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sotek48619 Dec 2016 11:09 a.m. PST

I've started into a large project for Helm's Deep … just posted my second update: link

(first update here: link

A pic of the progress …

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Lots more pictures on the blog …

Jay

Pauls Bods Supporting Member of TMP19 Dec 2016 11:58 a.m. PST

Wow! That Looks impressive!
Considering itīs made from dental plaster, roughly how much will it weigh when finished?

ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP19 Dec 2016 2:16 p.m. PST

Dang, that's going to be a great looking (and very heavy) model when you get through.

sotek48619 Dec 2016 3:19 p.m. PST

Thanks all!

In terms of weight, don't know yet … still very manageable at the moment, but expecting it to be heavy when finished.

The unforeseen perils of miniature wargaming … heavy models, wire pikes, thrown dice … :-)

11th ACR Inactive Member19 Dec 2016 5:34 p.m. PST

Wow! That Looks impressive!

I'm talking about the bottles behind Helm's Deep!!!

sotek48619 Dec 2016 8:17 p.m. PST

;-) Wargame room with full bar :-)

Who asked this joker20 Dec 2016 5:19 a.m. PST

Oh the memories many gamers have forgotten in that room! grin

Keep us posted on progress! The project is looking good!

sotek48620 Dec 2016 7:31 a.m. PST

Thanks! Will do. Lots of hangovers in that room ;-)

sotek48621 Dec 2016 10:55 a.m. PST

Update #3 posted: link

Quick pic:

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Jay

sotek48621 Dec 2016 10:57 a.m. PST

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Put out a Perry Miniatures ACW figure so you can
get an idea of the scale …

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP21 Dec 2016 11:53 a.m. PST

looks great! I've also used HA blocks for my LOTR terrain and they do look the part, but not in the scale that you are doing.

how ever do you cast so many blocks so fast? I found that was the most tedious part; casting enough blocks in order to have enough to build. : )

sotek48621 Dec 2016 1:52 p.m. PST

Lol, timing is everything? ;-) Kidding … I don't know, it does help that the dental plaster sets in 20 mins.

firstvarty197925 Oct 2017 9:55 a.m. PST

How is this project coming along? I'm thinking that there is a fair chance that you've completed it by now.

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