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Made in gb
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Edinburgh, UK

Fantastic looking build. Love the cannon.


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 Gitsplitta wrote:
Thanks CB!

This was an assembly weekend. Got some pipes industrial bits from the sector mechanicus set done. Also finished up this beauty... a Big Trakk with cobbled-together supa kannon!



Going to get some paint on this baby right quick! I did a pretty poor job of putting the tracks on. Probably just should have purchased some rubber treads, but... what the heck. It looks OK as is. For scale... this is a bit bigger than a trukk. Unfortunately like most FW stuff it's not very points-efficient. For 35 more points you can have a kannonwagon which has a better save, more hull points and better BS (4 vs 5). But, it's a cool model that I've wanted for a long time... and not every army needs to be kitted out for maximum value.

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Madison, WI

Thanks guys. Oh, and thanks for getting the page to rollover TH... I hate it when I have something new to post and it dissappears into the ether.

Basic metals are done on the big trakk. This is Nerdfest's technique. It'll look pretty good once I have all the other colors picked out and painted (rather than being the entirety of the model).


Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Dankhold Troggoth






Shadeglass Maze

Sweeeeet builds, Gits! And those bases look great . Looking forward to seeing those models and the big rolling gun fully painted
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Really excited, and particularly love the colours on the barrel.

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Australia

I think it looks awesome and that is all that should matter in a game. Fun and awesome looking models should trump "efficiency".

But my Sentinels keep surprising me in what I get out of them so maybe this Kannon will surprise you too?

See My Crazy Army plan here: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/521618.page#5517409
See the Fluff of my Crazy Army plan here: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/537440.page

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Yup, that trakk is lovely!

 
   
Made in ca
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Surrey, BC - Canada

Gitsplitta,

That conversion really looks authentic.

Cheers,

CB

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Finished Forge World Elysian Army | Finished Tau Sept Cadre | Finished Ork Waaagh | Alaitoc Eldar Warhost | Building Necromunda and Terrain
Finished Order of Our Martyred Lady - Sisters of Battle | Finished Necromundian Imperial Guard Regiment | Finished a 1/72 Flower Class Corvette - HMCS CHILLIWACK
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Madison, WI

Thanks guys, I'm really glad you like it!

These are still WIP as I have chipping, rust, weathering and maybe some gunk in the tracks to do... but the basic painting in finished. The rust and the chipping will make a really big difference. As you can see there's still a long way to go.











Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Looks great already!

   
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Madison, WI

Thanks aku-chan!


And................... done!








Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
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Screaming into the void






Mostly, on my phone.

What a glorious beast of dakka! The weathering really does bring it all together. And nice teef!

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
 
   
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Madison, WI

Thanks graven. It really needs some black and white checkerboard strips, but I just don't have the energy...

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

For the record, having owned one, there is no way to put the tracks on that model. You do the best you can.

-Brian


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Discriminating Deathmark Assassin






Hmmmm, with the teeth so close to the mouth of the siege gun barrel, I wonder if they would get powder burns on them? I love the build and it's so beautifully weathered!

See what's on my painting table Now painting: Idoneth Deepkin Namarti Thralls 
   
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Madison, WI

@Gwin: The orks use Ipana!

Thanks one and all. It's nice to have that done. On to the next project!


Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Screaming into the void






Mostly, on my phone.

Oh myyyyyyyyy that's a big'un

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

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Surrey, BC - Canada

Very nice Truck Gitsplitta.

Cheers,

CB

44 successful trades in the Dakka Swap Shop. I have an ongoing Sale Thread there with painted Empire, Elysian and Tau units looking for a new home. Unpainted Bretonnian metal units and figures for sale.
Finished Forge World Elysian Army | Finished Tau Sept Cadre | Finished Ork Waaagh | Alaitoc Eldar Warhost | Building Necromunda and Terrain
Finished Order of Our Martyred Lady - Sisters of Battle | Finished Necromundian Imperial Guard Regiment | Finished a 1/72 Flower Class Corvette - HMCS CHILLIWACK
DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
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Australia

Ah I love the Squiggoth, can't wait to see it get some painting love.

See My Crazy Army plan here: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/521618.page#5517409
See the Fluff of my Crazy Army plan here: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/537440.page

2000 Point Armies
[40k] Murdochs 5th Armoured Detachment, 34/87th Tullarium Armour; Taskforce of the Garrsak Clan Company; Grimskragas Razorfangs, Guiding Light of Yarn Le'ath; Hive Fleet Acidica; XII Ambush Cell, Loyalists of the Twin Primarchs;

[Warhammer] The Obsidian Knightly Order; The Wondrous Caravan of the Traveller and his Maneaters; Bronze Host of Ka-Sabar; Dragonriders of Caledor; Vain Quest for the Grail, 11th Crusade of Araby; The Throng of Kark Veng; 
   
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Wiltshire, UK

Looks like my time to come back was perfectly timed to see the mighty Squiggoth gain some paint, very exciting !

   
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Madison, WI

Thank you one and all but I'm still in a building mood. Dug out another FW oldie... Kill Tank with bursta cannon. I have the other variation too. Think for the time being I'm just going to assemble the other gun and magnetize one of the sides of this hull so I can switch them out (the tank is cool but like most FW, very overpriced... so it's unlikely I'd ever field both outside of an Apoc game (which don't happen very often around here).


Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

That looks really cool Gits, good to see youre still painting up the Ork force.

   
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Madison, WI

The orks have NOT been retired! Nerdfest is doing a bunch of ork stuff for me too. So there should be plenty of new toys to play with.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

 Gitsplitta wrote:
The orks have NOT been retired! Nerdfest is doing a bunch of ork stuff for me too. So there should be plenty of new toys to play with.


That's great does Nerdfest have a new blog the one I have saved hasn't been updated this year?

   
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Madison, WI

No... Nerdfest is just lazy about his updating...

He's been very busy.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

 Gitsplitta wrote:
No... Nerdfest is just lazy about his updating...

He's been very busy.


thats cool

   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Just thought I'd share this. I'm putting together an army to play a friend's IG next week. Didn't want to make it too competitive, just fun. Here's what I ended up with... most of my favorite ork models in one bunch (minus the 30 boys that'll go into the trukks). The smallish red tank is going to serve as a mek gun bubble chucka... which is a total waste of points but too fun not to field (d6 shots, d6 strength, d6 AP & d6 wounds). Of course I have to have the grot bomms, big trakk, squiggoth and mega dred. Leading the lot is my dakka avatar on looted vyper (warboss on bike).




Have also been working on that kill tank. Modified the gun port so that both guns can slip in and out of it from the front, allowing me to properly build the rest of the tank. I'm nearly out of black primer though so I've been milking the can for every last little bit and I *just* made it. At some point I may need to add a small magnet in the hull to help the guns to stay put (probably not an issue). The dozer blade and engine/exhaust aren't attached yet for ease of painting. I'll have to do either pinning or magnets to get the blade to stay while the model is being used in game as the existing mounting points simply won't do. I also need to build some kind of LOS-blocking shield around the base of the big kannon as a little too much of the hole in the hull shows around it for my liking.


Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

It is nice to see the Waaagh back in action!

--B


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Making progress on the Kill Tank. Used the iron gob from the squiggoth to make the "shield" for the big kannon. Everything is metal colored... that means I can play it, right?



Blade and engine will stay off until painting is done.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Screaming into the void






Mostly, on my phone.

It's a lovely big chunk of metal, that

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
 
   
 
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