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Author Topic: Fifteen (as of 28-Jul-2010) Vehicles for Axles & Alloys  (Read 2826 times)

Offline Froggy the Great

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Fifteen (as of 28-Jul-2010) Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« on: July 26, 2010, 03:33:48 AM »
So I discovered Axles & Alloys.

And made 14 cars for it.

...because anything worth doing is worth taking to ridiculous excess, right?



























« Last Edit: July 29, 2010, 02:51:17 AM by Froggy the Great »
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Offline Captain Blood

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Re: Fourteen Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2010, 09:30:45 AM »

...because anything worth doing is worth taking to ridiculous excess, right?


Correct. Absolutely right.

I've never heard about Axles and Alloys though. Apart from the obvious pun on the name, presumably it bears no relation whatsoever to Axis and Allies?
I'm guessing from the models (all superb, by the way, love 'em) that it's a tabletop smash-'em-up game, and not a strategic boardgame of worldwide domination?  ;)

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Re: Fourteen Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2010, 10:56:08 AM »
Nice work on the vehicles! I never played the game but this does look a bit excessive, but of course very nice too  :D
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Offline Heldrak

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Re: Fourteen Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2010, 02:13:47 PM »
C'est magnifique! :-*

I particularly like the scorpion-like wrecker vehicle.
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Offline Doomsdave

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Re: Fourteen Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2010, 02:54:34 PM »
Are these all scratchbuilt?  How big are they?  They look great.
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Offline Froggy the Great

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Re: Fourteen Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2010, 03:07:21 PM »
They are all scratchbuilt to some degree.

I'd guess they're roughly 6mm scale - most of the parts are "Non-truescale" for Reaper's CAV game, which is 10mm.

Offline Froggy the Great

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Re: Fifteen (as of 28-Jul-2010) Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2010, 02:51:54 AM »
Made another one.

I think I'm happiest with the weathering on this one as opposed to the others.


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Re: Fifteen (as of 28-Jul-2010) Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2010, 05:44:20 PM »
Might have to give this a go.  I may have found a home for all those clicky mechwarrior vehicles I've got.
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Re: Fifteen (as of 28-Jul-2010) Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2010, 12:28:12 PM »
Froggy, you have the touch of creative genius! I always enjoy your posts.

I went this route -
http://www.diecastaudio.com/2009/06/10/jada-announces-new-battle-machines-line/

They are slightly under $3 (USD) per car. Think they might work scale-wise to supplement your current garage?
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Offline Froggy the Great

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Re: Fifteen (as of 28-Jul-2010) Vehicles for Axles & Alloys
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2010, 12:33:54 PM »
Those are amazing, and I want them all, of course.  However, 1/64 is roughly 28-32mm, yes?  My vehicles are 6-10mm(ish).

So when are you coming to Charleston so we can throw down in any number of types of game?