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Made in nz
Grovelin' Grot Rigger





More ‘top of body/under jaw’ work completed, to allow for head and body armour panels to be applied:



This body vent/cog/grating work will allow the shoulders and shoulder pads to be able to be finished along with the reactor top+piping


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Made in nz
Grovelin' Grot Rigger





More head work done:



This is a bit off putting, lots of bolts added to the top of the head making a crown effect before the armour paneling is added. I’ve added more hex bolt heads all over the model but this pic shows the greatest concentration of them.

Lots more bits arrived from all over the world so solid progress soon!

The beat equipment for Goblins, is more Goblins! 
   
Made in nz
Grovelin' Grot Rigger





Test overlapping Armour panel Time:

Pro tip: Test somewhere out of sight (around the back of the head)



I know it looks a bit bare but I have left some space for some more bits that are coming from the most ORK beloved FOX BOX!

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Made in nz
Grovelin' Grot Rigger





More rear base exhaust/pipe work completed



I added a PUPPETWARS multi wound counter to the top of the engine deck

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Made in gb
Trigger-Happy Baal Predator Pilot






That’s some serious pipe work! The whole thing is looking really Orky and busy. How tall is it so far? It looks about 2-3 foot to me

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Made in nz
Grovelin' Grot Rigger





 gobert wrote:
That’s some serious pipe work! The whole thing is looking really Orky and busy. How tall is it so far? It looks about 2-3 foot to me

Yeah there is a lot of detail (much more to come)!

23” tall (the same height as a Warlord Titan).

More engine/deck work completed with bits added from FOXBOX and 3 out of 4 exhausts finished off:

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Regular Dakkanaut






Still amazing how you move forward with this, when do you expect to be done with the body before the painting stage commences? And that'll be some paint you will be needing, for priming alone
   
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Boom! Leman Russ Commander






Oslo Norway

Cool build, and love the little background blurb.

   
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Steadfast Ultramarine Sergeant






Maple Valley, Washington, Holy Terra

This is a very exciting project! The mekboy gargant was always my favorite.

"Calgar hates Tyranids."

Your #1 Fan  
   
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Grovelin' Grot Rigger





Viterbi wrote:Still amazing how you move forward with this, when do you expect to be done with the body before the painting stage commences? And that'll be some paint you will be needing, for priming alone

My first game with Terror-Watt is in 10 weeks. I hope to have the build phase completed by then (minus the rivits) after the rivits I will the priming... this will be a multi primer project and I suspect the self etching grey car primer will have a significant roll to play
Illumini wrote:Cool build, and love the little background blurb.

Thank you very much, I LOVED writing up the backstory/fluff piece as well. I’m aiming to incorporate the gantry and blast door (from the story) into the bottom rear of the reactor/engine on the Gargant. “God is in the detail!”
Pariah Press wrote:This is a very exciting project! The mekboy gargant was always my favorite.

Mine too, I’m loving being in lockdown for 4 weeks! It sure helps progress the project! I might even get the rivits and primer done before the first APOC game


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Last exhaust stack completed with more engine deck detailing... I can confirm that I already hate rivits:

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Trigger-Happy Baal Predator Pilot






Cool array of exhausts! The last one looks like a massive gun cooling jacket. Good luck with all of the rivets, I hope you’ve got something to help with your sanity through that process, you’ll need it me thinks

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This is looking great, I look forward to seeing how it progresses

   
Made in nz
Grovelin' Grot Rigger





gobert wrote:Cool array of exhausts! The last one looks like a massive gun cooling jacket. Good luck with all of the rivets, I hope you’ve got something to help with your sanity through that process, you’ll need it me thinks

Thanks, I was trying for differential symertery and very happy with the result
fingol23 wrote:This is looking great, I look forward to seeing how it progresses

Thanks, it’s a load of fun when I have the time


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First should tower and void shield array near completion:

Lots of piping and details to come.

Favourite detail: the spade (thanks FOXBOX)

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Made in nz
Grovelin' Grot Rigger





Last shoulder Power/Void Shield emitter tower completed:

Once the shoulder armour is completed I’m going to revisit these to add more cables...

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Grovelin' Grot Rigger





An epic day... Progress!

1. Distressed the final void shield array
2. Made a final detail for the side of the head (now I can complete the head armour FINALLY!!)
3. Re-made the left arm mount and fixed a newly arrived toy that fires a dart very slowly via a crank handle on the body side of the arm of Terror-watt. I’m going to remake it into 6-8 barrels for more chunkyness/closer to original art.

Full photo shoot for scale (grot on base... thanks ARTEL W!!!!)

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Ragin' Ork Dreadnought






Perth, Australia

I was finding it hard to follow the individual pics, but all together that is looking most impressive.

   
Made in gb
Trigger-Happy Baal Predator Pilot






all of the bits looked good on their own, but together ! Great stompy pose he has going too

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