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Offline Bullshott

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« on: March 31, 2007, 02:29:29 PM »
I finally got to photograph the steam walker for my VSF Japanese army:



Its based on a 1/24 scale 'Sakura Wars' anime plastic kit:

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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2007, 02:32:37 PM »
Looks better with the pictures!!!!

I finally got to photograph the steam walker for my VSF Japanese army:



Its based on a 1/24 scale 'Sakura Wars' anime plastic kit:


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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2007, 02:38:09 PM »
wow, like it, very impressive one!

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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2007, 02:46:20 PM »
Thats excellent. :)   you have a Great collection  :)
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Offline Westfalia Chris

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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2007, 02:54:38 PM »
Awwww, kawaii! :love:

I think Ive got exactly the same Koubo-Kai model, and I actually painted it in a mauve tone which is almost identical to yours! Talk about coincidence!

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« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2007, 04:24:57 PM »
realy cool also the bamboo bases  :love:
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« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2007, 04:40:22 PM »
His Imperial Majesty's Steam-powered Zaku! Awesome!  :D

There is all kinds of wonderful and strange stuff coming out of Japan.

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« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2007, 11:05:30 PM »
Thanks for all the supportive comments:

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I actually painted it in a mauve tone which is almost identical to yours!


Its actually painted grey (Citadel codex grey, highlighted with  mix of codex grey and fortress grey) - its just the bad light that makes it looks a shade of mauve!


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His Imperial Majesty's Steam-powered Zaku! Awesome!


I like the name - if you don't object I will use that name for the model.


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realy cool also the bamboo bases


I got the idea for the bamboo here:

http://www.warfactory.co.uk/scenery/bamboo.php

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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2007, 09:53:02 AM »
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I actually painted it in a mauve tone which is almost identical to yours!


Its actually painted grey (Citadel codex grey, highlighted with  mix of codex grey and fortress grey) - its just the bad light that makes it looks a shade of mauve!


Oh. Uh. Uhm... no, I still proudly proclaim that I own a mauve-coloured steam walker! Nothing worse than a pink submarine! :D :lol: ;)

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« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2007, 01:57:53 PM »
Very nice work indeed! :love:
I've seen these Sakura models before, they just scream "Steam Punk"!

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