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Yes, later today. Gotta find is the last mold....


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Ok, some more progress on the DNDP...








Gotta run out for some resin then finish the two of these. Kind of a bitch to glue together.





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And after a quick trip to Hobby Lobby:








Of course, this is the first casting. I already know of two spots to watch on the next one...

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You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Troutdale, Oregon

According to the fluff, that is exactly how titans are delivered to the surface. I imagine the landing to be more like the NASA skycrane as opposed to the impact crater making space marine drop pod.

And dare I say I like these ones better than the GW ones.

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Berlin Germany

outstanding...you really know for sure that you done a good job if it is even looking dead sexy still all in white...

   
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Affton, MO. USA

Wow those are some nice crisp details you managed to make in the resin. Your scratchfu has always been astonishing, but your casting skills are so amazing as well.

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Las Vegas, Nevada

Thanks guys. I really appreciate it. But I know GW has better details than mine and my casting well still kinda resembles failcast, before they started getting it semi right.

As far as dropping a warlord from space,


That's freaking insane.....

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Pious Palatine






Wow. Your skills are amazing. The DNDP looks brilliant.

EDC
   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

Thanks EDC, I appreciate it.

Gonna get back to work on the warlord now.....


Making molds:




That's a Lotta silicone......

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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The Great Satan (East Coast)

 mxwllmdr wrote:
Thanks guys. I really appreciate it. But I know GW has better details than mine and my casting well still kinda resembles failcast, before they started getting it semi right.

As far as dropping a warlord from space,


That's freaking insane.....


I've got no problem with the casting flaws, I presume these vehicles are reusable and are subject to both landing and battle damage; it's a little known maxim of battlefield maintenance, "The airworthiness of a vehicle is directly proportional to the desirability of it's commission."


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Speaking of reusable, does the Plexiglas container need to be kept on the mold during the subsequent casting processes?

Also, I cannot conceive of casting my Warlord with all it's myriad of details; how do you determine what is cast-able other than trial and error.

What sort of mold release do you use and how easy is it to remove from the 'master' piece?

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Las Vegas, Nevada

 The_Blackadder wrote:
 mxwllmdr wrote:
Thanks guys. I really appreciate it. But I know GW has better details than mine and my casting well still kinda resembles failcast, before they started getting it semi right.

As far as dropping a warlord from space,


That's freaking insane.....


I've got no problem with the casting flaws, I presume these vehicles are reusable and are subject to both landing and battle damage; it's a little known maxim of battlefield maintenance, "The airworthiness of a vehicle is directly proportional to the desirability of it's commission."


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Speaking of reusable, does the Plexiglas container need to be kept on the mold during the subsequent casting processes?

No, in fact, I'll have to flip this half and rebuild the box around it in order to pour the second half of the mold but when casting it the box will not be necessary. I may have to rubberband some flat stiffness to each side of the mold when casting to maintain some rigidity and ensure the mold holds its true shape (flexible mold, remember? ....) and it is necessary to applied mild pressure from each half in order for the resin not to leak out before finishing it's curing process.

Also, I cannot conceive of casting my Warlord with all it's myriad of details; how do you determine what is cast-able other than trial and error.

it's easy, really. I use a silicone with high flexibility and high strength so that the undercuts of the pieces aren't an issue. Figuring out where to vent a mold so filling is uniform and free of unfillable pockets can be a tad challenging but spatial thinking helps. Knowing where a piece has integral holes through its mass and planning for them is necessary as well.


What sort of mold release do you use and how easy is it to remove from the 'master' piece?

Mold release is not necessary with flexible molds. I do have to use a mold release agent on the silicone when pouring the second half of the mold so the silicone doesn't form into one mass. It will adhere permanently to itself. That's a nightmare. Usually I use Alumilite mold release and silicone conditioner.



I will show the second half of this process as well.....


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Battle damage, yeah those casting flaws are battle damage. I like that, Black!


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More mold pics....

Unboxing, flipping.....



Removing the clay....

It is imperative that the master piece not be removed from the silicone or dislodged in any way until both pieces are completely cured.





Reboxing...



Clay filler (to save silicone and reseal the inner edge of the box)....





Gonna have to pick up some MOAR!!!! silicone this weekend....

What I didn't show here was the step after adding in the clay filler where I painted the silicone with a liberal coat of mold release so the two halves didn't adhere together and the step in Reboxing where I hot glued it back together around the first piece of the mold. That's why I use the picture glass for the box. Hot glue peels off it like tape but holds strong.

Damn dissappointed I ran out of silicone.......


Oh well, I'll get more resin for it when I go out as well. More later....

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You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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The Great Satan (East Coast)

Do you buy silicone online or locally and what is the source of your clay? The biggest hassle on these projects for a beginner is usually not the execution but in finding a reliable source of casting material. I like the clay idea and am wondering why I never thought of it myself; even as I saw the first of your casting images I wondered what the h*ll does the folded blue towel do? I assumed it just took up space....



