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Post by Steve Ronin » Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:20 pm

Greetings again, my readers.

now, since I can't paint or hack at minis, Im limited to taking pix.

Ive got this minor handicap thing going on...

surgery to repair major carpal tunnel imflammation. :(
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trust me, no fun. and medications make me loopy.

Since im on this Shapeways kick recently.. I also bought some "Armored Carrier" APCs from "Ancient Angel". :thumleft: I can't RAVE about these enough. :thumleft:

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I like these better than the official Heavy tracked APCs from IWM: plus, they're a wee bit cheaper.

all of these SW-made APCs haave painted uup nicely: there is my company...
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and
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I've also picked out the "Junk Truck" halftracks from SW.
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I was hoping to use these as APCs, bt theya bit too small.. but make for great Mechanized infantry.
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Here they are WiP to be a regimental HQ company: infantry from MWDA, my scratch built HQ radio/comms and haf tracks by SW.
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that is all I got for today.
the hand is calling for pain meds,
and the meds will call me to bed.

Y'all stay safe out there.
and paint something, already.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:01 pm

Greetings Readers.

well then, this is my 3rd posting in as many days.

its amazing how much thought & research can be done when one is heavily medicated.

... aaannnd I dozed off at the PC. :oops:

Today I bring a mystery & a video review to your attention.

The mystery: unknown vehicle that JEFF, the circus, gave me in 2009-2010.
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what the heck are these & whose universe?

and then there was this video review from 2015.
It has some major inaccuracies and is replete with profanity: You been warned.
https://youtu.be/h92N63ElI4s

Now back to the mystery, now assembled...
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these were already painted, all I did was glue em together.
ideas???
all I got for tonite.

paint something & stay safe out there.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:52 am

Hello Readers...

Just wanted to let you know I've solved a long standing Mystery of miniatures.

THESE
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just so happen to be 2/3 of a Narn Recon and Command Pack from the Babylon 5 GROPOS miniatures game. Referenced here: http://www.agentsofgaming.com/ogp.htm (about 3/4 down the page)

I also have a full Narn D'Va'Tren AFV platoon, stuffed in one of my bitz boxes.
(found on the same website) ... I'll get them cleaned up, assembled and painted.
:wink: eventually :wink:

that's all I got for tonight. Just wanted to let y'all know.

Stay Safe out there.
and Paint something, already. :lol:

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:22 pm

Greetings Readers...

Just a tidbit to let y'all know I'm still here.

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sorta a Battlemaster rez-mod vibe to it, methinks.

but really, really cool.

and this one ... this one made me laugh. :thumleft:


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also, we all know that society got the flip cell phone from Star Trek.

do you know what Star Wars has brought us?
(other than Slave Leia costumes)

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Boba Fett inspired infantry armor. yes, it is a real thing. :shock:

anyway ... that is all I got for today.

my hands are giving me fits, so no painting is getting done. :(

so it is up to YOU.

GO. Paint something. Post it.
and most of all:

Stay Safe Out There.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:53 pm

Hello Readers,

What have I been doing?

SNOW.

18 inches of the white fluffy stuff.

and me shoveling when I shouldn't. :oops:

no painting has been finished.

Also, 30 years ago today, Ms. Christa flew to the angels.

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My classmates and I had visited her at Huntsville Space Center only a few months before.

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... an entire generation of elementary school kids felt the punch in the gut that day.

and President Reagan gave the speech that still brings tears.

https://youtu.be/Qa7icmqgsow

Ms. Christa, you said it right: "I touch the future. I teach."

For you and your comrades... we have and are touching the future.

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*Christa McAuliffe watches October 1985 Shuttle launch*

sorry for being mauldin.

Go paint something.

Go fly a rocket.

Go thank a teacher.

Be safe out there.

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Post by Steve Ronin » Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:54 am

Hello Readers.

this is a 'cool things I found while browsing the web today' post...

because, yes, I admit it: I haven't painted anything in weeks.

But I do have more Shapeways stuff coming,

IF SW can actually print them without breaking the models.

anyhow...

Chinese LRM tanks?
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an Attack Bike for Motorized Infantry?
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a ReImagined Tarantula light 'Mech?
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IF protomechs or Battle Armor could 'catch a ride' on OMNIfighters...
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IF you didn't get a laugh out of that last ... you need to lighten up. :lol:

Either way ... take some time to break out your minis this week.

Give 'em a good looking over & remember fun you've had in painting/gaming with them.

then find some time to paint some more OR plan a game.

