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Offline Steve Blazo

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SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« on: November 03, 2017, 03:26:39 AM »
SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES

After a long absence, forced by my lap top used to post photos crapping out, here are a few pictures of SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES recent projects. More pictures will be posted in the appropriate sections soon.

First up is a Sturmtiger, the white square on the side is battle damage from being displayed at the Great State Fair of Texas this year.




Next up is a BRMD-2 Late that was also at the Texas State Fair.




This is an AMB-S scratch built from the old 1991 Dragon BMP-1.

 


Now for something different.

This is a Siberian Logging Tractor made from the 1/35 Dragon Scud B Maz-543 TEL



A couple hovertanks.

From the Revel 1/35 SPz Puma



Scratch built hull, turret from Trumpeter 1/35 E-100



Bandai’s 1/100 Tactical Pod Glaug, a.k.a. BattleTech Marauder



On the production floor:  Leopard 2A4 in Turkish colors in Syria.
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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2017, 08:47:36 AM »
Very nice builds, Steve! Very nice, indeed! 8) 8)

What did you use for the track-base for the Siberian log hauler? ???

Currently building a Trumpeter BDRM-2 (Late), which I assume is the same kit, hope I can get mine up to the same standard. :smiley:

Seriously, I can't pick a favourite, they're all awesome! :icon_alabanza:
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2017, 09:14:08 AM »
WOW - those are some builds. :smiley:
Was BRMD-2 used to play army in back yard or wherever (see its dirty) ?
Paint wear on Siberian Logging Tractor is ultra realistic.
« Last Edit: November 03, 2017, 01:51:27 PM by finsrin »

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2017, 11:09:46 AM »
Some awesome models! The BRMD-2 looks well worn and muddy!
The MAZ Siberian logger is amazing - The MAZ 537 has been transformed into so many real world vehicles, that this looks like a very believable conversion.

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2017, 08:17:24 PM »
Very nice builds, Steve! Very nice, indeed! 8) 8)

What did you use for the track-base for the Siberian log hauler? ???

Currently building a Trumpeter BDRM-2 (Late), which I assume is the same kit, hope I can get mine up to the same standard. :smiley:

Seriously, I can't pick a favourite, they're all awesome! :icon_alabanza:

The track base is all scratch built, inspired by a picture I found on the net of a wargame minature. The tracks are from the Trumpeter E-100 with the wheels/bogies cut in half to make enough to go all the way around. The treads actually only go an inch and a half into the covers on top.
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2017, 11:46:42 PM »
Cool! 8)

Thanks! :smiley:
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2017, 11:55:50 PM »
Great work.
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2017, 05:52:44 AM »
Great work.

Indeed! I especially like the look of that armored car!

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2017, 06:13:44 PM »
I like the logging tractor
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2017, 07:14:49 PM »
Hello,
I like the logging tractor
So do I!  :D

To be honest, all of them are realistic. I just fancy the logging tractor a little bit more.  It looks like escaped from the Thunderbirds serie  ;)

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2017, 09:04:17 PM »
Thank you all for the comments. They mean a lot. :smiley:
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2017, 05:14:27 PM »
Great builds and even greater imagination!

I just love the Siberian Logging Tractor!
Definitely my favorite, even though the hover-tanks fall shortly behind :)

Could you share with us some more pictures from different angles? Thanks!

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2017, 04:17:40 AM »


From the Revel 1/35 SPz Puma





So much like for this one!!

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2017, 04:18:34 AM »
Would love to see any WIP photos if you got em!

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2017, 11:30:07 PM »
Great builds and even greater imagination!

I just love the Siberian Logging Tractor!
Definitely my favorite, even though the hover-tanks fall shortly behind :)

Could you share with us some more pictures from different angles? Thanks!

Yes, I will post more pictures of all soon. I have to post from work, so it goes slower as I work around work.
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2017, 11:35:06 PM »


From the Revel 1/35 SPz Puma





So much like for this one!!


