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Charistoph's Painted Products of Mechanical Mayhem
« on: 21 November 2021, 16:31:29 »
So, I have spent a decent portion of this last year increasing my Battletech collection thanks to a great FLGS and group.  I also have been painting them, having a reason to do so besides just display.

First off is my collection of Clan contraptions.


Star 1: L->R: Flamberge, Wendigo, Savage Coyote, Kit Fox, and Timber Wolf


Star 2: L->R: Ebon Jaguar, Mist Lynx, Executioner, Viper, Ice Ferret


Star 3: L->R: Grizzly, Icestorm, Warhammer IIC, Arctice Wolf, Vapor Eagle
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« Reply #1 on: 21 November 2021, 16:36:35 »
Next up for perusal are the models from CGL's plastic procurements.


AGAoC Lance 1: Commando, Catapult, Battlemaster, Shadow Hawk


AGAoC Lance 2: Locust, Thunderbolt, Awesome, Wolverine


Direct Fire Lance: Crusader, Atlas, Marauder II, Orion
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« Reply #2 on: 21 November 2021, 16:39:49 »
Continuing my plastic procurements:


Striker Lance: Wolfhound, Jenner, Blackjack, Panther


Command Lance: Stinger, Marauder, Archer, Valkyrie
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« Reply #3 on: 21 November 2021, 16:43:35 »
From there I have my Ironwind impressed ingots:


Lance 6: Fireball, Primitive Banshee, Thanatos, Gauntlet


Lance 7: Marshal, Phoenix Battlemaster, Primitive Thunderbolt, Valiant


Lance 8: Phoenix Griffin, Hauptman, Phoenix Thunderbolt, Gambit
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« Reply #4 on: 21 November 2021, 16:46:08 »
Continuing Ironwind's inclusions:


Lance 9: Owens, Blackhawk-KU, Phoenix Wolverine, Firestarter II/Omni


Lance 10: Javelin (Citytech), Phoenix Shadow Hawk, Starslayer, Centurion
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« Reply #5 on: 21 November 2021, 17:03:48 »
Then proceeding to ye old FASA flexible fabrications of former fun.  These were rebased and given a quick paint for people to use at the FLGS as need required.


Brown Squad: Commando, Enforcer, Dragon, Zeus, Dervish, Cicada, Panther.


Green Squad: Jenner, Clint, Hunchback, Cyclops, Grasshopper, Dervish, Commando.

As a side note, what is the limit on threadomancy for the miniatures of the fortnight?  I may as well include theses guys in there.
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« Reply #6 on: 21 November 2021, 17:07:22 »
Sweet! :thumbsup:
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« Reply #7 on: 21 November 2021, 17:39:17 »
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« Reply #8 on: 22 November 2021, 09:55:07 »
Nice! :thumbsup:

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« Reply #9 on: 09 December 2021, 23:12:34 »
The latest acquisitions to address the annals of my assault on armored assailants.  Partially of low quantity due to the necessity of reserving assets for family.


Mercury II, Avatar
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« Reply #10 on: 16 February 2022, 16:46:29 »
Continuing the coloring of contraptions with the Clan Command Star.
Colors inverted for these from the Ironwind-sourced models.


Mist Lynx, Shadow Cat, Dire Wolf, Summoner, Stormcrow
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« Reply #11 on: 19 February 2022, 10:11:01 »
I, for one, appreciate your alliteration of awesome artifacts.

Though I feel your Brown and Green Squads are not FASA, but likely CGL-era products (just for pedantic perfidy).
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« Reply #12 on: 20 February 2022, 15:26:27 »
I, for one, appreciate your alliteration of awesome artifacts.

Though I feel your Brown and Green Squads are not FASA, but likely CGL-era products (just for pedantic perfidy).

Possibly, but they reminded me of my old 3rd Ed models, and I got them some time ago.
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« Reply #13 on: 12 March 2022, 13:49:35 »
Flocking Four-leggers for a quantity of quads to qommit to qonquest.

Okay, that one was bad.  But I've been interested in trying out quads, and I have an odd thing about trying to use models which match the Mechs.


Sarath, Project Phoenix Goliath 5D





And yes, the Sarath's turret is magnetized to allow it to stay with the Mech in travel.  The drilling went okay.  Fitting in the magnets went okay.  But I had them set up to repelling each other.  Managed to get one out and get it glued back in the same way. :facepalm:  Obviously got it back out again an properly flipped and they are attracting each other properly again.
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« Reply #14 on: 12 April 2022, 16:17:17 »
Tax Return arriving is such a wonderful time...  Also trying an adjustment to paint scheme.

I now have a Heavy Lance.

Centurion, Banshee, Grasshopper, Hatchetman

Did you know that the hands of Warmachine's Heavy Warjacks fit real well with Assault Mechs?  In this case, an extra bit from the Mercenary Heavy Warjack, the Rover.


Also an Urban Lance.

Raven, Hunchback, Victor, Enforcer

And a Battle Lance.

Wasp, Warhammer, Rifleman, Phoenix Hawk
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« Reply #15 on: 19 April 2022, 08:51:21 »
My only gripe is what you did with the Warhammer cockpit.  Other than that, it all looks good.
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« Reply #16 on: 19 April 2022, 09:27:53 »
My only gripe is what you did with the Warhammer cockpit.  Other than that, it all looks good.

Trying to get in that small space is a challenge.  And that's how I usually saw the original.  Think of the pilot getting a moon-roof.
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