Sunday, December 30, 2012

Tom McBride's Latest Conversion - Jagdsword!




 
Tom McBride of Blood & Skulls has released his newest conversion project.  The Jagdsword!


From Tom McBride:

Have you ever wondered what a German WWII Shadowsword would look like?  Well, that is the genesis of my latest commission.

The client has a German themed WWII Imperial Guard army and wanted his super-heavy to have some of the same look as the rest of his heavily converted troops.  The thought was this is going to be something similar to a Jagdpanther top set back like the Elefant tank with panzer-like turrets on the four sponsons.  The main gun has more of an artillery piece look to it similar to my Kingslayer cannon but bigger.  


To make things easier I used the Shadowsword top but turned backwards and pitched up like the Jagdpanther.  The front armor has also been sloped to match.  The sides were widened a bit to line it up the edge of the armor plates above the tracks.  A ball turret mounted TL heavy bolter is mounted next to the main cannon on the right side.
Another interesting feature is a metal scaled skirt to protect the road wheels.  This feature also ties in with his infantry models.  I did this by sculpting up a master that was cast six times and glued in place of the original skirt.



 




Thanks again to Tom for making an awesome conversion and helping inspire us.

Loken

2 comments:

captain birdbum said...

totally awesome. yet again.

Raghnall said...

That is sweet...

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