Sunday, August 29, 2010

The Winner is.....Everyone!



Yep, we had three entries and I am going to make all of them winners.

This will result in 5 Blog Chain Give Aways.

Guys, email me addresses for your loot ( av8hotrodATyahoo.com ) and links when you have yours up.

Also, if you can put a little banner up, with a link here , I will continue to host the links to the current give aways on the right of our page, more links will ensure that lots of folks will get a chance to take part in the Blog Chain.

John

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Barter Bucket: Saturday, August 28th 2010


Welcome to the Barter Bucket!

Are you looking for a bunch of Space Marine helmets to adorn your Warboss' Battlewagon? How about just one more combi-weapon for that custom command squad you've been building? All this and more is exactly why the Barter Bucket went live; gamers helping other gamers with hard-to-find bits, regular pieces, and whole models. It's a place to trade in your old stuff for new, or to get that one piece you need without buying it as part of a much more expensive kit. This concept is fueled by the cooperative spirit of the gaming community as a whole.

If you see something below you can help out with, or see something you're interested in picking up, please contact the individual directly through their listed email address.

___________________________________________
mjsconnection at gmail.com has a last minute request, they're looking for:
  1. Space Marine Librarian in Terminator armor
  2. SM Librarian staff weapon
  3. SM bike wheels, x4
to offer in trade they have:
  1. SM bits and models, various
  2. Space Wolf bits and models, various
dunfordm at gmail.com is looking for the following:
  1. Space Marine Land Speeders
  2. SM Attack Bike sidecars (any)
for trade they have:
  1. darn near anything Space Ork, Tactical Space Marines, and Devastator weapons
brandondudley93 at yahoo.com is looking for:
  1. Space Marine Land Raider Redeemer (x1)
  2. WHFB Tomb Kings Halberd (x1)
mike.tess at charter.net (Mike from SCWarhammer) is looking for:
  1. Fabius Bile
  2. old metal demon that's in the back of the 'how to paint citadel miniatures'-book, the black one
for trade he has
  1. so many Black Library books, just email what you want
miksminis at gmail.com (Gyro from SCWarhammer) has a crazy idea and needs:
  1. all the SM hooded heads you can muster, they can be with helmet, no helmet; whatever as long as it's hooded
  2. plastic SM Dreadnought Multi-Melta
up for trade:
  • bits and accessories, various and sundry
___________________________________________
I'm the guy with the bucket on his head, Mik of Mik's Minis, welcome! To participate, all you need to do is send me an email to miksminis at gmail.com listing what you are looking for, or have as surplus that might help someone else out. Make sure your email is in list form with plenty of detail, including the quantities of each you're looking for. Emails I receive by Thursday will post that weekend here at Santa Cruz Warhammer, otherwise they'll get queued up for the following week. Thanks, and remember, change comes from within...your bits box!

Mik

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Hordes of Vormond: the White Grave Guard is Finished


With John being full of inspiration after attending Games Day 2010 in Baltimore and filling up the blog with his great stories, it gave me some breathing room to finish up these bad boys: the Hordes of Vormond Grave Guard.

As I told you before, the white robes worked out well and I stuck with it. Sorry for the bad pictures; I tried my hand on having an extra slave flash behind the models to give them a 'hairlight' but it made the mithril silver highlighting on the armour blow out.

Anyway, here are the singles:
the trio:
the quartet:
In real life they look very happy and I am pleased with the way the basing worked out in a group of ten, they really seem to climb over a little hill to reach the enemy.
I am having a blast with this army and am racing through it for some reason. The counts are pretty cool...
cheers!
Mike

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Free Warhammer !, Super Blog Chain Give Away: The Return!



If you love something set it free, if it comes back to you it was meant to be.
I think some girl said this to me while dumping me in High School

The Blog Chain Give Away has returned to SCW. Apparently, it was meant to be, or I just offered up some cool stuff to get some Forge World Death Guard bits from Magiler.

To keep the Blog Chain Give Away rolling, I have offered the next host the choice of ONE of the following;

Unopened Chimera box

Unopened Catachan old box set same models but a generous 20 instead of the weedy current 10.

