In Progress » The Hornethopter

I received my initial copy of the Hornethopter this week and went right to work building it. Everything looks great cast-wise and once together with the photoetch, it’s a great-size and pretty impressive! I still have almost 20 copies left unreserved and have started taking payments from those of you…

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The Hornethopter Photoetch!

I got a scan of my etch today from Paragrafix and wanted to share it. He’ll be bagging the sheets and sending them my way in a few days. Then all I’ll need are the resin casts and it’ll be ready for reservation payments and shipping. There’s still about 30…

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Reserve Your First Edition Hornethopter Now!

The Hornethopter is in production! After getting all of my costs info, crunching numbers, drinking some tea, etc, I can announce that the Hornethopter will cost $80 + Shipping. I had hoped for a smaller cost, but there’s a LOT more PE to this design than the fish sub as…

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Coming Soon: The Hornethopter!

Coming Soon: The Hornethopter! Following in the wake of the Fantastical Fish-Shaped Submersible, my next release takes to the big blue skies and is the bane of all who sail them. Available: Late-Julyish. Price: TBD. When I have all of my quotes in from my vendors, I’ll be able to…

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Completed » The Fantastical Fish-Shaped Submersible!

Without further adieu, I present to you FichtenFoo’s Fantastical Fish-Shaped Submersible! Enjoy the pics of my finished sub as they’re the best I’ve ever taken I think. I didn’t even need to color correct which is a total bonus. If you’re interested in getting on the list to order the…

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In Progress » Fish Sub » Copper Patina

My paint arrived! So I was able to paint the fins the metallic greenish color I wanted. I achieved the color by mixing Mr. Metal Color Aluminum, Bronze, and Brass. Once that was done, I was able to build and affix the fins to their various mounting points and start…

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