Just enjoy reminiscing about good times and good friends. :thumleft: :)

... and then post some thoughts in the comments.

or you can start a whole new thread positing that I'm full of bantha guano. 8)

Stay Safe Out there.

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Post by Steve Ronin » Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:23 pm

Hello Readers.

it's official: Shapeways is on the naughty list.

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not only have they failed to produce the minis I've ordered, they only refunded me 50% of the total purchase.

urgh. I have needs. Resin APC needs. Maroons got it right the first time, but have

hashed it twice using two other materials. I am so frustrated with SW.

So now I'm back to hunting for decent APC substitutes for Battletech.

:evil:

Hey. if you haven't painted something today... try to take some time to do so.

Don't have the time or logistics?

download & read a free science fiction book on your smart phone.

Google for the nearest game - hobby - commix shop

...chances are, you may find a kindred spirit.

we recently visited Charlottesville, VA ...

It took me 10 minutes to find a FLGS: THE END Games.
http://www.theendgames.co/

Nice, good sized shop. GREAT staff, mostly catering to MAGIC cards and W40K.

But it was nice to spend a half hour discussing gaming with folks of our own caliber.

So paint something. And stay safe out there.

Remember, I'm pulling for you.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:02 am

Greetings Reader!

this is my 333rd post here on "Ronin's Ramblings".

!! TADA !!
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I've no other ideas what to say today.

have a Valkyrie, from 14-bis on D-A.
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and have a good night.

Paint something.

and Stay Safe Out There.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:27 pm

Hello y'all.

I hope this post finds y'all happy, healthy, painting and hopefully playing some Battletech.

The desire to write and post hasn't been with me much recently.

BUT, a friend pointed out the following to me and I just HAVE to share.

WRECK of the AKAGI (in miniature)
http://www.propnturret.com/tully/viewto ... =18&t=2438

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... just abso-freaking-lutely INSANELY AWESOME.

I've also found this ... the Annihilator: Super heavy Quad+ Mech.
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and here's another: the Prowler... I think it would do well as a 'ReSeen' FLEA.
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I recently rec'd my share of the CAV Bones Kickstarter. I'm torn.

I like the mechs and the vehicles, but I don't like the new Bones material much,

and the new ASFs ... not at all.

But I've got them, and will post pix soonish.

It's starting to turn Spring around the Homestead,

and lots of outdoor projects are calling.

That is all I've got for today.

y'all take care. Stay safe out there.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Sat Apr 16, 2016 8:07 pm

Hello Readers.

I know. It's been a freaking month since my last posting.

What can I say: life is busy being a cast iron :wink: .

Not to say that I haven't had ANY time for our hobby... it just hasn't been organized.

But relating to our hobby, I picked up a pair of these for $1 the other week.
They are about 50mm in length, so are oversized for normal play, as evidenced by my Heavy tracked APC, placed for scale.
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I think they'd make great objective pieces for a game: Destroy or Protect the "Mobile Killer Whale Missile Launchers".

I also recently picked up some more ShapeWays minis for usage as APCs.
These are Russian Kamaz Typhoon MRAPs, ready to fill in as Heavy Wheeled APC.
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found them here: https://www.shapeways.com/product/UNCTE ... d=57076360

For scale, I think they're perfect substitution for a 20 ton APC, especially when compared to a 40 ton Hetzer...
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next up is the Tracked Carrier M548. Nice minis and very well detailed.
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found them here: https://www.shapeways.com/product/A3WCM ... d=59529799

Again,for their Price, and their 6mm size, they fit in well as 20 ton Heavy Tracked APCs.
Here is one flanked by a Maxim HHT and a Hetzer.
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One more 'Heavy Wheeled APC' for your consideration, and bonus BTU Store bucks if you recognize its origin. Listed name is Marine M577 APC.
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it can be found here: https://www.shapeways.com/product/VVPXH ... d=43703301

Again, I like its look when compared with a Hetzer. Gun UP and Gun STOWED.
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My final selection from Shapeways is the Fox APC. The designer was super cool and upsized it for me. But the enlarged turret seemed "OFF", and I replaced it with a panel and a smaller MG turret.
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Found it here: https://www.shapeways.com/product/H6SFM ... d=59021556

I know that MILLERBRO will probably see this post, and I apologize for the modification and I appreciate you going above and beyond to meet my size request.

