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Chaos Warhound Finally Getting Painted...

PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:24 am
by Spack
Trying to motivate myself to paint up my Chaos Warhound. Bought it direct from FW many years ago, Titan no 160. It only ever had a black undercoat and a bit of drybrush with silver, brass and white to get bare minimum 3 colours for its first game back in 2006.

I thought I'd try twisting the weapon ball joint mounts to see if the glue would give way so I could fit magnets, but managed to detach the left shoulder instead :/. That's what I get for using epoxy. The upper hull and head upper were never glued on so I'd have access to the interior, and the waist has a piece of 10mm aluminium tube inserted that is far stronger than the magnets I put in when I first built it. Shin armour I managed to get off without to much damage, and the thigh armour if never glued so that gives easier access to leg details.

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I'm still toying with popping the right shoulder out. Will make painting the mega bolter a little easier, and give a little more access to the interior. But it's in pretty tight, and I'm a bit nervous about breaking the resin. I'll have a cuppa first ...

Re: Chaos Warhound Finally Getting Painted...

PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:30 pm
by Spack
Gave the weapon mounts a bit more of a forceful twist and heard a crack, luckily it wasn't the resin breaking. Looks like I'd used Superglue when building it.

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I'm going to magnetise the ball and sockets so that the weapons can be removed, and swapped with alternatives. Many years ago Toby / killmaimburn gave me a scratchbuilt turbo laser, I'll now be able to use it on the Warhound although the socket will need deepening a little, and the weapon could do with some damage and chaosifying.