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Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Ok, so a soldier friend of mine is leaving the base soon and he asked me to build him a reaver titan. Never having done one, not knowing how to do it and dooming my ego and health to four weeks of absolute frustration and hell, I have agreed to build the reaver.

I will be building two at once, one for me as a test and one for him using all the lessons learned from mine. I will build a part, test and fit that piece, determine it's viability then, once I have the part perfected as much as I can, build his copy of that part.

It began with some new tool purchases:



Out with the old, in with the new:



My wife decided I needed these new gadgets and I am so stoked about them. The Dremel workstation and heatgun are gonna be so AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! Thanks, Baby, I love you...

I started on the feet, like I always do. I was able to get a decent scale comparison from some pictures on this and other blogs.



I guestimated the diameter of the whole foot at about 5 or 5.5 inches, the toes at about 1"x1"x7/8". They look just about good to me so I will stick with it.



First foot together, minus a lot of detail, and looking good. The angle between the front toe and the side toes was really hard to get a good idea of so my goal was to make it aesthetic at least if not completely accurate, but they look good, imho, so I made the rest of the toes.



A quick comparison:



And ended up finishing today with two sets of completed feet, again minus a lot of detail.



Tomorrow and Tuesday I expect to complete the legs up to the hips, barring any failures in design, of course. Hopefully By Friday Night Magic I will have two Reavers from the waist down standing to show off at the shop. With a big APOC tourney coming up beginning of December, I am hoping to have them ready with at least one loadout of weapons each. That may be stretching it but I am extremely excited about using my new heat gun and have tons of ideas. Wish me luck!!!! And, as always, looking forward to your input.



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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

 
   
Made in ca
On a Canoptek Spyder's Waiting List





BC, Canada

Stoked to see how this turns out
Also: Isn't that what we Warhammer Wives are for?

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/11/21 08:12:43


   
Made in au
Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






Melbourne, Australia

This looks promising.
I've just hit the subscribe button.

"Whilst we stand, we fight. Whilst we fight, we prevail. Nothing shall stay our wrath"
Guilliman and the Ultramarines are like Manchester United, everyone hates them because they are so awesome!

 
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

TheUndertaker wrote:Stoked to see how this turns out
Also: Isn't that what we Warhammer Wives are for?


Yeah, I suppose but if you are here, then you aren't just a Warhammer Widow, You're a Warhammer Player?


Automatically Appended Next Post:
Good to see ya back, Poo.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/11/21 15:20:48


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

 
   
Made in ca
On a Canoptek Spyder's Waiting List





BC, Canada

mxwllmdr wrote:
TheUndertaker wrote:Stoked to see how this turns out
Also: Isn't that what we Warhammer Wives are for?


Yeah, I suppose but if you are here, then you aren't just a Warhammer Widow, You're a Warhammer Player?


I suppose I'm both

   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Ok, so a little more done. I finished up most of the detail on the feet:



And started the lower legs with two pieces of PVC:



Cut Hydraulics grooves and put them together like so:



Add a half sphere:



And then a little aquila detail:





I like the one on the left best but the one one the right actually fit into the spot where it goes. I was so mad. The Chaos Knight there was angry, too.

This message was edited 2 times. Last update was at 2011/12/08 16:48:24


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

 
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Added the knee joints, tomorrow will do the uppr legs and torso.



Light work today, setting up for Christmas decor in the house taking my time.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/12/08 16:49:12


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

 
   
Made in au
Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






Melbourne, Australia

Great progress. These are shaping up very nicely.

"Whilst we stand, we fight. Whilst we fight, we prevail. Nothing shall stay our wrath"
Guilliman and the Ultramarines are like Manchester United, everyone hates them because they are so awesome!

 
   
Made in dk
Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot





WestCoast

Excellent work! So you're not using any templates at all, huh? Well, I guess templates come from someone sitting down and making it from scratch...

Keep up the great work!
Rawson

The 104th Vostroyan Mechanized
Rawson's Reboot

Viktor von Domm: nope... canĀ“t do that for the sake of all lving creatures that dwell on earth....
dsteingass: That's like saying "I forgot to tell you who your real father is"
nerdfest09: Rawson speaks the truth! 
   
Made in us
Fixture of Dakka






drinking ale on the ground like russ intended

The legs are looking good the ankle pistons are a bit different tho here is a pic of my forgeworld one

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Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

sonofruss wrote:The legs are looking good the ankle pistons are a bit different tho here is a pic of my forgeworld one.


Yes, I have actually seen that photo online. Good paint job, btw. I kinda screwed up the dimensions of the cutouts for the hydraulics. It necessitated a change in decor to accommodate the trim anyway, so I added in some aquila lookalike details. The hydraulics, as well, aren't exact to a forgeworld. They don't come up as far. I am happy with that as it will allow me to more easily magnetize all the toe and shin guards. Also, I left off the slight slant on the front and rear toes. I didn't think it looked right and that a straight across cut was more appropriate for my model. I am glad you like it and thank you for your comments. And good job on the pose, too. Most people just do the wide legged John Wayne pose. Yours is different and, in that I think, unique.


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Rawson wrote:Excellent work! So you're not using any templates at all, huh? Well, I guess templates come from someone sitting down and making it from scratch...

Keep up the great work!
Rawson


No, no templates, straight from images and guestimations. I actually have a forgeworld Lucian Warhound borrowed right now to help with other projects so getting a good scale has been an easier time than I have had in the past.


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Flying Pooo wrote:Great progress. These are shaping up very nicely.


Thnks Poo, good to see you here. And, yes, FlyingPoo is the greatest username in all of Dakkadom.

