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Spartan warrior conversion

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    April 2021
Spartan warrior conversion
Posted by Thunderball on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:15 PM
  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:02 AM

That turned out cool. The aquarium dip is a new tip!  What kind of paint did you use?

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:24 AM

Oh very cool work on the conversion and painting. And I love the patina, you should have told us you meant to do that!!! Wink

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    April 2021
Posted by Thunderball on Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:58 PM

keavdog

That turned out cool. The aquarium dip is a new tip!  What kind of paint did you use?

 

 

thanks for all the nice words! I used Testors small bottle enamel for helmet.

  • Member since
    July 2009
  • From: North Carolina
Posted by Back to the bench on Thursday, April 15, 2021 5:46 PM

Now that's creative, and really cool!

You may have to claim the salt water aquarium technique as your clever inventionSmile

Gil
  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:10 PM

Hi ThunderBall:

   You know , I had completely forgotten about that. There was a time I had a few salt water aquariums around our house. I used to keep the Pacu's in my work room. I never thought about the nice patina, but I knew it happened the longer something sat close to that Fish Tank!

    So, from that time forward while I had them I would set my ships on a hangar rack OVER the tank to get that effect. Looked great on Workboats and Ironclads! And it was fun watching the fish trying to get a nibble of them! My  Pacu's had a weakness for Blueberries!

  • Member since
    January 2021
Posted by PFJN2 on Saturday, April 17, 2021 5:12 PM

Hi,

That's a reaLLY interesting piece and the salt water effects really add to it. Surprise

Pat

  • Member since
    August 2020
  • From: Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia.
Posted by Dodgy on Monday, May 10, 2021 10:26 PM

Mate, that is just plain awsome! Great work.

Ferg

I long to live in a world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned

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