Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Crimson Death Space Marine Army #1 - Citadel 28mm Dreadnought Armour

The Crimson Death are my home brew Space Marine chapter. This is a project started back in 1987, whereupon I had most of an army painted, but something possessed me to sell many of the foot troops. It will be a slow-burner project - I have most of the models, but few are painted as yet.

I picked this up very cheaply from the Sheffield triples bring and buy one year. I'd never stripped paint from plastic before, and it was really heavily caked on with this. I soaked it in dettol for a while, and had at it with an old toothbrush and a scalpel, but it was never going to return to its original state.
I pressed on, but had to paint in a lot of the lost detail. I think he's turned out ok, considering - certainly good enough to use on the table.


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