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Baranovich25 Aug 2021 11:44 a.m. PST

Recently got into Adeptus Titanicus.

I bought a few 3D printed ruined buildings to supplement the stuff that comes with the AT Horus Heresy starter set.

However I didn't want to spend any more money on expensive GW terrain sets or resin stuff.

I didn't think at first that I had any bits or leftovers that would work for 6mm scale. But then I remembered that I had kept all of my bits from when I built my Primaris space marine army for 40k.

Specifically, I had numerous 28mm bits from the Primaris Repulsor Tank and the Stormhawk Interceptor models.

To my great surprise and pleasure I realized that the bits from these vehicle models absolutely screamed 6mm! So while staring at all the various parts, I tuned my brain to think in 6mm, got some MDF and round plastic pieces and began playing around.

After a few hours, I had a pretty cool looking set of 6mm Sci-fi terrain.

Using 28mm engine exhaust parts, cockpit parts, bits of bolter guns for antennas, armor plating, space marine shoulder pads, etc. I was able to make a headquarters-looking kind of building, some storage tank facilities, hangar facilities, communication installations, a missile battery installation, and a couple bases of ruins.

All in all a pretty effective use of bits from a different scale, I think. And you can't beat the price! :)

zrunelord25 Aug 2021 12:52 p.m. PST

Absolutely brilliant idea.
And as you say… you can't beat the price.👍👍👍👍
Thanks for sharing.

Z

dampfpanzerwagon Fezian25 Aug 2021 1:49 p.m. PST

Great looking terrain.

Inspired.

Tony

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2021 2:05 p.m. PST

Great re-purposing – look amazing!

Louie N25 Aug 2021 2:32 p.m. PST

good reuse.

Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2021 4:14 p.m. PST

Great work!

Valderian26 Aug 2021 9:51 a.m. PST

Excellent! I also made a selection of some bits and pieces from 40K for some buildings or ruins and your work is a good incentive for me to finish the project.

Jim Webster29 Aug 2021 1:43 a.m. PST

It's amazing how much stuff does 'come in' isn't it
Looks good :-)

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP31 Aug 2021 9:51 a.m. PST

I'm working on the same project. Your stuff looks great!

Legion 402 Sep 2021 3:01 p.m. PST

Looks good !

Baranovich03 Sep 2021 10:26 p.m. PST

Thanks for the feedback guys, much appreciated!

Howling Hank02 Oct 2021 10:15 p.m. PST

Well done Baranovich! Please keep us updated on the progress, as this looks to be a fantastic project!

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