That’s No Moon – Assembling the Tau Manta

thats no moon

Checkout what may be the holy grail of projects for Warhammer 40k, building and painting a Tau Manta from Forge World!

2015-08-03_1939_001

You’re going to need bigger tools for this one folks…

Hobby maniac Carl Short has tackled one of the biggest hobby projects out there, and best of all he’s cataloging it for the world to see.

forgeworld-tau-manta-300x225

 

Turns out this model may be a bigger project than it looks that crew bay assembly looks HUGE. Good think Carl has power tools! Remember boys and girls wear a mask when trimming or sanding resin. Once that dust gets in your lungs, it rarely comes out.

2015-08-03_1939

All projects start with flash, uh except this flash is epic. A bonesaw looks like a must have for this one.  

2015-08-03_1937

Then you can follow it up with a Dremel cutting wheel, or use the wheel exclusively.

2015-08-03_1938

Once all your cutting and sanding is done, make it rain on your models to get off the mold release.  Make sure to use soap and water – you’ll know it’s clean when the resin squeaks.

Come see part one of this EPIC project over on Carl’s channel below! Be sure to also checkout Southern Mississippi Gamers blog as well for great hobby features and more!

podcast inset code View All of Our Shows

Top 5 New Eldar Rules & Should FW Be Allowed? Ep 123

dark-imperium-pateron-sm-insert-code smallTake the $1 challenge and support our videos for just a buck. Get the new 8th Edition Dark Imperium minis your first month for signing up!

Get the Details On Your Monthly Miniatures Crate

About Rob Baer

Virginia Restless, Miniature Painter & Single Father to 3 Cats. I blame LEGOS. There was something about those little colored blocks that started it all.. Twitter @catdaddymbg

You might also like: