All the more fun to convert if you ask me. We’ve done Fulgrim, Magnus, and now of course, Angron!
I’ve seen many variations of Angron over the years. My favorite picture is an artists conception from White Dwarf a few years back when the official rules for Angron were first published.
I liked the ferocity of the figure, it’s sheer bulk and animosity. I also got a sense the from the concept art of Angron being almost apelike, and I really wanted a chance to bring forth that quality in the conversion.
The conversion itself was a kitbasher’s dream. I got to use the biggest bits I could find. I wanted a figure that would compare size wise with An-ggrath from Forgeworld. To get a figure of that scale, I’d need to start with a big base model. The Cygor was a good place to start.
Adding to this were arms from a maulerfiend, the sword from a soul grinder, a few assorted chaos bits, as well as the wings from a Hive Tyrant. For a few other off beat bits, I found these shoulder pads on a Skeletor Samurai (don’t laugh) toy, and the head from a Reaper King Kong like figure called the Giant Ape Lord.
This figure is currently available for sale on ebay.
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And until then, remember to PUT YOUR MINIS WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS! Happy wargaming!
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