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    Westwind Heads and Guard Bodies?

    So, now that I'm starting to grow a bit bored of my Tau, I'm thinking about building myself an Airborne Guard army. For a bunch of reasons, I want to have them loosely based off the Commonwealth Airborne (Specifically, the 1st Canadian Parachute Infantry) from WWII-although, obviously 40K-ized. Anyways, I want to give all the models berets instead of helmets, and found these British Para Beret heads from Westwind. They look perfect, but I don't know how well they'll stack up, scalewise, with either Cadians or possibly Elysian bodies.

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    they should work fine, I know someone who has used westwind heads on there cadians and there perfect

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    Sweet. Any pictures of them?
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    its different heads, but same company, so same sizes

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    Ohhh nice idea, tempted. Rep both of you.

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    Oh, man, those are perfect, absolutely perfect. Huge thanks!
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    They look alright, I did try this with a ctachan head and greenstuff:


    not a great pic, I also used catachan arms.

    It would be slightly more expensive to do it that way unless you had other uses for the catachan bodies though!

    hope that helps

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    I think I'll stick with just straight Cadian bodies, maybe with a few Catachan parts thrown in for variety. But that does look really good as well, thanks.
    Burn the land and boil the sea. You can't take the sky from me.

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