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zak

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Re: MODELLING STEAMPUNK
« Reply #30 on: March 19, 2017, 11:57:03 AM »
In an attempt not to upset Haddock, no steam on this one.
This is another resin/white metal kit.

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« Reply #31 on: March 19, 2017, 02:44:41 PM »
             I would have thought a chemist of your calibre would have devised a method of representing steam by now!!
            Joking aside, this is building into a fascinating little collection.There must be scope for some "interesting" foibles!
Haddock.

zak

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« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2017, 03:19:00 PM »
Yes, probably, I am about to attempt some scratch building.

This will be a sort of Land Dreadnought/Ironclad sort of vehicle, it is just around in my mind at the moment. It is those guns in circular turrets that do it.

I still have another of the smaller ones to finish first.
The picture is to keep Roger amused.

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« Reply #33 on: March 19, 2017, 05:06:18 PM »
Thanks Zak, much appreciated.

Is there a back story to this Anglo-French army you are building?  They certainly look cool with both the Union Jack and Tricolor on them.

Roger

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« Reply #34 on: March 19, 2017, 05:08:18 PM »
The Tricolour was supposed to be like the tail flashes on an aircraft, I never thought of an Anglo-French Alliance.

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« Reply #35 on: March 19, 2017, 05:41:45 PM »
Ah, that makes sense!

This theme looks so suitable for scratch building, I am looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

R

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« Reply #36 on: March 20, 2017, 07:15:36 AM »
It will probably be a large tracked vehicle, one of Her Majesty's Land Ships (HMLS), with ironclad like features, it still whizzing around my head.

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« Reply #37 on: March 20, 2017, 12:22:43 PM »
Well I made a start on the bodywork, this will be clad in plastic card later.

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« Reply #38 on: March 20, 2017, 03:56:50 PM »
More thoughts into 3d.
The inner has been built from 4mm foam board.

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« Reply #39 on: March 20, 2017, 06:04:22 PM »
As I said, I do like these thingys, and very well build they are too. Well done Zak. I am looking forward to what comes out of your head!!!

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« Reply #40 on: March 20, 2017, 08:09:45 PM »
Hi Zak,

There is something very appealing about Steampunk. Is it because we are drawn to the fantasy side of the subject, not real, but just possible in the future.............
Can't wait to see this one develop.
Cheers,
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« Reply #41 on: March 20, 2017, 08:30:55 PM »
looking good but what scale is it - it looks larger than the others ???????????????

zak

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« Reply #42 on: March 21, 2017, 07:14:20 AM »
It is larger, same scale, but its a Dreadnought/ Iron Clad Land Ship ..................it may become HMLS Britannia or Albion, not sure yet?
I will try to pose it next to one of the others.

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« Reply #43 on: March 21, 2017, 11:07:54 AM »
I am impressed - and at the moment am collecting old toothbrushes and other assorted junk - that will make Haddock happy ( I don't think )

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« Reply #44 on: March 21, 2017, 11:43:36 AM »
The whole project was kick started by the tracks I had made earlier for a Bullock Creeping Grip Tractor that never got finished.
The whole body is mounted on the four tracks, I am not sure how yet, but time will solve that.
The second picture will give you an idea of how much bigger it is than the other ones.
I have ordered Queen Victoria and she is on her way. I think she will become Her Britannic Majesty, she should be a little steampunkish!