Drop Pods have become more and more popular for Space Marines armies lately. Yet, I’ve often heard players exclaim “they cost too much $$ for me to use!”
Minivault.com has a great article, Drop that Pod, to help you build drop pods for $5 per pod. Not a bad deal! The article provides concise and easy to follow instructions for making your own pods.
Here’s what you start with (click pics for a closer look)
Top Pic = Starting components, Bottom Pic = Completed pod
Here’s a comparison with the FW Drop Pod (Click pics for a closer look)
Left Pic = Side by side comparison, Right Pic = Top down comparison