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Offline Antonio Sobral

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Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« on: May 22, 2018, 11:29:20 PM »
Hi guys

A little diorama around the Bandai Missile Phalanx kit.

I slightly "changed" the scale, from the original 1/100 to the more traditional 1/87 (HO), so I could use some Preiser figures.

I am also changing some parts of the original kit, as you can easily see :)






































To be continued...

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2018, 01:15:19 AM »
Looking good so far.
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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2018, 07:26:26 AM »
A favorite, and one the first fighting suits I ever built back around 1984 or so. Looking forward to seeing what you do with it.

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2018, 12:07:40 AM »
Nice use of figures to illustrate scale.

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2018, 04:24:32 AM »
Nice use of figures to illustrate scale.

Concur! Will watch with interest.

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2018, 07:33:51 PM »
 :smiley:
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Offline Antonio Sobral

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2018, 09:46:20 PM »
Thanks for the interest!

And a few more advances towards the final victory :)























I have altered the head and the left "arm" and dis some more personal fine-tuning.

Fortunately the boring part is mostly over! :)


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Offline Antonio Sobral

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2018, 03:50:28 PM »
Hi guys

A few more advances on this projet...































Thanks for watching!

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2018, 09:51:18 PM »
It's almost starting to look a bit Steam Punk. 8)
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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2018, 04:45:29 PM »
Another marvelous machine! I look forward to enjoying the finished product!

Offline Antonio Sobral

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2018, 03:52:32 PM »
Hi guys

Thanks for the comments.

After a few days abroad, it is time to get back to work!  ;)

The progress...






































Assembly of the several parts is pretty much done. Painting will follow.

Thanks for watching!


« Last Edit: June 16, 2018, 04:10:07 PM by Antonio Sobral »

Offline Antonio Sobral

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2018, 03:45:58 PM »
Painting has started.



















Almost done! :)

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Offline Antonio Sobral

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2018, 06:47:26 PM »
This one is done!






















































And so am I :)

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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2018, 07:38:34 PM »
Can't say giant robots are my "thing" but this is very well done, Antonio! :smiley:

The figures add a sense of scale often missing with these types of builds & you managed to use muted colours instead of the excessively bright tones I've come to expect from this genre. :smiley:
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Re: Missile Phalanx Diorama - Bandai 1/87
« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2018, 08:44:39 PM »
This is one sweet looking "Siegfried"!  :smiley:
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