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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Another Three Dueling Cars

I surprised myself - I actually managed to finish all three of the cars I was painting up. So, here are some pretty pics for you.














The blue and orange are a bit darker in real life. Those two colours seem to get bleached out whenever I take pics.

I'll try to work up some designs for all four cars tomorrow - I'll be aiming at Div 15 for those who know Car Wars.


I've also unboxed the trucks which got delivered this afternoon:







I do like the pink truck. I think I'll have to do up a team of pink cars at some point to go with it *grin*


So, now that these cars are done that clears my workbench. Over the next few evenings I'll do some work on the 1X cars.

14 comments:

  1. Love the pink truck! I have a pink 1947 Fleetline called 'Lola' as part of my Machinas setup.

    How do you paint your car windows, by the way - they look very good.

    Also, where do you get your weaponry from?

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  2. Yes pink cars to go with the pink truck!

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  3. Great work on the cars, looking forward to seeing the next batch

    Ian

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  4. Div 15, hmmm a well balanced choice. Mind you if you have the right players any Div is the right choice. But Div 15 should give you a wide spectrum of car types.

    They all look good and it will be good when you get some more done. Are you going Arena or street? If arena may I suggest some adverts on the cars from sponsors if they would not muck up the paint work.

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  5. Lovely looking cars Tamsin! Yes, pink cars needed!

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  6. @ Kaptain Kobold - I'm guessing that Lola isn't a pristine pink if she's for Machinas!
    To do the car windows, remove the plastic from the car; spray with matt varnish (to give a "key" for the next step); ink wash - I've used orange, orange/brown mix and brown for these; seal with Klear or gloss varnish.
    The turrets and guns are from Brigade Models; the pipes at the back are brass tubing
    Glad you like them :)

    @ Robert - that sounds like a second vote for pink cars to me :)

    @ Whisk - it is very fetching :)

    @ Ian - you'll need to wait a little while for the next batch as I'm waiting for bits to come in for modding them :)

    @ Clint - Div 10 or 15 should give decent games. I will probably end up doing a mix or Arena and street. For my "amateur night" garage I may add sponsor decals to the cars. Glad you like the look of these :)

    @ Rodger - cheers! That's a third vote for Team Pink :)

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  7. Pink, the perfect colour! Lol.

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  8. Brrrrrm, brrrrrm! Loving the pink truck too.

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  9. @ Lee - indeed it is :)

    @ Michael A - vroom, vroom! It is very lovely isn't it? :)

    @ Brendon - yup, Car Wars; yup, awesome! :)

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  10. Looking good Tamsin! I like the first cars and looking forward to giving Car Wars a go

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  11. You can also get weapons from Stan Johanson Miniatures in the States. I have used them for my own version.

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