[PLOG] Restoring my Old World Dark Elves

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I love the older models. My army has 60 old school dark elf warriors as Bleakswords. It helps that they dirt cheap on ebay (at least they were back when I was collecting, I've not had to look for a long time now).

A trick to rank them up is to put half of them at the front of the base and half of them at the rear. Then you can slot them together more easily and they don't bump into each other. They are plastic, so the weight allocation isn't a problem (but if it is, you can always attach metal or some other weight to the base).
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The asterixes show where the model goes on the three bases and the dots are empty space. You can see that on the first and third base, the model is put at the front of the base. On the second (in the middle), the model is put at the back. Then they fit.
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Thank you for the suggestion. They seem to stack nicely with diagonal slots, but that does make them face to the side.
When I use parallel slots, then they are just a mm shy of slotting nicely. The sword arm stands out a tad too much.
It looks like diagonal slots are the easiest solution, or I can cut them loose from the slot and angle them like 10 degrees or something.
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Yes, they work diagonally, but then they do look rather silly.

But I'm sure whatever you do will work great :)
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I did cut them loose and glued them with a tiny angle. It works really well and pretty easy to do.
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