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Luciora

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Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« on: 15 November 2017, 18:57:35 »
 I'm planning to kitbash one at some point, but was wondering just how feasible it would be to just include new arms for the L version?  It looses 10 tons per the fluff, but still looks reasonably same to the reseen version, maybe with smaller jump jets.  There's several other mechs that do this as well, changing weight without compromising overall looks like the Stalker, Jagermech and Centurion.

What are everyone else's thoughts?

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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #1 on: 15 November 2017, 23:29:48 »
The MW:DA one was very small. It would work as a CBT mini without any issues. It would save a lot of work.

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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #2 on: 16 November 2017, 00:18:43 »
Doing the mods are part of why i love the hobby.  :)

The MW:DA one was very small. It would work as a CBT mini without any issues. It would save a lot of work.

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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #3 on: 07 December 2017, 09:02:44 »
I'd love to have a smaller Phoenix Hawk L.  I just wonder how they'll pull it off, it's half the size of the original.
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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #4 on: 27 February 2018, 15:29:21 »
The MW:DA one was very small. It would work as a CBT mini without any issues. It would save a lot of work.

Works nearly perfectly.

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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #5 on: 27 February 2018, 17:10:53 »
I got one but thought it was a little bit big. I may section and channel it down a bit. But it is close enough for anyone who does not mod.
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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #6 on: 13 March 2018, 23:28:09 »
The thigh is where it seems to get a bit long.

I got two, the one in the picture and a normal one- the normal one I just based.  The one with the ATM3 in the arm, I chopped off both arms and put IWM PXH arms on it.
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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #7 on: 28 April 2018, 10:57:35 »
I just hate that arm though. Missile launcher one.  :P
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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #8 on: 28 April 2018, 11:35:13 »
Lol, that is why I chopped it off and put it in the bits bin.  The two I ordered from IWM work perfectly fine however and makes my PXH count 3- lol 2 MWDA converted Ls and a unseen pewter.  Not sure what I will use that 3 missile launcher for . . . maybe a static turret- it can be a ATM3, SRM2 or MML3.
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Re: Feasibility of the Phoenix Hawk L (Taka)
« Reply #9 on: 08 May 2018, 18:44:54 »
This is what I ended up kitbashing.