Thank you Gingie, think its one my better for sure, Apologies tho I am not good at WIP pictures, always in hurry to finish. I will try to take some on future builds now that I can post again, starting with the UAV Group build.
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2017, 09:37:07 PM »
SLB Heavy Industries latest- Turkish Leopard 2A4 in Syria


« Last Edit: November 21, 2017, 11:35:19 PM by Steve Blazo »
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2017, 09:48:47 PM »
OK, not a piece of hardware I'm familiar with ... but I like it! 8) :smiley:
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2017, 02:26:32 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2017, 08:29:14 AM »
Looks every bit the business and that two-tone scheme is a winner all the way!

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #20 on: November 23, 2017, 10:33:13 PM »
Looks every bit the business and that two-tone scheme is a winner all the way!

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2017, 11:02:14 PM »
OK, not a piece of hardware I'm familiar with ...

OK, that was a little white lie ... I was almost certain it was a mark of Leopard 2 ... Almost!

Now, having checked, I know it's a Leopard 2A4.

Happy Daze! ;D
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #22 on: November 25, 2017, 05:45:39 AM »
very nice work

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #23 on: November 26, 2017, 02:56:00 AM »
A comparison photo of the real thing for everyone to appreciate the quality of Steve's work:

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« Reply #24 on: November 27, 2017, 09:55:52 PM »
A comparison photo of the real thing for everyone to appreciate the quality of Steve's work:



You are correct Sir !!  That was the only good photo I could find for reference, I really like the colors, they break up all the green, brown, tan and grays in the display case.
« Last Edit: November 27, 2017, 10:00:48 PM by Steve Blazo »
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #25 on: April 30, 2018, 09:47:00 PM »
Griffin hovertank finished -





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« Reply #26 on: April 30, 2018, 10:01:08 PM »
SLB Heavy Industries next project – MBR-04-MkVI DESTOID TOMAHAWK
a.k.a.  Battletech Warhammer


Started this Saturday, must say the kit is engineered very well, no sink holes, no flash and all the sprue tabs are located where they do not show. Most of the major seam lines, except a few, are hidden after assembly. Great fit too. Will have to look at other kits by Wave Corporation (??).  By the way, I did order this from Japan for a pretty penny.
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #27 on: May 01, 2018, 01:22:11 AM »
Steve, the Griffin hovertank turned out great! I really appreciate the big stompy robot as your next project since I have a couple Gundam kits in the queue myself. If only I could sit down and work without hearing “Daaa-Deee” every few minutes!  ;D

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #28 on: May 01, 2018, 05:22:49 PM »
As said elsewhere about the Griffin hovertank:

Weathering takes it into a whole new realm of "That looks so right it's scary! :o "

Definitely love it! :-* 8)
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #29 on: September 10, 2018, 10:01:26 PM »
SLB Heavy Industries latest project- ELUNIA Hovertank












As I walk through the valley of death,
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- Gen. George S. Patton

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #30 on: September 11, 2018, 01:54:37 AM »
This is an awesome body of work! I really love the hovertanks, but they are all simply gorgeous. Amazing work!
« Last Edit: September 11, 2018, 02:09:20 PM by proditor »

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #31 on: September 11, 2018, 03:18:13 AM »
 Your ELUNIA Hovertank is gorgeous ... and mean-looking  :smiley:
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« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2018, 09:49:59 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #33 on: September 11, 2018, 12:42:34 PM »
@Steve - A most impressive return with your latest creation.   
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #34 on: September 11, 2018, 05:02:06 PM »
Direct copy from t'other post:

M60A2 "Spaceship" almost living up to the nickname here. ;)

Great build, Steve! Very cool! 8) 8)

You do that worn look much better than I've ever been able to achieve. :smiley:


I can see the Griffin & ELUNIA tanks going into battle side-by-side*! :D


... or, alternately, against each other! :icon_surprised:





*: or at least as side-by-side as you'd want to in a tank battle with counter-fire flying everywhere.
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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #35 on: September 11, 2018, 07:54:17 PM »
Another winning addition to the SLB Heavy Industries line of products.  Gives me the itch to make an armed/armored hover vehicle.

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Re: SLB HEAVY INDUSTRIES
« Reply #36 on: September 13, 2018, 07:45:01 AM »
It's a treat to see another one of those great hover tanks Steve!

Your weathering is superb.

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