Monday, April 29, 2013

MegaNobz! Part 1

Yes, I'm guilty of not posting in a while.  It's spring here in the Pacific NW and that means more outside time!  Between that and products in the pipeline my hobby postings have been slow.  My goal for now is at least once a week a hobby post. They may be short, as this one is, but as least it's something.  Let's get to it!

I wanted MegaNobz that would appeal to to speed freeks.  I decided on Deffkopta conversions like these:

Mine will be more clanky but the basic frame will be the same.  I started with a pile of Deffkoptas:

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Fanboy Forge: Objective Set 1-Mission Kit

Ordering is now available for Objective Set 1-

Our #3 has been redesigned.  All the counters now fit compactly in your figure case.  The kit includes one #1, two #2s, two #3s, and one #4.  40mm diameter. Cast from resin.  $5 + $3 shipping USPS.
Shipping to US only at this time.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Trukk #4 Complete

Finally!  I do have a few rivets I missed but it's done:

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Trukk #4 Part 4

Update update update...
With the shell complete I've started on the surface details:
The vents are personal resin casts I'm trying out.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Tools to use- Rectangle Punch

I picked this up at my local Michael's craft store in the scrapbooking section, a rectangular hole punch:

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Trukk #4 Part 3

The shell is still in progress.  When I put the shell on ork vehicles I measure for the space I'm trying to fill.  This does mean you rarely have a square angle anywhere.  If you end up with a funny gap just cover it with a bit or armor patch:
I used the inside fender wells on the front to hold up the fenders.  I just made a rough measurement and shoved them in there.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Trukk #4 Part 2

Right.  Let's get on with a post.  I took the chassis and added deck plates right to the frame.  I shaved down the high spots on the frame so that the plates stayed flat:
The driver is glued in place.  This trukk has an open driver's seat so I need to build around him.