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    Continentals

    Post  smallia on Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:37 pm

    Hi guys. I started this thread so I'll keep you posted with progress on my new vignette. It's 2 continental marines on a fighting top in 54mm.A few pics to show you were I stand. What I did so far drove me nuts. I wonder where I'll be when done SmileSmileSmile

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    Post  alexbb on Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:34 pm

    is is interesting to say the least

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    Post  Ray on Sat Nov 20, 2010 7:00 pm

    Phew, breath taking ALREADY!!!!!!!

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    Post  RayCaruana on Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:25 am

    I already love it cheers

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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:30 pm

    It's realy looks interesting Steve .... welldone so far.... cheers

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    Post  iCocker on Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:30 pm

    Very interesting Steve, and insperational ... by the way the ropes which look to be twisted copperwire have you added any glue to make them stand more solid and stronger?

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    Post  smallia on Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:44 pm

    Thanks guys. I will keep you posted with this.
    Ivan, when you twist copper wire with the mini drill the end result is as straight as a ruler. No superglue needed

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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:55 pm

    Bomba Steve, what a great idea, it is looking awesome. The detail is fantastic.

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    Post  smallia on Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:22 am

    Thanks Brian. Hopefully I can put some more work on it soon

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    Post  Ray on Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:39 pm

    smallia wrote:Thanks Brian. Hopefully I can put some more work on it soon

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    Thinking about it now that I am night duty with El Viechio Dragon @ MDH Sad you could have easily brought this piece with you yesterday Twisted Evil

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    Post  smallia on Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:57 am

    You're right I should have but as it is there's still to many parts around. But I will eventually

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    Post  smallia on Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:33 pm

    Ok guys,here's a little update on this pain in the butt:)Smile.Still a long way to go

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    Post  Ray on Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:36 pm

    Great gnawed thumbnail Laughing

    Joking apart, it's looking very promising bro Laughing

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    Post  bcauchi on Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:17 pm

    Kemm int kbir man!! The wooden crows nest is really nice, the wood looks really great and those figures are awesome, i think this is really going to be one of your best, it is so unusual and original, well i think so and i love it!! Prosit again, hoping to see more update in the not so distant future.

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    Post  smallia on Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:33 pm

    Well, I don't know about the 'kbir' part but thanks for your positive feedback. Started painting figures today so by this week it should be ready.SmileSmile. Yeah right !!!!Smile

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    Post  slingshot392 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:46 pm

    Don't even know what to say except wow! That is looking so great and I will be watching this one. I love the technique you used for making the rope out of the copper wire, it looks so realistic and looks like it would be a good idea to use when I scratch build my USRC Bear. Do you have a link that shows how to do that technique, or do you have a picture or two of you doing it?

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    Post  smallia on Sat Dec 25, 2010 11:16 am

    Thanks a lot. Actually what I do is take two pieces of the same length of copper wire and insert the ends in a mini drill. Then I hold the other ends with a plier and switch on. This way you can make them as loose or tight as you want. And they come out really straight.

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    Re: Continentals

    Post  smallia on Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:26 pm

    Well finally, here it is. busted my &$(*"* over this one SmileSmile

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    Re: Continentals

    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:21 pm

    grandeee Wink hope to see it this eve Smile

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    Post  Ray on Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:22 pm

    Looks you pulled out a stunner out a this one mate Twisted Evil

    All the hardships you endured payed off definitely Shocked

    Will we see it in the flesh later on or? Pics look much better as well cheers

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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:26 pm

    Wow affraid .....another masterpeace... cheers

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:06 pm

    Brilliant mate, love the triangular composition, and the idea of height and men beneath, though you do not see them, but narritevly one get easily the connection with body language ... I think this is one of your best vignettes IMHO!

    Love it!

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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:01 pm

    So beautiful mate, that is really incredible.

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    Post  Noel Petroni on Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:54 pm

    Prosit!

    Never seen anything like this. The rigging is very well done and the scratch figures are fantastic!
    I also like the wood effect.

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    Re: Continentals

    Post  David on Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:57 pm

    prosit steve

    a masterpiece

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