Folded blue towel

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Las Vegas, Nevada

I generally buy from Alumilite drectly. Smaller kits come with a pound bar of the clay but it can be bought seperately. Any non drying clay will do. I found Play-Doh to be softer to press the master into but harder to clean off the mold....

Of late, understandably, have been buying in the tens of pounds of silicone at once. Clay is not included with those purchases. Luckily, it is reusable many times over if cared for properly. Namely, a zip lock baggie. Of course, mine is a gallon size and almost full.

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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The Great Satan (East Coast)

In the Hitchhiker's guide to the Galaxy you need a towel.

"It is easier to deceive people than it is to convince them that they have been deceived."
 
   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

I have mine. Somewhere.

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

Got my copy of the VSG back from the painter, @savageray..... Fantastic job....

#madmaxminis #madskills #voidshieldgenerator #warhammer40k #wh40k #scratchbuild #scratchbuilt











You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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The Great Satan (East Coast)

So that what a Void Shield Generator looks like; silly me, I thought that was a Third Dimensional Universe device where a gear train as depicted of course couldn't possibly work.

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Just been looking over some of your previous projects, and I have to say, that's some impressive work.

As for your warlord Titan, It really is coming along nicely, and I cant wait to see more .
   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

The_Blackadder wrote:So that what a Void Shield Generator looks like; silly me, I thought that was a Third Dimensional Universe device where a gear train as depicted of course couldn't possibly work.



Haha, love it, Black....

hk1x1 wrote:Just been looking over some of your previous projects, and I have to say, that's some impressive work.

As for your warlord Titan, It really is coming along nicely, and I cant wait to see more .


Thanks, HK1x1...

As for waiting to see the warlord, me too. Money on that project is running dry.

Anyone wanna invest?

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Pious Palatine






Cool Void Shield Generator.

EDC
   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

Very pleased to be back on the warlord project. Happy to report the mold for the calf works perfectly.



Even the first casting is well enough done to use. That's amazing to me.



Made four for now so I can stand up two. Still need to mold the thigh and pelvis but that's coming.




Didn't realize I had chosen such "Iron Mannish" colors but I like it. Yes, I am gonna learn to paint now.


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Oh, and thank you EDC. I appreciate the comments.

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You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Berlin Germany

Yes, I am gonna learn to paint now.



such words are unheard of in this thread...

looks bloody amazing...and if i may add...iron man- ish paint job is pretty fitting in my opinion for such a powerhouse and poser of a warmachine (pun just came obvious to me after writing...)

   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

Vik, thank god someone is still there. Hadn't seen anyone post on their thread in weeks....

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

'm there...just lurking due to construction works at home...but I keep my eyes peeled for your stuff no matter what, as you build stuff in a big way...and I am a fan for big

   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

Thanks, Vik. Means a lot. Trying to get some money saved for better equipment. I want a cnc table lathe and a vacuum chamber and a 3d printer and a laser metal etched and...

Well, the list goes on.....

What construction is happening in Der heim, bitte?

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Berlin Germany

we´re building (have already...but you know...work never truly stops once you start...) a raised platform for the kids to sleep...well...raised to over 2m high...that´s well over my own head... a friendly neighbour helped us with the basic construction work, him being a carpenter...well...we needed to totally clear the room, and repaint the walls...and now it looks rather pleasing all in all...

and i know how this goes... there is no end in the craving for new tools... i could probably make a check on each point in your (short) list for my own needs... but resin is still light years away for me...my cellar is not the right place to work on this...and the living room...just no......

   
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Charlottesville

I haven't subscribed to a thread in years but I'm really excited to see where this warlord project is going! Not to mention I just scrolled thorough all hundred something pages of this thread, I loved every bit of it, well done!

Cheers

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Las Vegas, Nevada

Well, thanks for not lurking, Jet. And welcome.....

You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Las Vegas, Nevada

So as I said back on the warlord project again....

Got a little more paint on the lower legs and wanted to show off my very mediocre skills.....











Also, anyone ever paint black resin? I was making some magazine extensions for my friends HK P 30 SK and had extra black resin. Tried it in a couple of my warlord molds and was wondering if painting them is even viable.....






And, finally, got this back from my buddy. He is an amazing painter.... Gonna hafta glass case this one....





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You are waaaaay beyond crazy my friend -DSteingass
Yes, everything that changes the entire fething world is overrated..... - DSteingass
...yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose..Viktor Von Domm
...they put Space Marines in tin cans and drop them from orbit, I don't think fuel consumption or aerodynamics is a concern - DSteingass
I think once again my motormouth has brought me into deep... - Viktor Von Domm
he knows no pain...nor fear, he is a riveteer - Viktor Von Domm
We don't do generic, mainstream, normal, or anything of the sort! ^^ - Shrike
You build fething Titans Henry Ford style Max!! - DSteingass

 
   
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Pious Palatine






Nice work on the leg. Such a huge project, it must feel great to get some paint down.

EDC
   
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Pittsburgh PA, USA

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