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Goober13 Mar 2013 7:12 a.m. PST

Hello all. A while ago I posted some WIP pictures of a Ka-29 "Marine" helicopter conversion that I was doing for my 15mm Scifi figures. It's now complete and I have pictures over at my blog: link

Only Warlock13 Mar 2013 7:14 a.m. PST

Love it! I was looking fr a 1/100 Kamov model to do the same thing!

28mmMan Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 7:30 a.m. PST

Mmmm she does have a big ol' butt!

We likes it we do!

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Any chance of a pic including a couple 15's?

jpattern213 Mar 2013 7:34 a.m. PST

Nice kitbash.

28mmMan Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 7:36 a.m. PST

Found this if anyone is interested…decent price for a discontinued model…

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Eli Arndt Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 7:48 a.m. PST

Sweet! Finally somebody did one of these!

-Eli

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian13 Mar 2013 7:53 a.m. PST

Reminds me of a cucumber… grin

Are the landing gear as delicate as they look?

OctaChaz Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 8:17 a.m. PST

Looks like it'd be a great dedicated dropshop to go alongside Khurasan's Doe. Any chance of some pics with some 15mm miniatures?

Goober13 Mar 2013 8:36 a.m. PST

Ask and you shall receive:

Goober13 Mar 2013 8:37 a.m. PST

The undercarriage is pretty flimsy. I'm expecting that it'll be the first casualty. At that point I'll probably look to add something suitable in metal, probably from a 1/72 aircraft detailing kit if I can find one that fits.

AVAMANGO13 Mar 2013 8:49 a.m. PST

Reminds me of a cucumber…

Its really looks great to me i also think that the nick names of the 'Pickle' is well suited. :)

Eli Arndt Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 9:14 a.m. PST

Try ordering landing gear from a 40K Tau Devilfish. Several Ebay bits sellers make them available as well as thewarstore.com

Combat Wombat might have some useful bits too.

-Eli

Lord Artemis Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 1:40 p.m. PST

This is fantastic, looks like a Jolly Green Giant, though if i were a soldier i'd prolly call it "the Pickle" too:)

~Jared

Eli Arndt Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 2:46 p.m. PST

And thus it was forever known as the "Pickle"… grin

Honestly, I don't see that as any insult. It's a great bit of color that makes the vehicle seem more alive.

-Eli

SpleenRippa Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 3:08 p.m. PST

That's a great kitbash, Goober!

Now I want to buy and convert an Mi-8… Might be able to fit a small vehicle through the rear clamshell doors…

Borscope Inactive Member13 Mar 2013 9:02 p.m. PST

Ha! I was looking all over for one in the local shops to do a 15mm version of my 28mm kitbash (sorry about the pic, it was for a contest entry)

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but had to resort to using a clearance Eurocopter EC145 in 1/72 with 1/100 A-10 ($10 total?)
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