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Cloaca:

At the charging end of the Plasma Blaster is this cylindrical structure that is somewhat convex and fortunately I had a piece of recyclable styrene of adequate size that had a flattened dome shape.

It was a simple matter to divide it into twelfths but somewhat more difficult to space out the segments

https://i.imgur.com/Nq1rhzh.jpg


I want to keep the structure as hollow as possible so I can add balancing weight so once I get the end cap detailed I'll make the rest of the cylinder.

https://i.imgur.com/9T3DiYN.jpg


Everything on this blaster is super detailed so replicating it even as a reasonable facsimile is tedious.

https://i.imgur.com/y5GN5al.jpg


I hope I'll have less trouble with the Volcano Cannons.

To make matters worse my computer crashed last week and I had to reboot window 10

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Ah, windows 10, everybody's favourite . Nice work on the plasma bit!

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Lookin' lovely, BA.

Keep up the good fantastic work!

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A View From A Height:

It's no secret I'm just a copier; none of this stuff is original with me. I prefer to think of myself as viewing from a height; picking and choosing that which I think would go best on my models and adapting the modifications to make them work with the rest of the components. Such is the case with the gun mounts on the Arms yoke I copied from Joazzz2 outstanding 3D masterpiece Emperor Titan. seen below:

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


I thought the yoke was a unique way to demonstrate how the upper castle works would need to be shouldered (groan) by the massive gun mount spar

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


The problem is that the ForgeWorld Warlord has a much better gun mount then the fork shaped Emperor Titan mount and my problem is adapting the ForgeWorld mount to the Joazzz2 yoke.

Here below we see the Forked mount on the SunFury Annihilator Plasma Blaster and I think you will agree it looks pretty crude compared to the rest of the weapon, clothespins not withstanding.
https://i.imgur.com/3ySlQsY.jpg


Even standing alone the mount leaves me unimpressed.

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


Above are the pieces I have thus far made to bring the mount apparatus up to the caliber (groan again) of the FW Plasma Blaster.

We'll see how well this turns out in the coming days.........

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That gun looks amazing. I'm truly inspired.

   
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The difference is level of detail. If you were to take the mounting fork and add in plate lines, maintenance hatches, battle scarring, ladder rungs and climbing/maintenance safety hooks and stays, axle head reinforcements, axle locks, axle keys, bearing access points, grease nipples, actuators, cabling and hoses, it'd probably be just as busy and detailed looking.

And that's not even getting into the paint.

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Plus pistons. It needs piston to move back and forth, and servos to rotate. Gubbinz meanz detailz.

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JohnnyHell wrote:Plus pistons. It needs piston to move back and forth, and servos to rotate. Gubbinz meanz detailz.


Anvildude wrote:The difference is level of detail. If you were to take the mounting fork and add in plate lines, maintenance hatches, battle scarring, ladder rungs and climbing/maintenance safety hooks and stays, axle head reinforcements, axle locks, axle keys, bearing access points, grease nipples, actuators, cabling and hoses, it'd probably be just as busy and detailed looking.

And that's not even getting into the paint.


techsoldaten wrote:That gun looks amazing. I'm truly inspired.
Thanks, I look forward to that which was inspired this day

The subtlety of the ForgeWorld training apparatus is that the gearing is all rack and pinion. Those lateral frets are the rack, no external pistons or hydraulics are necessary. That is the beauty and elegance of the design and specifically why I opted for it. The 'would be' engineers at FW did themselves proud on this one and I suspect they are accredited engineers in actual fact. Now whether the pinion gears are hydraulically driven is up to conjecture and there may be a need for flex tubing anyway. In any case; I shall be designing this alternative mount if only for the fun of seeing how it will work. I can always fall back on the "stone knives and bearskins" forked mount if needs be.

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This is a truly epic project.

Keep up the incredible work BA! eventually it will pay off...

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Wow! it's been eleven days since I last posted.........

