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Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Proof picture: Bulldog class MBT - Counts as Russ for my Dunedin (that I've been ignoring for too long). I may never play 40k again at this scale, but its such a lovely model I thought I would give my old Guard some love for the comp.


Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Stormin' Stompa






Ottawa, ON

Here's the grot tank I'll be submitting. I found it on thingiverse. The scale is a tad too big and the treads fit a little weird, but overall I recommend it.


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Denver, CO

 Freya wrote:
Don't have a good photo of it yet cuz it's not printed yet... but... please accept this stand in photo for effect.



I think this fully embodies this month's theme!

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Folkvang

 lifeafter wrote:
 Freya wrote:
Don't have a good photo of it yet cuz it's not printed yet... but... please accept this stand in photo for effect.



I think this fully embodies this month's theme!


Honestly this model keeps making me think of Dethklok... and I love it

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Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







I just remembered why 3D printing is the way forward… just scrubbed the pile of resin fiddly bits. Took hours…

On the plus side, the resin bits are pretty good quality. No bubbles and pretty limited flash. The top hull is ever so slightly warped at the front but should be fine with a bit of heating. Now to see if the superglue will bind.



Leading to the wrinkliest modelling impact evar


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Sure Space Wolves Land Raider Pilot





Folkvang

Do you use water washable resin?? I haven't tried it but I'm curious.

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Ok, I'll also chime in that we are all doomed in the face of that T-Rex

I was debating painting some Sororitas tanks or some of the new Stormcast, but then the mail arrived yesterday and now I will paint nuns with whips and hammers... if that's not fitting, I don't know what is And they are made of metal, so we got a twofer. And because I'm mad I need 11 of those painted til Saturday evening to use them as Sisters of Sigmar in Mordheim

But I'm already regretting the choice, glued the first two models yesterday and it sucked (I did use superglue, not the plastic one in the pic ). Does anyone have a better method? Pinning is not an option, was contemplating Green Stuff.
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Leeds, UK

Heavy Metal you say?

...'I have awoken' ...





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Leicester

 Viterbi wrote:
Ok, I'll also chime in that we are all doomed in the face of that T-Rex

I was debating painting some Sororitas tanks or some of the new Stormcast, but then the mail arrived yesterday and now I will paint nuns with whips and hammers... if that's not fitting, I don't know what is And they are made of metal, so we got a twofer. And because I'm mad I need 11 of those painted til Saturday evening to use them as Sisters of Sigmar in Mordheim

But I'm already regretting the choice, glued the first two models yesterday and it sucked (I did use superglue, not the plastic one in the pic ). Does anyone have a better method? Pinning is not an option, was contemplating Green Stuff.


I don’t know how well it will work on metal, but sometimes with large / uneven resin surfaces I use a more general purpose glue (Uhu or similar); it fills the gaps, so it can cope with slight misalignments that super glue just won’t.

Green stuff won’t stick anything itself, at least for any length of time, but it (or another filler) could get you two flat, smooth surfaces that you can then superglue.

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 Freya wrote:
Do you use water washable resin?? I haven't tried it but I'm curious.


If that was at me, then apologies for not being clear. My pic is normal cast resin and I was just washing the mould release off. Just comparing that process to a bit of a swirl and pushing supports off

I do use water washable resin in my printer though. It works fine, see my printing blog got my results https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/150/783822.page

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Cloud City, Bespin

 Viterbi wrote:
Ok, I'll also chime in that we are all doomed in the face of that T-Rex

I was debating painting some Sororitas tanks or some of the new Stormcast, but then the mail arrived yesterday and now I will paint nuns with whips and hammers... if that's not fitting, I don't know what is And they are made of metal, so we got a twofer. And because I'm mad I need 11 of those painted til Saturday evening to use them as Sisters of Sigmar in Mordheim

But I'm already regretting the choice, glued the first two models yesterday and it sucked (I did use superglue, not the plastic one in the pic ). Does anyone have a better method? Pinning is not an option, was contemplating Green Stuff.


What superglue are you using?

The regular runny stuff or gel type, I find the gel to be the best and most accurate seems to set quicker too.
I remember years ago wrecking a metal mini when the runny glue just poured out of the bottle was not a happy bunny.

 queen_annes_revenge wrote:
Straight out if the pot, bang it on. What else is there to know?
 DV8 wrote:
Blood Angels Furioso Dreadnought should also be double-fisted.
 
   
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Jadenim wrote:

I don’t know how well it will work on metal, but sometimes with large / uneven resin surfaces I use a more general purpose glue (Uhu or similar); it fills the gaps, so it can cope with slight misalignments that super glue just won’t.

Green stuff won’t stick anything itself, at least for any length of time, but it (or another filler) could get you two flat, smooth surfaces that you can then superglue.


Rybrook wrote:

What superglue are you using?

The regular runny stuff or gel type, I find the gel to be the best and most accurate seems to set quicker too.
I remember years ago wrecking a metal mini when the runny glue just poured out of the bottle was not a happy bunny.


