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Dropzone Commander Sappers Complete

Not much done for the early week but I did wrap up my Sappers by sealing and basing them, cold weather be damned.

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Wagon Train

This weekend saw the last of my Dropzone Commander Wagons complete.  One of the challenges I always have with Resistance models is the varied and random color schemes I feel like they should have.  Since I’ve always viewed them as scavengers, having a cohesive and consistent color scheme never made sense except in rare cases.  I think that is probably part of the “fun” of the faction as well but when I just want to burn through some units mindlessly, it can be annoying.

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Casting Call

With my first successful casting of the weapon mount for Dropzone Commander’s Wagon units, I went and finished up the other two mounts.  After they dried and cured, I cutoff the excess green stuff and shaved them down to size.

While the iphone image quality leaves a lot to be desired, you can tell the casts are a bit softer than the original piece up top. I shouldn’t matter as they’ll be hidden under the weapon rack itself and, at 10mm, it will hardly be noticeable.

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Casting For Variety

I recently picked up a set of Dropzone Commander Storm/Thunder Wagons.  For every other “dual” kit Dropzone has, these are great packs as you get the option for two unit types and if you magnetize, you’ll be able to field either option.  I’ve done this with my Hannibal/Mehmed tanks and my Cyclone/Typhoon helicopters.  When I went to open my Storm/Thunder wagons though, I found an issue.

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Underground Hangar Part Two Plus Bunk Buddies And A Chance Encounter

Finishing up the Dropzone Commander Underground Hangar took a little longer than expected.  The biggest issue was painting up the closed baffles for the hangar opening.  I struggled a couple of times until I found a simple way to just get it down.

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A Dream To Be Realized

A big spoiler was revealed on Facebook this morning for Test of Honour and I had to share.  A new set will be coming up based on none other than Kurosawa’s amazing classic film, Seven Samurai. Here was the teaser:

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Underground Hangar Part One

With the test build of my infinity mirror Underground Hangar for Dropzone complete, I’ve moved on to the actual build.  I made a lot of progress this weekend but still have a ways to go.

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Smoke And Mirrors: A Test Build

In my pursuit of the old Dropzone Commander terrain pieces, I found the Underground Hangar on clearance locally and picked it up to add to the collection.

image from the publisher, ttcombat

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Another Escape Pod And The Underminer

A couple of easy-ish models from Dropzone Commander completed this Wednesday. First up was the sister Shackleton Escape Pod.

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Angels & Demons

I’ve been on a solid Dropzone Commander kick as I work through my unfinished collection.  This weekend, I went through and finished up a few more units on my list. First up was my set of Archangel Pathfinder jets.

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