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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Scratch Built Triarch Stalker

As much as I would like to take the credit, this little killing machine was made by my brother. 

About now I'd like to go on with a tutorial or a series of WIP pics, but unfortunately by the time I thought of that it was too late and my brother had already gone and finished it! Luckily I did get in there before any paint was applied.

This Triarch Stalker was completely scratch built from cardboard, paper, chopsticks, toothpicks, marbles and spare screws. For the 'shoulder' joints he used part of a Leman Russ template, with a standard octagonal template for the base of the body. Some interesting circular piece from the inside of a dead computer was used just behind the front 'arms'.
(Note: For those interested - super glue does not stick on marbles! However two part epoxy glue works a treat!)

Some more pictures of the finished product (sorry about the lighting, didn't notice that window in the background!) 
In my opinion, an awesome result considering the resources we had to work with!

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