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Lord Asvaldir
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PostSubject: Alternative Ssylth Models   Thu Dec 07 2017, 04:41

I'm sure this has been asked before but I can't seem to find a recent answer, looking for some alternative ssylth models. The current GW ones aren't bad, but they've been out of stock for awhile, I don't like finecast and I wouldn't mind finding something cheaper so got plenty of reasons for alternatives. Anyone know of some good 3rd party ssylths?
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative Ssylth Models   Thu Dec 07 2017, 10:14

Heya,

Sslyth parts
https://puppetswar.eu/product.php?id_product=601

http://www.avatars-of-war.com/eng/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&prodcode=73&prodname=Medusa+with+paired+weapons&id=118&Itemid=53

http://www.avatars-of-war.com/eng/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&prodcode=76&prodname=Medusa+with+spear&id=118&Itemid=53

http://sirenminiatures.com/store/witness

Those are alternatives, not much cheaper though.
You can still search for third parties with the terms "snakes, snakes man, medusae, etc."
I had some in my personnal list a long time ago but they were too different (or needed to much conversions) to be used as decent sslyths. You should be able to get some snakes men with bow (stock) for around 7-9€.

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PostSubject: Re: Alternative Ssylth Models   Thu Dec 07 2017, 14:42

Cheers those look like some good alternatives. Cheaper would have been ideal but not the end of the world, only need 2 ssylths anyway at the moment.

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PostSubject: Re: Alternative Ssylth Models   Thu Dec 07 2017, 19:40

I started a Sslyth conversion a while ago using a box of Lizardmen Temple Guard. Much bulkier than regular Sslyth, and you would need to turn the legs into a tail and add another set of arms with the Shardcarbine, but I quite like them as a base.

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PostSubject: Re: Alternative Ssylth Models   Mon Dec 11 2017, 17:51

That sounds like a pretty cool idea, I imagine the second arms set is difficult to add on though.

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PostSubject: Re: Alternative Ssylth Models   Mon Dec 11 2017, 18:30

@Kantalla wrote:
I started a Sslyth conversion a while ago using a box of Lizardmen Temple Guard. Much bulkier than regular Sslyth, and you would need to turn the legs into a tail and add another set of arms with the Shardcarbine, but I quite like them as a base.

Can you share photos please? Didnt see them in your PLOG.
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative Ssylth Models   Tue Dec 12 2017, 01:54

I have only got one in progress model at the moment, as other projects have got ahead of it. Will try to fish out and take some pictures.

I found the spare Shardcarbines and arms from the Scourge kit were able to fit underneath the Temple Guard arms.

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