Ideas for giving an oop Wraithlord a wraithsword

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Ideas for giving an oop Wraithlord a wraithsword

Post by Calandryll » Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:56 am

I have a few old metal Wraithlords that I want to give wraithswords. All of the bits stores I am aware of are sold out so I am looking for other ideas. Basically a model or models that have a sword large enough and close enough so that it looks somewhat Eldar.

I am thinking of just magnetizing the sword to the Wraithlord's back or using the blade and putting it underneath the Wraithlord's forearm. Not looking to have it hold the sword since the old wraithlord's hands are open.

Any ideas? Would love to spend under $40 on this if at all possible.

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Re: Ideas for giving an oop Wraithlord a wraithsword

Post by Joe » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:52 am

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Re: Ideas for giving an oop Wraithlord a wraithsword

Post by Rex the ork » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:06 am

I, as well encountered this problem. If you buy the Chaos Warriors Horsemen back, there in a giant spear that I used. It seems werid, but it worked.

This is it. (Giant Spear in box)
http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/catal ... rod1590018

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Re: Ideas for giving an oop Wraithlord a wraithsword

Post by sebastionsynn » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:03 pm

in the Eldar prophecy book there is a description of a witchblade that looks exactly like a tyranid Bone Sword.

i got my hive tyrant in 4th edtion and modeled and pinned him before, seeing the magnetic tutorials, with the heavy venom cannon, and scything talons.

so i cut the bone sword off at just above the hand piece, this meant i needed a handle, so i shaved down a sprue piece and sanded it till it was rounded. i then took a small piece of rubber foam and wrapped my needle nose pliers in it and very carefully bent each finger of the wraithlord and the lords thumb. pinning the rounded sprue to the bone sword this now allowed my metal wraithlord to hold the sword in his hands. i'd get you pics but i got tired ot trying to keep the pins and the glue on the lords legs and arms in place and got rid of them. seemed like every time i took them out of their foam pocket the legs and arms needed to be reglued.

hope this helps you.
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