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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Black Scorpion Goblin Pirates





From time to time I like to look around and see whats out there.  In part its to remind me that GW must compete for my hobby dollars and in part I just like the diversity.

These Goblin Pirates (Labeled Goblin Pirates 2 and selling for around $11.50 for a pack of 5) from Black Scorpion Miniatures are metal and seem to be really old school with a high lead content which makes them heave and cleanable without the use of power tools.  The had a lof of flash to clean but the mold lines were pretty well thought out which is a big plus.  They are a little rough round the edges but make a good fit with my GW Grot/Gobs and the price is unbeatable.

These will become the basis of a Flash Grot mob for Zoggit's Cash Gits which will be an all gretchin force for use in 40k scenarios.  They should be a lot of fun!

I have been doing a lot of big projects in over the past couple of years.  I'm enjoying them but I'm really an army painter at heart and love cranking out a pile of cool guys at good quality in a short time.  I've missed that.

As a result I've decided to make an effort to work some 'Bolter Joe' stuff into my schedule.  I'm still tackling the big projects and working on improving the quality of my single figures but I'm going to recover the joy of crankin' out some dudes!  That will allow me to explore more cool things along the way.

Currently I'm working on the Dark Eldar Razowing fighter, the Big Lobbas for the Gargantuan Squiggoth (Yay they got here!), a Dark Eldar Archon, and have started the prep work on Dorothy and the Gang (Human Survivors) from Studio Miniatures.  There is other stuff kicking around of course but that is whats on the bench this second! 

1 comment:

  1. Doh!, These were actually about $13.50 but at $2.70 they are still a great bargain.

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