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Ultramarines Land Raider Achilles Alpha

Ultramarines Land Raider Achilles

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After staring at it for months, I finally got up the courage to start my Achilles-Alpha for my Ultramarines.  So far it's just the base blues and whites done with a gloss coat to prepare it for decals. 

 

Tonight is decals and (hopefully) a pin wash!

 

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Awesome start. You use an airbrush for that?


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Awesome start. You use an airbrush for that?

 

Yeah, Iwata Eclipse and Vallejo paints.

 

I did the pin wash and decals last night.  Went with 9th company markings since it feels like an appropriate vehicle to assign to the heavy weapons company.

 

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You're making good progress. I like the colors and the decals.

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Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

 

Reasons to use the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think the Librarian Dreadnought needs Furious Charge AND It Will Not Die to beat down a Chaos-worshiping punk and his Defiler, while a Stormraven needs a Vanquisher cannon to beat down this punk's Heldrake.


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The hull is mostly finished at this point.  Some highlights need to be added to the weapons after the wash dries, and a small amount of weathering will be applied to the treads.  Still need to paint the gunner.

 

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Really nice work so far, the white in particular has a nice tone.

 

That crew member is such a nice sculpt.



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Have you magnetized the Sponsons? Do you also have the Volkites?



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Have you magnetized the Sponsons? Do you also have the Volkites?

 

I did Magnetize the sponsons, and the Quad launcher.  I want to swap this between the Achilles and a Terminus Ultra.  Eventually I will get a Laser Destroyer off a Rapier carriage to represent the extra Lascannons.

 

I've got another Heresy Land Raider waiting to be assembled, that one will be souped up as Chronus' eventual ride.  I plan on using the Volkites as 'fancy archaeotech' weaponry counts-as Lascannons.  The Lascannons that came with this one are in the process of being cut down and magnetized.


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Nice. Looking forward to the finished article, understated Ultras do wonders!



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I finally finished it!  "Mostly"

 

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Excellent work on the Land Raider Achilles.

Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)
Sisters of Battle+ Fenrisian Beer- Inhibitions- Sanity= Trouble! (Order of the Blazing Heart Rocket Punch Pimp Magnet She-Wolf)

 

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

 

Reasons to use the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think the Librarian Dreadnought needs Furious Charge AND It Will Not Die to beat down a Chaos-worshiping punk and his Defiler, while a Stormraven needs a Vanquisher cannon to beat down this punk's Heldrake.






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