Here's the latest update for the Republic Gunship commission. I'm adding new grab handles, replacing the molded-on rockets, and replacing the horrible blaster barrels from the kit. Check out the pics and let me know what you think.
So, I am working on a commission piece for a Republic Gunship. I've given myself about 6-8 weeks or so. I'll be doing some modifications and repainting the beast, so stay tuned. Hopefully having a deadline will help get me going.
I’m still kicking
Hey all. I just wanted to let everyone know that I am still alive. My daughter was born last May (May 4th 2020 to be exact). No, I didn't plan that day; it just happened. So, nearly all of my time is taken up taking care of her. However, I'm still working on a some stuff.
I still have the Combat Assault Tank that has been sitting in paint stages. Also, I bought a few other Legion miniatures to work on as well. And, I have about a dozen more Bandai kits that I want to work on at some point.
I'm still keeping the Scales List up to date. I recently bought the Hot Wheels Havoc Marauder, which is in scale with the Titanium Nu-class Attack Shuttle. Moreover, I'm going to be ordering the new Altaya De Agostini Miniatures line, which will hopefully have some models from Mandalorian, Bad Batch, and Sequel movies.
Lastly, I'd love to do a Youtube channel showing techniques and such, but that would require a new camera setup. So, this a FAR FAR in the future wish right now.
Anyway, I just wanted to tell everyone who visits my page, DON'T give up on me yet. haha
Apologies that it's been a while. Life often gets in the way. And in this case, I'm going to be welcoming my first kid pretty soon. So, I may or may not be taking a hiatus for a long time. I hope to keep working and keep updating from time to time. Recently, I have been adding a lot of entries to the Fantasy Flight Scale lists, and I've been checking over a lot of the older references.
However, I did purchase (well, pre-order 5 months ago), the TX-130 Saber Tank from the Fantasy Flight Legion line. I loved this hovertank since it's appearance in The Clone Wars video game in 2002. It was fast, powerful, and it looks damn cool. The new model from Legion is 1/48 scale roughly, and it actually comes on sprues. I've included some pics in case anyone is interested. I could definitely detail the kit, but it's a great kit nonetheless.
Yep, I'm still working on the Legion Combat Assault Tank. I've been really busy and tired from work. But, I managed to make a custom Pilot figure, and now I'm finally at the painting stage. I've also been in talks with some people from Mig Ammo and Finescale Modeler about published some stuff. So hopefully, I can move a little faster if I get the go ahead.
For something different, I decided to build a little armored car, Tamiya's 1/48 Type 16. It's a modern Japanese 8-wheeled vehicle designed for the roadways of Japan. It was a fun little vehicle, and gave me something that I could actually complete while working on others things.
Also, I've been getting closer to finishing the build of the Combat Assault Tank. Latest update: working commanders hatch. Check it out.
Oh yeah, new larger format pictures. I'm going to try to start uploading much larger image sizes, but I don't know if I'll go back and resize the thousands of prior images.