Astra Militarum – the 39th Cadian (Leo’s Leathernecks)

Well, this area is my Imperial Guard shame (in a #playitpainted sense!).  I have a pretty huge number of Cadians, but very few are painted up well.  I then have a horde of primed cadians, a fair few unbuilt or in need of fixing or rebasing, and then a selection of ones that have been attempted in a range of different looks, generally unsuccessfully!  I need to work out a minimum amount to paint to get them as a feasible force with the vehicles and odds and sods!

Painted Cadians

  • 3 autocannons
  • 3 heavy bolters
  • 1 mortar
  • 2 sergeants with Chainswords
  • Vet with Shotgun
  • 17 lasguns
  • 3 grenade launchers
  • 2 flamers
  • 1 plasma gun
  • 1 banner bearer

Unfortunately, thats not really enough for even a small valid army.

Unpainted Cadians

  • 14 voxcasters
  • 60 lasguns
  • 2 snipers
  • 2 plasma guns
  • 1 grenade launcher
  • 6 flamers
  • 2 lascannons
  • 3 heavy bolters
  • 2 missile launchers
  • 1 autocannon
  • 5 sergeants with laspistols
  • 1 sergeant with bolter
  • 1 with medipack and bolt pistol
  • 2 captains with power swords
  • 2 with medipacks and lasguns
  • 1 spotter with binoculars.

Now thats a bit more like it 🙂

Odd Painted Cadians

Blue/Black Command Squad – Commander with Power Sword,Standard, meltagun, voxcaster, medipack

Red/black – flamer, 2 lasguns

Grey/Green – 2 voxcasters, 2 flamers, 2 grenade launchers, 7 lasguns, 1 sergeant

Urban camp – sergeant, 4 lasguns

Green/olive – meltagun, 2 grenade launchers, lasgun

Unassembled Cadians

An old battle force, with command squad, 2 infantry squads, 3 heavy weapon squads and a sentinel. There are a fair few odds and ends in a box marked “to be fixed”!  I have a painted old school armoured sentinel that needs to be reassembled, and the following heavy weapons teams that need to be rebased:

  • 6 x Heavy Bolters
  • 7 Missile Launchers
  • 1 Autocannon

Totalling that lot up, we have:

  • 5 autocannons
  • 12 heavy bolters
  • 9 missile launchers
  • 2 lascannons
  • 1 mortar
  • 9 sergeants with laspistol
  • 1 sergeant with bolter
  • Vet with Shotgun
  • 91 lasguns
  • 5 grenade launchers
  • 11 flamers
  • 3 plasma gun
  • 2 meltagun
  • 2 banner bearer
  • 17 voxcasters
  • 3 captains with power swords
  • 4 medipack
  • 2 snipers
  • 1 spotter with binoculars.

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