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Miniatures Assembly Guides
« on: 28 January 2011, 12:08:13 »
On BriansCache.com I have assembly guides for specific miniatures plus general assembly tips with plenty of pictures for everything.  You will be able to use these techniques to build nearly any BattleMech miniature out there.

Brian's Cache Assembly Guide Index

General Tips
Tools of the Trade
Antenna
Custom Bases (Super Sculpey)

Assembly Guides
20-994 MAD-5L Marauder
20-264 MAD-5R and 9S Marauder
20-993 TDR-9M Thunderbolt
20-987 and 20-261 LCT-5M and 5V Locust
20-980 SGT-8R Sagittaire
20-211 ARC-8M Archer
20-229 BLF-21 Blue Flame
20-230 WHF-3B White Flame
20-988 PXH-4L Phoenix Hawk
20-636 BSN-3K Bishamon
20-600RE Vulture (resculpt)
20-603RE Mad Cat (resculpt)
20-605RE Masakari (resculpt)
20-607RE Daishi (resculpt)


These are older, less detailed guides that I created before starting the assembly section of my website...
Warhammer
Goliath
Solitaire
Scorpion

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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #1 on: 18 March 2011, 23:52:40 »
On BriansCache.com I have assembly guides for specific miniatures plus general assembly tips with plenty of pictures for everything.  You will be able to use these techniques to build nearly any BattleMech miniature out there.

Brian's Cache Assembly Guide Index

General Tips
Tools of the Trade
Antenna
Custom Bases (Super Sculpey)

Assembly Guides
20-994 MAD-5L Marauder
20-264 MAD-5R and 9S Marauder
20-993 TDR-9M Thunderbolt
20-987 and 20-261 LCT-5M and 5V Locust
20-980 SGT-8R Sagittaire
20-211 ARC-8M Archer
20-229 BLF-21 Blue Flame
20-230 WHF-3B White Flame
20-988 PXH-4L Phoenix Hawk
20-636 BSN-3K Bishamon
20-600RE Vulture (resculpt)
20-603RE Mad Cat (resculpt)
20-605RE Masakari (resculpt)
20-607RE Daishi (resculpt)


These are older, less detailed guides that I created before starting the assembly section of my website...
Warhammer
Goliath
Solitaire
Scorpion
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Excellent GUIDE!!!!
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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #2 on: 24 April 2011, 14:09:33 »
The best thing I learned was the use of Clay/puddy to hold parts together.  put together several mini's that would have been a pain in the butt if I didn't learn this technique. (wish I learned it before I put together my archer [madflame] ) ah well... good excuse to buy another... that will make IWM happy ;D

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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #3 on: 24 June 2011, 01:53:54 »
I was given a Behemoth for my birthday! Still not compleat!
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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #4 on: 20 November 2011, 00:12:42 »
Can you delete this message, please?
« Last Edit: 20 November 2011, 04:54:17 by Siberian-troll »

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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #5 on: 25 November 2011, 07:56:45 »
Great work Cache!!

Thanks

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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #6 on: 18 March 2013, 19:48:00 »
Arf! When I go on your site: http://brianscache.com/builds
I've got this:
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404 Not Found

The server can not find the requested page:

    brianscache.com/builds (port 80)
If the site never came back, there is a "archived" version: http://web.archive.org/web/20120126134240/http://brianscache.com/builds

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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #7 on: 18 March 2013, 21:43:22 »
Arf! When I go on your site: http://brianscache.com/builds
I've got this:
Code: [Select]
404 Not Found

The server can not find the requested page:

    brianscache.com/builds (port 80)
If the site never came back, there is a "archived" version: http://web.archive.org/web/20120126134240/http://brianscache.com/builds

My host changed servers.  It'll be back up soon.

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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #8 on: 18 March 2013, 21:55:39 »
Cool! I was afraid your wonderful site was down forever. :D

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Re: Miniatures Assembly Guides
« Reply #9 on: 28 September 2016, 09:05:27 »
Hi everyone!

I've bought a lot of mech models the past few months, some from a Facebook trade group, others from ebay, amazon, and IWM directly. I also stripped the paint off of a lot of my mechs and some of them fell apart in the SuperClean (purple stuff) bath.

Since I had to reassemble these anyways, I figured, why not record it and have a record for people to refer back to? There's a lot of times that mistakes can be made (I reversed the missile racks on a Longbow, and on a Catapult), and times where you just don't know where to begin, and times when even a thousand pictures can't tell you what way to glue it.

So I've created the channel Miniatures Assemble! up on youtube and will be posting videos every week (Friday) with how to assemble some of these models. The short term goal of the channel is to have it self-sustaining (meaning I buy a model every week, assemble it, and post the video for everyone), maybe even have IWM put a section on their site for assembly videos (here's hoping!).
While created primarily for Battletech (my first love), I am open to other games as well (I have some Rifts miniatures that I CERTAINLY will need to figure out and get assembly videos), but for now will stick with Battletech, as I have about 6 months worth of content mostly recorded, including an unseen series, and the WoB packs.
Let me know your thoughts and comments, if you have any mechs you would like to see, let me know (if I have recorded them I'll put them ahead of the schedule, otherwise I will buy new ones when cash flow allows).

Miniatures Assemble! youtube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2bUXqI_zzDFDJv0-So5Szg

Thanks guys!