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Stealthy Sanctus Slipping in His Blade





Some backwater sump

In an effort to get myself to paint more, I've decided it's time to start on the Battlewagon. I'm going for the steampunk look for my army. With this being a sort of centerpiece model, it'll have to have plenty of steampunky goodness to showcase the theme.

First thing to go were the tires and tracks. They're cool and all, but the don't fit the idea in my head. What it needs to have is locomotive style wheels, with plenty of spokes and bars and such. Here's what I've come up with so far:



Front wheels are from Fantasy junk I've managed to come up with over the years. I added rivets to the outside of the front wheels for a bit of detail.


Back wheels are Big Gun wheels with pieces of sprue added for that Gear-y look. Got the inspiration from Komisarr Blitzrukk on Da Waaagh forum. To the left of the wheel here will be the drive pistons. They're next on the parts list.


From the front, it's kinda weedy. The Deff Rolla will fix that problem nicely, I think.


More to come!

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Arch Magos w/ 4 Meg of RAM





I think Steam-punk Orks sounds like a totally neat idea! Can't wait to see how this battle wagon develops! :]

Is the blue undercoat to aid the metal painting (or is there just a blue tint on all the photos?)

Bye bye Dakkadakka, happy hobbying! I really enjoyed my time on here. Opinions were always my own :-) 
   
Made in us
Stealthy Sanctus Slipping in His Blade





Some backwater sump

Heh, bad pics. It's still bare plastic.

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Made in us
Stealthy Sanctus Slipping in His Blade





Some backwater sump

Progress is steady. It's a little more train-like now. Really happy with the progress so far. Next is the walls and then the boiler.

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Sharp-shooting Foundation Sheriff





Indianapolis, IN

Awesome start, is this going to be a steampunk ork army or a steampunk IG army? (it didn't really specify, personally I think either would be pretty cool)
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Las Vegas

That's pretty cool! Steampunk and Orks do seem to go together. Can't wait to see more.

 
   
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Grisly Ghost Ark Driver





NC

Pretty cool stuff.

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Wolf Guard Bodyguard in Terminator Armor





Utah

that is sooooooo cool
Orks and stuff

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Stealthy Sanctus Slipping in His Blade





Some backwater sump

Here's a couple more wip shots. Nothing to crazy here, right?



Well how about this! Wo-pah!





It's the protruding part of the Battlewagon's steam boiler. The small round circles on the main boiler section will be gauges, as will be the small one on the box to the right. There's still a lot of details to be added. Many more pipes and levers and controls. I'm planning on having a mek sitting on the back with his grot assistant working on the boiler.

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Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

Great work so far, keep going!

p.s.: I would like to offer constructive critisism at this point, but I can't think of any.
   
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Boom! Leman Russ Commander






that looks really good, never looked at steampunking models before but i may just chance it later on in life cant wait to see the finished product !

   
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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

Looking very impressive with the cab and boiler on there, nice work

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Lead-Footed Trukkboy Driver




Brighton, Uk

Orks and steampunk. Two of my favorite things! Good job so far mate, should turn out beautifully.

"Get on the Ready Line!"

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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Love the idea. Really like the pistons and boiler end. How many Grot stokers are you planning on?

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