Thanks for the tips! May have some normal glue somewhere in the house and will try that. And Rybrook, I'm using the liquid stuff, but the bottle has a brush, so I can distribute it good.
Tried another mini just now and it just needs damn long to set, but worked with the superglue. It is just frustrating because glueing the metal minis on the plastic bases sets so fast

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Northumberland

Freya wrote:Do you use water washable resin?? I haven't tried it but I'm curious.


Flinty wrote:
 Freya wrote:
Do you use water washable resin?? I haven't tried it but I'm curious.


If that was at me, then apologies for not being clear. My pic is normal cast resin and I was just washing the mould release off. Just comparing that process to a bit of a swirl and pushing supports off

I do use water washable resin in my printer though. It works fine, see my printing blog got my results https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/150/783822.page


Figure I'll chime in - my entries this month are using Flinty's settings (Much obliged btw!), and Elegoo waterwashable, and they've come out really well IMO (Although, I am a mere novice to 3D printing). I guess keep an eye on my entry for an estimation of how sharp the detail ends up after painting (I make no promises for standard of painting though ).

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Growlin' Guntrukk Driver with Killacannon





Scotland, but nowhere near my rulebook

 Freya wrote:
Don't have a good photo of it yet cuz it's not printed yet... but... please accept this stand in photo for effect.



Oh my god that's Metal under every conceivable definition of the word.


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 Rybrook wrote:
I remember years ago wrecking a metal mini when the runny glue just poured out of the bottle was not a happy bunny.


I have discovered, totally by accident, that nail polish remover being used to strip paint will also turn superglue into a sort of gummy mush which can be peeled off easily.

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Northumberland

@Graphite - It's the acetate. Acetate is a reactivator for cyanoacrylate (the active portion of superglue). But acetate also melts styrene and ABS - so use with caution on any plastic minis (but great for metal!).

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Scotland, but nowhere near my rulebook

Oh, wouldn't let it anywhere near plastic. Good to know the chemistry, though. Not sure how widely it's know that it'll strip glue as well as paint.

Must try using it next time I glue my fingers together.
   
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Northumberland

Yep, I made that mistake by splashing some Tamiya Super Thin Cement (Basically neat acetate) on a clear canopy for an aircraft kit. Sad times were had by all involved .

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Edinburgh, UK

If Captain Brown is doing some metal wraithguard, I'll do a Lord! I have my own guard to do as well as another metal lord so we'll see how this month goes.


   
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Oooh I've got the even older version of the Eldar dreadnought somewhere (no fancy army-specific names for those in the early 90ies, LOL), with wrist-mounted Shuricats. Thought up a conversion a while ago but need to get some Wraithguard pieces for weapons, but the grey pile is really too huge right now :p Looking forward to what you'll do with the mini!

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Cloud City, Bespin

 Tyranid Horde wrote:
If Captain Brown is doing some metal wraithguard, I'll do a Lord! I have my own guard to do as well as another metal lord so we'll see how this month goes.



I think you are mistaken, that is a dreadnought and bonus points for a square base

 queen_annes_revenge wrote:
Straight out if the pot, bang it on. What else is there to know?
 DV8 wrote:
Blood Angels Furioso Dreadnought should also be double-fisted.
 
   
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Upstate, New York

Have fun putting that together. Took me literally decades to finish building mine.

   
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This figure weighs in at over an ounce. I believe that's fairly heavy for a wargaming mini, and most of it is metal.


   
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Folkvang

Finally got the parts glued together but I still need to do some work on it before I paint it. Whoo boy... hang on folks, we're in for a ride this month!
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Bedford

 Freya wrote:
Finally got the parts glued together but I still need to do some work on it before I paint it. Whoo boy... hang on folks, we're in for a ride this month!


That looks amazingly cool Freya, can't wait to see it painted

Decided I'd push myself this month and get something decent done, there's probably people who have forgotten my specialty is conversions (or even have never scene an MG conversion) in this competition.

A looted Land Speeder, The Mek said it was too heavy to fly so they just stuck some wheels on it.





   
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Folkvang

 Midget Gems wrote:
 Freya wrote:
Finally got the parts glued together but I still need to do some work on it before I paint it. Whoo boy... hang on folks, we're in for a ride this month!


That looks amazingly cool Freya, can't wait to see it painted

Decided I'd push myself this month and get something decent done, there's probably people who have forgotten my specialty is conversions (or even have never scene an MG conversion) in this competition.

A looted Land Speeder, The Mek said it was too heavy to fly so they just stuck some wheels on it.
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That conversion is sick! Like... wow. That had to have taken forever. I love it. 10/10. I'm feelin the pressure now.

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Lootin’… I mean lookin’ good MG

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Norwich

Since I had a lot of fun last month, lets do it again


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Cloud City, Bespin

Primed and ready to get painting, the hammer hand has turned up also.

 queen_annes_revenge wrote:
Straight out if the pot, bang it on. What else is there to know?
 DV8 wrote:
Blood Angels Furioso Dreadnought should also be double-fisted.
 
   
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Germany

Gonna try my hands at some Deathwing Knights, basically walking metal:

   
 
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