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post #261 of 321 (permalink) Old 05-28-16, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you,

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Of mice and men ofttimes go awry. I had intended for this transport to have the capability to disgorge a Rhino but it seems the interior panels have taken up too much clearance

http://i.imgur.com/8aJ8Wju.jpg


Not to worry I have an alternate plan (A cunning plan mayhaps Mr. B?)

http://i.imgur.com/vj7VHrx.jpg


My initial intent was to have clam-shell doors à la C124 and assault ramp to accommodate the width of a slick Rhino but I put that aside until I had a good idea of the interior panels requirements. That project is still on the table.

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Inside Out:

Or how not to build an interior.

My ambition has exceeded my good sense as when I started this project I gave little thought to so extravagant an interior. Now I am reaping the benefit of my lack of forethought.


http://i.imgur.com/YmvRf7b.jpg


Fortunately I have ample panels to access the interior for modification and upgrade

BTW the image above shows the basic nascent Space Marine harness device to safe transport to the planet to be modularly installed into the upper gallery rectangular receptacles shown in the background. This would in fact be the whole length of the upper gallery but for my purposes just the front hanger will be seen.

See, I'm not completely crazy................

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There Is No Joy In Mudville:

No, I've tried quite a few different pigments and airbrush combinations on various scrap and even on the T'hawk itself 'Horrors! ' and I have found nothing I like better than powdered Aluminum and powdered Graphite hand rubbed into Flat Black Primer so after much soul searching I'm committing to Gray Knights colour scheme and an all metal finish to my Hawk.

after about fifteen minutes of of application I feel I made the correct decision, nothing brings out the detail of this model like hand rubbed Aluminium. Note the flat black front and tail still yet to have the aluminum applied.........

http://i.imgur.com/zHWLfsR.jpg


Of course there will be Gray Knights red accents and lots more colours

http://i.imgur.com/278Y6Hz.jpg


But this is the look I am going for so the next time you see this it will be completely pewter hued.

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Looking good sir Adder.

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I have never even owned powder pigments, but they do intrigue me. Can you wash over them once applied, or only after sealed? Although looking again at that picture, I think they may have sufficient depth just in themselves...

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I have never even owned powder pigments, but they do intrigue me. Can you wash over them once applied, or only after sealed? Although looking again at that picture, I think they may have sufficient depth just in themselves...
The aluminium powder (it's finely divided metal not a pigment) is worked into the flat primer matte finish and looks like a sheet of metal more so in person than in photographs. after working in the powder and then dry brushing the excess into the recesses between raised panels it give a relief of highlights and shadow similar to washes but more natural to my eye. I haven't found the necessity for shades and washes as yet but I shall do some experimentation when I do the interior. As with my warlord the metallic finish is quite realistic on it's own without the need for shading. (IMHO)

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Pewter Thunderhawk: (Grey Knights colours still to come.)

Oh Gawd, finally for the first time completely together after six years in the making, my very own scratchbuilt version of the Thunderhawk. At 26 inches long and fully articulated; weapons, wings, and landing gear; it's most gratifying to be able to present this effort.



There are a few production glitches:



All three gears need to be lock indexed to keep from swiveling.



The rear shock struts need to be spring loaded to take the weight without collapsing.



The rear floor of the forward cargo bay needs to be locked down.



The interior is too sparsely furnished and needs to be finished, the rough poster board edges will never do.



The ball turrets need mount brackets.



and of course the interior lighting.

The loading ramp needs an extension to make the disembark angle less extreme...........

but all told a most gratifying moment to see this for the first time assembled in her full glory.

Martini time; Skoal!

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That is a very impressive sight! Considering that imperial tanks treads wrap up the front and back, the gangway isn't that unreasonable.

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Outstanding! !!!!!!!!!!!

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Perhaps I should stick to what I know but this was kind of fun:

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