Finally, I figured it's time to show off the 'new' Reaper CAV units made with the Reaper Bones material.
Here is the TSUKAI APC. What is different between the two?
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Answer: half the price, one-third the weight, a tad smaller, and the grey one is Reaper Bones, the white is pewter metal.

more arrivals from Reaper Bones CAV, with a Phoenix Hawk LAM for scale.
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...and NO, the NIGHTSTAR is not for sale.

well folks, I hope it was worth the wait. 12 photos and a bunch of chatter.
I do hope it won't be a month until the next update, but life is about to get busier.
I'm proud to announce that Son&Heir will be graduating this May.
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I'm so proud of him, I could BUST. PM me if you'd like an announcement snail mailed.

Well friends, until next time;
Paint something.
Play something.
and Stay Safe out there.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Thu May 05, 2016 12:03 am

hello Readers.

RAVENCON 2016: achievement unlocked.

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more Battletech pictures to follow, once I get 'em cropped and uploaded.

much Battletech was played.

Princess cored my Locust.

several BAEN authors I have met and shared libations with.

Had a great conversation with STEVE WHITE about alternate histories.

Spousal Unit made an appearance ... and is thoroughly convinced I'm uber-dork geek.

Managed to have the Author Guests of Honor sign my book copy.

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yes, that is Sharon Lee & Steve Miller ... extremely intelligent and very cool people.

Observed many oddly dressed Cos-Players.

saw some really creative cross-canon modeling work...

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Soviet KV-2 as an AT-AT?

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and a steampunk R2-D2, anyone? Sorry for the file photo, I seemed to have a finger in my photo. :oops:

or how about a Ret-conned C3PO ?
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And other than books, saw some items soon to be on my Christmas list.
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this year... I didn't buy any dice. Honestly, I've so many; that it would have taken something extra-ordinary to tempt the wallet. :roll:

Again. Pictures will be posted. really.

In the meantime... break out the Mechs and Paint something already.

or post a reply in my comments thread.

either way: stay safe out there.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Sun May 15, 2016 11:28 pm

***ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED***MISSION COMPLETE***ABOUT FREAKING TIME, LAZY BONES***

It has only taken me 2 Associate degrees, several IT certification, $xx thousands of student loans, uncounted hours of work, and 24 years. I'm DONE.

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I have my Bachelor's of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY.

and that is what I did with my weekend.

no painting and no gaming done. sorry.

y'all stay safe out there.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:46 am

Greetings...
*cough*
wipes cobwebs from microphone...
*cough*
..dusty... anyone out there?
...not that it matters; once here, it's forever: someone will read it eventually.

*brrrrrrr-zooooom*
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keep getting buzzed by the Marines. :thumleft:

I have a few songs just for today.

https://youtu.be/lA8bIiJ8i0s

'cause I'm old enough to know better.

but still too young to care.

https://youtu.be/kvECozWfZR4


so I'm officially another year older.
managed to make it another trip around Sol.
good year / bad year... life happens.
the bad: lost a few more friends to life and one to cancer.
nearly lost my boy to a car accident.
teenagers are sassy, the pets have fleas, and the bills are due.
somebody stop me before I finish this old country song.
the good: I still have my son. and my family.
several happy life milestones this year.
job is paying the bills with enough left over for Historicon.
I've been blessed more than some.
and God's mercy has always been sufficient.
I was able to help friends when they needed it.
God is good, and I thank HIM for the year.
I hope to have 5-6 decades more.

I know this place is a ghost town, but I still hafta say...
here, I'm home.
even tho I only know most of y'all by the pixels on this screen,
I still count you as my friends.
Jeff has his retirement.
Ashley has her models and now archery.
Steve teaches the language
Marc continues to squeak by,
Speck keeps the server humming,
and Troy keeps playing the mule.
if I missed you... I haven't forgotten you.
it is just 0130 and I'm sorta sotty.
just want y'all to know: I miss our conversations.

I'm still painting.
I want to present my complete 7th Northwind Guards of the NWMA at Historicon 2016.
A regiment of infantry with organic APC support.
+ an armor battalion
+ a Mech battalion
and ...maybe.. a Squadron of Aerospace.
but I've got three weeks to get it all done.

But I will be at HISTORICON. even if you don't reply to the blog, show your arses up!

however, today ... just be safe out there.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:18 pm

*** ssssshhhhh ... pop .... click... ssshshhh ***

Hello? Can y'all hear me out there?

Ronin here, reporting in from Remote Outpost Sierra-2.

Home Base is suffering an HVAC malfunction, so a relocation was necessary.

Historicon 2016 starts in a week. I hope that many of y'all will make it this year.

I will be there maybe Thursday night, and definitely Friday thru Sunday.

Was hoping to have my own Mobile Command Center to deploy onsite,

but looks like that won't happen this year: MHQ-RV next year maybe.

As for my 7th Northwind Guards, I've caught flack for having way too many battalions.

