*
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
October 18, 2018, 06:50:59 PM

Login with username, password and session length

Recent

Author Topic: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting  (Read 6201 times)

Online waitwhat

  • bookworm
  • Posts: 92
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #105 on: September 25, 2018, 07:12:44 AM »
Looking dam snazzy.  Are you planning to pour the resin in one go or in layers?  I would about the chemical reaction in the resin generating too much heat and causing the walls and plastic parts to warp.  I had that happen with one of my boards and had to scrap the whole thing.  Been leery of pouring whole surfaces ever since.  Again great build and execution.
Snitchy sends.

Well let's say I'm glad you pointed it out! Gonna do lots of research and tests.

Offline snitcythedog

  • mad scientist
  • Posts: 873
    • Snitchys blog
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #106 on: September 25, 2018, 07:11:37 PM »
Well let's say I'm glad you pointed it out! Gonna do lots of research and tests.
It should have been obvious to me since I have cast resin in silicone molds and noticed how hot it got.  Ruined a board that I had already invested about $50.00 and twenty+ hours of work.  Thin layers should do it.  1/8 inch at a time works well.  Here is a my go to article for pouring clear resin. 
http://www.hirstarts.com/tips17/tips17.html#water
Might help if you have not seen it.

Snitchy sends.
A bottle of scotch and two aspirin a day will greatly reduce your awareness of internet trolls.
http://snitchythedog.blogspot.com
"Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference"... Mark Twain

Offline OSHIROmodels

  • Supporting Adventurer
  • elder god
  • *
  • Posts: 19607
  • Custom terrain a speciality.
    • Oshiro modelterrain
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #107 on: September 25, 2018, 07:16:50 PM »
Doing it in layers will allow you to add different tints and hues at different depths and really give a toxic look  8)

Online waitwhat

  • bookworm
  • Posts: 92
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #108 on: September 25, 2018, 07:53:21 PM »
Here is a my go to article for pouring clear resin. 
http://www.hirstarts.com/tips17/tips17.html#water
Might help if you have not seen it.

Yep, that's my reference too (and some guy on a youtube channel who escapes me). The examples I've seen were resin into resin or similar, so the exothermic on plastic hadn't occurred to me though. Thanks again.

In a rather hideous example of life imitating art, as of this morning this is the state of the ceiling above my "workbench":


That weathering is rubbish.

And yes the flooded room was flooded. Flood-ception.


Offline hubbabubba

  • Supporting Adventurer
  • mad scientist
  • *
  • Posts: 868
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #109 on: October 11, 2018, 06:50:47 AM »
If shit can happen, it usually will.


Have you revovered your mojo yet?

Online waitwhat

  • bookworm
  • Posts: 92
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #110 on: October 11, 2018, 08:07:55 AM »
If shit can happen, it usually will.

That's q different Nolan movie.

Stalled by work and weather but I have the resin now and hope to do some tests this weekend.

Offline hubbabubba

  • Supporting Adventurer
  • mad scientist
  • *
  • Posts: 868
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #111 on: October 11, 2018, 08:44:34 AM »
Good man, neither the elements nor the gods shall hinder lol

Online Ockman

  • mad scientist
  • Posts: 608
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #112 on: October 11, 2018, 01:38:24 PM »
Looking forward to see your pour!

Online waitwhat

  • bookworm
  • Posts: 92
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #113 on: October 11, 2018, 01:43:48 PM »
Looking forward to see your pour!

I'm terrified but sure

Online Ockman

  • mad scientist
  • Posts: 608
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #114 on: October 11, 2018, 02:22:42 PM »
I'm terrified but sure

Multiple layers, take it slow... It will surely work out great!

Offline snitcythedog

  • mad scientist
  • Posts: 873
    • Snitchys blog
Re: Modular Space Hulk (pic heavy) - Flooded room painting
« Reply #115 on: October 11, 2018, 10:39:38 PM »
I'm terrified but sure
If you pour in 1/8 inch layers you should be good as a thin layer of resin should not heat up that much and the surfaces will be able to dissipate any heat.  You could always do a test piece with similar materials.  I am also waiting to see this with water.

Snitchy sends.

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
7 Replies
1309 Views
Last post April 25, 2013, 10:47:17 AM
by Argonor
14 Replies
5681 Views
Last post May 06, 2013, 07:15:37 AM
by tnjrp
13 Replies
2321 Views
Last post May 10, 2014, 06:45:12 PM
by Col. Aubrey Bagshot
3 Replies
1292 Views
Last post September 02, 2014, 02:24:18 PM
by The_Beast
9 Replies
2073 Views
Last post February 27, 2016, 10:31:31 PM
by Golgotha