Metal Blood Angels Furioso Dreadnought with extra blood claw conversion bits. Simple Green stripped model with some extra resin blood fists and gaunt Nid arms to make the claws.

Rules.
1. you must have a blog.
2. you must have something worthwhile to offer up to give away for free.
3. if you win, you must hold your own blogsite give away using the same rules to pay it forward.
4. you must contact us with a link to your give away so we can send bloggers to your site.

To enter.
leave a comment to this post as follows:

1st sentence, why you need the prize.
2nd sentence, what you will give away on your blog to pay it forward.

I will choose the winner based on how convincing they are and what they offer to the next winner.

The winner will be announced This friday night Aug. 27th 8pm PST before the Barter Bucket post on Saturday.

So, who wants to be a winner?

John

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Games Day and Back Again, An Ogre's Tale, Pt.2

After a pile of free biscuits and gravy, orange juice, tea, and sweet rolls, I was on the free shuttle with my duffel bag, and dropped off at the light rail station to catch a train to the convention center. I hope no one tries to talk to me, where did I put the headphones?

I have to say that even though I am most likely the scariest person on any form of public transportation, I was not looking forward to it, and was relying on my crappy old army bag to hide my valuables. I bought a return ticket at the machine and used the card so I wasn't flashing any cash. There was no one around anyway weirdo

after a few minutes waiting along came a group of obvious gamers with army cases and utilikilts, they glanced at me and never made conversation. Minutes later another unrelated group walked up and they made small talk about armies , Star Trek and exchanged Huzzahs. My normal guy disguise was working and they had no idea.

We all got on the train. I sat in the same car as the gamers, I figured it was a safety in numbers kind of deal. It was really green and muggy already and it was 9:15am, there were buzzing bug sounds and all the buildings were brick and looked like old military buildings. I thought of my time in the army and how glad I was that I didn't live here.

Finally someone asked me if I knew which stop to get to the convention center, " It's called convention center, that's the name of the stop, I'm going to the same place as you." Damn

" Are you going to any after parties?", uhh

"No I have to catch a plane right after the show, I brought all my stuff and will go strait to the airport at 6."

Where are your miniatures? success!

"In the bag, I carried them on"

"I hope you didn't have any resin in there, I heard that airport xray machines mess up resin, and it melts" just all of the Forge World stuff

" I hope not"

The train stops and everyone gets off, walks across the street and walks into the wrong building. I was wondering why it was so empty and quiet

The security guy sends us down a block, I walk in and there are people everywhere, waiting to get in. I wait in my first line to get a program, laminate, and forge world catalog, its quarter to 10 and it finally hits me that I am going to make it, I am here, on time, and its crowded.


I look around and take it all in, I unbutton my shirt and slowly reveal the Storm Wardens logo, I'm committed now, the deodorant kicks in as I start sweating through the cotton poly blend where the camera strap mashes it around my neck. The grey colored shirt only comes in cotton poly blend.

It's 80 something and muggy and I am hoping that the AC is working in there, the mass of gamer nerds start shouting Waaahhhs its getting loud. The GW guys come out and get them to waggghhhh as loud as they can, I start looking to see who is not waghhhhing, to see if I am the only one.

The doors open and everyone starts running, Its really big inside and lines start forming, the Forge World line is huge already, I start seeing cool stuff and want to take pictures, but I decide to make my way to the safety of the Jawa Balls Club tables,

Fritz and Jawa early, the youngsters will lose
I see some Blood Angels Banners and a familliar scruffy looking guy, he sees the shirt and I offer a handshake and " I'm John, Santa Cruz Warhammer"

Base camp.

It was like meeting an old friend, he showed me the case that Dave Taylor dropped off, we talked a bit, and people started to flood in.

I met Fritz, and a little guy named James, then Jacob, the army winner arrived wearing his special blue shirt. I had seen his facebook pics, so I knew what he looked like, he seemed a bit exited, perhaps even nervous or both, he produced the final squad and we descended on him and demanded he unbox the army.
Winner

Out of my peripheral I spot a couple more Storm Wardens shirts, and Ron Saikowski ( From The Warp) and John Stiening (Drathmare) infiltrate in with a scout move and I am surrounded..... introductions fly like bolter fire.

