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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #280 on: February 16, 2019, 10:47:17 AM »
@ Looshkin

I think I’ve screwed it up.  :(

The damage from the polystyrene cement was a lot.  The whole join area is now ‘gooey’ and had to be scrapped away.  And my two attempts to superglue it have failed, especially because GW superglue is useless.  ‘Stringy’ and ‘jelly like’ is how I’d discribe it.

Here’s how it looks:



Can I salvage this?  :(

@ Dread

Same as the others.  ‘Urban Debris’, although I might had a few accessories.

I hate these flying bases though.  Absolute pain in the ass.  :P

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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #281 on: February 16, 2019, 04:02:31 PM »
I know what you mean about those flying bases. As for the join area. Let it sit for a few days and cure out. Then it will be easier to work with. If you have a dremel, use a small round bit and careful trim away the glue. Or carefully use an exacto blade. Another alternative would be a pin vise and small drill bit. Good luck and be patient, you can do this.
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #282 on: February 16, 2019, 06:29:11 PM »
Ugh, sorry to see the damage Cap. I think it is recoverable, although it'll be difficult. As Dread said, a Dremel would probably be the best shout.

I really am not sure what GW was thinking with those flying bases. At the very least, you need an adequate recess for the base to fix into...and that just isn't the case with the models that I've worked on thus far.

Fingers crossed man, I feel for you!
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #283 on: February 16, 2019, 06:58:16 PM »
Thanks guys.  :)

I’ve got good news; it was salvaged:






It was very touch and go there, but with a little bit of perseverance hey presto, he’s airborne.  It’s currently getting downvoted on Igmur, but at least you guys like it! :D

And as a bonus, here’s the captain:



The limited edition one.  Feels almost a shame to take it out of the box.  ;D

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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #284 on: February 16, 2019, 10:04:43 PM »
Yoo, glad you were able to save your Interceptor, Calamity! No idea who would downvote someone's hobby work, seems pretty rude to me. I like him a lot! Cannot wait to see that Primaris Captain painted up!
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #285 on: February 20, 2019, 09:03:03 PM »
Thanks Myen’Tal!  :)

Maybe it’s my presentation.  I know it’s not the best.  :P

Some news; first, I’d had to pull out of the 40k tournament next week.  Very annoying, as I’ve been trying so hard to get the marines ready for it.  :P

Second, I’ve got my first game with the Gitz tomorrow, so I’m trying to get them made up asap.  Got the endless spells and fanatics done so far:



Those guys will eventually be Spore Splattas, but tomorrow I’ll be using them as Loonsmashas, so the balls will remain off for now.  My actual Loonsmashas will use the hoodless heads.  All the better to hid among the rank and file. :D

Also, I forgot to say, I was in an AoS team event a few weeks ago, me using my buddys Stormcast, and we...came last.  Me especially.  Lowest scoring player there; major defeats in all 5 games.  Here’s the trophy I won:



Better than going home empty handed, and something to build upon in future events.  ;D
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« Reply #286 on: February 20, 2019, 09:42:35 PM »
Link is broken for that last link, Calamity. Great to see you churning out more gobbos. Love that Mork's mighty mushroom. Fanatics are still my favorite kit from the entire Gloomspite range. An amalgamation of all the things that make Moonclan crazy!
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #287 on: February 20, 2019, 10:43:33 PM »
Thanks for alerting me to that Myen’Tal!  It should be fixed now.  :)

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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #288 on: March 15, 2019, 05:44:52 PM »
Sorry for the lack of activity everyone.  I’ve got two announcements; Number one, I’ve finished my Interceptors:



And number two, I’ve dry fitted my Redemptor Dreadnought:



Experimenting with poses on that one.

Enjoy! :)


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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #289 on: March 16, 2019, 06:46:08 PM »
Congrats on finishing the Inceptors, Calamity! They're looking great! Oooh man, a Celestial Lions Dreadnought!! And a Redemptor at that, look forward to you tackle that one!
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #290 on: March 16, 2019, 11:10:36 PM »
Looking good Calamity! Is the dread a snap together? Are the joints ball and socket? Been thinking about getting one for my Deathwing. Good stuff.
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #291 on: March 17, 2019, 05:27:47 PM »
Your Inceptors look fantastic Calamity I really like the way you have managed to make a gold finish look 'grim dark'.

Other than the small gap on the Dread's right arm it looks like you could get away without gluing this model as it has gone together so well.
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #292 on: March 17, 2019, 07:10:28 PM »
The colour scheme just works, looking great Calamity.



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« Reply #293 on: March 17, 2019, 07:21:23 PM »
Congrats on finishing the Inceptors, Calamity! They're looking great! Oooh man, a Celestial Lions Dreadnought!! And a Redemptor at that, look forward to you tackle that one!

