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Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« on: 22 March 2018, 19:02:02 »
I just got it today and it looks nice, but I'm wondering if it's mislabled?  It seems to match the stats for the XNT-60.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #1 on: 22 March 2018, 19:14:18 »
It's labeled as the XNT-30 in IWM's online catalog: 20-482

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #2 on: 22 March 2018, 19:58:32 »
That's the old Xanthos mini.  I'm talking about the new one that was just released and isn't in the IWM online store yet.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #3 on: 22 March 2018, 20:06:47 »
That's the old Xanthos mini.  I'm talking about the new one that was just released and isn't in the IWM online store yet.
Ah, 20-5158, I forgot that announcement.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #4 on: 25 March 2018, 17:12:42 »
I just got it today and it looks nice, but I'm wondering if it's mislabled?  It seems to match the stats for the XNT-60.

the XNT-70 is in 3145 New Tech New Upgrades Record Sheet PDF.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #5 on: 25 March 2018, 17:24:34 »
Both the 60 and the 70 are.  The appearance of the mini seems to match the stats of the 60 (particularly the center torso LRM rack and mounting 6 secondary guns rather than 4) than the 70, so I thought I'd ask.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #6 on: 26 March 2018, 00:56:06 »
Both the 60 and the 70 are.  The appearance of the mini seems to match the stats of the 60 (particularly the center torso LRM rack and mounting 6 secondary guns rather than 4) than the 70, so I thought I'd ask.
Maybe it's like some of the other minis that come with extra parts to make other variants?

I mean if the difference between the two is 2 secondary guns and a LRM rack, just don't glue them on  :D
(But i've not seen pictures of this mini, so i'm talking straight outta my arse)

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #7 on: 26 March 2018, 12:13:21 »
The LRM rack is part of the body, not a separate piece.

And I like to glue as many pieces onto my minis as possible, because I like mechs with more guns. >:D

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #8 on: 26 March 2018, 23:08:37 »
And I like to glue as many pieces onto my minis as possible, because I like mechs with more guns. >:D

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #9 on: 26 March 2018, 23:15:21 »
I don't go to that extreme. ;D

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #10 on: 26 March 2018, 23:57:13 »
Are you the guy I won a Lot of minis from off eBay several years back then?  Among them was a Reseen Stinger, with SIX arms!   :o

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #11 on: 17 April 2018, 13:53:16 »
Yeah, it looks like a -60 to me, with no apparent options to make it a -70.
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #12 on: 17 April 2018, 21:42:33 »
Yeah, it looks like a -60 to me, with no apparent options to make it a -70.

Yeah it is the -60, looks like we missed the few items to adjust from the source we were using. In the end it is still a great looking Xanthos.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #13 on: 17 April 2018, 23:20:43 »
Do we have pictures pretty please?
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #14 on: 17 April 2018, 23:41:10 »
Yeah it is the -60, looks like we missed the few items to adjust from the source we were using. In the end it is still a great looking Xanthos.

And that's the important part. :thumbsup:

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #15 on: 19 April 2018, 11:21:28 »
Do we have pictures pretty please?

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #16 on: 20 April 2018, 13:51:09 »
Yeah it is the -60, looks like we missed the few items to adjust from the source we were using. In the end it is still a great looking Xanthos.

It looks a little like the bugs from Starship Troopers. I will try to get a picture later unless someone beats me to it.
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #17 on: 21 April 2018, 01:58:11 »
I was going to put mine together tonight along with the Hawkwolf but i'm out of glue

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #18 on: 25 April 2018, 08:44:59 »
Sorry for the delay and the picture.

Here it is.
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #19 on: 25 April 2018, 10:19:32 »
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #20 on: 25 April 2018, 10:48:29 »
For those building her, I would attach the chin guns before the front legs... 

And yes, I know that makes sense to most if not all. :)
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #21 on: 25 April 2018, 10:49:42 »
That looks decent actually.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #22 on: 25 April 2018, 11:06:57 »
Pretty much like the dark age mini. It can also function as the 70 model with some mild file work
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #23 on: 25 April 2018, 11:48:32 »
Hmm, i need get bigger base then.  I recently got one of those XNT-70s myself but I've not assembled it.  Is that hex bigger than standard one, even if you flip it upside own?
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #24 on: 25 April 2018, 12:13:41 »
Looks like one of IWM's Large Hexbases.

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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #25 on: 25 April 2018, 12:38:15 »
Hmm, i need get bigger base then.  I recently got one of those XNT-70s myself but I've not assembled it.  Is that hex bigger than standard one, even if you flip it upside own?

That is I think a 40MM or 42.  You could go for a taller stance and it may fit.
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #26 on: 25 April 2018, 21:13:51 »
Sorry for the delay and the picture.

Here it is.


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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #27 on: 25 April 2018, 22:15:13 »
Wow...Is it me or is there some backwards parts compatibility there?
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #28 on: 08 June 2018, 22:35:56 »
Yeah it is the -60, looks like we missed the few items to adjust from the source we were using. In the end it is still a great looking Xanthos.
That it is.  I'm not complaining, as I actually prefer the -60 over the -70.  You guys did a great job with the sculpt.  And if you ever come out with a -70, I'll buy that one, too.
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Re: Xanthos XNT-70 mini
« Reply #29 on: 08 June 2018, 23:53:59 »
What happened to the pic?? Its either not there anymore or not showing for me.