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Author Topic: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank  (Read 728 times)

Offline chema1986

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Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« on: April 05, 2018, 04:49:19 PM »
Hi guys,

I had this tank since 2002... I painted it back then, but a horrible paintjob was achieved  lol now, before Chirstmas, I honoured the tank stripping and repainting it, I hope you like it  ;)




WIP and more images here :


http://spanishleadpainting.blogspot.com.es/2018/04/some-fantasy-stuff-warhammer-empire.html

Offline OSHIROmodels

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2018, 06:14:18 PM »
Lovely work although isn't that the plastic one?

Offline voltan

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2018, 06:52:00 PM »
They made that design in metal first, nightmare to fit together, really need to repaint mine at some point.

Cracking paint job though.
'I came, I saw, and I couldn't believe my eyes.' -Julius Caesar.

Offline chema1986

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2018, 08:16:00 AM »
Thank you guys,   Yes the plastic one followed the design of this metal tank.

Offline Elbows

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2018, 12:44:56 PM »
Absolutely superb work.  Does make me miss Warhammer Fantasy proper.



2018 Painted Miniatures: 45
(2017: 226, 2016: 233, 2015: 32, 2014: 116)

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Offline Nord

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2018, 01:05:57 PM »
Nice work  :)

Offline OSHIROmodels

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2018, 01:09:36 PM »
Thank you guys,   Yes the plastic one followed the design of this metal tank.

You learn something new every day  :)

I thought the releases were the original metal one and then straight to the plastic.

Offline Andym

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2018, 03:04:00 PM »
Nice! Iíve got the first original metal one and it weighed a ton. Iím sure that one you have was about a third again, bigger! Can a normal wargame table take that or do you need metal supports? ;)
« Last Edit: April 07, 2018, 06:54:16 PM by Andym »

Offline powerfrog99

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2018, 06:43:16 PM »
Great paint job  :o, thanks for sharing  :)
These days it's Wargods I am working on !
Check my gallery here on LAF
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or have a look at the gallery of my URL for pictures :-)
http://www.dieplatt.de/wargods/

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2018, 01:57:09 AM »
Lovely work although isn't that the plastic one?

The difference is about 6lbs. Those Steam Tanks broke tables.
Itís a beautiful thing, the destruction of words - Orwell, 1984

Offline chema1986

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2018, 05:25:12 PM »
hahahaha thanks! there are 3 official tanks, the first was very heavy, this one, the second is insanely heavy, and the third is  a light as a feather in comparison.

The first is nicer, with that old school flavour,  this one is the worst IMHO, because the newer plastic has better detail and above all, better fit.

Cheers

Offline Grimmnar

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Re: Warhammer Metal Empire Steam Tank
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2018, 12:12:36 AM »
I picked up this little guy minus the commander a couple of weeks back.
http://whfb.lexicanum.com/mediawiki/images/a/ac/Klassisches_Dampfpanzer.JPG

Grimm