Reverse Engineering:

Sometimes it pays to be pigheaded such as my obsessive insistence to retain the beautiful shoulder yoke so ably represented in Mr Joazzz2's 3D masterpieces of elegant Emperor Titans.
The other example of my OCD is to attempt to meld that yoke with the equally elegant mounting drums of the Forge World Alpha Warlord.

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


Both designs are mutually exclusive as the Forge World shoulders are deeply ensconced under the shoulder carapace and the trunnion mount of Mr Joazzz2's is bulky and somewhat crude compared to the rest of his revolutionary design..

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


I am hoping to achieve a middle ground compromise but this first image is a trifle unnerving. The arm seems to be hanging too low and the lower edge of the weapon seems to be at the level of the hip axis.

https://i.imgur.com/CZK70Lx.jpg


Referring to the FW Warlord model and Mr Joazzz's rendering this is also the case but with the body incomplete enough to support the weight of one main weapon I cannot tell for sure.

https://i.imgur.com/DGEu413.jpg


This last image I could not resist posting because it show my inner sanctum replete with plasticard stock which demonstrates the depth of my compulsions. Ha!

https://i.imgur.com/rRRwc6o.jpg

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Looking fantastic, Blackadder. She’ll need her own bedroom when she’s done!

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Lookin' good so far.

Were you going to have the arm connect essentially purely by the rack, or were you going to incorporate some forked element to hold up the arm from the central axis of the arm-drum?

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 Jin wrote:
Lookin' good so far.

Were you going to have the arm connect essentially purely by the rack, or were you going to incorporate some forked element to hold up the arm from the central axis of the arm-drum?


Aside from the actual yoke the mount/ training mechanism will mimic the FW Warlord mount except mine will have the movable ability to have a cone of fire at virtually any angle or degree up to 30 to 40 degrees field of fire. The yoke has the appearance of variable range of motion but that really isn't necessary. the frets are purely decorations.

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So how are you solving the swivel issue?

Basically, I'm thinking that you need to let go of the 'elegant simplicity' ideal. Your Warlord is already far past that point, and I think that trying to hang on to that with just some parts is going to, like you said, mess with the overall look.

Basically, it's great to be inspired by things, but I think this is the point where you're going to need to un-bolt the training wheels and start just modelling what feels and looks right for the model itself- make it a "Blackadder Pattern" titan.

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I am as awestruck by your titan as by the amount of plastruct you have . Lovely work as always!

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 Jin wrote:
Lookin' good so far.

Were you going to have the arm connect essentially purely by the rack, or were you going to incorporate some forked element to hold up the arm from the central axis of the arm-drum?


You know that is a very good question and one that I have not addressed until now; namely, what holds the training mechanism to the wraparound rack gear? I have a purpose for the axis of the that was not addressed in the original 3D art. The piston and cylinders serve no function in the masterpiece but a trunnion mount requires an axle. You win the prize for the second guess question of the year.

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



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It's sum really is greater then it's parts!

Each of it's individual parts is big, but when you slap em all together you get something that is actually massive.

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Thanks for the replies,

House of Cards:

It's about time to start fastening things together. Relying on friction won't cut it anymore as what is imaged here weighs about 30 lbs (14 Kilo)

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


With the 8 lbs of Plasma Blaster this thing is too unwieldy to to leave on the display stand in it's complete form and I took a chance on photoing it even in it's incomplete state. I'm no slouch when it comes to weight lifting but it took some heft to deadlift it off the stand in one piece.

https://i.imgur.com/5NqcDWT.jpg


I saw no point in assembling the lower legs as at the current weight the hip and knee joints need pins to index the various poses.

https://i.imgur.com/2Z7DIC8.jpg

The gun mount has all the flexibility required and once the armour is added on the figure will cease to look so gangly

https://i.imgur.com/Qn6Mwlf.jpg


The rear view appears more robust,

https://i.imgur.com/P0WEYb4.jpg


Next the Gatling Gun but first I'm going to treat myself to some eye candy and work on the interior.



