Just over a year ago I was lucky enough to find and win one of these on Ebay. It was produced in the early 1990s by Horizon hobbies and is made of vinyl - in 1/35th scale it stands just about 12" tall.
It was painted using Tamiya and Revell acryilic paints with some Revell and Humbrol oil enamels for the washes. MIG weathering pigments were used to filth it up around the feet and other grimy areas.
The building pics are more or less in order, I have not added any explanations yet so if anyone has a question feel free to ask 2013-06-05 11.11.35
, on Flickr
Progress pics here:http://www.flickr.com/photos/88800429@N03/sets/72157633944633238/
I decided to make some alterations to it, you can see in the build pictures I planned to alter the pose of the legs to match the 3050 Upgrade tech readout line art, but that went a bit wrong so I decided to exercise some restraint and leave the legs alone.
Some of the custom work:
Smaller LRMs - So it looks as though 240 of them can fit inside the 'Mech.
A proper turned aluminium Medium Pulse Laser.
Thin steel machine gun barrels installed as close to the TRO locations as possible.
Cockpit with consoles and a pilot figure (in a clan full body cool-suit) - got some inspiration from the MWLL TWolf's cockpit but added some volume behind so the entry hatch lined up.
Things still to do:
Cockpit glazing - the easter egg packet in the build pics was the plan but I am not sure how to make it stick, might need some kind mechanical fastener like small screws or plastic rivets.
Tidy up the hip joints.
Put a nice wash on the right MG pod.
Blanking covers for the unused MG troughs in the CT/Head.