Ron looked nothing like I expected. We will get back to him

It took me a few seconds to figure out who John was, as he has a real name, screen name and blog name that are all different. I'm really bad with names and I associate my name with tall people, so in my head he continued to be Drathmere
Ron 's Deathwing deepstrike goes unnoticed as Jawa records Jacob claiming his army

At that point everyone was accounted for, and we stood around as Jacob unloaded the Battle Foam case and I was super jealous, as I looked over I saw Jawa's big ol Battle Foam case and I Decided right then that I had to have one.

Jawa shows me the DeathWatch book and some finished scouts Thomas did come through and it was nice to find them in the case and some other cool stuff that I had yet to see. All this time more stuff is coming out of the case, Jacob is looking everything over and I felt like we were all a bunch of kids at a rich friends birthday party with big eyes and super jealous of all the cool new toys, Jawa had Jacob at camera point the whole time and I imagine the footage will pop up somewhere in Jawaland soon.

I decided that I would unload the Death Guard at the Armies on Parade table, Ron and Dave Taylor had done the same, I made my way there and grabbed the last two spots for the Death Guard and Storm Wardens. This was a great excuse to not play and embarrass myself until I built up some courage. So much for that idea

the closest the Storm Wardens and Death Guard ever came to action

I was happy to find all the models were fine and that resin xray death was nerd legend. I will say that the crappy pluck foam case that the boys rode in did a great job of protecting them, and I didn't need to fix anything. I am still getting a custom case


As the models filled in my space, onlookers and passers bye made nice comments and asked questions and I fed them blog business cards so they could look up the build up and modeling techniques, everyone was really nice, and I was proud to have the boys on display. I guess there was voting but I didn't care at all.

I made my way over to Fantasy Flight to find Ross Watson, Creator of the Storm Wardens Chapter, my shirt gave me up and we shared greetings, I grabbed a picture and let him get back to work. Nice Guy.
Ross displaying a local "Aquilla "gang sign I guess its a Latin gang

I needed to find Dave Taylor to complete the list and I was ready to see some Golden Demon madness, so.... another line.

At this time I will reveal my new understanding of the gaming community and the two different types of people that make it up.

Gamer type 1
Drama or Band in High School, cargo utilikilt, tuxedo t shirt , Celtic hammer medallion, World of War Craft, live action Role play Vampire games, loves to yell WAAAAGGGHHHHHHH or some other battle cry, if someone else yells WAAAGGGHHHH, they will add to it but louder, has used the word Huzzah in actual conversation.

Gamer Type 2
Art class and history in high school, has girlfriend or wife, dresses like a normal person, when someone Yells Waaaggghh, they look around to see if anyone else is not doing it. Warhammer is an escape or hobby, and they blog about it.

I imagine there is some intermixing but if you don't know which you are, refer to the Waaaggghhh rule.

Moving on, inside the Golden Demon room I am quickly overcome by how amazing the stuff really is, and at once all my dreams are destroyed by some evil Russian artist girl.

notice the solid base for dream crushing

judges seduced by Russian witch magic.

This stuff is all glowing with fairy dust and magic, its like gods have brought us something and we are looking at our clubs and rocks and wondering how we are supposed to understand it. Its too much for me, I see Dave Taylor and I break away from the Russian witches' evil magic,

Intercontinental jet setting Ogre, Dave Taylor, and John Steining who might be high on the Russian fairy dust

Dave is shorter, younger looking and has more hair than I expected, he has an accent and he is a celebrity, but very approachable. I enjoyed the chat with him, stole a photo and left him to his station.

I was happy to find John and Ron and was informed of an evil and dark niche of the hobby I never knew existed, Golden Demon model collectors. Did you know that people pay LARGE amounts of money to collect models that have won the awards? Evil witches have cast some serious spells. I am getting out of here.

Back down stairs.

a tiny bottle of water costs 3 dollars, and there is a line to pay it. I later plugged in a vending machine in the lobby and saved a dollar

I revisited the Armies on Parade and stood around to listen to what people were saying about my army and also the Storm Wardens. Its great to get unbiased info from average people. I heard one person talking about how I just bought a bunch of Forge World stuff and that I must be a rich asshole, he may have invented the xray machine rumor.