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Marvelous...just Marvelous.

Though I chuckled to myself when I realized the lower legs were not attached and dreamed of this being built by the real Mechanicus without the lower legs (being assembled off site due to the administatiums request to ensure all labor forces are being used ) and then realizing they didn’t have the technology to lift it up t put it on its feet. The pilot had to learn to walk on stumps and it received the name Minimum Clearancious .........I’m going back to bed now. I need sleep

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Marvelous...just Marvelous.

Though I chuckled to myself when I realized the lower legs were not attached and dreamed of this being built by the real Mechanicus without the lower legs (being assembled off site due to the administatiums request to ensure all labor forces are being used ) and then realizing they didn’t have the technology to lift it up t put it on its feet. The pilot had to learn to walk on stumps and it received the name Minimum Clearancious .........I’m going back to bed now. I need sleep


My main intent is to see how low the Plasma Blaster will hang from the shoulder yoke relative to the axis of the hips. I am still somewhat concerned that the weapons hangers are too low to be aesthetically appealing even though they do not interfere with the operation of the hips and vise-versa

I have ample leeway to raise the shoulder yoke as much as two inches if needs be but once the yoke is cut it cannot be restored without unsightly patches. It would be good to actually have a blueprint plan

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Particularly fond of this shot:



And while Theophony chuckled at the stumpy legs, I have to admit I think it would work as per the photos above where it's resting on two dumbells ... kind of a Trundlebot vibe ...
   
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Always a treat if this thread gets updated... Great work as always!

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War Drone 688647 wrote:

And while Theophony chuckled at the stumpy legs, I have to admit I think it would work as per the photos above where it's resting on two dumbells ... kind of a Trundlebot vibe ...


Well it's stood before and with completed legs.

https://i.imgur.com/Z2KUDk8.jpg



This was just a trial run to see how the mounted gun looks.



Thanks for the reply.

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Talk about imposing ... and you still have the upper level to do ...

Any ideas yet on how you'll be approaching that?
   
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War Drone wrote:

Any ideas yet on how you'll be approaching that?


Thanks for the reply.

Actually I have not thought about how I will address the superstructure. I shall in all likelihood continue with the Gothic motif but how tall I make the spires and main keep will depend on how I finish up the lower work. I have already exceeded my projected height for the entire Emperor just to the top on the corner hanging bastions which incidentally served as WC's for guards in medieval times.


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Hellstorm Cannon:

Okay it's decided, I'm going to make a Hellstorm Cannon although not this massive where the Titan is seen looming behind an Alpine size mountain range.

https://i.imgur.com/10kf0vn.jpg


The tiny white gangway and access door bespeak a ludicrous to the extreme order of magnitude for this weapon let alone the Titan itself but there are details that attracted me to the project including the drum mount which goes along with what I have already built for the Gatling gun. I shall also make a couple of Volcano cannons (My favorite Titan Weapon) but that will be for another time.

If anyone knows of a end concept shot of a Hellstorm weapon I would appreciate the input.

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Too Small:

Went to Home Depot today and bought some PVC tubing for the gun barrels. The problem is the diameters are too small compared to the Plasma Blaster so I need to go back tomorrow and by 2 more pieces of the mid-sized tubing. fortunately the stuff is dirt cheap

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


Once I get the material I'm going to sheath it with styrene so stuff can be glued to it.

https://i.imgur.com/1PVXP36.jpg


That's all for today,

Cheers!

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Much Better:

A hasty trip to HoDeDoe this morning and my wallet a few bucks lighter bu I feel much better about the diameter of the Hellstorm cannon which incidentally does not fire projectiles so what with the six barrels??? Do they fire all at once? Do they really need to rotate? Can I get away with only 5 tubes?

https://i.imgur.com/H9SzXFx.jpg


I can understand the Gatling gun rotating but an energy weapon uh uh?

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


So advise me of my error

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