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Completed Groundwork US Marines - Khe Sanh- Vietnam

Discussion in 'Groundwork' started by m@rp, Jan 27, 2019.

  1. m@rp Active Member

    Hi Guys,
    here under you will find a batch ofpictures of an SBS I made 8 month ago ;
    Each pic is numbered and you will find a brief caption here under.
    It's a project based on pegaso models US Marines 90mm.
    Hope you will enjoy that

    pic 1: The base made of pinewood and bamboo
    pic 2: size of pinewood
    pic 3: original groundwork provided by Pegaso
    pic 4: a piece of styrofoam (to add some volume to groundwork)
    pic 5: layout of the future groundwork
    pic 6: bi-composant epoxy glue
    pic 7: the pieces are glued to base and some shapes has been done to the foam. Once done, the foam is covered with epoxy glue to permit the putty to stick
    pic 8: the putty (Milliput) is ready to be applied
    pic 9: putty is placed
    pic 10: Tools used to shape the ground
    pic 11: Tools used to shape the ground
    pic 12: Tools used to shape the ground
    pic 13: sand bags shaped
    pic 14: sand bags shaped
    pic 15: cotton tissue
    pic 16: I did a print of tissue on sandbag to imitate a net
    pic 17: view of the net in zoom
    pic 18: view of the net in zoom
    pic 19: aerial view of the groundwork ( At this stage you can stop the process if you want and begin to paint)
    pic 20: surgical compress soaked in a mix ofwhite glue and water
    pic 21: surgical compress shape on sandbags
    pic 22: final result
    pic 23: final result
    pic 24: final result P1010689.JPG P1010690.JPG P1010691.JPG P1010692.JPG P1010693.JPG P1010694.JPG P1010697.JPG P1010698.JPG P1010699.JPG P1010700.JPG P1010703.JPG P1010704.JPG P1010705.JPG P1010706.JPG P1010707.JPG P1010708.JPG P1010710.JPG P1010711.JPG P1010712.JPG P1010715.JPG P1010716.JPG P1010717.JPG P1010718.JPG P1010719.JPG
    MattMcK., Ferris, Nap and 2 others like this.
  2. John Bowery A Fixture

    Coming along very nice and he looks good on the base.
  3. sofron2002 Member

    Thanks a lot mate, very helpful the trick with the sandbags

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