Friday, February 17, 2012

Sixty 'follower' giveaway- Scratch Built Titan

That got your attention, didn't it?  To celebrate Scratch Built 40k's milestone 60th person to click that little button that says follow, I am giving away the scratch built Khorne Warhound Titan pictured here-



The waist and top half are magnetized for easy storage/travel, along with the weapon arms.  Everything on it was built from scratch using chains, resin, wooden dowels, bottle caps, posterboard, and of course plasticard.

To be available for the drawing, I need those who are interested in this bad boy to be 'someone who likes Scratch Built 40k (follow the site) and leave a comment in the comment section below.  A winner will be randomly drawn on February 24th (Friday) and will be announced here.

(legal mumbo jumbo- All pieces look like what you see above.  Any damage due to shipping is not the fault of Scratch Built 40k.)

With that, good luck!

48 comments:

  1. This is incredible!
    i demand a tutorial!
    I am now following your blog, you can follow me too at

    http://marsekayspainting.blogspot.com/

    and join the network at

    http://randomselecthobbynetwork.blogspot.com/

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  2. Oooh, a Khorne Warhound Titan *_*

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  3. I really like this! Love the 'Dog Collar'! I would love to see how you built this!

    Keep up the good work,
    David

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  4. @Marsekay- Great blog site you got there! I'll happily join the blog network you have going as well. Cheers!

    @Bagi- Didja see the skulls? :)

    @David- Thanks! This is one of my first serious scratch builds and I used the Warhound Titan template that is floating around the internet for most of it but adjusted the head to better fit the Khorne theme I had. The collar seemed appropriate.

    (p.s.- I did not just enter my own contest ;) )

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  5. Great looking Warhound... Just starting the whole scratch build thing myself, starting a LOT smaller with Rhino hulls though :-)

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  6. I may not play chaos, but that would give me a reason to start chanting "blood for the Blood God."

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  7. Unbelievably generous. Gotta throw my chit in for this!

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  8. Amazing work! This is best contest / drawing I've seen since the Heroes of Armaggendon!

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  9. @pchappel- That sounds great! There's no bad place to start scratch building. I've found it helps me come up with ideas for other aspects of the hobby like terrain building.

    @Tree Chopping Herring- LOL, love the name and see no harm in the corrupting influence of Khorne going to a non-Chaos player :D

    @Tristan M and joe metcalf- Awww shucks, fellas. I just wanted to show my appreciation for all you fine folks stopping by my little site! I'm excited to see how many people enter and so far the response has been great!

    @BewareOfTom- That it is, sir!

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  10. If this is what you do for 60 followers what will you do when you hit triple digits?

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  11. I'm in, got a friend who plays Chaos and would like something like this for say his birthday or X-mas. :)

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  12. Easily one of the sickest scratchbuilds I've seen. Mad props

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  13. As far as your poll on the right there, I came from one of your forum posts, which isn't on there.

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  14. @Attrition- Oof! Ya know, I really don't have an answer for that. Perhaps I'll get a set of six Rhino chassis built and set them aside for if/when that occasion should occur.

    @SebastionSynn- That is incredibly noble of you! Your friend is a lucky guy :)

    @tehdewuh- Thanks!

    @MasterSlowPoke- TBH, I totally forgot about the forums as I don't usually get much traffic from them. I suppose I should have included an 'other' option in case there were ways for people to find the site I just hadn't thought of.

    @Padraig- Glad you like it!

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  15. Dude, that is AMAZING!!!!!! If I won it would be the best birthday present EVER!!! (It's my b-day today lol)

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    1. That would be an awesome b-day present. Happy birthday and good luck on Friday!

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  16. Very nice warhound, did you post WIP when yo first built it? I don't remember seeing anything.

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  17. I built it before I had the site up here, but I did do some WIP pictures on MiniWarGaming.com in this thread-

    http://www.miniwargaming.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=38044&start=0

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  18. Looks good dude.
    *enters*
    Good luck everyone!

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  19. love this your tutorials on the Rhino and land raider easy to follow.
    gonna follow this real hard and i hope i win this bad boy

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    1. It's nice to get a compliment on the tutorials since they are definitely the most time consuming part of the blog :) Thank you!

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  20. I was 70th...wish I'd known about this before. Any chance you'd be willing to sent your 70th some self-cast Chaos Space Marine Obliterators? Or some rhinos...
    jdfnerdyboy96@yahoo.com

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    1. If it helps you just entered the contest :)

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    2. That helps :) I suck at scratch modelling. I tried the 2nd rhino tutorial...failed miserably.
      Do you plan to give away other models (*cough Chaos Space Marines *cough)?

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  21. Awesome...much better then my super-heavy attempts. I'd love to add something that good to my collection.

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  22. wow what a give-away. bloody generous of you i must say!

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  23. Nice work. I can't imagine how long it would take to plan this out and build it...

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    1. Now that I think about it, it has been so long since I've built it I don't remember how long it took to build. I'm guessing around 3-4 weeks.

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  24. *enters*

    Whoever wins this needs to get picks of it being played on the net.

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    1. That would absolutely make my month! I really hope this comes to be a prediction.

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  25. this is really attracting a lot of followers i think...
    i really love the idea of scratchbuilding... though im never really god at it so its nice to get some input and inspiration from here


    oh and of cousr i want that free chaos titan >:-)
    it´d fit in my iron warriors army

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    1. I've noticed that too. It's a good thing it's slowing down or I'd be worrying about what I would do when I reach triple digits! I suppose I better get cracking on something special.

      Good luck TheIronclad! The drawing will be just before midnight Friday night/Saturday morning Central Standard time, so that gives people all through tomorrow to get in any last minute entries.

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    2. this blog of yours i great! i wonder why i didn´t see this earlier if i didn´t have so much work, i would be building two scratch build rhinos right now.
      i like how you take the time to actually respond to the comments
      on many sites this hast gotten rare

      one last question.. have you ever build a scratch warlord titan?

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    3. I love to receive comments and the best way to encourage more, I feel, is to respond to those who were kind enough to leave them.

      I can safely say that I haven't even considered making a warlord titan! I wouldn't even know how to transport it, let alone have somewhere to put it!

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  26. Contest is now closed! Good luck everyone!

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  27. Any tips on bending plasticard? Or is it easier just to cut it down to individual shapes and glue them together?

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    1. I always had a hard time bending plasticard, so I tended to glue together and shape it as needed. However, as I understand it, plasticard has a fairly low melting point. I suppose if you have the right tools for it, you can 'bake' a piece to soften it, probably no more than 250 degrees, and bend the piece as needed.

      I don't have experience doing so, so be careful and don't burn yourself if you do decide to try this. I would start low and see how 175 starts out for a couple minutes. Also don't forget to put aluminum foil underneath so you don't make a mess in your oven.

      I did try to soak in hot water to bend pieces, but that wasn't sufficient. I may attempt to shape my plasticard in the future using either ceramic or other material, but I haven't been brave enough to try it yet.

      If you try it, I'd love to hear your results!

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