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Author Topic: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Update 4/5/21)  (Read 2152 times)

Offline Mick_in_Switzerland

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Made a Start 8/4)
« Reply #30 on: April 11, 2021, 02:03:50 PM »
Looking Good

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Made a Start 8/4)
« Reply #31 on: April 13, 2021, 09:20:24 AM »
This looks so good already! I notice the bottle of Revell contacta glue in your desk. Does that work on the materials you are using so far?

It work great for plastic to plastic. Not so well for foamed pvc to foamed pvc....although, where I pushed plastic rod into the soft foam, the glue works just fine.

The master of gizmology at work agsin.

Reading through all your posts, chaps: you are such pissers, thr lot of you.  lol

...and I thought I hid the cans of beer quite well! ;)

Not the hole punch again NOOOOOOOO :'( :'( :'(

I know....hopefully it doesn't end up the same size as the Zeppelin! :o

Looking Good

Thanks Mick.

So, as a break from doing gubbins on the back of the front section, I started building the broken away engine pod. Again just foam core and foamed pvc. There is some green stuff pushed into a circular cut out and sculpted into turbine blades. I'm starting to think my bases are going to be too small! I'm not sure if its worth cutting the base off of this and making it bigger or making a full 2x2 board with all the various bits scattered on it? ???

 






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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #32 on: April 13, 2021, 09:22:09 AM »
Clever work,excellent!
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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2021, 10:05:16 AM »
Cracking work Andy!

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #34 on: April 13, 2021, 02:12:20 PM »
That,s the wrong type of engine it should be the 25 blade type ;D
Start again :D :D


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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #35 on: April 14, 2021, 06:07:16 AM »
That,s the wrong type of engine it should be the 25 blade type ;D
Start again :D :D


Very nice :D :-* :-*

Is that part of that 'Pain in the Arse Modellers Handbook'?

Thanks again guys!

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #36 on: April 14, 2021, 10:46:28 AM »
Nice putty work on those engines...itís going to be a beast when finished  8)
« Last Edit: April 14, 2021, 12:00:30 PM by AKULA »

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #37 on: April 14, 2021, 11:26:15 AM »
Just noticed the hex base, are you going to mount it all like that?

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #38 on: April 14, 2021, 11:52:28 AM »
That was the original plan. Although, they now seem too small. I'm swithering on making bigger hex bases or a full 2x2' board. Not sure yet. What do you think?

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #39 on: April 14, 2021, 12:08:50 PM »
For the hexes to work do they not all need to be the same size?
How would you do a 2x2' board?

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #40 on: April 14, 2021, 02:04:28 PM »
That was the original plan. Although, they now seem too small. I'm swithering on making bigger hex bases or a full 2x2' board. Not sure yet. What do you think?

I guess keeping them on multiples of hexes might make them easier to store/transport than a 2í board, although the latter would give you more room to add extra to the base ?

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Engine Pod 13/4)
« Reply #41 on: April 18, 2021, 08:50:07 AM »
For the hexes to work do they not all need to be the same size?
How would you do a 2x2' board?

As Akula says Colin, just do multiples of hex bases. The size I now need though, is going to be huge! I've totally miscalculated the size this thing needs to be. Even broken up, its going to be big! :'(



I tried a wee bit to see what the smoke is going to look like.....





Its going to need some PVA glue to make it solid.
« Last Edit: April 18, 2021, 10:22:26 AM by Andym »

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Smoke 18/4)
« Reply #42 on: April 18, 2021, 09:59:31 AM »
That is SO cool  8) 8) 8)

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Smoke 18/4)
« Reply #43 on: April 18, 2021, 11:26:29 AM »
Looking good :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

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Re: BSC2021 Andym Crashed Battletech Dropship 15mm (Smoke 18/4)
« Reply #44 on: April 18, 2021, 11:33:05 AM »
Very cool. Its not complete without a full lance of destroyed mechs though...  >:D


 

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