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 Psychopomp wrote:
Patreon backers have been getting access to WIP versions of the Greenshirts project as he goes. I've gotten the WIP set in two or three different monthly bundles, each time with new additions.

It's been a long-running project as it was a bit more work than he initially anticipated. It was further delayed by a long move back to the US from overseas, but he seems to be settled in and churning out Middlehammer orcs now.

Once the initial run is finished, it'll probably go up for sale.


And I see there's no way of getting access to the WIP versions, then? Well, shame.
   
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Albany, NY

 Albertorius wrote:




They went all very well, without a single misprint... which now means I have a set of 50.
This right here is why I both want and should not buy a Saturn

Impressive how fast this project is progressing, and looking great as it does Baronness looks a treat as well, go HF + home printing!

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 Albertorius wrote:


And I see there's no way of getting access to the WIP versions, then? Well, shame.


If you're a backer and he does some more work on it, the entire WIP project goes into that month's bundle. I've gotten it in something like 3-4 different months, so far.

It really has been a lot of work. He's doing every one of the unique parts as well as all of the wave 1 reused parts, as well as all the arm variants holding all or most of the weapon variants.
   
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 Psychopomp wrote:
 Albertorius wrote:


And I see there's no way of getting access to the WIP versions, then? Well, shame.


If you're a backer and he does some more work on it, the entire WIP project goes into that month's bundle. I've gotten it in something like 3-4 different months, so far.

It really has been a lot of work. He's doing every one of the unique parts as well as all of the wave 1 reused parts, as well as all the arm variants holding all or most of the weapon variants.


I'll have to be on the lookout I guess, then.

In the meantime, I have the first Cobra trooper squad done:

   
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Baroness printed and sloppily basecoated so that you can see something of the details xD


   
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Cobra Squad 1 looks the business and so quickly as well Baroness is fun, nice Cobra symbol mod to the HF.

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Italy

Wow!! The paintjob on the Cobra squad looks terrific. I am very impressed by your 3d prints they look smooth as butter to me.
   
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Boss Salvage wrote:Cobra Squad 1 looks the business and so quickly as well Baroness is fun, nice Cobra symbol mod to the HF.


Thank you ^^. I have not a lot of experience painting black leather catsuits, so I'm not sure how would she end up looking ^^.

The Red Hobbit wrote:Wow!! The paintjob on the Cobra squad looks terrific. I am very impressed by your 3d prints they look smooth as butter to me.


Thanks! The print quality is mostly down to dialing down settings, all the rest is the machine... and current tech desktop machines are basically magic.
   
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Italy

The print quality is very impressive, what printer are you using? I've only used an FDM in the past and it does a decent job at terrain but not much beyond that.
   
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 The Red Hobbit wrote:
The print quality is very impressive, what printer are you using? I've only used an FDM in the past and it does a decent job at terrain but not much beyond that.


Right now my poisons of choice are Elegoo: a Mars 3 and a Saturn 2, and both give stellar results (the Cobra troopers above were printed on the Saturn 2, the Baroness on the Mars 3).

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Oh wow that's quite a selection! When I eventually break and get a resin printer to make some starships I'll have to ask you for advice on settings cause your prints turn out fantastic!
   
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So I'm printing some scenery.

I've startd to print some Sector Fatalis pieces from Dragon's Rest (filament) and I printed a modular container from Print Minis (resin).

It was my very first resin scenery piece, so I was intrigued, and this is how it looks in comparison with an fdm piece:



Took as long to print as that single pillar, and I could probably have squeezed in a second one on the Saturn. So, speed wise at least, it's significantly faster to print resin scenery.

Looks wise it looks good:




And another comparison, printed vs primed:

   
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The Battle Barge Buffet Line

Looks good! What resolution do you plan on using for scenery versus your typical models?

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 warboss wrote:
Looks good! What resolution do you plan on using for scenery versus your typical models?


No real difference ^^. 50 microns work fast enough for me.
   
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Certainly looks great! Personally I find the cost of resin for terrain (other than small scatter pieces) to be too high for me, but it's still undoubtedly cheaper than buying most terrain kits, after all!

 
   
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 Paradigm wrote:
Certainly looks great! Personally I find the cost of resin for terrain (other than small scatter pieces) to be too high for me, but it's still undoubtedly cheaper than buying most terrain kits, after all!


Dunno... at the prices I'm currently getting resin and hollowing the pieces, it's not actually all that much. With no modifications at all, I could print about ten containers with a bottle of resin, and that's certainly good enough xD.

