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Bellingham, WA

Looking at embarking on my next major project of mounting a WWII era mine flail onto a predator to make an Angry Marines assault vehicle (not sure if they have any other kind).



I'm currently looking at using one of these kits, and am in contact with the makers to see if I can't get one custom made for 7.5cm, if not I'll get two and cobble them together. I will of course be replacing many of the flail ends with power weapons of what ever can be found.

http://www.urbanconstruct.co.uk/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=220

I was at first thinking of just doing a Guard flail tank, but once the idea of it being for the Angry Marines I couldn't do anything less. It's exactly the sort of strange technology people have a hard time imaging being real, yet it was quite effective although I don't think they were quite so great at taking out infantry as they are in Company of Heroes.

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Bellingham, WA

Quick update, Urban Construct is building me a 75mm flail kit, for just a little more (the standard ones are 49mm), and I'm starting to piece together the kit. I will probably use multi-meltas for the sponson guns to emphasize its role as a breaching vehicle. Also I found a bag of a couple dozen extra power fists on Ebay for only a few dollars (I guess resellers must end up with quite a few of those).

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Bellingham, WA

Custom ordered some Angry Marines power fists, and found some DA ones on the cheap for those that will not show too much:

https://www.shapeways.com/product/B5C9ZGGJP/power-fist-fck-off-angry-marine?optionId=151835622&li=marketplace

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Bellingham, WA

I have been working on this, and at least have a commander worth showing (although he's not done as of yet. As expected yellow is a touch color to work with.


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Bellingham, WA

Here is how the chassis is coming along. Lot of work to go, but making progress. Since this is meant as a breaching vehicle I thought multi-meltas would be more appropriate than lascannons or heavy bolters.






Still a long way to go even on this part, but it is starting to look decent.

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Bellingham, WA

Commander is done, more or less, and I've started with the flail,



While keeping his Storm Bolter close at hand this Tank Commander prepares to defend his vehicle in close combat. Drive us closer I want to his them with my Thunder Hammer!



Took some work but I assembled the flail section, and have started base coating. I will also be adding some power fists to this setup, because well the Angry Marines are insane. The part I bought at: Urban Construct However I had to special order an extra wide one since the original was about 5cm, but the Predator is 7.5cm wide. They only charged a few extra dollars for that. There were a couple options, but this seemed the obvious choice since it gives the impression of movement which makes the machine seem so much more formidable.


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Bellingham, WA



Having discovered a foul heretic writing anti-imperial propaganda on the back of the vehicle the Angry Marines discovered that his High Gothic was terrible, so at the point of a sword they forced him to correct his spelling before splattering his head over the back of their machine. With the correction it reads Imperials Go Home, in the imperative case. Joke is lifted from Monty Python's Romans Go Home skit.



The motto of the chapter, Always Angry followed by the sometimes addition of All the Time.



Did we write the three sacred words on our vehicle, yeah, yeah pretty much. Look we might have had problems with room so we didn't get every single syllable exactly right but pretty much we got them.



Approximately how the flail layout will look when it's actually finished.

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Bellingham, WA

Nearly complete, yet I will not have a chance for awhile to finish this off since I left my turret at the local GW store just before lockdown started. Plus I'm no in town regularly as I'm doing missions for my National Guard unit, but I've had enough time to basically finish the rest of the mine flail.










Hopefully I'll get a chance to finish this off soon.

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London, Ontario

What's sort of funny, is I imagined a Flail... medieval style... with mines for the "heads".

Like, swinging mines on chains at enemies, and when you make contact the mines explode.
   
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Bellingham, WA

 greatbigtree wrote:
What's sort of funny, is I imagined a Flail... medieval style... with mines for the "heads".

Like, swinging mines on chains at enemies, and when you make contact the mines explode.

That still wouldn't be the weirdest weapon in 40k

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Bellingham, WA

Finally got back to town and retrieved my turret and put in the finishing touches, although knowing me I'll probably fine a few more bits to add in. Nothing too different about the turret, I just added a larger sight to the side of the lascannons and frag launchers to the sides. Nothing too big, but it does gives it a larger and more aggressive look without too much work.







This is an important anti-imperial message translating from high Gothic (after a helpful Angry Marine corrected the saboteur's original improper spelling) IMPERIALS GO HOME. Just below this is the splatter mark from the summary execution which followed the grammar lesson. The joke is taken from Monty Python and the Life of Brian




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Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

What a weird, wonderful vehicle.

Now showing dwarf berzerkers from Mantic


Painting Total as of 7/7/2020: 112 plus two mechs

Painting total as of 12/24/2019: 138 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 36 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit and two hills.


 
   
 
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