Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

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Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby platypus » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:24 pm

This was originally a 3 page showcase. The full package:

Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.
Bicycles and human powered wheeled conveyances
Monowheels, motorcycles, trikes, and quads.

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Warzone starts us off with a host of old hover bikes. The earlier purple shark and the great grey appear to be OOP, and so you'll need to chase them down on ebay or bartertown more than likely.

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Soda Pop brings the anime Relic Knights to the game

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Puppets war's hover bike.

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Mouse Muffin is another cottage producer with some eldar style <i>Wraith Bike</i> and the more heavily armoured <i>Phantom</i>.

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MaxMini has their own version of what is fast becoming a classic style

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Kromlech can also attest to that fact.

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Antenociti's Workshop has designs for both personal transport, and heavier industry

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Cobalt sci fi jet bikes can be found at Black Hat these days.

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Scotia Grendel has you covered for Urban Mammoth / VOID jetbikes.

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Fenryl has a couple offereings.

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Bob Olley's Scrunt flyers may be available at different places at different times, like many of the Scrunt moulds they seem to get sold off now and again.

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Studio McVey's limited Edition flyer/bike.

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The Bombshell looks like it can get you there fast!.

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The Imperial marines from Irregular Miniatures have their very own flier.

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As do the inhabitants of Tobsen's world

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Need to deliver a pizza or a parking citation? Denizenis on the job

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WildWesthas a hoverbike theme of its own.

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While Spartan Gamescharts a new subgenre with its flying SteamBike

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Ground Zero has a 25mm hover... board? thing. . .

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A bit of a departure from classic bikes, but still relavent are Marty McLfy's hoverboards! A version of whichMongoose may or may not be able to provide you with, depending on if they are still in business or not.

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As can Studio McVey if you can get one before the limited casting runs out.

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Ramshackle can also hook you up with a hoverboard.

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Games Workshop offers 28mm eldar jetbikes (also available in dark flavor, with more skullz), and they clock in at 6mm with Epic versions of the same.

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While ForgeWorld has you covered for imperial forces

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Khurasan kicks off the 15mm options.

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Followed by the Arc Fleet bikers from Critical Mass Games

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15mm.co.uk has items for you in the HOF and LaserBurn ranges.

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Aberrant Games offer a 15mm personal copter.

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If you don't mind chasing things down on ebay, or possibly old-stock retailers like NobleKnight, you may be able to track down these AT43 hover bikes

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The same goes for the Em4/Metal Magic jetbikes.
Update: These appear to be available again at http://moonrakerminiatures.com/speeders.htm

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If ebay if your thing and you have deep pockets, there are of course the long OOP jetbikes from Citadel

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Warlord- Beyond the Gates of Antares

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Blood and Skulls Games

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Wargames Exclusive skimmers

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Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.
Bicycles and human powered wheeled conveyances
Monowheels, motorcycles, trikes, and quads.
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby blackfly » Tue Jan 19, 2016 7:32 pm

added the new Antares bikes. Don't like the riders heads but aside from that I kinda like the designs.
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby Gomez » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:08 pm

Its sad to see how many of these are OOP.

Mouse Muffins have been gone awhile due to production issues and a new job
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby gi6ers » Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:42 am

did someone take the antenociti ones off his hands or has he just stopped producing anything I want?
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby blackfly » Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:54 pm

Glad to see a 1:1 scale prototype out.

Uncovered whiling blades on petrol engines? What could go wrong?

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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby blackfly » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:48 pm

the imp wrote:More skimmers to add from Wargames Exclusive and Blood & Skulls.


Added, thanks!

this one is finally updated back to galleries, yay!
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby blackfly » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:17 pm

the imp wrote:Good job! Now add these. :D



Forgewold added & Kromlech updated. Got em, Thanks!
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby countersunk81 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:10 pm

blackfly wrote:
the imp wrote:Good job! Now add these. :D



Forgewold added & Kromlech updated. Got em, Thanks!


The Grav tank (red and gold) you've listed under Kromlech is actually Forgeworld, just so you know!
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby blackfly » Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:40 pm

Oops, fixed! Had some mis-clicks when dumping things into albums :) Thanks.
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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby countersunk81 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:11 am

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Re: Showcase: Jet bikes, hover pods, and the like.

Postby the imp » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:30 pm

Ramshackle's are now available for general release.
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So...what do you think of that model?
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