Blackadder Attempts to build an Imperial Warmonger Titan - Page 36 - Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums
Project Logs This forum is dedicated to discussing and displaying your works in progress.

 242Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #351 of 362 (permalink) Old 03-25-19, 04:22 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Blackadder's Avatar
Blackadder's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,678
Reputation: 75
Default

First Inkling:

Today I got my first inkling of this model in it's entirety. Up to now I've manufactured separate components but the overall magnitude escaped me. Now I see the full scope of it's height which will be about 5 feet tall so scale-wise at the 25/28 MM the model will stand 336 to 360 feet tall or (102 to 110 meters tall.)

https://i.imgur.com/NFxfldf.jpg


I'm assuming the uppermost spires to add an additional eight to 12 inches to the overall height.

https://i.imgur.com/xha4k2k.jpg


Although some might call that cheating :D

https://i.imgur.com/g5wNzMc.jpg


Tomorrow I plan to have the other Barbican completed

https://i.imgur.com/ooaxrJE.jpg


and with luck reassembled with the legs again.
Old Man78 likes this.

"It is easier to deceive people than it is to convince them that they have been deceived."
Blackadder is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #352 of 362 (permalink) Old 03-27-19, 08:50 AM
Closet Dictator
 
Old Man78's Avatar
Old Man78's Flag is: Ireland
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Sector 7 G
Posts: 3,340
Reputation: 34
Default

Superb, simply superb.

Old Man78 is offline  
post #353 of 362 (permalink) Old 03-27-19, 11:02 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Blackadder's Avatar
Blackadder's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,678
Reputation: 75
Default

These complex structures are amoung the most difficult I have built for this Titan. Considering they will have to bear little weight in comparison they are extremely over built.

https://i.imgur.com/MKAMJX8.jpg


Compounding this the corner towers are octagonal in shape. This does not lend itself readily to the square grid material I have chosen for the substructure. Compensations in the structure have to be made to make the cross section conform to the octagonal shape.

https://i.imgur.com/ofpjp2n.jpg


The top of the Barbicans will have either spires which will increase the height to around 60 inches or AA laser cannon emplacements which will decrease the height to somewhat less; about; 54 inches as far as the Barbicans are concerned.

https://i.imgur.com/2bPuKBl.jpg


The main Keep will be another story.
Old Man78 likes this.

"It is easier to deceive people than it is to convince them that they have been deceived."
Blackadder is offline  
 
post #354 of 362 (permalink) Old 03-27-19, 01:59 PM
Closet Dictator
 
Old Man78's Avatar
Old Man78's Flag is: Ireland
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Sector 7 G
Posts: 3,340
Reputation: 34
Default

Go for AA weapons, as it is those barbican substucture look like micro versions of the Berlin flakk towers. I personally always thought the gothic spires took away from the warlord class

Old Man78 is offline  
post #355 of 362 (permalink) Old 03-31-19, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Blackadder's Avatar
Blackadder's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,678
Reputation: 75
Default

Sanctum Sanctorum:.

Awright no comments on the man-cave.

https://i.imgur.com/MBOgm4T.jpg


As you may have gathered I'm single. Who else could dump thousands on stuff I should have outgrown ages ago but hey, I love working on this stuff. Prior to this I built 18th century American warship models plank on frame wood..... but that's for another area of FB

I find styrene a much easier medium to work with and my son was an avid player so Dad obliged him.

I spent the better part of the week building the components seen here. That and my current occupation of President of my Condominium.
https://i.imgur.com/aQgITmu.jpg


The octagonal column center of the image above represents my third attempt to make this part, successfully (Finally) I might add. The secret was, "there are no shortcuts to a quality representation." Eventually I must learn that.

The image below show the basic work of the remaining seven columns waiting in the wings for the success of the first.

]https://i.imgur.com/bSP02tN.jpg


My apologies for the crudeness of the construction appearance but the basic shape is all I need for the present. The polish and detail will come later.
Old Man78 likes this.

"It is easier to deceive people than it is to convince them that they have been deceived."
Blackadder is offline  
post #356 of 362 (permalink) Old 04-03-19, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Blackadder's Avatar
Blackadder's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,678
Reputation: 75
Default

Corner Towers Done......

