BC Mechfactory (many pics!)

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BC Mechfactory (many pics!)

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I pimp up my one year old factory from our Painter Con 2007 scenario.

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Post by lonestar1939 »

Thanks for posting these pics, this is an awesome setup.
Did you build it completely from scratch or what?
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I absolutely LOVE it! AMAZING!


I want mine with no hexes please! :D

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lonestar1939 wrote:Thanks for posting these pics, this is an awesome setup.
Did you build it completely from scratch or what?
Yep, I built a mould for the resin wall sections. All other pieces are from my bits box. I bought a lot of model kits the last 30 years. :roll:
Also a lot of pieces from german suprise eggs are included. :wink:

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Post by Choppa 6 »

Ummm, yeah! This needs to be shipped to my house for closer inspection!

This is a masterpiece. Great job! What are the overall dimensions?
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Post by AVA MANGO TWO »

:shock: WOW Heiko you have just totally blown me away, i remember the basic walls and a couple of pieces of the interior from last years German painters con you normally hold when you took a few unexpected sneak pics of my Ventilator.
The ultra fine detail is simply amazeing several of the interior pieces are just fantasic and im about to ask were you got a particular item from and i hope your not going to say from inside a suprise chocolate egg, because with my luck id have to buy and eat about 100 eggs, gain about 60lbs just to find one. :lol:
Mainly the 4th photo from the bottom, has that the lorry lift infront of the two mechs in there bays, id love to get a few of these for my own factory/industrial complex can you remember were you got them from? :D cheers zac
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Post by Blackhawk01 »

Methinks the Mango just wet himself :lol:

Impressive work Joker! Quite an array of bitz!
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Choppa 6 wrote: This is a masterpiece. Great job! What are the overall dimensions?
75 x 45cm. factory high about 12cm.

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Post by OLDZOAT »

:D Joker again your work is amazing.Thanks for the pics. Great looking factory.
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Blackhawk01 wrote:Methinks the Mango just wet himself :lol:
He wouldn't be the only one from the responses. Good thing I was near the bathroom when I saw this! :wink: :lol:

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Post by Lawgiver »

I've seen a version of this previously, but the new pics take it up a notch. Looks excellent and would be a great change of pace to play in.

Sigh. Yet another idea for a project I have no time for.
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Thats a good size! Again! Beautiful!!
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Pretty Sweet!!!

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Post by Joker »

Some WIP pics from the factory: It all started with a Styrofoam plate... :D

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I built a mould for all the wall sections.

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First machinery parts.

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Mechbay and some small vees.

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Post by BlackHornet »

Really nice. Turn loose a lance or so of light mechs in there and you could chew up alot of opposition.
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Awesome setup!!!!
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Post by thatjimboguy »

VERY nice... and thanks for the how-to as well!
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t5hat is just so cool, you have great skills in the art of min. construction.
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Post by DriverJ »

Joker, I would really like to see a detailed how-to make something like this. I'm just starting off with miniature modeling and I'm looking to learn as much as I can. I'd love to be able to make a piece like this for my gaming table. Any pointers / advice / info on how you built the basic building would be awesome!

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DriverJ wrote:Joker, I would really like to see a detailed how-to make something like this. I'm just starting off with miniature modeling and I'm looking to learn as much as I can. I'd love to be able to make a piece like this for my gaming table. Any pointers / advice / info on how you built the basic building would be awesome!
For over 30 years I build model kits and have a large bits box from unused parts. I bought some extra 1/300 ship kits and HO building kits for this projekt.

All wall sections were build from plastic sheets and bits.
To save time and money, I build a mould of this wall sections an make resin copys.

You see, very easy. 8) :D

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Post by Choppa 6 »

Still frikkin Awesome!!!
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Post by Dark Sun Drakon »

Awesome factory !I need to get to work on my battle Mech Factory! Bravo! Joker.Bravo! :D
Greetings to those that favor the Draonise Combine House.
In do time I will be putting pictures of my Battle tech unit
and my miniature styro foam hexagonal Battle tech dioramas
on to this website soon. Later !