Conversions by Resin Forge – Horus Heresy Era counts as ‘Fabius Bile’

countsas_fabius1 countsas_fabius2 countsas_fabius3

 

Hello everyone! Resin Forge here with the start of a series of guest posts., starting with a counts as ‘Fabius Bile’ for a Sons of Horus Heresy Era army. Before we begin, yes, the actual Fabius Bile was a member of the Emperor’s Children but please keep in mind this is simply a character recreation set in the Horus Heresy time period, not an actual recreation of him during that period (although with shoulder pad swaps it could count as him very easily)

Lets jump right into what bits the conversion is made up of.

 

Head:

Right side – FW Mk2 Tank Commander head

Left side – FW Mk2 Apothecary head with the lens intact.

GS studs to connect the lens portion of the helmet.

FW Inquisitor Iron Halo

FW Inquisitor Lok Servo Skull Scribe Arms

 

Torso:

FW Red Scorpion Magister Loth Honor Guard Torso

FW Apothecary Vial attached

FW Mk2 Backpack Fan Vent

 

Belt:

FW Plague marine shoulder pad decaying head

FW Inquisitor Solomon Lok Data Servitor back module

GS Cables

 

Backpack:

FW Astral Claws Valthex Techmarine Backpack

FW Mk2 Apothecary Backpack Vials

Plastic Imperial Guard Servo Skull Half Halo

Mk2 Backpack Bottom Side Vents

Pewter Fabius Bile Backpack Mechanical Arms

Plastic Imperial Guard Vox Speaker

Finecast Dark Eldar Haemonculus IV Bag

 

Right Arm:

Mk2 Apothecary Arm

Mk2 Closed Assault Hand

Finecast Thunder Cannon Techmarine Staff

Finecast Thunder Cannon Techmarine Plasma Cutter

Pewter Inquisitor Servo Skull

Black Legion Pewter Shoulder Pad

 

Left Arm:

Mk4 Apothecary Arm

Mk4 Bolt Pistol

Finecast Thunder Cannon Techmarine Backpack Sensor

FW Inquisitor Solomon Lok Data Servitor cable connector

Black Legion Pewter Shoulder Pad

 

Legs:

Pewter Iron Hands Bionic Legs

 

Base:

FW Angron Fallen Marine 40mm Base

2 Pewter Warhammer Fantasy Familiars

Plastic Imperial Guard Servo Skull

FW Titan Tech Priest Mechanical Servo Arm

FW Flamer Tank

FW Magister Loth Honor Guard Helmet

 

Where to begin….. I suppose its best to start in the same order as the parts are listed above.

1) The head is a combo of the 2 halves from the Mk2 Tank Commander head and the Mk2 Apothecary Heads with the Iron Halo attached to the back of it. The brown lens was added based on plastic rivets. The Lok Servo skull Scribe arms are attached to the lower half of the helmet before its glued on.

2) The torso is almost entirely based around the Loth Honor Guard torso with the Red Scorpion icon shaved off and replaced with the vent fan from a Mk2 backpack. The vial from the Apothecary set was then mounted on the right side of the breast, on top of a GS mount.

3) The belt items were taken from 2 bits. The first being a severed, decaying head taken from one of the FW Plague Marine shoulder pads and the second, coming from the Inquisitor Lok Data Servitors back module. It was carefully cut off and trimmed down to be a sort of scanning device.

4) The backpack is built around the Astral Claws Valthex Techmarine pack. The side mounts are cut down and replaced with the pewter Cogs that become the mounting for the Fabius Bile Mechanical arms. On the top, on both sides above the cogs and mechanical arms the small Mk2 backpack lower vents are added. The Mk2 Apothecary backpack vials are then mounted on the center with the plastic servo skull half halo cut and removed to be mounted onto them. Finally a single plastic brown rivet was added as a lens for the skull, creating a mini servo skull. On the rear of the backpack, the cut down Imperial Guard Vox Speaker was then mounted in the center with the Finecast Dark Eldar Haemonculus IV Bag mounted alongside of it with the hose connecting to the bottom of the speaker.

5) The right arm is built around the Mk2 Apothecary arm. Before anything was done the hand was removed and the shoulder mount was cut off to change the position of the arm. Once the arm was reglued to the shoulder, the Mk2 closed hand was then drilled out to allow the staff to fit in its grip. It was then mounted onto the arm. The staff itself is made up of the lower half of the techmarine staff with the plasma cutter barrel cut off and glued just above the hand. I did pin all of this to make to stable. The pewter servo skull was trimmed down to then fit on top of the plasma cutter barrel and coolant ribs. Once this was all done the shoulder pad was added.

6) The left arm is a bit easier then the right. Its almost entirely the Mk4 Apothecary arm. Only the hand was removed, a bolt pistol from the Mk4 Assault set was added. The front half of the bolt pistol was first cut off and the finecast techmarine sensor was added in its place. The small tip was cut off and replaced by the small data servitor cable connector to make a sort of needle launcher. Finally the shoulder pad was added.

7) The legs are simply the pewter Iron Hand legs with a slight bend to make them fit onto the fallen marine base.  A single GS cable was added to make both sides look similar.