Whenever some one would ask the nice gal behind the counter about my stuff, she would point me out and I would be busted and they would come and talk to me and say really nice things, and I would tell them about the Storm Wardens Project and they would ask me about the banner Ron painted. which is even more amazing in person

I went into the store area to claim my Games Day limited Mini and a T shirt, the lines are amazing, I figure the cash line will be faster. People are buying LOTS of plastic and boxes of minis, I don't get it, don't they ship for free? Why buy it here? Someone will have to explain it to me.

I spent some time in the Forge World, studio sculptors area and was sucked in by the greens and 3 ups for some of the newer minis, Dave Thomas was present for questions,


and I just loved poring over all the original green sculpts, I have done some sculpting work, but this stuff was amazing. post to follow with pics

Swan and Jeff hall

I was happy to spot the old GW Regional manager for my area and we had a nice talk I bitched about the local store going to hell now that he was gone, and he listened because he is now in customer service, and he has to. I also got to meet Jeff Hall we talked about another multi blog contest ala the Stegadon conversion, and he seemed like a real nice guy with a love for the hobby.

Tony Cottrell was in the booth with some great Forge World stuff and I spent a good time taking it all in. more pics later also
I also caught his Presentation in the room upstairs, and found him to be very funny and I imagined how it would be to work for him, and decided that cleaning bathrooms at ForgeWorld would be better than working anywhere else.


then more wandering and awesome game tables and models. with table pics later also

Throughout the day, I kept bumping into Ron.

Ron is a Type 2 gamer. I like to call them a Mature Hobbyist, Veteran Gamer, or a guy kind of like me.

His stuff looks even better in person, I was very impressed.

I got the idea he was soft spoken and perhaps a bit on the shy side. I could not stop giving him a hard time about not playing Fantasy and it completely does not compute that this man has an army that fits in a lunch box AND THAT IS IT!
Ron's entire Warhammer model collection.

no giant room full of stuff he will never get to, no next army waiting to be built up NOTHING.

Somehow I felt the need to corrupt him, infect him with my disease, I actually planned to send him models in the mail to " fix" him.

Ron, I hope I didn't freak you out too much, you are one of a kind, I wish you lived closer, I would force you to hang out with me and would love to drag you along to some game stores and give you a hard time.

All this Time Jawa was sluggin it out and embarrassing all comers at the club table, 8 hours of punishment and his awesome banner won him a prize.

Fritz and Jawa still side by side, this is what he did all day, he was a gaming machine

Games Workshop, when your old models don't sell, because you have made a new model that is way cooler, please do not give out the crap old models as prizes. Jawa you were robbed, you should have got a battleforce box set.

I wandered the floor amazed at the great tables and stuff to see, I took some pictures and my time ran out.



Then I went and packed up the boys.

Lots more nice comments and a guy even waited around to see who the army belonged to and had some great questions and more nice comments, I let him look them over as they went back in the case for the trip home.

After that It was back to Jawa base where I stood around the Jawa table and BSed a bit with the guys, I wished I could have stayed longer and felt like I was missing out a bit and wished for some more time to shoot the breeze, but I said my good byes and as I was walking out I heard the announcement that next year was Chicago.

My mind started tumbling it around as I started up the street on the way to the train station, and as I walked under a big metal sculpture that might have swayed in a breeze I gave it a shove and I think I caught myself letting out a tiny little
WAAAGGGHhhhh

But it might have just been in my head.

I never did play a game, speed paint, or anything else, but I talked to lots of folks and shook a lot of hands. It makes sense really, as I am not a gamer, but more of a social explorer, and I really had a good time.

Everyone was super nice, next time I will plan to do more and see more and stay a bit longer.

Thanks to everyone who put up with me, and I look forward to seeing you again.

I am going to get to work on a list of things to do for next year.

John


Games Day and Back Again, An Ogre's Tale, Pt.1


I don't even know where to start...

I had thought of a few different ways to go about posting my adventures, from an Ogre travel guide, to a glimpse inside my broken mind where you too can hear my personal dialog as I fumble through my adventures.

