Piloted by the bravest warriors of the Fire Caste, Crisissuits provide a Hunter Cadre with fast moving, flexiblefirepower, bringing death to the enemy.
Battlesuits are the centrepieces of the Tauarmy. The kits are already versatile, butwith a little conversion work you can addeven more life to your models.
This model is straight out of thebox and has been modelleddynamically to show a Battlesuittaking off. To get this pose, themodel was pinned to its basethrough one of its feet. With basingmaterials added, it’s impossible tosee the join.
The girder has been bent as theBattlesuit steps onto it, giving themodel a huge sense of raw powerand weight.
When pinning, make surethe model is balanced or itwill topple over.Green Stuff is used tofill in the gaps betweenthe components.
The weight of this model is on itsleft leg. The angle of the head matchesthe position of the leg, adding to theoverall dynamism of the pose.This Battlesuit is firing at theenemy, whilst landing on topof a Space Marine! The arms’upward angle adds power tothe model.
Here the Battlesuit leans forward withthe right arm extended and rotated tocreate a shooting pose.
•Cut the arm below the shoulderpad, and experiment with itsposition.•Drill a hole for a pin in the lowerarm, then drill a hole in the padto match.•Glue the arm in position.
The knee wascut and rotatedto create thecrouching pose.The antennaemounting blockshave been removedfrom the head.
These principles workequally well with TauBattlesuit arms and legs.
These plasticgirders comefrom the newbuilding sets.The target lockhas been addedto the head.The leg was cutand rotated to createthe leaping pose.The Battlesuit waspinned to the SpaceMarine for stability.
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