8) The base is from the Primarch Angron. The floating Servo skull is a cut down plastic Imperial guard on with a Titan Tech Priest small servo arm added so it could be picking the geneseed from the corpse. A Magister Loth honor guard helmet was added to spice it up. The 2 familiars are simply picked from the Warhammer Fantasy Familiar blister. Slight reposing was done on the familiar in the front to be standing on the fallen marine. Finally ‘Fabius’ was pinned in place so that he could be stable and yet be removed for painting.

 

That’s how he was created! If anyone has any questions at all, please do ask and ill be more then happy to help explain it better. This is my first tutorial so please forgive me if anything is confusing. And now with Bitzbox and Resin Forge teaming up, all of this conversion and future conversions can easily be built by you, the readers! Stay classey everyone and remember, support for your bitz suppliers means support for amazing conversions!

I will go ahead and leave you all with a teaser of the next Tutorial:

seigebreaker

About Bitzbox 163 Articles
Bitzbox are the UK's leading supplier for plastic and resin bits from Games Workshop and Forgeworld.

243 Comments

  1. Thanks for the great tutorial, it’s inspired me to do something similar to make an Astral Claws Corpsetaker /Apothecary

  2. I see you don’t monetize your blog, don’t waste your traffic, you can earn additional cash every month.
    You can use the best adsense alternative for any type of website (they
    approve all websites), for more info simply search
    in gooogle: boorfe’s tips monetize your website

  3. “I’m not certain the place you’re getting your information, but good topic. I must spend some time finding out more or working out more. Thanks for great info I used to be searching for this info for my mission.”

  4. This article gives the light in which we can observe the reality. This is very nice one and gives in-depth information. Thanks for this nice article.

  5. I’ve been having issues with my Windows hosting. It has set me back quite a bit while making the next list. This is the current list that I have. I should add another list in less than a week. I’ll let you all know when the next list is ready. Thank you for your patience.

  6. “Thanks for sharing your ideas. I might also like to express that video games have been actually evolving. Better technology and innovations have aided create realistic and fun games. These types of entertainment video games were not that sensible when the actual concept was being attempted. Just like other kinds of technological innovation, video games also have had to grow via many many years. This is testimony for the fast growth and development of video games.”

  7. This is really interesting, You are a very skilled blogger. I have joined your rss feed and look forward to seeking more of your magnificent post. Also, I ave shared your site in my social networks!

  8. Your style is really unique in comparison to other folks I ave read stuff from. Thank you for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I all just book mark this blog.

  9. After study a few of the weblog posts on your web site now, and I actually like your approach of blogging. I bookmarked it to my bookmark web site record and shall be checking back soon. Pls take a look at my web page as nicely and let me know what you think.

  10. Perfect! Interesting informations over this website. It’s pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be much more useful than ever before. I could not refrain from commenting. I’ve spent 1 hour searching for such infos. I will also share it with some friends interested in it. I have just bookmarked this web. Finished with the job done, I’ll visit some live hot gay cams. Gracias!!! Greetings from Californa!

  11. Thank you for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do some research on this. We got a grab a book from our local library but I think I learned more from this post. I’m very glad to see such great info being shared freely out there.

  12. Its such as you learn my mind! You appear to know a lot about this, such as you wrote the guide in it or something. I feel that you just can do with a few percent to pressure the message house a little bit, but instead of that, this is magnificent blog. A great read. I will certainly be back.

  13. Paykasa, 16 haneli pin kodundan oluşan, daha önce çok yaygın olarak kullanılan bir ön ödemeli kart türüne benzeyen, içerisinde euro bakiyesi olan bir ön ödemeli sanal karttır. İçerisindeki bakiyeler özel olarak üretilemediği için standart kart bakiyeleri 10, 20, 50, 100, 150, 250 tek kart bakiyesi olarak satılmaktadırlar. Tek kullanımlık bir kart olan paykasa kart, kullanılan sitede kartın bakiyesini girmenize gerek kalmadan sadece 16 haneli tek kullanımlık koduyla işlem yapmanıza olanak sağlamaktadır.

  14. “Attractive section of content. I just stumbled upon your weblog and in accession capital to assert that I acquire actually enjoyed account your blog posts. Any way I will be subscribing to your feeds and even I achievement you access consistently quickly.”

  15. “Thanks for your write-up. What I want to point out is that when searching for a good on-line electronics go shopping, look for a internet site with total information on critical factors such as the personal privacy statement, security details, payment procedures, along with terms plus policies. Usually take time to read the help and also FAQ segments to get a better idea of what sort of shop functions, what they can do for you, and ways in which you can use the features.”

  16. My brother suggested I might like this web site. He was totally right. This post actually made my day. You cann at imagine just how much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  17. I’m noow not certain thhe place you are getting your
    info, but great topic. I needss to spend some time syudying much more or working
    out more. Thanks for great inforation I was in search of this information for my mission.

  18. Thanks, I’ve recently been searching for info approximately this topic for a while and yours is the greatest I’ve came upon till now. But, what about the bottom line? Are you positive concerning the source?

  19. Thanks a bunch for one more valuable post. Ive been checking this website often for the past few months, and its now one in all my favorite sites! . I work on a website that has terribly similar content, would you have got any interest write a guest post on it? Shoot me an email if you’re interested!

  20. Cool info! Interesting information over this website. It is pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be much more useful than ever before. I could not refrain from commenting. I have spent 3 hours looking for such article. I’ll also share it with a couple of friends interested in it. I have just bookmarked this website. Done with the search done, I going to visit some online gay Webcams. Thank you!! Greetings from Austin!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*