Thanks Myen’Tal!  :)

Looking good Calamity! Is the dread a snap together? Are the joints ball and socket? Been thinking about getting one for my Deathwing. Good stuff.

Thanks Dread!  It is indeed a snap together kit.  Easy build ball or plug and socket style.  I put it together without glue to experiment with posing.  It doesn’t have the rocket pod and only comes with the Gatling cannon and heavy flamer, but I still highly recommend it.  :)

Your Inceptors look fantastic Calamity I really like the way you have managed to make a gold finish look 'grim dark'.

Other than the small gap on the Dread's right arm it looks like you could get away without gluing this model as it has gone together so well.

Thanks Alienscar!  I’m really happy to hear that!  I was worried that gold was a risk, a little bit too much, but I think it’s paying off.  Especially if it manages to be grim dark! :D

And yeah, it really came together well.  I’ll probably still glue it together...unless not doing that makes it easier to transport!

The colour scheme just works, looking great Calamity.

Thanks magenb!  :D

The next step guys, is to get cracking on with the characters; the two captains, the two lieutenants, the ancient and the librarian. 

Once they’re done, I can start making more marines!  I’ve got a few extra multi part intercessors, Interceptors and Hellblasters to build.  Enough to build everyone up to full sized squads.  And the dreadnaught too.

Then when they’re done, or at least assembled, I’ll be getting another Intercessor Squad, then a Primaris Apothecary and a Primaris Chaplain.  The plan is to build a proper Demi-company.

The KO are on the backburner until they get a new book.  It’s unfortunate I know, but I need to concentrate on an army I can actually win with!  :P

So with that in mind, I’m also going to start the grots very very soon. :)
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #294 on: March 19, 2019, 01:34:21 PM »
Hey guys, sorry for the double post, but I want to keep the momentum going.  Here’s what I’ve done now:



Primed all of my characters except for the librarian.  Since he’s in blue armour, he might as well be primed in blue. :D

I have to take extra care doing these.  They need to be good. :D

I’ve got a couple of questions too.  First, what kind of badge should the ancient have?  He’s an elite choice, but being a character, would he have the HQ ‘skull’ badge or the elite ‘Iron Cross’ badge?  It’s the skull isn’t it?

Also, I’m wondering what colour the leaders helmets should be?  For the lions, sergeants have black helmets.  What about lieutenants and captains?  I can’t seem to find out the information, so if anyone knows, I’d love to know!  ;D

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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #295 on: March 20, 2019, 12:18:24 PM »
I like the look of them so far Calamity, nice and clean.

I’ve got a couple of questions too.  First, what kind of badge should the ancient have?  He’s an elite choice, but being a character, would he have the HQ ‘skull’ badge or the elite ‘Iron Cross’ badge?  It’s the skull isn’t it?

Also, I’m wondering what colour the leaders helmets should be?  For the lions, sergeants have black helmets.  What about lieutenants and captains?  I can’t seem to find out the information, so if anyone knows, I’d love to know!  ;D

No idea about the badge to be honest, but a 40kwiki says that the Lions mostly follow the precepts of the Codex Astartes apart from some specialist formations and officer ranks, so you could probably get away with whatever is normal.

Same thing goes for the colour of the helmets. Black is used for the Warleader (Captain) and I think you could get away with Codex Astartes colours for the rest of them.
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #296 on: March 21, 2019, 01:17:34 PM »
Thanks for the advice Alienscar.  :)

Even though I’m not 100% on their markings and badgers, I decided to jump right in and start doing the Lieutenants anyway.  Here’s today’s efforts:










Wip of course.  It’s also quite overcast today, so sorry if the pictures are a little gloomy.

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« Reply #297 on: March 21, 2019, 04:10:53 PM »
so sorry if the pictures are a little gloomy.

Just adds to 40k setting :) Looking good so far.

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« Reply #298 on: March 21, 2019, 04:17:16 PM »
Whoa they might be WIP, but they already look fantastic. Shame there isn't a little more light, but the gloom somehow suits the subject matter 
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Re: Captain Calamity's Kharadron Overlords (And Other Things)
« Reply #299 on: March 21, 2019, 07:12:52 PM »
Just adds to 40k setting :) Looking good so far.

Thanks magenb!  :)

Whoa they might be WIP, but they already look fantastic. Shame there isn't a little more light, but the gloom somehow suits the subject matter 

Thanks Alienscar!  I’ll be able to bring them back into the other room (with better light) very soon.  ;D

I also managed to finally base these minis, months behind schedule:





Eurgh, sorry for the lighting.  I could have waited, but I just wanted to show that I’m still actively painting away.

Despite this however, KO are still on the backburner until they get a new book.  I played a game with them last night against the Deepkin.  It wasn’t a complete massacre, but I was still doomed from the start.  :P

 


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