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Jorster
04-11-2010, 13:56
Hey, wanting to know where the monster mount comes from???

ive looked everywhere on the web for this, mayb im looking in the wrong places or wat not but if anyone can help plz???

btw this is so i can make a similar night gobo model... :)

Urgat
04-11-2010, 14:40
tyranid bits maybe? I'm not too impressed, by the way, the thing doesn't even care about the (orange?) snot, the legs of the rider are way too large, and the whole beast is meh...
sorry for me being my usual grumpy self :p

Jorster
04-11-2010, 14:50
thx im not sure if it is bits tho, ill be checking now but im sure its a full model

Jorster
04-11-2010, 15:31
Yeah now im deffinitely sure its not bits and ive seen another example of someone using this model as a mount except it has arms instead of just having legs. Really any suggestions are great; even other specialist games or anything cos the longer i think about it, the more i think it's not a GW model.

Jedi152
04-11-2010, 15:33
It's not GW bits, it's another manufacturer. They've vut the torso of the rider in half and stuck a GW gobbo top half on.

I'm at work so i can't check which one at the moment.

Braad
04-11-2010, 15:41
Just to let you know you're not the only one not having a clue: never seen it before!

And I tend to check out quite a few mini-manufacturers pages.

Jorster
04-11-2010, 16:05
I found the picture of another use of this model, just so other people might recognise this model with arms :]

Bingo the Fun Monkey
04-11-2010, 16:36
I think those are old Growlers from VOR the Maelstrom. Growlers are a race of T-Rex Gorilla Squigs.

herohammer
05-11-2010, 08:47
I think those are modified growlers maybe...but growlers didn't have a big tail like both of these fellows have...they were more like gorilla/Tyranids.

Although on the other hand, that guy in the second image riding the beast looks like he might be a scratch built Neo-Soviet radiation trooper for VOR so hmmm...

Torpedo Vegas
05-11-2010, 15:49
You could probably make that out of a wolf rider kit and a hormaguant.

Pacorko
05-11-2010, 17:17
Nope, you guys have got it all wrong.

It's a Fomorian Reaver from the Celtos lines, originally made by iKore and then bought and very much in production by Brigade Models and can be found here (http://www.brigademodels.co.uk/Celtos/The%20Fomorians.html)

Hope that helps.