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Re: United Space Marine Corps - Painting Blog - Entry 4 (To1

PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:46 pm
by Amazonwarlord
Jarret, I haven't been by in a bit and I must say, I've missed a lot here. The speeders a FAN frikkin TASTIC! nice job and a really great scheme. It's all looking great.

Battle damage is really nice, what method did you use? Hairspray? Salt? Inquiring minds want to know.

Re: United Space Marine Corps - Painting Blog - Entry 4 (To1

PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:11 pm
by Anger Worm
Thanks Leah, the speeders were a fun experience. I was very pleased with the conversion.

what method did you use? Hairspray? Salt? Inquiring minds want to know.


:lol: The battle damage is one part Swiss Army Knife, one part black paint, one part metallic paint and various amounts of Devlan Mud, that's all!

Re: United Space Marine Corps - Painting Blog - Entry 5 (To1

PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:45 pm
by Anger Worm
Wanted to give everyone a quick update. I finished the remaining 5 scouts the other day that you see below meaning my combat patrol is finished! I also managed to play two 400 point patrol games this Thursday which were my first 40k games in 5th edition. These were fairly fast and furious and I learned quite a bit. I got murdered the first go round, and in the second forged the first hero in my Chapter with The Scout Sergeant Who Would Not Die. Combat patrol is a great (re)introduction to the game.

Sadly I concluded that my list is definitely lacking a 3rd troop choice, which I would love to swap in in place of the Whirlwind. 5 scout snipers w/ a ML would be a perfect fit. Given the time remaining and the unpainted ogres on my desk, I don't think I can finish 5 sniper scouts in time, so I'm likely going with what I've got!

Here they are with their various components awaiting my converting touch.
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I've put the bolters on with collapsible stocks, and replaced/reposed the necessary arms.
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They've got covers!
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Finished!
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Given both this set and the prior 5 indicator lights on their backpacks for a touch of color. Done sir done!
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Re: United Space Marine Corps - Painting Blog - Entry 5 (To1

PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:51 am
by ampao
that was quick. looking good! GL at adepticon!