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New Battletech release available on IWM web store
« on: 09 July 2016, 17:31:14 »
For more details see the Annoucement.

Also, if you look at the link to the Release Schedule the 4th Quarter Releases have been added.

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« Reply #1 on: 09 July 2016, 17:55:42 »
*blinks* Awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: 09 July 2016, 18:29:09 »
Are the other Gun variants going to make it into the store?

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« Reply #3 on: 09 July 2016, 21:39:15 »
I didn't know there was going to be another Centurion sculpt. It looks good, but what were the reasons for a third version?

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« Reply #4 on: 09 July 2016, 22:04:32 »
I didn't know there was going to be another Centurion sculpt. It looks good, but what were the reasons for a third version?

Often, when a mold wears out, the piece is resculpted. This is actually the fourth (at least) sculpt of the Centurion; the first two were similar, but one was two parts (upper and lower halves) and the other was just one.
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Re: New Battletech release available on IWM web store
« Reply #5 on: 09 July 2016, 22:19:21 »
Quote from: IWM Release Schedule

4th Quarter 2016 Distribution Releases

20-5140     Ostscout OTT-7J
20-5141     Shadow Hawk SHD-2H

speck - just to confirm this is not a typo and that these are the first release of "classic" (aka nu-seen) mechs in pewter

If so,  [drool]
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« Reply #6 on: 09 July 2016, 22:32:08 »
I didn't know there was going to be another Centurion sculpt. It looks good, but what were the reasons for a third version?

this one has ELBOWS!  That is reason enough.

speck - just to confirm this is not a typo and that these are the first release of "classic" (aka nu-seen) mechs in pewter

If so,  [drool]

I mean... it is not the Warhammer, Griffin, or Valkyrie. but yes, this will do.
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Re: New Battletech release available on IWM web store
« Reply #7 on: 09 July 2016, 22:39:28 »
For more details see the Annoucement.

Also, if you look at the link to the Release Schedule the 4th Quarter Releases have been added.

You've been busy speck. Thank you!

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« Reply #8 on: 09 July 2016, 22:41:56 »
I didn't know there was going to be another Centurion sculpt. It looks good, but what were the reasons for a third version?

A fun project that was worked on in conjunction with the Centurion Omni.  That's it mainly. IWM was interested, and it is more in line with the current scale. The Centurion Omni actually has the basic skeleton of the new Centurion as it's skeleton, and they are the same height.

It's not currently replacing the current sculpt.

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« Reply #9 on: 09 July 2016, 22:43:24 »
I just bought a trio of Unseen Shadow Hawks, too. ;D The big one I'm waiting on is the Marauder, because screw secondary market prices on those.

Also, for those who follow my big ol' minis list, I've updated it.
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Re: New Battletech release available on IWM web store
« Reply #10 on: 09 July 2016, 22:51:50 »
Yeah, sure, nice and all, but where the hell is my locust?

(I kid. :P You people make it hard enough to avoid blowing tons and tons of money as it is.)

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« Reply #11 on: 10 July 2016, 06:22:29 »
Any chance the Red Reaper will show up anytime soon? You had it at Origins and I had my hopes up :)
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Re: New Battletech release available on IWM web store
« Reply #12 on: 10 July 2016, 10:36:32 »
speck - just to confirm this is not a typo and that these are the first release of "classic" (aka nu-seen) mechs in pewter

If so,  [drool]

Drool a lot...it's not a typo!
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Re: New Battletech release available on IWM web store
« Reply #13 on: 10 July 2016, 11:44:39 »
Are the other Gun variants going to make it into the store?

Yes, they will. My goal this weekend was distro release, oldest items in backlog and the two fan finance mechs.

Any chance the Red Reaper will show up anytime soon? You had it at Origins and I had my hopes up :)

Yes, should have been there but looks like import failed. Will add it today.

speck - just to confirm this is not a typo and that these are the first release of "classic" (aka nu-seen) mechs in pewter

If so,  [drool]

Yes they are the start of the new classic designs in metal.

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« Reply #14 on: 10 July 2016, 12:50:39 »
Yes they are the start of the new classic designs in metal.

 [notworthy] :Jumpy: [rockon] [applause]

Thank you guys!  O0 Methinks I'll be buying at leas a lance of those Shads when they come out.

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« Reply #15 on: 10 July 2016, 16:09:36 »
[notworthy] :Jumpy: [rockon] [applause]

Thank you guys!  O0 Methinks I'll be buying at leas a lance of those Shads when they come out.

+1 It is an awesome news!  O0 O0
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« Reply #16 on: 10 July 2016, 17:13:57 »
Black Knight Red Reaper is now fixed.

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« Reply #17 on: 10 July 2016, 17:37:16 »
Yes they are the start of the new classic designs in metal.

Cheers and many thanks speck, that is awesome news.

Now I have to save up some funds so that I can add them all to my personal Brian Cache as well as stock up my miniature pewter arms dealership.
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« Reply #18 on: 10 July 2016, 18:56:28 »
Black Knight Red Reaper is now fixed.

Thank you :)
Now to get my German retailer to add it to the shop and then put together an order ... :)
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« Reply #19 on: 13 July 2016, 10:54:18 »
Getting my order  planned.
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« Reply #20 on: 13 July 2016, 12:52:48 »
Thanks, Speck.

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« Reply #21 on: 18 July 2016, 11:21:21 »


Yes they are the start of the new classic designs in metal.

Now that you said that the new classics come out I wonder if it´s worth delaying my current order. Is it? Presumably when will those classics come out?

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« Reply #22 on: 18 July 2016, 11:22:39 »
Now that you said that the new classics come out I wonder if it´s worth delaying my current order. Is it? Presumably when will those classics come out?

The first classics are fourth quarter releases, so can you wait four to six months?
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« Reply #23 on: 18 July 2016, 15:47:35 »
One question I have about the new Classics (and I fully understand that the question may be one that can't be answered either for reasons of confidentiality or "we haven't gotten to that stage in the process yet"):

How many pieces are you projecting the Shadow Hawk to be broken in to, and what is the complexity of its assembly reckoned to be? I just ask as I remember some of the earlier releases that came with a multiplicity of teeny-tiny fiddly parts...

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« Reply #24 on: 18 July 2016, 23:09:41 »
Assembly on the Shad is very deliberately being kept modest. I understand where the fear is coming from; I was around when the first Reseens came out too. Right leg/hip, left leg, torso, arms, AC, SRM. The SRM will be fiddly, but that was necessary for... reasons.  :-X

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« Reply #25 on: 25 July 2016, 11:41:37 »
I'd say it doesn't look too complicated at all.



http://ironwindmetals.com/index.php/2-uncategorised/45-new-classic-shadow-hawk-shd-2h-early-release-at-gen-con-2016

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« Reply #26 on: 28 July 2016, 07:35:24 »
Anyone have pics of the new ostscout as well? I know both are Q4 releases but kinda bummed the Shad gets all the sexy pics and the Ost is alone in the dark...  :'(

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« Reply #27 on: 28 July 2016, 09:02:51 »
(some of the Q4 stuff may not even be sculpted yet)

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« Reply #28 on: 28 July 2016, 09:21:09 »
Anyone have pics of the new ostscout as well? I know both are Q4 releases but kinda bummed the Shad gets all the sexy pics and the Ost is alone in the dark...  :'(

There are no pictures of a finished product of the Ostscout. This was done in CAD and was just recently sent to our printer.


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« Reply #29 on: 28 July 2016, 18:56:35 »
Thanks speck, hope it turns out as nice as the Shadow Hawk.