• The Macharius Salvation
  • Red Pistol, Purple Sword?
  • Marauder ‘JO-D’
  • Thunderbolt vs Fighta-Bommer
  • Eve of Invasion - The 609th FW
  • Cleaning paint from old figures
  • Chimera Extra Armour
  • Flaming Troopers!
  • A folding steel stock for the Las Carbine
  • Inspirational Artwork
 
 
  • The Macharius Salvation

    Will it be possible to rescue a badly damaged Forge World Macharius from the scrap heap?

    The Macharius Salvation will be my attempt to do this …

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  • Red Pistol, Purple Sword?

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    30th August - Red Pistol, Purple Sword?
    A minor colour scheme dilemma, pop by and see if you can help SCC solve the vexing question of what colour Venator Faisal’s power sword should be…

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  • Marauder ‘JO-D’

    Meet ‘JO-D’, the Marauder infamously lost due to the actions of the 609th’s pre-war commander Silas Wertheimer and his racketeering schemes. Check this post to see how SCC turned a poorly cast miniature into a miniature with a story to tell.

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  • Thunderbolt vs Fighta-Bommer

    The air war over Armageddon was dominated by two types of aircraft - the Imperial Navy Thunderbolt and the Ork Fighta-Bommer. Between them these two aircraft would account for more than 40% of the air forces of the two combatants and more than 50% of the air to air kills during the war. Join us as we compare the strengths and weaknesses of the two aircraft.

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  • Eve of Invasion - The 609th FW

    One of the things we’re trying to do here on the BfA blog is combine modelling, painting, gaming and history. To that end I’ve begun to catalogue the history of the 609th Fighter Wing and hope to eventually produce a potted history in PDF form of the unit, it’s aircraft, notable figures, prominent battles and so forth. If you’ve ever seen the Osprey series of military history books you’ll have an idea of what I’m trying to do, just think Aviation Elite lite and that’s the aim.

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  • Cleaning paint from old figures

    The product is called Simple green, I fill a small container, and literally drop the figure I want cleaned into it.

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  • Chimera Extra Armour

    This is a small sub-project I have been waiting to do for a while, my own version of the Chimera extra armour. Rather than every Chimera have the same battle damage, I can make them all unique now!

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  • Flaming Troopers!

    The flame thrower was particularly pleasing to get working, as it is one of the “missing” components from the steel legion range and part of the initial reason I undertook this project in some ways.

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  • A folding steel stock for the Las Carbine

    The Steel Legion are a mechanised infantry force, with over 90% of them travelling in a vehicle of some sort. Because of this they are notably equipped with a Las-Carbine rather than a more traditional Las-Rifle. To give some stability during shooting a folding steel stock had been added to the model of the Las [...]

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  • Inspirational Artwork

    This piece by Adrian Smith captures the feeling of the Steel Legion for me, it is the basis of all the work detail I am trying to put into them.

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