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Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 01:46 PM UTC

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Great job Nacho. Looking forward to see it "live". We have some pending beers, dude!



Sure, Patrón. Some beers and a BBQ on my yard, if rain stops some day.




I don´t mind the rain.
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Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 01:34 PM UTC

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Great job Nacho. Looking forward to see it "live". We have some pending beers, dude!



Sure, Patrón. Some beers and a BBQ on my yard, if rain stops some day.

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Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 01:49 AM UTC
Great job Nacho. Looking forward to see it "live". We have some pending beers, dude!
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Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 01:24 AM UTC
@Stickframe, @strongarden, thanks for watching, I'm glad you like it.

@Stickframe, I have finally shot some outdoor pictures but with the mobile (posted at the end of the post) because I tried to shot with a 50mm f1.8 lens and I couldn't get what I wanted. That lens don't focus below 40cm (15in) so I couldn't get close shots. Anyway, I'll try with another lens I have, and I'll cross fingers.

@strongarden, thanks for your words, very appreciated. If was sooooo funny to build, indeed. The start was a bit messy, but all the process has been funny, and I have learned a lot.

Some outdoor pics














I'm thinking about climbing to the rooftop to shot the last pics, so I could avoid the fence of my yard on the pics.

Cheers!!


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strongarden
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Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 12:52 AM UTC
Nacho this is sick! And I love it! Looks like it was a lot of fun to create. Especially enjoyed the outdoor pics, you really have the touch choosing the colors for your figures.
Great technique using sawdust and steel wool for the trees. Seems easy enough and cost friendly too!
Overall it came out awesome. It's not too often we see a mountainous terrain dio, and "in action" as well.

Cheers
Dave
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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 11:18 PM UTC
Hi Nacho -

Wow - you are sure taking on a complicated build! Looking good! Your figures are looking really very nice too!

Yes - I'm curious to see how you photograph this - as you know, I'm a big fan of the great outdoors for lighting - and fully aware of the challenges too!

Looking forward to seeing your next series of pics!

Cheers

Nick
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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 11:15 PM UTC
Jerry, this is exactly what I tried to make. I'd like to think I got it. As soon as I finish the rear side, it would be finished. I want to glue a cardboard with the name of all the fallen warriors during Red Wings, Seals and 160th crew.

Thanks for watching!!
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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 08:03 PM UTC
This really gives you a complete idea of how difficult it was in that terrain.
J
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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 06:27 PM UTC
Hi friends!!

Last figure done. He's another taliban fighter laying dead. I tried to paint the face an hands lighter than the other figures so he looks like a corpse. I think I got something closer to what I wanted. Your opinion??









I have also added some "taliban" stuff over the terrain.





And, that's all for now. I think I have finished the work. I'll take a last glance to look for last errors or improvements. A general view of the project.



I hope next pics would be the finished dio. I'll shot some pics with the reflex camera to get some cool shots.

Thanks for looking!!
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Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 02:17 AM UTC

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Hi Nacho ,

i like your lay out of the terrain , i'm looking forward when it all comes together .

Kurt



Kurt, thanks for looking and your kind words. Still too much work to do. Some figures, add details ( or even remove) and who knows what more!

Regards!
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Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018 - 11:33 PM UTC
Hi Nacho ,

i like your lay out of the terrain , i'm looking forward when it all comes together .

Kurt
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Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018 - 11:29 AM UTC

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Hello Nacho....lovely work, are you modifying the Taliban figures? To look less Syrian? The Afghan casualty you have is more on par with the traditional Tali fighters dress (I use MAIM/ Verlinden Tali/ Afghan fighters).....if not....cool. Loving your work.



Hi Jason!!

No, I'm not modifying any figure. The casuality is from a Verlinden kit "taliban fighters the end" All the other figures are bought on Aliexpress, many of them are arab fighters.

I have no skills to modify figures, so I just painted it. I only modified one US figure because it came without arms.

Thanks for posting!!
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Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018 - 11:09 AM UTC
Hello Nacho....lovely work, are you modifying the Taliban figures? To look less Syrian? The Afghan casualty you have is more on par with the traditional Tali fighters dress (I use MAIM/ Verlinden Tali/ Afghan fighters).....if not....cool. Loving your work.
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Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018 - 10:53 AM UTC

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Good job so far. Only one small observation: blood oxidizes fairly fast and it turns into a very dark shade of red. Spilled bright red blood does not feel "natural". Keep up the good work!



Hi Marcos!!!

Thanks for the appoinment! I've made the blood with a mix of red and brown. The picture is shot with flash so the blood looks brighter. But anyway, I'll give a darker wash to darken the blood.

Thanks for comment and watching!!
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Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018 - 08:41 AM UTC
Good job so far. Only one small observation: blood oxidizes fairly fast and it turns into a very dark shade of red. Spilled bright red blood does not feel "natural". Keep up the good work!
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Posted: Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 10:05 PM UTC

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Nice ! It looks like a weekend well spent !
J



Yep, it was a productive weekend!

Thanks for taking a look!!
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Posted: Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 06:33 PM UTC
Nice ! It looks like a weekend well spent !
J
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Posted: Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 04:32 PM UTC
Hi there, gents!!

I´m still working on the bad guys and I´ve finished 2 of them in the weekend. One of them is a gunner with an AK and the other one is a fallen fighter. Some pics:






On the terrain:



And this is the casuality




And following Jerry´s advice, I put some shells cut from a 0.5mm brass rod in the high firing areas.




I think I have to spare some more around Axe´s figure and put some more empty mags also. The Marcus Luttrell figure has no shells yet, next day.

Hope you had a great weekend!!
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 07:36 PM UTC
J, thanks again! I'll get a brass rod tomorrow, good idea.



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Diorama lleno de acción, me gusta!



Maarten, heel erg bedankt!
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 07:08 PM UTC
Diorama lleno de acción, me gusta!
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 06:34 PM UTC

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The 2 RPG guys look great. As far as having spent shells around I would only put them where a lot of shooting is going on,like the one operator that is shooting upwards. He needs some brass on the ground. If it's only 1 or 2 shells,then nobody would notice that. Waste of time.
Lookin good brother,
J



Thanks J!! Your comments are always very appreciated. I'll look for something to make the brass and follow your advices.

Thanks again, man!!



I use brass rod and cut it with side nippers.
J
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 05:16 PM UTC
Thank you guys for your kind words. Very appreciated.
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 04:05 PM UTC
Nice work Nacho , I love the pics from behind the guys shooting uphill , nice perspective !!!
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 02:58 PM UTC
I really like this, original concept & dramatic execution which a vertical dio is made for & the groundwork looks just right. Bravo