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Covert Walrus In the TMP Dawghouse14 Jan 2018 4:30 p.m. PST

Regular readers/fans/victims of my past comments will have noted I often pit out a dearth of items that fill the "Huey" position in SF terms – airborne gun platforms that also carry troops.

I have to say that many of the Shapeways talents have also found these lacking and are more than stepping up to the plate with items, both self-designed and inspired/copied/ripped of form other sources and are making them available. A recent find is this one -


– though others are available, such as –




tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Jul 2018 11:22 a.m. PST

Covert Walrus

There are a number of vehicles in the Gaming Models Steampunk Line that would work very well for more traditional science fiction.




The first one has sponsons with weapons. The second doesn't have weapons but could have them added on easily enough.

Legion 408 Jul 2018 3:37 p.m. PST

Check out some from Daemonscape … scroll thru pgs. 1 & 2 … link

Gaz004509 Jul 2018 12:28 p.m. PST

Shapeways prices are crazy…….needing 6-12 models for a unit…….even a token pair or three leaves a big hole in the defence budget!!

I use these….


Do you have the dimensions of the K1 LVT?

Mad Mecha Guy Sponsoring Member of TMP17 Jul 2018 11:30 p.m. PST

One of my tasks from GZG is to do some 6mm Vehicles, initially scales of the new 15mm vehicles but he may want some others doing' possibly VTOLs. Won't be for some time as my to do list is fairly long.

tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Jul 2018 4:26 p.m. PST


tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Jul 2018 4:39 p.m. PST

The LVT is about five inches overall. in 6mm it would be a beast!

Legion 428 Jul 2018 8:12 a.m. PST

My old GZG now Daemonscape Heavy Dropship, a Bandia Gundum I add detail to and a 6mm GW Epic Land Raider IFV. And the aft ends of a couple old GZG/Daemoscape D/Ships … Just for some context … evil grin


EvilBen Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2018 5:20 p.m. PST

Great pic and paintjobs, Legion. Thanks!

Legion 431 Jul 2018 6:57 a.m. PST

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