Classic Battletech "Leopard" Dropship

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  1. Sanginus

    Sanginus Member

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    Built this time the Leopard Dropship, in Classic Battletech scale,
    (designed by Buck Hedges) has even sent me kindly Buck,thanks you so much.

    Here the link to the model file :
    http://cf.sarna.net/media/cardstock/leopard_and_instructions.pdf

    I have the model completed in one week every evening after work.
    The guide was easy to understand, and I took many photos from the building.

    Then I made in a Slideshow've summarized. See this link here:
    http://img812.imageshack.us/slideshow/player.php?id=img812/3640/1324079642wns.smil

    The model is so far done, I will now only add a few details.

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  2. Sanginus

    Sanginus Member

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    upgrade

    Hi, some details and decals added,
    model is finish so far:

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  3. Zathros

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    :thumb:Nice model Sanginus!! Very Cool!!:thumb:
  4. Kjev

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    Awesome work!

    Fantastic work!

    In fact, I liked the job Sanginus did so well, with his permission, I used his pictures to re-write and improve the instructions. There is now an illustrated guide available as a PDF. It hasn't been submitted anywhere yet, but I can email you a copy if you PM me.

    K'Jev
    (aka Buck Hedges)
  5. Sanginus

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    Many thanks to you both, the ship is determined on the next BT Con many curious heads turn. :twisted:

    I want to thank you again K'Jev, for the great model that you and I kindly
    have provided. I am very honored that you used my pictures for the revised guidance.

    Dewa mata (Japanese for: you soon)
    Sanginus
  6. jase9112

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    This could be useful!

    I remember buying a "scaled" dropship awhile back. It ended up being scaled ...to the hexagonal map!:curse:

    Sure made my mechs look huuuuge though!
  7. Kjev

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    TheLeopard came about out of desperation. I have seen pictures of a resin model on the internet, but could never find one, so I finally broke down and designed one myself. It took me all summer, since it was the first model I ever designed, and I spent a lot of time figuring out the process.

    This model will always be free, and if for some reason you can't find it anywhere, PM me with your email and I will get you a copy.
  8. Kjev

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    My first attempt at test building was off. The ship ended up over 2 feet long, ate my entire supply of ink, and most of my cardstock.

    It's the monster on the left side of the picture. Of course, for the next test, I went too far the other way... If you follow the prototypes from left to right, you can see progress, and how I learned to print parts without skins.

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    Now to build it at 1/40 so it fits with your other MW4 mechs :)
  10. Kjev

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