Alec

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