Posts Tagged ‘Heavy Gear Miniatures’

RAFM Cheetah WIP

Posted on July 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

This is picture is of the pre-loved and slightly tatty Cheetah I got off eBay, which was sans butt-plate.  As luck would have it I could find no pictures on the web of the Cheetah taken from the rear.  Fortunately, I have friends who have complete Cheetahs to send me pictures of what the butt-plate should look like.

However, as luck would have it–or not, as luck only involved winning an eBay listing–I managed to buy a Whitecat.  This has the same V-motor butt-plate as the Cheetah, so I am now using this as a template to fabricate a replacement for my model.

I started by bending up a bit of wire to make a frame for the Milliput butt-plate.  Then I added the Milliput and moulded it into the rough shape I needed.  Still a bit of shaping and carving yet to do, but it has been far too nice to be sitting indoors making toy soldiers to finish the job.

And here’s the cleaned up Cheetah awaiting assembly.

   
So, more updates to come, but now it’s time to go off and shoot pointy sticks at round things: archery being lots more fun to do when the weather is nice.
  

RAFM Cheetah WIP

Posted on July 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

This is picture is of the pre-loved and slightly tatty Cheetah I got off eBay, which was sans butt-plate.  As luck would have it I could find no pictures on the web of the Cheetah taken from the rear.  Fortunately, I have friends who have complete Cheetahs to send me pictures of what the butt-plate should look like.

However, as luck would have it–or not, as luck only involved winning an eBay listing–I managed to buy a Whitecat.  This has the same V-motor butt-plate as the Cheetah, so I am now using this as a template to fabricate a replacement for my model.

I started by bending up a bit of wire to make a frame for the Milliput butt-plate.  Then I added the Milliput and moulded it into the rough shape I needed.  Still a bit of shaping and carving yet to do, but it has been far too nice to be sitting indoors making toy soldiers to finish the job.

And here’s the cleaned up Cheetah awaiting assembly.

   
So, more updates to come, but now it’s time to go off and shoot pointy sticks at round things: archery being lots more fun to do when the weather is nice.
  

RAFM Mambas

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

 Until recently I only had two Mambas.  One a brawler variant and the other was less than complete: no head and engine.  Now I have two more: a Black Mamba and a Snake Eye Mamba.  So, it looks like I have the elements of support squ…

RAFM Mambas

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

Until recently I only had two Mambas.  One a brawler variant and the other was less than complete: no head and engine.  Now I have two more: a Black Mamba and a Snake Eye Mamba.  So, it looks like I have the elements of support squad.Hav…

Some More Size Comparisons

Posted on June 16th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

 Didn’t realize that two of the little Dogs had broken arms, they’re that tiny, but you can see it in the picture.Back here I took some pictures of GZGs not VOTOMS, but I was asked if I could take a picture showing them next to other mecha.  …

Some More Size Comparisons

Posted on June 16th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Didn’t realize that two of the little Dogs had broken arms, they’re that tiny, but you can see it in the picture.Back here I took some pictures of GZGs not VOTOMS, but I was asked if I could take a picture showing them next to other mecha.  Hopefu…

Northern Guard Painting WIP

Posted on June 5th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

And this weekend I managed to slap some paint on my Northern Guard Gears.  Still a long way to go, but I’m one colour application closer to finishing.The Jaguar on the left has had the main green shaded, while the Hunter on the right has had the a…

Northern Guard Painting WIP

Posted on June 5th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

And this weekend I managed to slap some paint on my Northern Guard Gears.  Still a long way to go, but I’m one colour application closer to finishing.The Jaguar on the left has had the main green shaded, while the Hunter on the right has had the a…