I think I will do both in 2 parts.

You know how every once in a while and usually only when its important, a little voice in your head says something like " did I just say that out loud ?" Well, that little voice pretty much never stops talking to me and if I have caffeine or no sleep, it gets even louder.

Gladly, it never tells me to do horrible things, but it makes comments like an annoying guy sitting behind you in the movies.

My inner dialog will be played by red text. Its' about time.

first some stats.

I never went to Games Day L.A. because it was over 300 miles and too far away.

This weekend I went over 6000 miles in 36 hours to attend Games Day U.S.

8 hours of Games Day not long enough
14 hours on a plane way too long
4 hours of sleep in a hotel what a waste of 70 bucks
1 hour on a train
1 hour on shuttle buses
2 hours in a car
6 hours of hell in the Atlanta Airport never go back here, ever no matter what

Inspired by the Storm Wardens Project, I decided a bit late in the game, that I would go for it, and ride the Storm Wardens snowball to its conclusion in Baltimore.

I wish Mike could have come with, but I went it alone, with a minimum of gear, figure case camera bag, change of underwear and socks.

Airplanes are small and uncomfortable and ogres don't do so well in confined spaces, if you have to fly, follow these guidelines to make it as tolerable as possible.

Ogres Guide to Air Travel

Tip #1 Book seats in advance, get the window on the emergency exit row over the wing, you know it's going to be miserable, at least you can stretch your legs out.

Tip #2 print your boarding pass as early as possible to be in the first group to go on the plane. I was able to do it 24 hours in advance, and was the first group on the plane every time.

Tip #3 hit the bathroom as close as you can before boarding the plane, and use the handicapped stalls. More room for the bag and no one bangs on the door and tells you to hurry up, you do not want to have to get up from your seat for anything.

Tip #4 put everything in one worthless looking carry on bag. my minis transport case and camera bag both fit in a beat up old army duffel bag, it looks like I am a homeless guy looking for a place to wash my laundry and have nothing to steal, also leaves a hand free and keeps everything together.

Tip #5 wear pants and a loose fitting long sleeve shirt, deodorant and baby powder. its bad enough that some poor bastard is going to be smashed in a seat for hours next to you, at least you will not smell and be damp.

Tip #6 buy food with caution, don't rely on the plane. pick up something in the terminal that is prepared hot like a grilled ham and cheese sandwich, no produce, especially no onions.

Tip #7 bring head phones even if you don't listen to anything no one will try to talk to you, its like a hotel do not disturb sign.

Without going into the details of the travel, I arrived in Baltimore at 3am

Tip #8 book a cheap motel near the airport that has a 24hr shuttle bus, and continental breakfast. 70 bucks for 4 hours of sleep might seem like a waste but I got picked up from the airport and dropped at the train and a shower and all the free drinks and breakfast I could eat.

Next up will be the Games Day report.

John


Saturday, August 21, 2010

Barter Bucket: Saturday, August 21st 2010


Welcome to the Barter Bucket!

Are you looking for a bunch of Space Marine helmets to adorn your Warboss' Battlewagon? How about just one more combi-weapon for that custom command squad you've been building? All this and more is exactly why the Barter Bucket went live; gamers helping other gamers with hard-to-find bits, regular pieces, and whole models. It's a place to trade in your old stuff for new, or to get that one piece you need without buying it as part of a much more expensive kit. This concept is fueled by the cooperative spirit of the gaming community as a whole.

If you see something below you can help out with, or see something you're interested in picking up, please contact the individual directly through their listed email address.

___________________________________________
dunfordm at gmail.com is looking for the following:
  1. Space Marine Land Speeders
  2. SM Attack Bike sidecars (any)
for trade they have:
  1. darn near anything Space Ork, Tactical Space Marines, and Devastator weapons
brandondudley93 at yahoo.com is looking for:
  1. Space Marine Land Raider Redeemer (x1)
  2. WHFB Tomb Kings Halberd (x1)
___________________________________________
I'm the guy with the bucket on his head, Mik of Mik's Minis, welcome! To participate, all you need to do is send me an email to miksminis at gmail.com listing what you are looking for, or have as surplus that might help someone else out. Make sure your email is in list form with plenty of detail, including the quantities of each you're looking for. Emails I receive by Thursday will post that weekend here at Santa Cruz Warhammer, otherwise they'll get queued up for the following week. Thanks, and remember, change comes from within...your bits box!

