Build thread: Chromehounds Tarakia

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by causticphlegm, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. causticphlegm

    causticphlegm Member

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    Someone already posted finished pics of this model but I decided to do a build thread...um...cuz I'm bored mostly :mrgreen: That and the fact that I've wanted to do this model ever since I discovered card modelling.

    Model can be found here:CHROMEHOUNDS Click the button in the lower right hand corner.

    As in all my other threads, I suck at picture taking. The flash has magnified the fact that i don't edge color by about A MILLION TIMES!!!:curse:

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    Side shields and rear cage:

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  2. Nothing

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    hey dan could you give a little direction on the site as to where the paper models are? i fought the site for awhile but got to frustrated.


    great looking build so far!
  3. cgutzmer

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    Great! These always intrigued me but I found them daunting for some reason.
    Chris
  4. causticphlegm

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    thanks causticphlegm!i was having a horrible time on the homepage. was super laggy. thats an awsome looking mech! look forward to more of this build!!
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    More Mecha, Cool! Looks great. :thumb:
  7. causticphlegm

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    Finished the engines. In hindsight I should've done this part in 67lb paper instead of the 110lb that I used. As usual the camera magnifies the faults and my "no edge coloring" rule. It looks good in real life...I swear!

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  8. causticphlegm

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    Here's the pelvis and hip joints. Got on such a roll I forgot to take pics of the parts :oops:

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    BTW, Chris...this build is not daunting at all. The parts are numerous, yes, but the size and fit (despite my bad build) of them is great. An extremely fun build and highly recommended!
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    :thumb::yep:

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  10. causticphlegm

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    Well, this build has gone the way of the Dodo. The mistakes kept compounding and I found myself becoming more and more dissatisfied with this entire build. Especially after reviewing the above pics. Very disappointed overall.

    Poor little mech. It couldn't withstand the pressure of my open hand slamming down on it. The crew did not survive. :)

    No more build threads from me until I can post the entire build all at once.wall1

    Now to figure out what to try next. Any suggestions?
  11. thats a shame it looked like it was going good