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I was just wondering how you hiveminds made your flyrants?
What wings? How did you attach them? That sort of thing.
I was thinking about using dragon or balrog wings but I am unsure how to attach them. Greenstuff would probably be best, but I haven't really used it alot before (mostly just to fill in joints/cracks in metal models).
I would especially like feedback on people who have flyrants that are the current hive tyrant model.
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I have two flyrants. One is with the older version of the tyrant. I built that one using dragon wings and the spine back of a fex. I used green stuff and scales to put the wings above the arm sockets. It worked fine and made a totally original tyrant that is very sturdy. The second one that I build is based on the current tyrant and uses balrog's wings. These wings are pinned into the top arm sockets and finished off with green stuff. I've put magnets in the lower arm sockets so that I can change out weapon loads. One problem with the balrog wings is their width, my new flyrant is 11" wide. I'm considering taking the wings off and cutting down the length from the shoulder to elbow to bring the width of the model to something like 9". It will still be a huge piece on the table.
Hope that helps...
I have a Tyrant with wings which is the older Hive tyrant model. I have no pics of it and it needs some more painting I think but it looks vaguely like a Harridan and has devourers. I'm right now at work on another Flyrant for assaultyness. I'm using the Forge world wings because I have them spare. Getting those FW wings is hard so I would suggest the Balrog wings. They are better than the dragon wings which look a bit silly to me. To stick them on you can glue them onto a spot on the carapace or use a pair of it's arm sockets. You will need to work on the wing so that it will fit on properly.
The wing will also need to be pinned. Wings require a very sturdy anchor to keep them on or they will just snap off sooner or later. Believe me I have created several winged Hive tyrants for various codexes. Also never after it is assembled or painted try to hold or lift it by the wings, it will be likely to snap. After you pin the wings and glue them carefully use the glue and drip it into the gaps. Let this dry, breathe on it to speed it up ( the moisture in your breath will make the super glue harden, moisture makes it work if you don't already know). This is done just to make the join a little bit tougher.
You will need green stuff to help secure it as well. Blend the wing to the Tyrant with the green stuff as this will give you the toughest bond. Use the green stuff like filler at first for cracks on your models. just keep putting it in until the gaps are full and then smooth it down. Do the rest of the Tyrant first such as the body, legs, head and glue it to it's base. The arms can be left until after the wings as they can get in the way. Winged Hive tyrants are cool but they require a fair amount of work to get them right.
I have a winged tyrant, built from the recent model. I drilled small holes in his shoulder carapace, and used pinned Balrog Wings. The pin of the wing goes into the drilled socket. With greenstuff I made the transition between carapace and wing look better. I can just remove the wings when I need to transport the tyrant, or when I just want to field it as a walking tyrant.
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Ive got a new winged tyrant and i used dragon wings. I simply glued the wing onto the top stack and ridge next to it and green stuffed around the join. i couldn't pin it because of position, but it was ok, until during a game i knocked it off a table, it fell on the floor and shattered into several peices
yep, Its back to normal once more, fortunaty no parts broke badly, only notable things being the tallons, which lost their tips. I had plenty of spares though, but it is definatly something to watch out for. when they break they break badly. celebrated in true sytle by getting to a gaurd gunline, wethering 10 krak missiles, then assaulting, killing a unit, surviving more shots, killing another and so on. In my opinion CC flyrants are one of our best units. best of luck with yours OP
i know most people love to use the big open spanned wings from dragons or balrogs. but personally i didn't like that look. i imagine it using the wings to quickly skim close to the ground, kind of bounding a long. and i like the look of furled/closed wings a lot more. the idea of the monstrous creature just taking off into the air didn't gel with me, it didn't seem physically right. so i went for the old model daemon prince wings on my previous edition hive tyrant. the current tyrant model looks like it would never get off the ground. in my opinion the slimmer structure of the old tyrant fits so much better for a flying beast.
here's a pic of the old daemon prince and the wings i used from it which fit in proportion to the older tyrant model...
A few years back I came across some sort of guide in which the author used the Red Terror body and standard dragon wings. The finished model looked so great I followed the idea.