Cool Tau Models on E-Bay

September 14, 2015 ·

So, like many of you, I am always on the prowl for Tau models on eBay, particularly the interesting ones.  

Well, I found some.  Nine to be exact.

Eight of these are female Tau warriors, and they're pretty awesome (expensive, but awesome).  All the female figures are scantily clad but tasteful pin-up type girls (except the completely naked one).  

They are all very fine sculpted resin, and I really like them.  (And I am VERY picky about my Tau)  Fair warning though, they are kind of "busty" so keep them away from folks who won't appreciate a nice chest on a 2-inch figure.  
--nothing we haven't seen before in the Warhammer world (Dark Eldar prisoners).

I plan to paint the girls up like Chianna from Farscape -you know, still blue, but a little more silvery than the typical true-blue of my fire warriors.  I'll modify some their logos a bit to be Water caste. And since there is a lot of bare skin, I may even give one or two of them water caste tattoos...

I plan to use them as objective markers.  Maybe I'll use one of them as a Shadowsun replacement. 

This should work, they are slightly taller than my fire warriors, so they are just about the right size.  Now all I need to do is model a Water Caste Diplomat...  I think I will just make one based on the old 54mm Inquisitor model.

They all have "titles" in their ebay descriptions, but I gave them more Water Caste appropriate monikers.

The 9th one is a Tau grunt.  This big guy is going to be the Fireblade for my 3rd Hunter Cadre.

Anyway, here they are!  The seller names vary but I found these under montastore, warex_store, and aldoj_natal and they all seem to come from Costa Rica.  Good luck finding them on eBay.

And Aldoj_natal, if you read this blog, I think there is a huge market out there for a number of units GW doesn't produce.  Earth caste engineers, water caste diplomats/assassins/courtesans/etc, and even some room for Air caste liasons (modeled with a Tau communication array).  Heck, Gue'vesa would be nice too, if you're in a sculpting mood.   


Dos Pistolas (bodyguard)

Swordsman 1 (bodyguard)

Swordsman 2 (bodyguard)


Courtesan (naked)

My new Fireblade.

Hey, you guys share too, if you find something really cool out there.



Bram Wiebe said...
September 15, 2015 at 4:40 AM  

I believe this is the original source for these models.

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