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zrunelord14 Sep 2017 10:07 p.m. PST

I don't know whether you have this problem but some of my posts disappear just after posting and I'm sure they were there, which is a waste of precious time.

Anyway ,I am posting it again.
Here are some more scratchbuilt mechs.

castrarunis.blogspot.com.mt/2017/09/more-hunchback-mechs.html

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Enjoy
Z

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2017 12:17 a.m. PST

Z

Wow, I really love that one on the far left!

Where do you get all these bits? And, most importantly, where do you get your design ideas?

Dan

Personal logo Chalfant Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2017 3:05 a.m. PST

Very cool…. I read Hunchback mech and thought of the Battletech Hunchback, but this is a neat concept.

Chalfant

mwindsorfw Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2017 4:29 a.m. PST

Wow!

Darkest Star Games Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Sep 2017 6:14 a.m. PST

Man, you really give them a lot of personality! And the wear and tear is impressive, gives them a lot of life.

zrunelord15 Sep 2017 1:51 p.m. PST

Thanks all for the praise.
I was prompted to do 3 more after reading a comment by Redroom, which made me think that it had potential.That's why feedback is good 😎😎😎.

Dan almost all the parts are scratcbuilt.legs & arms are Square GW or round plastic sprue, cut or heated over a candle.
The body is a simple card & pvc flat top pyramid plus guitar string pipes.
The garbage tank is Lego & the power generator a switch knob.
Baggage is milliput + GS.
Figure converted AA penal figure.
Bases are cardboard cut with a hole cutter.
You must see possibilities not shapes.

See examples here also….. plus several more in my blog.

[Url]http://castrarunis.blogspot.com.mt/2016/10/scratchbuilt-sprue-stuff.html

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From where? Good question.I saw a similar concept for this one on Artstation. I get inspiration from everywhere & everything but mostly in my head, not very helpful I know but that's why one has to think possibilities.
For e.g.. your posts are the proverbial mustard seed ,what one does with them is only limited by imagination.

Another thing , I have a rough idea what I'm going to make but I usually get carried away into making something somewhat different & that my friend, is creativity .

Z

tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Sep 2017 2:15 p.m. PST

These are really great!

zrunelord15 Sep 2017 10:43 p.m. PST

Thanks tsofian glad you like them.😎😎😎

For any who would like to check, I have just uploaded the pic that started it all.

Sorry can't paste it here as my android tablet doesn't let me copy image location.
Z

zrunelord20 Sep 2017 3:05 p.m. PST

I finally posted the comparison pic of what inspired me.
As you can see mine is squatter with shorter arms. I also did away with all those fiddly details as it wouldn't make sense to model them for a gaming standard model in 15mm.

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Tell me what you think now, Dan
Thanks
Z

Skinflint Games03 Oct 2017 4:29 a.m. PST

These are awesome! See possibilities not shapes… Words of wisdom :-)

zrunelord15 Oct 2017 10:29 p.m. PST

Thanks Skinflint,
Indeed my friend, indeed … & it seems you are using these words to your advantage also.

Keep it up
Z

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