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Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

Looking amazing. In a kind of, would you sell the STL files way?

Though my guards may sleep and my ships may lay at anchor, our foes know full well that big guns never tire. 
   
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 Tyranid Horde wrote:
Been following this with interest, your tank looks great, although I feel the outer wings make it a bit too flyerish rather than a grav tank. Great to see you printing it off too, would love to see it painted!


Yes, that's what I'm most afraid of at this point, it's really crossing into Flyer territory with the size of those wings...


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 Fifty wrote:
Looking amazing. In a kind of, would you sell the STL files way?


I don't know yet, but I think it would be nice if others could also benefit from this titanic effort.

I will see already if it ends up being a reasonable amount of work from printed to perfect or if it would benefit from being finished then recast. I sure hope not, just the cost of the Silicone Molds on such a piece would be frightening, plus I'm quite sure most pieces wouldn't fit in my pressure chamber.

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So I really think the wings are a bit too big for this to remain a Skimmer, so I tried remaking the previous version of the wings, in a more Eldarish / Vampire style ... and it failed.

So I tried again, resizing the wings a bit so that they would stop being the dominant feature of this not-flyer.



Not convinced yet, but they're growing on me, been repositioning them a bit already, maybe they just need a bit of tweaking.

Either way, I'll probably leave them like this for now and start working on another - much harder - part again, the cockpit.
   
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Australia

I think the smaller wings are looking great! The tail fin I'd also shrink a bit

 
   
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What if you curved the outer wings a bit further down to make them a bit more like catamaran outrigger stabilizer type thingies?

Or maybe perforated then a bit to make them look a bit less like lifting surfaces?

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 zahnib wrote:
I think the smaller wings are looking great! The tail fin I'd also shrink a bit


Yes, it's looking quite oversized ... probably because I just love that feature lol. (that's what she said I guess)


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 Flinty wrote:
What if you curved the outer wings a bit further down to make them a bit more like catamaran outrigger stabilizer type thingies?

Or maybe perforated then a bit to make them look a bit less like lifting surfaces?


I'm not exactly sure what you mean, but the wings currently have no curvature, and should gain the same curvature as the front wings - maybe.
Currently they're in the same plane as the front wings, but yeah they could move around a bit - not sure though, since I've made a point to keep all other Wings and Fins in the same plane for the others (Hornet, Lynx, Scorpion, Cobra and the Falcon Mk3 chassis) so far.

I like the idea of adding holes in the design, but I don't know where yet - or which shape.

I already tried including holes in the front wings before, it didn't look good unfortunately.

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Well this project ain't dead yet, I've been too busy to work on it though.

So here it is, with a more reasonable spoiler.

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Skåne

So hoping for an update on this...

/ Regards, Fredrik
   
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Australia

Me too!

 
   
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Well, I was kind of thinking about it these days anyway, and the 3D printer of Doom (Voron 2.1) is back online so hey why not.

I'm going to ask someone more artistic than me for inspiration on how to finish the design, and probably print all existing pieces already to see how it all looks in practice.

That tank is supposed to become the boss of these guys here:

https://belathangor.blogspot.com/2019/08/super-heavy-tank.html



They're missing a D-cannon wielding brother and two Lynx brothers, which will be painted at a later date.
   
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Australia

Wow, those are beautiful! Nice work!

 
   
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I'm printing it right now, we'll see how it looks when it's all assembled.
Maybe I'll figure out how to finish the main body then, with a physical object in front of me.






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 zahnib wrote:
Wow, those are beautiful! Nice work!


Thanks
   
 
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