Sunday, March 2, 2014

Adding An Interior To An Imperial Knight









I picked up an Imperial Knight today along with the rest of the GW community. The model is fantastic, but it is missing a cockpit. Since the hatch is removable, It seemed a shame to build it without adding interior detail. So after a quick raid of my bits box, and a few minutes with a dremel, I was ready to go. Using my Warhound titan as a reference, I added a command throne, sensors, pipes, hoses, and other random equipment. Not much can be seen through the opening, but it does look cool.

*Edit --I added some shots of the interior as seen through the hatch. It is easier to see in person than capture with the camera.

21 comments:

  1. That didn't take long at all.I was just commenting,the hollow was the perfect size for a cockpit insert.Would love wip of the throne

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  2. Awesome work there, I might try to do something like it myself.

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  3. Stunning, wish I had those skills lol

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  4. Looking awesome, just needs a pilot now! NC

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  5. Nice work, I am slowly assembling mine I am glad to see someone working on custom work. Once again nice job.

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  6. Wait, what? You're a madman! Genius!

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  7. Beautiful work, man! Really dig how that turned out!

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  8. Thanks for the comments. I've only been up for an hour and am surprised to see so many.

    I should ave taken WIP shots. This is the second attempt from last night. on my first attempt I used a dremmel to even out the interior and then covered it in sheets of thin plastic. I also used a spare seat from the old FW thunderbolt model. After that attempt I remembered I had a Titan seat that could serve as the focal point. I tore out all of the paneling and used the natural bumps to guide cables and provide support for the monitors.

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  9. HA! Classic work from you again. Take a nice kit and push it over the top. Stop it man, you're making us all look lazy and unimaginative ;)

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  10. That is just insane. Send it to GW and show them how to make one of their own models :)

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  11. Oh man that's fantastic, loving the detail. Can't wait to see the whole thing.

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  12. Coolest thing I've seen in a long long time

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  13. "I remembered I had a Titan seat..."

    Who forgets leftover Titan parts? I want to have a bitzbox that deep someday :D

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  14. Awesome work! Provide time for these small details as it's really great.
    Bravo it's cool :)

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  15. This is fantastic! Mind if I re-post this on TDA? Also, where did you get that chair from? Fantastic work!

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    1. Adam, You are more than welcome to post this. Are you part of BoLS? The chair is the spare chair from the warhound titan kit.

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  16. This looks amazing!! I am thinking of bashing together a stormtalon and knight for a front mounted cockpit look.

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