Archive for August, 2012

I’ve been quite for the past few weeks, mainly because I have been working. And it has given me some time to reflect on things.
I have come to the conclusion that I have way too many models that are never going to get started let alone finished. And it time for a major and I mean major clear out, over the years I have collected or started many armies. And for one reason or another have been left unfinished. So at some stage I will be selling 90% off my collection, it needs to be done. As come the end of the year I will have moved into a new flat that has a garden, which means I can have a shed/games room. I also intend to shift over to 15/20mm gaming using Force On Force/Tomorrows War and Heavy Gear. I would love to get back into epic 40000 but with the loss of my epic city things would not be the same. All I need to do now is sort things out……………..

So after much waiting my PRDF have finally turned up, I started of by making the Cataphract and the General purpose squad  the picture above shows the parts that make up the Cataphract model. Over all the model is very well cast with minimal flash lines, until I primed the model and on both lower arms lines had appeared that I had missed. The G.P squad again was well cast but a number of the guns had some minor flash lines on the stokes of the guns.

Next up I worked on the two R.o.B boards, both have been covered with sanded and painted to match up with the two hills. The first 2 photos show the parts that needed to be filled in, to do this i just used normal DIY ready mixed filler. Once the filler was dry I covered the boards with PVA wood glue and covered them with sand. The boards were then left over night to dry and then covered with PVA mixed with water and washing up liquid, these were then left overnight to dry again. The next 3 pictures show the finished boards and hills. I must say I like the colour, it has turned out much better than I thought it would.

 

Next on my hit list are some rocky spires made from cork floor tiles, and some buildings that will fit in with both 12mm and 20mm models………….