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On solar panels I use a basecoat of shiny gold and then go over with a thin black. On metal walls I mean to weather, I start with metallic silver and then apply a 4 color treatment. The Junkyard and Command Center are done the same way.
That Hexagon/Terraclips post-apoc fortress has the same thing, but I started with copper which is why you see the metallic copper looking undercoat shining through. I wanted that one to look like it was once a bronze fortress that had decayed after nuclear holocaust.
Started with a basecoat of "Hammered Copper" spray paint.
Followed by brown, then orange, then red, then watery black. Finished it up by dabbing a mixture of red, orange, and brown on some spots to break up the color. Then 2 coats of clear matte and bada bing bada boom. The base is made of this plastic my buddy gives me, which is for suspended ceiling lighting. Like, office lighting with the drop ceiling? That clear shit. I scuff the shit out of it with 60 grit, paint it a base color, douse it with Mod Podge mixture (3:1 water & PVA glue) and then pour sand or whatever I'm using over it. Then I press it all down and let it dry, then I go over it again with the PVA mix to seal it in. Then clearcoat. BAM!
SuperflyTNT wrote: If you're looking for "American city" type terrain you can get Plasticville stuff on eBay for cheap and it always seems to be on clearance at model train sites. I have a massive amount of it.
Just make sure you get the right scale Plasticville stuff. Bachmann released it in 1:48 (O) and 1:64 (S). S works well for 10mm, since it is the step between HO and O. I ended up buying a lot of S gauge thinking it was O...
Another cool and unknown company is Proxie Models. They have cheap shit and really unique stuff like billboards
I'm going to start with the easier items and then work my way up. First up will be the blank support structures that fit inside the cardboard Infinity starter terrain to give it weight and support. I think I can handle gluing boxes together with little issue. The first "real" stuff will be the packs of Comanche scatter terrain as it is tiny and can be easily added to the starter mat and buildings for some extra detail.
It went together very easily. As it doesn't have a base, it won't hold itself together without glue. It's a snug fit so when dry it should be very resilient.
It definitely beats out the new GW plastic terrain sets since they aren't so specific that you're always fighting in an ad mech boiler room. That and the price makes it a no brainier.