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M.K P.H.J. 101 Grober Hund Diorama 6 years 6 months ago #1

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Hi All,

this is a Diorama Build as opposed to the Model Build as I thought that a bit of "Dio" construction was in order.

I am not familiar with the Maschinen Krieger Story but I was lucky enough to win a M.K model in a competition last year. I came up with the idea for the Dio while is was busy doing nothing looking out my Mancave window - then I got the "Oh I might do that for a change". So here we go.................

The scene is the Grober etc hanging around an old derelict house which is usead as a Mechanics workshop with a Pilot and Mechanic (she is being painted at the moment - the Grober still has a bit of work to do (final weathering wont be done untill final touches to the ground work are made so it blends in. One of the reasons for Dio being so soild is the Grober is quite fragile - it's fully articulated so I wanted some protection and a good solid base.

The kits used, or part there of is as follows:

1 x M.K PHJ. 101 Grober Hund - Hasegawa 1/20th Scale
1 x M.K Figure Set A - but only 2 of the 4 firuges included in the kit - 1 x man sitting and 1 x female mechanic

The Base:

The base is a round 18mm thick MFD disc that I kept "as one does" after I made a custom speaker box for my sons car. It's aound 260mm dia, then I run my router around it - to tart it up a bit.

I then placed the figures on it and did a bit of a floor plan.




There will be just one small corner of the house - it's 1/20 scale so did not want to go too big.

Using Foam Board, Balsa, Tissue, Tin Foil, Brass, Plastic and a few Hot Glue Gun Sticks I came up the house. As the M.K story is set in the future the house had to be a "bit run down". I gave it a shot of Auto Primer - 3 cans for $12.00 at SCA at the moment!!!!











Once that was sorted I got on with the cobble stones - made the form work with balsa and laid in some Selleys no more cracks putty stuff. Let it go off a tad then used a steel ruler to make the detail. Took a few out, moved some around etc. I the coated it with PVA and water to set it as the putty was not sticking to the MDF - did that last night so should all be good when I get home today...




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M.K P.H.J. 101 Grober Hund Diorama 6 years 6 months ago #2

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Looking good so far. Never really looked into the M K stuff before. Good price on the spray cans eh, we always get close to selling out of them when they are that price...

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M.K P.H.J. 101 Grober Hund Diorama 6 years 6 months ago #3

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Nice to see the kit went to a good home. Look forweard to seeing this one progress some more.

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M.K P.H.J. 101 Grober Hund Diorama 6 years 6 months ago #4

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I spent a bit of time on the weekend doing the house.

Mostly Vallejo Deck Tan, Off White and German Grey washes. The roof I did with Hull Red over Hairspary and Gunbolt Metal. Burnt Umder oil wash and a few streaks of Panes Grey here and there. Will do a bit of rust work on the roof near the end of the build.




I did a bit of ground work with cellclay type compound, sand, saw dust, kitty litter (clean of course)




The tree I did out of a wire frame work and Milliput last night - so amy do a bit of painting later in the week
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M.K P.H.J. 101 Grober Hund Diorama 6 years 6 months ago #5

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That looks really good mate, love the weathering on the building.

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Second G1's comment, the building looks really good already, should be fantastic by the time you've weathered it....
The base looks good so far too...

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Build and the weathering is Excellent !!

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Everyone here has said it already. Really nice build so far. Way COOL!!
Looking forward to seeing the rest of it too :woohoo:

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That is friggin cool Steve.
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Hi all - managed to get into the cave last night so did a bit more.

Added a bit of rust to the house - roof, nail holes, brackets etc.

Started painting the tree - as it's winter (given the guy is wrapped up warm) I'm not going for nice bright colour but a bit dreary. Will put a few leaves here and there etc.



The Female I am painting is going to go in the door way. The window will get a bit of broken glass installed, once that's doen I will curve come black cardboard around the back so you can't ss through it.

Also started doing a bit of ground work with washes starting to build on the pavers etc.

Does anyone have any cunning ideas on Snow???. I don't want to cover the whole dio but a few small clumps of melting snow here and there will add to the "cold" climate of the setting.

Placing the boys on the dio every so often helps realsie what I am try to do and get an idea if "it still looks ok.....etc"


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Looking really good.

Re the snow, I remember seeing a dio someone did with a revell 1/72 he177 that had melting snow and it looked awesome and very realistic. It also had a small how to with it as well. I'll see if I can find it and put the link here for you.

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Simple application of baking soda and future looks really good.

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Cheers Gaz!

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Link is in my previous post.

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Yours is looking amazing Steve. Love the way your Grosser turned out; so many ways you can paint these. The diarama really gives it a good sense of scale, love it.

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Cheers Gaz! - I have had a look at a Baking Soda, White Glue and Hairspray technique as well.

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Cool little dio Steve,something different,looks reall good

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Hi Steve, that is looking awsome. I used Woodlands snow on a Stug dio I did a while ago mixed with thined PVA, that seemed to work ok, ah I also added a really thined wash of white enamel. Looking forward to seeing it finished with a little snow. Great work :-)
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Your build inspired me and I caved and bought the smaller P. K. A. Ausf G GUSTAV (along with some other toys) :)
Now all I need to do is think of a setting for it.

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Thats great - go forth Grasshopper!

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Finished off the base last night. Added a bi of snow here and there ( Baking soda, PVA and a bit of water.- sort of went for a light late autum snow dump as opposed to a full on one. Spread a bit of Humbrol Gloss for a wet look. Painted the base and added the card dehind the house so you cant see through it.

Just need to finish the figures and its all done bar the name plate.


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Steve, that came out looking bloody good mate! The clumps of snow, the puddle of water, it all came together really well. Nice job...
Can't wait to see it with the figures and grober hund all on it too...

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Maarten, you have the best meme's..... :P

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Cheers - Now that's Funny!!!!

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That is VERY impressive Steve!

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All done!!. Finished off the Female Mechanic and the Jerry Cans and put it all togeather.

Thanks for watching!

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Deleted duplicate post. Looks bloody good mate, came out awesome!

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Absolutely beautiful, i think the house and ground work are great!

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Yessiree that is a marvelous creation you have done there Steve.
Great scatchin' and painting and such on the dwelling, tree and groundwork etc . . .
Enjoyed watchin' ;)

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Love it Steve! It really tells a story, makes you think...

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