So! I kinda liked (a lot) the DG upgrade kits for 30k... which has prompted this:





I have entirely too many IWs by now (other than filling out a couple units)... so I guess I'll at least paint some of these. I have about 70 spares after all >_>
   
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They look great. Speaking of upgrade heads in resin, do you have a line on good wolf helms like the FW set? I kind of love how goofy they look, while still being nice and angular, but so far my searching has turned up some older 40k files that are too much in various directions.

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 Boss Salvage wrote:
They look great. Speaking of upgrade heads in resin, do you have a line on good wolf helms like the FW set? I kind of love how goofy they look, while still being nice and angular, but so far my searching has turned up some older 40k files that are too much in various directions.


How about these?

https://cults3d.com/en/3d-model/game/space-woof-helmets-for-new-heresy
   
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DUDE, YES

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Italy

Great comparison shots with the filament vs resin on the containers. I've used Dragon's Rest in the past and I really like their sculpts. You're weathering there looks great!
   
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Quick test paint of a DG marine





And a test print of some Necromunda campaign territory tracker hex tiles:

   
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Cool! I got the Necromunda set as well. I've become rather overwhelmed with a backlog of them though. There are so many awesome tiles to print!

My print-fu is not really good enough for the clips and embedded magnets, so I stuck a larger magnet on the underside and plan to use on some kind of metal sheet. Means I can stick them to a whiteboard as well

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

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 Flinty wrote:
Cool! I got the Necromunda set as well. I've become rather overwhelmed with a backlog of them though. There are so many awesome tiles to print!

My print-fu is not really good enough for the clips and embedded magnets, so I stuck a larger magnet on the underside and plan to use on some kind of metal sheet. Means I can stick them to a whiteboard as well


That's actually a pretty good idea, IMHO! It will certainly help with space issues
   
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Super smooth Death Guard, really appreciate the focus on pre-bloat while still looking totally DG thanks to the helm.

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I've been looking for an excuse to print the excellent Gothic Void Troopers set fromAnvil Digital for a while now, so I guess I'm gonna make a navy breachers KT or something ^^

   
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Well, last friday I sent back the Saturn 2 for a bad case of Z-axis wobble, and DHL has just called to tell me they'll be delivering a new one at home tomorrow.

So far, I can only say that Elegoo's customer service is pretty fast and responsive.

That said, and even though it won't be a problem for my specific use case (I already use pretty high delays between layers), everyone looking to get one should probably take a look at this in depth review:

https://blog.honzamrazek.cz/2022/10/elegoo-saturn-2-review-is-pixel-size-everything-in-depth-look-disassembly/

And decide for themselves, particularly now that there's also a Saturn 8k with the form factor of the original.

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Commiserations on the Saturn sadness. Hopefully the new one serves you better. I'm about to replace the screen on my Mars Pro again, which was easy enough the first time but I have some doubts about the hardware this time, as I guess Elegoo 2k screens are no longer available? So it's a third party piece

Anyway! Gothic Void Troopers look the business, savvy Breacher team

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Greetings Albertorius,

I've been following this thread for a while now, there's some great work on here (both print- and paint-wise). Kudos !!

I sent you a PM with a 3D print-related question. Could you have a look when you have a couple of minutes to spare ?


Regards,

Old-Four-Arms


   
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Mailed you back, hope it helps!
   
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Busy weeks, so not much done unfortunately

Printed and painted a batch of Kill Team order tokens:



My friend managed to finish the eldar corsairs Kill Team I printed for him, and they look very cool for not having painted anything in 20+ years



(pic is at my home, with me on the background after the corsairs totally wrecked my regular IG compendium KT)

How it started (more or less, I already moved a couple of grunts on the left)



How it went:



I also used the fdm printer to print an angler doodad to help with the cleaning:




(you can put it like that or at an angle directly on the axis)

Did a first scheme test on the Anvil "breachers", but I'm not very happyt with the look, so that's a wash:



Also from Anvil I printed a set of Ajax powered armors, which are stupidly cool:





I love how it looks like an actual human being would fit inside (with the arms inside the torso instead of dangling from the ears ), and then it shows it to you in the character with the damaged one. Just cool.

...so obviously I printed a full set of six. And 4 light mechs more, just because xD.

I might have gottend ahead of myself here ^^



Size wise the Ajax armors are really cool:



Then I test painted one with an N7 style scheme:






Thinking about using them as Algoryn Hazard Squad troopers



Then I got a pot of the new Imperial Fists contrast paint, so I had to test it:



And boy, but it looks good.




The white stripes are painted using the new Whites set from AK Interactive that I just got ^^

And yesterday, after getting mauled by eldar pirates, I printed a Mk6 melee squad:



...they are a bit big xDDD



But they look cool, so whatevs




I ended up using old beaky helmets, which are bigger. Now the bare heads from the HH set look like they'd actually fit inside xDD

But boy are they big compared with oldmarines:

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