Moongrunt: Federation of Free Trade Orbitals Rapid Response Squadron

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Finally got these guys pretty much finished – I may go back and re-gloss the visors, and the base edges aren’t as tidy as they should be.

I’m trying out a new lighting set up too – not perfect, but definitely an improvement.

I don’t love the colour scheme, but I’m really pleased with the models themselves – a quick and easy conversion using the US backpacks from the GZG Moongrunt line and the UNSC light infantry. Jon over at GZG kindly sold me a whole pile of the packs, so I’m working on another group of these that I can try a different scheme on.

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(Sorry, this is out of focus)

I recently got the Deathwatch: Overkill minis from Games Workshop, and am deep into some Inq28 conversions at the moment so expect to see a bit of that soon.

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4 thoughts on “Moongrunt: Federation of Free Trade Orbitals Rapid Response Squadron

  1. These look really good. I like the conversions. When I get around to ordering some, I will have to ask for extra backpacks too. One question, I see an unconverted Moongrunt mini in the foreground, but us that an armed surveyor background right? I am not sure if the colour scheme is making it look different and it is still a UNSC trooper. To me this demonstrates how a choice of colour scheme can vary a models appearance dramatically.

    If you are thinking of some buildings, may I suggest Ion Age? While not all of it is to my taste, some bits just scream this genre! I am just painting some of the basic pods (in orange, naturally) now.

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  2. Hello, cheers. In which picture sorry? There are some Surveyors in my other, WIP post.

    I’ve been looking at the Ion Age geodesic domes, I think they’d fit really well. I have a whole set of the GZG prefab buildings, so need to do those first.

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