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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Fun with bitz part deux: Tau drone.


Behold, the nautilus drone.
This model was my entry for the tau'va forum's painting/modelling contest for the month of august.


This is what happens when I get challenged to create a drone out of my bits.


I thought this could possibly make a good proy/stand-in for a drone turret (SMS most probably).


Just in case you might be interested, here's the list of bitz used to complete the model:


  • A lot of you may have recognized  the head of a ghostkeel(you get an extra one in the kit) that I turned upside down hacked and greenstuffed(poorly but that's another subject).
  • The main optic is a airsoft pellet.
  • The central disc as well as the sides of the drone are comprised of crisis shield generators(4 of them).
  • The tubes between the discs are made of greenstuff, made with a tentacule maker(roller maker from greenstuffworld).
  • The missiles are from the centurion kit.
  • The reactor at the rear is comprised of two crisis arms(leftover from the old broadside kit), glued together.

  • The rear of the drone is really it's downfall as my greenstuffing skills are not up to snuff.



    Hope you enjoyed this little showcase,
    As always, happy hobbying!

    3 comments:

    1. That looks great and reminiscent of the drones in Tom Cruise's film Oblivion! Ha

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      1. Thanks! I hadn't thought about that. You are right, they do look similar. ;)

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