|Treads for hope!|
The reinforcement parade moves to the motor pool this week. Here is a Predator tank for the XVI Legion. I have to once again recognize and thank local gamer Steve B for putting this !#$!#$ing thing together for me...these Rhino upgrade kits don't always proceed smoothly for me...but thanks to the skills of Steve, I was able to paint another asset for the Sons of Horus.
The Predator was once part of the core of a Space Marine armoured forces - Rhinos to carry the troops, Predators to the support them, Land Raiders to do both, and Whirlwinds to back it all up. Of course the vehicle lineup has expanded significantly over the years, but I still wanted a Predator to have a "classic" shout-out in the lineup for my Sons of Horus forces.
|Forge World has found a design that blends the classic Predator with the new Rhino - it's lovely|
|The Eye of Horus is always watching...even from an access ramp...|
|Brass etched icons are not cheap, but they come out soooo much nicer than the decals|
|View from a Titan's perspective...|
And based on that nostalgia I opted for a weapon load-out that reflected the original model - the "autocannon" in the turret and lascannons on the sponsons. A flexible fire support mix that will chip in usefully while hopefully drawing fire away from elsewhere.
|Bring on the loyalist fools!|