The basic octagonal structure that is. There are still two levels of surface detail to apply but aside from the AA cannon emplacements this will be the height of the Imperator version of this Titan.
https://i.imgur.com/z7u8CZ9.jpg


I'm so confused as to what the seemingly interchangeable names and classes of the Emperor Titans. Initially I set out to build a Warmonger version to match my Lucius Warlord and Warhound (seen here for scale). Lucie was my first major scratchbuild project and she is slightly more robust compared to the Forge World Warhound Version.

https://i.imgur.com/B8BcNAW.jpg


This aerial view gives a better perspective of the upper deck.

https://i.imgur.com/SV2cXJw.jpg


And finally a head on shot with the various Adeptus Mechanicus Skitarii slated to infest the upper works of this monstrosity.
Old Man78 likes this.

"It is easier to deceive people than it is to convince them that they have been deceived."
Blackadder is offline  
post #357 of 362 (permalink) Old 04-04-19, 12:20 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 8
Reputation: 1
Default

Composite Image:

I've been asked to put this together for an overall image of the work thus far.

Well it's too tall for the work console I have to stack the two major components, legs and torso, plus the whole thing is front heavy at the moment with none of the rear counterweights installed; I'm figuring the completed model will weigh in the neighborhood of two Bowling balls overall weight when finished; i.e.32 pounds or about 14.5 kilo.

https://i.imgur.com/aoOOzdX.jpg


The only other leastwise finished component is the Sunfury Plasma Annihilator which also cannot be mounted until the top and bottom body sections are together.

https://i.imgur.com/D6Tumkw.jpg


But my clumsy photo editing can give you a general idea of where I am heading with this construction.
Old Man78 likes this.
The Questor is offline  
post #358 of 362 (permalink) Old 04-15-19, 10:23 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 8
Reputation: 1
Default

Emperor Titan Pelvic Block:

My obsession with having the option of posing my creations has worked out previously, My scratchbuilt Warhound, Warlord, Thunderhawk and Reaver have the ability to be positioned an virtually any configuration even beyond that which is mechanically sound in practice.

With this newest model I hoped to carry on the tradition but it did open up areas of concern. I designed this model to have no swivel fore and aft as in the Warlord and Warhound. I calculated the weigh of the model above the hips would collapse the hip joints were I to attempt functioning ball and socket joints as I did with the other two Titans.

https://i.imgur.com/c9K9SzG.jpg


With that resignation I began the Pelvic Block this weekend.

https://i.imgur.com/iFhj62W.jpg


My original Pelvic Block seen here was naively small compared to the 1.66 meters tall construction this has evolved to. My original estimate of the height was on the order of a meter tall.

https://i.imgur.com/KP3BAfB.jpg
Old Man78 likes this.
The Questor is offline  
post #359 of 362 (permalink) Old 04-15-19, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Blackadder's Avatar
Blackadder's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,678
Reputation: 75
Default

Yesterday Morning:

The Pelvic Block was about 4 inches square. Now it is about 6 inches by 4 inches and the basic shape is established.

https://i.imgur.com/bGo5EXn.jpg


This side view show the shape of the original Block

https://i.imgur.com/bGo5EXn.jpg


The Lower Body Turntable seated above the Block

https://i.imgur.com/U3z32B8.jpg


And the Turntable and Block temporarily installed on the Hips

https://i.imgur.com/xMgbYqm.jpg


This thing literally fell together last night......

https://i.imgur.com/COXuhg8.jpg


Such is the power and convenience of using this waffle material.

I really love this stuff. Not only is it cheap but it virtually removes the problem of squaring up and truing the angles on large constructions. I could never afforded to build this Titan without this material.
Old Man78 likes this.

"It is easier to deceive people than it is to convince them that they have been deceived."
Blackadder is offline  
post #360 of 362 (permalink) Old 04-15-19, 03:04 PM
Closet Dictator
 
Old Man78's Avatar
Old Man78's Flag is: Ireland
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Sector 7 G
Posts: 3,340
Reputation: 34
Default

1.66 meters tall, that is a pure beast of a model, that's up to my nose! I don't cast a particularly long shadow

Old Man78 is offline  
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums > Hobby > Project Logs

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome