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Offline Ramba

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Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« on: February 12, 2019, 06:49:52 am »
Starting this kit soon. Not going to bother painting the interior as you won't see it anyway.

Adding A Live Resin RWS 6P49 KORD 12.7mm gun to the roof. Not sure how it will fit yet until I get the Batmobile together. Also adding some other bits like a couple DUKE antennas, a SINGCAR antenna and some left over parts from a Black Dog German Fennek set. Thinking of adding a Live Resin Blue Force Tracker too. I might switch out the kit front tires with some Tamiya HMMWV ones. The kit tires basically have no tread on them. Two Tamiya HMMWV tires together are about the same width of the Bandai ones but sit a tad higher. Gotta see if I can rig something to fit two together though.

This is the kit I will be building.


Live Resin KORD. They supply two different barrel types. The square one is the muzzle brake and the round one is the flash hider. I kind of like the round flash hider better.




The extra antennas, other bits and BFT I will hopefully add.


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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2019, 11:13:15 am »
Is it going to be a Batmobile, or a rolling tank like intended
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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2019, 06:29:05 am »
Is it going to be a Batmobile, or a rolling tank like intended

Not sure what section of the forum it should be in as it really isn't a tank. It is more car but has armor on it. I will be adding the RWS and some other odds and ends so I guess it could have gone under the armor section. Maybe the mods can move it to the armor section?

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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2019, 06:35:21 am »
Got a little build time in between shoveling snow and ice the last two days. Here is where I am at so far. Still a bit more to do like the rear suspension, side armor on the front suspension and a few more bits here and there on the roof. I will be adding the Russian 12.7mm KORD gun mounted on an RWS and still have to figure out how to mount it to the roof.



The Batmobile is almost the same size as the HMMWV. Shown next to an Italeri 1/35 M998 for size comparison.


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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2019, 07:49:02 am »
Looks like a rhinoceros/dung beetle like this. ;)
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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2019, 07:28:31 am »
Looks like a rhinoceros/dung beetle like this. ;)

I was thinking it looks more like a crab.

I got a little more done. Added the wheels and the front suspension armor. This is really cool looking. Wish I had a second one to keep it stock.




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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2019, 06:58:13 am »
Added the antennas and smoke dischargers. The DUKE antennas are warped so I need to heat them and try to straighten them out.

The Batmobile kit is snap tight but some parts were really loose so they needed gluing but the majority of the kit is snapped together so I can take them apart to paint everything later when it warms up in the spring. Gotta wait till late April into May though. We usually still get snow into April.




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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2019, 05:42:49 am »
Added the RWS. The RWS is a combination of two different ones to get it the way I liked it.



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Re: Bandai 1/35 Batmobile
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2019, 08:31:39 am »
Nice!
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