Thursday, February 27, 2014

From EdwinK: 28mm Retro Raygun Rocketeers (25 points)

Here are five 28mm figures from Hydra Miniature's Retro Raygun range 

I've had them for quite a while in a half-painted state, but scrubbed them and started afresh for the challenge.  

In retrospect I wish I'd left the out-sized rocket packs off, which would have given them a cleaner colour-scheme, but then they wouldn't have been rocketeer would they?
Very, very cool Edwin. I love these guys! Their metallic gold spacesuits are very posh (in a 1962 kinda way) and I really like your backdrop as well. You just need a bright silver bullet-shaped space ship off in the distance to complete the scene. 


These five rocketeers will give Edwin 25 points. 

14 comments:

  1. Nicely done Edwin. I like the rocket packs on the back and they wouldn't have looked right without them.

    Curt, 1962 was a groovy kinda year :)

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    1. It was indeed Anne (though it still predates me by a bit).

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  2. I to like the rocket packs i think they are needed nice job

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  3. Curt always says my thoughts..... very cool and groovy. The gold is so retro chic

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  4. Now all we need is a bit of Bowie in the background... Ground Control to...lovely stuff

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  5. Thank you everyone!

    I too was quite pleased with the gold - then I went and covered it up with the clunking rocket-packs. But I'll accept the judgement that they're there for a purpose ;)

    1962 is just before my time,and I've never been an arbiter of 'groovy'.

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    1. 'Arbiter of Groovy' - I love it. I think I'll have to adopt that as a tag line.

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  6. I also like the gold suits, really enjoying the mix of this years challenge

    Ian

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  7. Great stuff Edwin. Nothing says retro like skin-tight gold space suits!

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    1. And those white go-go moon boots are to die for...

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