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Made in de
Regular Dakkanaut






Today´s secret word is: Ornaments !












As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Fixture of Dakka




Canada

WOW I love the ordainments- fantastic! But the true highlight is the servator- wow. I love the eyewires- gruesome and cool. What's the fuel situation looking like?


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Canada

Hahaha- ordainments- I'm awesome. :p

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Jinking Ravenwing Land Speeder Pilot




In your house, rummaging through your underwear drawer

Am I the only one who thinks of the troop train from Enemy at The Gates when I see this? A commisar or two corralling a bunch of guardsmen into a rickety boxcar as a group of tech guard watch from a heavily armed wagon in front of the engine would be awesome.

Excellent job, as usual.

"Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow"~Oscar Wilde 
   
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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

Welcome to the 41st Millenium, little nuclear train engine!

Wonderful stuff, all these ordainments are really solidying it for me. Is the other side as nicely done up, or still awaiting attention? Looking great either way!

- Boss Salvage

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The other side has yet to receive the wings, I just wanted to show off the first finished set
They were printed out from a drawing on the computer, glued to cardboard, cut out and then used to create a silicon rubber mold. Now I´m thinking about replacing the eagle head on the smoke deflectors using the same technique. I found these Fw 190 decals:



that look the part (the eagle, ignore the chicken heads ), the only question is whether they will have enough depth to work as a relief instead of just a decal.

Concerning the fuel I must admit I rather ignored the fuel rod tender for a while, so it´s still in the same state as back on page 5. I´m not quite happy with the proportions of the wheels and the actual tender, I might have to rework them.

Looking forward, two big things aside from the ornaments remain to be done: A sort of "hump" on the top of the boiler, possibly with a smoke/steam stack and the tracks. I have already started to prepare the rails (H-beams with one side of the H´s "legs" narrowed down) and once I´ve decided on a definitive wheel base I´ll go to work on the crossties. Another good opportunity to include some skulls !

As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Man, this is looking sweeter and sweeter...Can't wait to see more...
   
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Regular Dakkanaut






Update:











So, the tracks are coming along nicely, both sides now have wings and skulls and I´ve added some more detail to the upper part of the boiler. I haven´t got round to building the alternative eagle heads yet.

As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

so, will you build a complete track for your gaming table, or will that thing be a single piece?
   
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Plano, Texas

You should name it Blaine.

Impressive work as always, its great seeing your skills progress with each subsequent build.

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Regular Dakkanaut




Chicago

Posted By SirNotInThisFilm on 06/12/2006 3:14 PM
as long as you call it "Blaine"

welcome to 6 months ago Foda

Do not use the CLEAR dice!

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you get 3+ armor saves on all your troops (save scouts), Assault cannons, a huge assortment of vehicles and weapons, arguably one of the best if not THE best tank in the game, funny helmets, and a partrige in a pear tree.

suck it up, space marines. You're the emperor's chosen superhuman warriors. stop whining like a guardsmen and take it like a superman! 
   
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@Anung Un Rama: It will be just this roughly 1 meter long strip of tracks.

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Alright, the alternative eagle emblems didn´t really work but going back to an earlier suggestion by Drake Marcus I´ve added some brass parts and some more walkways and pipes to the control rod area:








As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
Made in de
Regular Dakkanaut






Just a small "sign of life" update. As usual, whenever I seriously try to complete a project, other commitments get in the way. So here it is, in all its "primed until the spray can ran out half-way through" glory:




As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Been Around the Block



Katy Texas

...how don't you work for some game company?
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




Incredible. Really incredible.

This has been quite a project and I've enjoyed watching come to fruition.
   
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Skellefteå

Best Dakka thread.
Ever.

(bump in a desperate attempt to save it before it reaches "Thread-Necromancy depth")
   
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Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

great work, but for some reason it doenst look as impressive as it did when it was unpainted
   
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Bonkers Buggy Driver with Rockets



Right behind you...

Yes, it is very impressive.  I would like to see pics of the finished engine on the tracks and in the setting you envisage.

Armies in my closet:  
   
Made in de
Regular Dakkanaut






I might be able to get some work done next weekend but I can promise nothing. Even under the best of circumstances it´s always the final touches and the painting of models I struggle most with and on top of that, the circumstances are somewhat sub-optimal now. But I´ll see what I can do.

As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Katy Texas

Posted By Anung Un Rama on 06/01/2007 10:41 AM
great work, but for some reason it doenst look as impressive as it did when it was unpainted


thats because it looks like a real train set now =-)
   
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Regular Dakkanaut






Alright, the tracks have been laid:



And I´ve started with the interior of the cabin:



Now, as I´ve hinted at during my other posts, I can only work on this every other weekend. Which basically means I don´t get anything done.Painting stuff is much less fun to me than building it and yet I still would like to see this finished. That´s why I´d like to ask if anyone of the more enthusiatic painters around here would like to take it of my hands. The details of a transfer would still need to be worked out but first I just want to gauge interest in the idea. So, any takers ?

As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




I'll do it.
Extremely cool project I'd like to have a hand in it.
   
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Regular Dakkanaut






Sold ! (kind of) to the man with the angry name. I´ll start looking for a way to wrap it all up into a reasonably sturdy parcel (which won´t happen before this weekend and might take until the next one) and then get back to you via PM for the details.

As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




Cool. That works for me.
   
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So the train is now at my house.
I thought this thing was cool in the pictures. It is way more awesome in real life. It is very big! And Really detailed. I can see why you don't want to paint it ESDK.
   
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Regular Dakkanaut






Hehe, yeah it´s rather daunting, isn´t it. I was thinking about doing it in a sort of battleship camouflage scheme, jagged shapes of different grey tones, but I´m looking forward to see what you do with it.

As I stride knee deep through the dead, all is clear. I know what must be done... 
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




I was thinking a adeptus kinda red ala James.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:JamesTTTE1.jpg

But, I still need to do some more thinking.
   
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So did you paint it???



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- antique proverb

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Not yet been pretty busy with work and my car. I foresee getting it done around Christmas.
   
 
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