So now I'm trying to logically pare down 5 battalions of motorized

& BA infantry into TWO (4 co.) battalions.

Those will be combined with a battalion of armor, a battalion of 'Mechs, an Aerospace

Wing, and a HQ company.

... at least ... IF I can get all them completed. :oops:

HEY. Don't forget the Historicon Flea Market! I'll probably set up a table for Saturday.

I've got a pile of non-essential STUFF which really needs to go,

including a decent pile of MWDA stuff.

Either way, as always, I will post pix after the event.

So stay tuned.

So projects:

Paint something. James ain't around to keep the paint industry in business anymore.

We need to pick up the slack.

Find a game and play. Hopefully at your FLGS.

Come to Historicon!!!

Stay Safe Out There!!

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:54 am

Greetings Readers.

I know. It's been a month. I'm sorry.

I'm busier than a one-legged 'Mech in a butt-kickin' contest.

I went to Historicon. It was fun, but bittersweet.

too many missing friends.

I got some goodies ... I will, eventually post up pix.

I haven't touched paint in over a month, and not gamed since Historicon.

I'm working a ton of hours, and my weekends have been FULL.

I am blessed. Just a bit worn down.

Vacation coming soon, but then, so is the new school year.

and with it, my best buddy goes off to college. :? :( :(

Surrounded by family and friends... but still feel lonely.

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sorry. don't mean to be mauldin or overly nostalgic.

but I wish I could find THIS in MY yard...
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but it still won't make up for his empty room.

Go paint something. I've got something in my eye.

Stay safe out there.

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Post by Steve Ronin » Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:42 am

Hello y'all.

A year ago, I nearly lost my boy.

but.

GOD is Good.

and now, I still have a son to miss terribly while I talk to him on the phone.

I've never felt old until I sat in the silence of his room.

I haven't painted.

I haven't gamed since Historicon.

I have discussed our hobby, but not with a fellow fan.

I just haven't had the verve or the drive to do much of anything.

so.

speak up.

I'd love to hear from you.

Paint something.

Post it.

heck, even ice cream is getting camo.

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y'all stay safe out there.

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Post by Steve Ronin » Fri Sep 16, 2016 12:21 am

Hello y'all...

just a quick caption.

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caption: mid-summer patrol on Tharkad.

:lol:

Stay safe out there.

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Post by Steve Ronin » Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:07 pm

Greetings Solaris Fans!

Your humble blogger is down with a meniscal tear.
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thus
is rather numbed by meds.

But life has been busy.

Daniel reports that he has been unable to find a Battletech group at college.

:roll: I don't think he's looked hard enough :wink:

The seasons are starting their change, and I've still got piles of projects to finish.

I need to retire, so I have time to get it all done.

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OK. guess not. :mrgreen:

Y'all paint something. a mini, your car, your house ... just Paint.

and stay safe out there.

*Ronin OUT*
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Post by Steve Ronin » Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:07 am

Hello Readers.

Tis about a month since my last missive.
So I figured y'all needed a catch up.

well, the knee healed. It has taken its time, and I wouldn't say it's 100%,
but hey. I'm 40+, and a knee at 98% is probably par for the course.

Also had an annual medical physical; seems that the company's insurance won't cover me without one. And, it went as expected.
1. I'm overweight. (duh. I'm American. most of us are.) I'm told to lose 60 lbs./ about 4 1/4 stone/ 27 kg. :roll:
2. The blood tests don't like me. Bad things are up, good things down, even my blood cells are too fat. :?
3. The eyesight is starting to go. I'm officially 20/20 now.
!! but Steve!! That is perfect vision!
No it aint, not when I grew up with 20/10 and 20/15 vision.
4. finally, oh yes. I'm over 40 now. :shock:
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overall: not fun. :(

Kids are doing fine:
the Musician is currently capable of playing Keyboard and Trumpet (at the SAME TIME)
:oops: I can't walk and chew gum at the same time :oops:

S&H is doing great in college. A photo of him tailgating at a recent football game:
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He is doing his firefighting / rescue services / EMT thaing. :thumleft:

which is a long way since his first fish:
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See how skinny I was back then? Not even 190# then.