Mik

Friday, August 20, 2010

SCWH latest venture

With John taking off today for Games Day in Baltimore to represent Santa Cruz Warhammer, I thought it would be a good idea to tell all of you about our latest project. After the StormWardens, John and I felt it was time to focus on the local and regional gamers as opposed to reaching a global audience. So we decided we are going to run monthly game nights in Santa Cruz, California. Our idea is to unite gamers from all walks of life and not just people that play Fantasy or 40K.
Gaming in general is a wonderful and social activity and we really don't care if you like to play chess or Magic or Mordheim. We want you to know there is plenty of people out there who love playing anything and maybe they want to try out something new.
That's what we want to promote. John has a complete collection of Wings of War airplanes and will show anyone how this game is played and then run some games. It's simple, fun and you get to move around cool toys. My daughters (6 and 11) love playing it with my wife and I after dinner...who says we would ever have time for the tellie or video games? In short, WoW is a great family game.
We will also have a bitz trading table AND for fun I am going to display the entire Bishkek 2nd.

Anyway, the flyer is right below. Anyone living in the area (Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Jose) should come and say hi. Maybe Mister Justin from Secret Weapon Miniatures can come from Sacramento..that's not too far!
We would love help promoting this event, so if you live in the above mentioned area, print out this flyer and hand it out to your friends or post it in your local store!

Comments, ideas and questions are welcome, either below the post or at scwarhammer@yahoo.com


Cheers!
Mike

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Hordes of Vormond: Grave Guard Test Model


Painting skeletons is easy, BUT giving it your own character is hard. There are so many great paint jobs out there, many with reds, blacks or purples. I was struggling for a while what color to give the robes of these undead knights, who lived so long ago. Then my wife suggested painting their clothes white, based on the barrow wights in The Fellowship of the Ring. I tried a model and it turned out to be a great idea.
The white makes them timeless and creepy, just what I wanted. Also, I didn't go totally white, leaving that for the skeleton itself. So now there is a nice color gradation from white to beige to brown, the muddy ground that he is walking on. I painted the rest of the model modestly, with the armour being old, faded and a bit rusty. i think I will add some weathering powders when all of them are done..
The shield on his back is from a Warfactory Keltic sprue that I received in another wonderful Barter Bucket trade with Daniel from Singapore! I just added the head.
I worked for a while on the banner and it is as good as I can do it while still having fun with it.
Anyone with suggestions, before I paint up the other nine?

Mike

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hordes of Vormond: the Grave Guard


The blogosphere is red hot with discussions about what's better: Fantasy or 40k. One thing is for sure: modeling fantasy is harder....that's what I believe. Making sure 10 models rank up, don't bonk each other over and look different and dynamic is really, really hard for me. Here's the Grave Guard as I just built it up.



Because I have to figure out how they end up next to each other, I am modeling my Hordes of Vormond differently then my Bishkek 2nd. I build up the entire model, bases, glue, the whole thing and later one figure out how to get paint in the most impossible places.
I cut off the weird wings on all those helmets and twisted their torso to make them look like they are on the move. I separated out the 10 models in 3 singles, 1 trio and 1 quartet. I like the option of modeling multiple models on one base. It makes for a more believable scene.
I am painting up a test model now which I will share with you later this week.

Mike

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Finished Nurgle Daemon Prince, and More

Still plugging away on the Death Guard I will bring to Games Day in less than a week.

I finished this guy up and missed a mold line on his hand, during drybrushing it really stood out. I figured no one would notice, but Mike noticed it right away, so I filed it down and repainted.


I have also summoned up some daemons to bring to the party.

Now I just have to figure out how to get it all (and one more rhino?) in the army case.

John

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Free Ticket to Games Day USA


Are you on the fence about going to Games Day, wanna bring a buddy for free, or just save some cash?

Time is running out, but if you get over to Wanna B Painter, you might just grab a free pass to Games Day USA.

I would have grabbed it, but I bought one.


