Monday, 16 March 2020

Keith & Pearson's CA Suits: WIP 2

Corpsman Keith's Dog still a bit of cleaning up to do, as in adding Milliput to fill gaps etc., but otherwise done (mostly as I have a thought about articulating the claw arms). It's the way I roll.

Quite a lot of fiddly work on articulating the lift arm meant that I didn't get Pearson's suit finished. I still haven't decided if I'm adding a mortar to Pearson's ride, it kind of makes sense that a combat engineer suit would, but not sure where I'm going to mount it.

Here's a close-up of a couple of parts I'm still working on. The two that I haven't identified are bottom center of the picture. I think they may have been part of the open canopy frame, which I decided not to go with, though perhaps I should've?

And yes the boom arm will not only pivot, but also extend (assuming I can figure out how to limit the movement range to prevent it from falling out?).

8 comments:

  1. Any Engineer worth his or her salt should have an oversized bunker-busting petard mounted. Massive overkill and six rounds to reload ... it's the only way!

    Regards, Chris.

    https://notquitemechanised.wordpress.com/2018/05/23/concrete-sniffing-along-the-medway/

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    1. Yeah, I like the way you think.

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    2. And, feeling honoured that you left a comment too.

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  2. In the Marines Combat Engineer wouldn't have a mortar. Mortars are in Weapons Company, or attached as a weapons Platoon or Weapons Team. Or attached to the FIST Team as part of an ANGLICO Atachement.

    Combat Engineers would have SHAPED CHARGES, and a Dozer Blade

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    1. Yeah, but Pearson is an Army puke. MAPCOM is a unified combatant command.

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    2. But, when I do a Marine combat engineering mech that will be the way to go.

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  3. Nicely done. The knee roll bars are an especially nice touch.

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    1. The castings were okay, but this is a soft lead miniature and IMO they wouldn't have held up to a lot of handling.

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