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thelightbringer
21-06-2008, 19:54
just want to know what a boom gun is and looks like?

Acheron,Bringer of Terror
21-06-2008, 19:57
just a big gun [leman russ have one - it might be similiar - it might not]

Dribble Joy
21-06-2008, 19:57
It can look like anything really, but in general a large cannon.

As for what it does, go find the codex.

Grimtuff
21-06-2008, 20:03
It's a gun, that goes boom oddly enough.

And it's usually red. That way the shells hit the target quicker.... :p

thelightbringer
21-06-2008, 20:32
so i could use the heavy stubber on the leman russ to put on my looted rhino?

Grimtuff
21-06-2008, 20:37
so i could use the heavy stubber on the leman russ to put on my looted rhino?

As a Boomgun? No. As a Big Shoota? Of course.

totgeboren
21-06-2008, 20:45
A Boomgun is basically a battlecannon, or a earthshaker cannon with a shorter barrel.

If you use a gun of that size you should be ok. :)

(oh, and as Grimtuff said, the heavy stubber would work perfect as a big shoota if you want one of those.)

thelightbringer
21-06-2008, 20:47
how can i make one?

thelightbringer
21-06-2008, 20:49
not from the imperial gaurd tanks!

madd0ct0r
21-06-2008, 20:58
-bit of plastic pipe

-Chimmney from the CoD terrain kit

-buy a toy and take a saw to it.

-a prittstick.

Dreachon
21-06-2008, 20:59
Any type of cannon with a mid sized barrel will do, hell you can just take a piece of placticard or pvc tubing and be done with it.

thelightbringer
21-06-2008, 21:03
i'll just put a piece of some old pipe and i'll be done with this stupid thing!

Acheron,Bringer of Terror
21-06-2008, 21:24
sure! great and orky way - go for it!

totgeboren
21-06-2008, 22:10
Well, this has turned into a modeling question, and in my opinion the best place on the web for inspiration and advice for building ork vehicles is The Waaagh (http://www.the-waaagh.com/forums/index.php?showforum=2).

Lots of nice orky stuff over there :)

SAMAS
21-06-2008, 23:19
The quick answer is that the name of an Ork weapon is more of a general idea of what it does, rather than any sort of official designation. Any gun an ork can fire one-handed (like a pistol) is a Slugga. A weapon an Ork has to carry with both hands is a Shoota, and heavier than that, a Big Shoota.

Therefore, a Boom Gun is any shell-firing Big Gun on a Looted Vehicle that's not called a Kannon.

the1stpip
22-06-2008, 00:05
All I did was took a toy BB gun, removed the barrel and then attached it to the chassis. (of course, the chimera chassis was too small, so in true Ork fashion, I had raise the roof of the Chimera to get the gun to fit.)

thelightbringer
23-06-2008, 20:20
ah i see what you mean!