Barter Bucket: Saturday, August 14th 2010


Welcome to the Barter Bucket!

Are you looking for a bunch of Space Marine helmets to adorn your Warboss' Battlewagon with? How about just one more combi-weapon for that custom command squad you've been building? Got a bunch of Cadians laying around from a project that never got off the ground? All this and more is exactly why the Barter Bucket was hatched; gamers helping out other gamers with hard-to-find bits, regular pieces, and whole models. It's a place to trade in your old stuff for new, or to get that one piece you need without buying it as part of a much more expensive kit. This runs on the cooperative spirit of the gaming community as a whole.

If you see something below you can help out with, or see something you're interested in picking up, please contact the individual directly through their listed email address.

___________________________________________
derinajean at aol.com wants:
  1. servo-arms, whatever you've got
and has:
  1. x2 Death Company sprues (sans Thunder Hammer, x2 Inferno pistols, and x2 helmets)
petersimpson at optonline.net needs some specific pieces in order to complete their MASSIVE Emperor Class Titan, all they need is:
  1. Just the throne and the lord from Witch Hunters Inquisitor Lord Karamazov on the Throne of Judgement
For trade they have:
  1. loads of Eldar bits
  2. cold, hard cash
hersir988 at gmail.com is a bucket regular, and looking for:
  1. Special and heavy weapons (assault cannon, auto cannon, melta, flamer, heavy bolter, chainsword, I'm interested in everything!)
  2. Deathwing stormbolter arm
  3. Pistol and ammo pouches
  4. Techmarines
  5. Servitors
  6. Iron Hands accessories (servo arms, bionics, insignias, almost everything with a cog or an adeptus mechanicus sign on it)
To offer up as trade:
  1. x2 hammerheads
  2. x2 devilfish
  3. x4 xv8s
  4. x24 Fire Warriors
blang86 at gmail.com has a large Tyranid army they are looking to let go of. Please contact them directly about the details of this 2500 point, mostly painted gaggle of Hive Mind goodness.

jwz.wang73 at gmail.com
is
looking for:
  1. Tyranid Trygon, preferably unpainted but at least as long as it's 100%
  2. Imperial Guard Baneblade tank
  3. Vindicare Assassin sniper rifle arm (standing pose)
They are looking to trade away:
  1. IG Shadowsword tanks (plastic version), partially built, x2
  2. Carnifex with Scything Talons, H. Venom Cannon
  3. Hive Tyrant with Lash Whip, Bone Saber, and Scything Talons
  4. Hive Guard with Scything Talons
  5. Ork Boyz, (one is WHFB), x5
miksminis at gmail.com (me, your humble bucketeer) is looking to start a new genre/project and is looking for:
  1. Space Marine Rhinos, x4
  2. hooded Ravenwing Commander head
  3. standing Dark Angel veteran robed body (plastic)
and has:
  1. Many 40k bits and models (mostly SM and IG)
  2. Other assorted goodness, let me know what you're looking for
blaznatin at gmail.com is still looking for the following:
  1. Any Battlefleet Gothic Imperial Ships and Bitz
  2. General BFG Material
  3. Space Marine models
  4. Ork models
  5. Lizardmen models
For trade I have to offer:
  1. Built New Plastic Ork Stormboyz x10
  2. Built Boss Zagstruk, primed
  3. OOP Ork Stormboyz x5
  4. Tau Hammerhead x1
  5. Tau Crisis Suit Commander x1
  6. Assorted Tau Models, lots of Kroot, Firewarriors, and Stealthsuits
  7. Converted Ork Looted Wagon with Boomgun
  8. Tau Devilfish x1
  9. Assorted Tau, Ork, and Lizardmen Bitz
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I'm the guy with the bucket on his head, Mik of Mik's Minis, welcome! To participate, all you need to do is send me an email to miksminis at gmail.com listing what you are looking for, or have as surplus that might help someone else out. Make sure your email is in list form with plenty of detail, including the quantities of each you're looking for. Emails I receive by Thursday will post that weekend here at Santa Cruz Warhammer, otherwise they'll get queued up for the following week. Thanks, and remember, change comes from within...your bits box!

Mik