Saturday, 20 June 2009

128 Demo CHARGE!

Wotcha.

I recently noted that I had only five models left to finish in order to complete my two new re-structured 'tactical' platoons.

Happily, I've been able to get out to The Shed the last couple of nights, so they're now finished but for the basing*:
I quite like the demo charge model, and I've decided to call him a 'wrecker', courtesy of a suggestion from Siph_Horridus. Apologies for the cruddy indoor photo and lack of variety - the camera ran out of juice.

Hopefully I can base them this afternoon/this evening but it's a trifle awkward as we have a house guest. Damnit. Luckily(ish) he has to wait in for someone to come and fix his windscreen, so I've time to kill - hence blogging now, whilst the varnish is going off.

The next pics will hopefully be of the new tactical platoons, with new squad-by-squad profiles too.
HOORAY!

- Drax.

*And yes, I know I should base first, but almost my entire army is already built and undercoated, so that's not really an option.

13 comments:

  1. Excellent! You know how much I like these Demo Charge models...

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  2. Tee-hee!

    Have you noted my new mini-feature about demo charges down my left-hand sidebar?

    - Drax

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  3. Excellent! My models are famous! Glad to see someone is keeping track of my many war wounds!

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  4. Looking good Drax! Is that the Ork tankbusta bomb? I am pretty sure it is as I just used one for my demolition vets myself! I haven't used it yet though. The only time I used a demo charge that 'hit' was when I was using my Tanith. Rawne hefted a tube charge that 'accidently' back onto Gaunt and his squad, killing all bar Gaunt himself!
    As always, keep up the good work!

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  5. @Kron: Interesting: I didn't know the ork one was an option...

    It's actually the Forgeworld Cadian Upgrade version of the demo-charge - I love the bits on that kit!

    Thanks for looking, mate.

    - Drax.

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  6. ALL FINISHED NOW!

    All I have to do is find some space and get photographing. Yay!

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  7. Good looking guard. I love the motion on that Demo charge guard!

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  8. Those look great Drax - I especially like the 'burned' look you manage to achieve on the ends of the meltas and flamers. I definitely struggle to get that to look convincing!

    Can't wait to see the final shots!

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  9. Glad you liked the 'wrecker' name. Awesome, I have imparted knowledge. Siph @ weemen

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  10. Thanks, Siph - glad to help!

    @Mordian7th: It's just Brazen Brass drybrushed back from the muzzle then the same again with Chaos Black.

    If that's any help.

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  11. really nice work mate!! great looking little squad. especially faces and weapon tips

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  12. Thanks; though it's worth noting that technically they're parts of two squads...

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