This message was edited 6 times. Last update was at 2011/11/30 15:47:13


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

 
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Finally got some more done on these Reaver legs:



Standing at the hips at just under 10 inches:



And a pair of Titan legs:



Hoping to have had these and the second set done last night but sickness and lack of good sleep prevailed. The second legs and torsos should be together tonight. Then it is on to the main hulls and weapons.

Yes, I am messy.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/12/08 16:53:25


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

 
   
Made in au
Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






Melbourne, Australia

Some more great progress, these look very nice!

"Whilst we stand, we fight. Whilst we fight, we prevail. Nothing shall stay our wrath"
Guilliman and the Ultramarines are like Manchester United, everyone hates them because they are so awesome!

 
   
Made in us
Stabbin' Skarboy







Those are looking awesome. Im excited to see where this project is heading

bad moonz
Kabal of Black heart
My Blog of random projects -Sneakin' Orks- Updated 5/20 http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/336930.page  
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Ok, so the pelvis are done. Is pelvis the proper plural? Should it be pelvi? Anyway:







Have to finish all the little detail and cleanup from my wonton disregard for glue economy and care, but overall I am very happy with these. Tomorrow these bad boys are standing in a local APOC matchup totaling 60,000 points. It will be epic. Pics to come.....

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/12/08 16:54:45


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

 
   
Made in gb
Legendary Dogfighter




Sweet Mate
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Thanks, Pug. I appreciate the input.

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

 
   
Made in au
Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






Melbourne, Australia

Wow, looking cool mate!

"Whilst we stand, we fight. Whilst we fight, we prevail. Nothing shall stay our wrath"
Guilliman and the Ultramarines are like Manchester United, everyone hates them because they are so awesome!

 
   
Made in gb
Troubled By Non-Compliant Worlds





Northern Ireland

mxwllmdr wrote:Ok, so the pelvis are done. Is pelvis the proper plural? Should it be pelvi?

You could say: "I have completed the pelvis on both of them"

Check out my Custodian Guard
Check out my Executioners
Check out my Feast Eternal  
   
Made in us
Regular Dakkanaut




This looks great, the details on the "shins" are some good work.
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Yes, I have completed the pelvis on both of them. Thank you Tarar.

And thank you Olenos. I feel like it could have been closer to the forgeworld reaver but it still looks good.

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

 
   
Made in ca
Necrotech





Somewhere cold...

Looking great!




Help him grow please :3 
   
Made in us
Hurr! Ogryn Bone 'Ead!





Plano, Texas

Do you build these from plans, or just wing it from photos?

- Assembling first army.
Nowlan's IG Army in progress

Thin your paints, drill your gun barrels, remove all mold lines. The Emperor wills it.  
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

I wing it, mostly from photos but have used my buddies models as guides before.

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

 
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Post Removed due to irreperably broken links. For APOC Game Pics please visit The Gamers Hideout.

This message was edited 7 times. Last update was at 2011/12/08 16:58:25


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

 
   
Made in us
Stabbin' Skarboy







That looks like a pretty Epic game. How did the titan legs fare game wise? And who's thunderhawks are those? They are nice scratchbuilds as well

bad moonz
Kabal of Black heart
My Blog of random projects -Sneakin' Orks- Updated 5/20 http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/336930.page  
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

The Legs fared ok. I didn't want them played but it aint' no big deal. The thunderhawks, well, there were three. My two were grey and Clay's was gold (the only one with an actual paint job. Thank you for the compliment. The thunderhawk scratchs were my first when I started this stuff a year ago.

Got some main hull interior work done on the Reavers. Tell me what you think:


Stay with me here:

Wait for it:

Okay, it's standing:

Some detail:

And the other side with the old Chaos knight for scale:


Really need some input from you guys. Staying worried about scale and proportions and everything. Please, let me know what you think.

This message was edited 2 times. Last update was at 2011/12/08 17:00:56


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

 
   
Made in us
Stabbin' Skarboy







That scale looks about right judging from the pics on the FW site. Nice use of Lego tubes. I love it when people use Legos in their 40k stuff. You wouldn't have happened to have used Templates for the thunderhawks would've you?

bad moonz
Kabal of Black heart
My Blog of random projects -Sneakin' Orks- Updated 5/20 http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/336930.page  
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Yes, reinvesting all those bionicles that my three sons begged for and are now stored in a closet almost completely forgotten and unused.

Also, Tengamo's.




A very forgotten and innocous game involving collectible character discs with four rare earth magnets on each disc. Nearly 300 of them. So, this guy, thats who has over 1100 5mm diameter and 3mm thick rare earth magnets.



And thats not even half of them. I haven't harvested the rest yet. BUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH BUAHA BUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/12/08 17:02:24


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

 
   
Made in us
Oozing Plague Marine Terminator





Las Vegas, Nevada

Ok, started the main hulls themselves. Started with a basic floor plane of the main compartment:

Needed to build the walls out to a certain thickness. Settled for about 85-90% of the thickness I estimate the resin walls to actually be:



Trying to build in the curves of the main hull. it didn't go to darn bad.

But it was ultimately too tall. Had to take a half inch off:

Also, built a little box with the curve in it for the back of the main compartment. I will have to put the pipes and such on it. I haven't glued in anything but the floor plate sidewalk. I still need to put in the weapon servitors and rails to hold up the roof. Also, I am going to be relooking the hoses and pipes that go across the top of the weapon servitor interior panels. But, for now, I need to catch up on the second Main hull. Wanted to get this far on the prototype before I started number two. Once I am caught up on the second I will continue on with interior and exterior main hull detail. I have let myself get down to about 7 days to have one of them done before my buddie leaves. I will make it, though. I have faith.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/12/08 17:07:24


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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