But now, enough about me. Back to Battletech.
I regularly surf real Blogs, like Ashley's Paint-it-Pink.
I was surprised to discover, she actually owns a retired military vehicle!
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Them things were just coming into service when I was a military brat.
I mostly remember Dodge Defenders and the Plymouth staff cars. (Valiants?)
And then Ashley brags about her gas mileage... 22MPG! :!: :thumleft:

:oops: My Dodge Ram is 20 years newer, isn't 4x4, has a smaller engine, and still only gets 15MPG on a good tank. :oops:
I don't know what the Auto companies forgot in those 20 years, but they need to rediscover it.
Either way: Ashley rocks. Check out her Blog: http://panther6actual.blogspot.com/

As for our hobby... I haven't had much time.
Every game day at the semi-distant FLGS has been a band competition for my Musician.
I still have a metric ton of minis to paint;
but I have just recently bought some more on eBay.
Most of which are MechWarrior DA minis. I'm thinking of building so individual battalions of infantry. Perhaps to sell once rebased and painted.
I do have a couple of companies of Generic tanks (Skorpions),
ya know, these:
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Anyway, I bought up a couple dozen more, and I'm hoping to paint them up for resale.
:?: anyone interested :?:
However,I have battalions of Kuritans, Mariks and Wolf Dragoons waiting for painting too.

So. that is me for the past month. I hope you'll forgive me for not blogging more.
Maybe I'll do more this month. only time will tell.
In the meantime....
Go Paint something. find a FLGS and play a Game.
but most of all.
Stay Safe Out There.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:45 am

Greetings Readers.

Since my last post,
I did some shopping, and have joined the AR-15 mafia.
mine is a Del-Ton Echo 316.

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I picked it up a few days before the US national election.
You know....
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just in case & because I could.
'Murica! Hell yeah!

It, plus a few magazines and a few hundred rounds.
only set me back...
a Reinforced Battalion of metal crak Mechs.
but I can't shoot metal miniatures at distant soda cans.
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...at least, not efficiently...
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:wink: Anyway :wink:
my family enjoyed our American Thanksgiving.
we had Daniel in from college, and it was very nice to have him around.
I miss him.
When I see his grades I want to choke him,
but I really miss my buddy.

When he gets back for Holiday break, I hope to take him gaming in Richmond or NoVA.
or maybe just fishing.
either way, spending time together is great.

:| ummm... :|
I haven't done any painting recently.
and Game Days have been taken by other events.

so:
Have yourself a Merry Christmas and holiday season.
Paint something. Game with someone you care for.

most of all:
Stay Safe Out There.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:29 pm

Hello Friends.

Today I want to smile.

because people will get hurt if'n I don't.

Hello. My name is JENKINS.
LeeeeeeRooooyy JEEEEEEeeennkiinns!
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and for all my Battletech buddies. :wink:
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Starship Troopers on Patrol ???
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and for anyone else who plays World of Tanks: the Matilda BP.
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there. all done for the day.
y'all have a great one.
Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah!!!

and Please.
Stay Safe Out There.
-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Mon Dec 26, 2016 12:17 am

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Post by Steve Ronin » Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:25 am

At last 2016 is over. It took so many good ones from us.

but not much hurts worse than losing your first crush.

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She was my Princess, too... and will always be Royalty to me.

and then to lose her mother too.

it's expected to lose childhood heroes as we grow up.

the expectation doesn't make the pain feel any better.

sorry.

Stay in touch, my friends.

Stay safe out there.
and
May the Force be with you always.

-Ronin OUT-
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Post by Steve Ronin » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:31 am

Hello Readers.
time for Mechs.

first off, by Stephen Huda (deviantart)
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a NASA mech by Eddie Mendoza (deviantart)
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and THIS is what I call an Artillery Mech
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oh. and BTW, for my 2017 resolution: lose 60 lbs.
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but I have this addiction to World of Tanks..
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...but I'm getting over it. :evil:

I haven't figured out a game day while College Boy is home,
but I did get him to shovel the snow from the driveway. :D

I have high hopes for this year.
I may even blog more.
we shall see.

Stay Safe Out there.
*Ronin OUT*
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Post by Steve Ronin » Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:07 am

Hello ffolkes.

it's been a month. and a sh*tty one at that.

I'm depressed. I know I am.

I've been pouring my energy into work for the past 6 months.

But my boss, who is new, did not hire me & doesn't trust me to do the job.

but I've been soldiering on in a very hostile and stressful environment.

those 65# I want to lose? I gained 35 of them since new Boss hired on.

don't tell me to LIE to people and call it customer service...

well now, he's no longer my boss.

I don't work there anymore.

Time to job hunt. Again.

Of all the decisions I regret, leaving Image was probably the worst.

I'm getting too old to play job-hopping merc anymore. I need me a nice House unit.

but there it is.

I miss my boy. I miss our absent friends. I miss my (good) job. I miss my hobby.

I miss you guys.

Stay safe, fellas.

*Ronin OUT*
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